Jews


Jewish community suggests culture museum in territory of former Vilnius ghetto
2017 m. birželio 23 d. 17:10
The Jewish Community of Lithuania suggests establishing a cultural museum in the territory of the former Vilnius ghetto, going beyond a single building to open...
Decorative Tibetan-language sign to be unveiled in Vilnius' Tibeto Skveras
2017 m. birželio 20 d. 09:52
Decorative signs in the Lithuanian and Tibetan languages will be unveiled in Tibeto Skveras, a small public garden in Vilnius' Uzupis neighborhood, on Tuesday.
The Jewish Quarter in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania – isolation or privilege?
2017 m. birželio 7 d. 16:56
Quarters comprising of several streets that were designed along religious, ethnic or...
Three letters and a solution to five problems
2017 m. gegužės 30 d. 10:53
Lithuania's Jewish Community re-elects Kukliansky as leader
2017 m. gegužės 29 d. 10:35
The Jewish Community of Lithuania re-elected Faina Kukliansky for the second term as its chairperson at an election on Sunday, while her competitor Simonas...
Lithuanian Jews in row over Vilnius community leader election
2017 m. gegužės 26 d. 09:23
Lithuanian Jews are in a row over Wednesday's election of the leader of the Vilnius Jewish Community (VJC).
Unity is crucial for Jewish community - Israeli ambassador
2017 m. gegužės 17 d. 10:01
Unity is the most important thing to any community, Israel's Ambassador to Lithuania Amir...
Petition initiated against new rules for Lithuanian Jewish community leader election
2017 m. gegužės 2 d. 13:01
Simonas Gurevičius , a member of the board at Vilnius' Jewish Community, has initiated a...
March of Living: it's important to remember both collaborators and Jew savers
2017 m. balandžio 27 d. 09:42
Participants of the March of the Living , a traditional event held in Vilnius to honor the victims of the Holocaust , underline the importance of remembering both...
What do emigrants think about dual citizenship?
2017 m. balandžio 26 d. 11:27
Paneriai Memorial holds 10th March of the Living
2017 m. balandžio 26 d. 10:18
The traditional March of the Living will take place at the Paneriai Memorial in Vilnius on...
Paneriuose rengiamas Gyvųjų maršas  (26)
2017 m. balandžio 26 d. 07:08
Trečiadienį Vilniuje, Panerių memoriale, dešimtą kartą vyks Gyvųjų maršo procesija,...
Oak grow „Izraelita“ planted to commemorate Israeli-Lithuanian friendship
2017 m. balandžio 21 d. 16:44
On April 21st, Friday, the Embassy of Israel in Lithuania, in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, Forestry department and Vilnius District Municipality,...
Benefits of Lithuanian citizenship from the South African Litvak perspective  (1)
2017 m. balandžio 12 d. 17:20
“ South Africa is more Litvak than Lithuania itself,” Markas Zingeris , the Lithuanian playwright and novelist once remarked. And, as one of very few members of...
German historian poses a question that holds many Lithuanians up to Shame  (1)
2017 m. balandžio 6 d. 15:54
Effective German cooperation with the Lithuanians became a death trap for the Jews of...
Gaon Jewish Museum astonished over plans of Jewish History Museum in Vilnius
2017 m. balandžio 5 d. 10:25
The Vilnius Gaon State Jewish Museum has expressed astonishment over the Lithuanian...
American Jewish Committee backs idea of Jewish history museum in Vilnius
2017 m. balandžio 3 d. 09:26
The American Jewish Committee (AJC) supports the idea of setting up a Jewish history...
Vilnius mayor wants Museum of Jewish History next to Sports Palace
2017 m. kovo 31 d. 09:34
Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Šimašius has proposed building a Museum of History of Lithuanian Jews next to the Vilnius Congress.
Historians find Nazi murder base Paneriai 3 times size of current memorial
2017 m. kovo 27 d. 14:56
The massacre base established during World War II by the Nazi Germany in Paneriai just outside Vilnius was three times the size of the current memorial,...
Nacių žudymo bazė Paneriuose buvo triskart didesnė nei dabartinis memorialas  (38)
2017 m. kovo 27 d. 13:02
Antrojo pasaulinio karo metais Paneriuose prie Vilniaus nacistinės Vokietijos įkurta...
Vilnius University to issue 'memory diplomas' to those expelled by totalitarian regimes
2017 m. kovo 27 d. 10:26
Vilnius University (VU) has launched a project to commemorate members of its staff and...
About the Jews and a Dream
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 14:52
Court overrules demand to remove foreign-language street signs in Vilnius
2017 m. vasario 15 d. 11:54
A Vilnius court has overruled the plea from the government's representative to list street...
Local authorities welcome plans to build Jewish museum in Šeduva
2017 m. vasario 14 d. 10:49
Local authorities in the northern Lithuanian district of Radviliškis on Monday welcomed...
World class museum will open In Lithuania
2017 m. vasario 13 d. 09:22
International museum professionals and architects are working on Museum of Šeduva Jewish...