Jews


For Your Freedom and Ours?
2016 m. lapkričio 30 d. 19:10
For our freedom and yours, we heard this motto during the independence movement in 1990 inviting everyone--Lithuanians, us Jews , and others--to rally to fight for...
The trap of travesty: Shoah as a show-subject
2016 m. lapkričio 29 d. 11:22
I thought initially that if one would have a nerve to watch the sick entertaining video from the Russia n popular TV musical skating show - , it might be unnecessary...
Remove indecent monuments of a painful past  (2)
2016 m. lapkričio 28 d. 13:27
In the summer of 2015 Vilnius municipality removed four Soviet statutes on the Green Bridge...
Karbauskis, one of the wealthiest men in Lithuania
2016 m. spalio 26 d. 12:26
The Chairman of the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union Ramūnas Karbauskis is also held...
Kaunas family to be awarded as Righteous Among Nations
2016 m. spalio 21 d. 10:37
Israel's Ambassador to Lithuania Amir Maimon will Friday award the Yad Vashem medal and...
Grybauskaitė recognises 46 Lithuanians who saved Jews in WWII
2016 m. rugsėjo 29 d. 15:36
President Dalia Grybauskaitė yesterday awarded the Life Saving Cross to forty-six Lithuanian citizens who risked danger to save Jews from probable death in...
‘This day remains extremely painful to all of us’ – Prof Landsbergis at Paneriai (Ponar)
2016 m. rugsėjo 28 d. 14:36
Paneriai,— The National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews was marked...
Grybauskaitė conveys condolences over Peres' passing
2016 m. rugsėjo 28 d. 11:03
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskait ė on Wednesday conveyed her heartfelt condolences...
Peres was person of outstanding intelligence, true Litvak
2016 m. rugsėjo 28 d. 10:57
Israel's former president Shimon Peres was a person of outstanding intelligence who always...
President awards 46 Jewish rescuers with Life Saving Crosses
2016 m. rugsėjo 26 d. 18:50
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Monday signed a decree to award Life Saving Crosses to 46 people who rescued Jews from the Holocaust during World...
Vilnius should establish World Litvak Museum, restore YIVO institute
2016 m. rugsėjo 26 d. 09:43
Vilnius has been suggested to establish the World Litvak Museum and restore a Jewish research institute , as well as pay tribute to the memory of Jews who...
Lithuania commemorates Jewish genocide victims
2016 m. rugsėjo 23 d. 10:00
Lithuania is commemorating Jewish Genocide Memorial Day today, on September 23.
Litvaks again applying for Lithuanian passports after legal amendment
2016 m. rugsėjo 21 d. 12:09
After an amendment to the Citizenship Law took effect in Lithuania in July, Litvaks ,...
Week of Jewish Commemoration at New Šančiai Synagogue in Kaunas
2016 m. rugsėjo 19 d. 13:45
Kaunas —Saturday marked the opening of a weeklong public program at the New Šančiai...
The day Lithuania became a culture of we
2016 m. rugsėjo 8 d. 07:00
Nearly three thousand participants walked this day to pay tribute to the over 2,000 Jewish Lithuanians - 700 adults and 1463 children - who were murdered here on...
Zarasai marks European days of Jewish culture
2016 m. rugsėjo 7 d. 08:59
The town of Zarasai, nestled in the picturesque north-east of the country amongst sparkling lakes and gently rolling hills, may be best known as a summer holiday...
The stones of Molėtai: Shoah lesson in Lithuania  (1)
2016 m. rugsėjo 2 d. 16:03
August 29th, 2016, has become truly important day for Lithuanian people, for Israel , and...
16 towns across Lithuania hold European Days of Jewish Culture
2016 m. rugsėjo 2 d. 09:07
European Days of Jewish Culture are starting in Lithuania on Friday, providing an...
75th anniversary of massacre of Jews in Šeduva, Lithuania
2016 m. rugsėjo 1 d. 08:26
Lithuania's Prime Minister joined dozens of people marking the seventy-fifth anniversary of...
Lithuanians 'more open' about Holocaust - President Grybauskaitė
2016 m. rugpjūčio 29 d. 17:10
Lithuanians are starting to face the Holocaust more openly, which facilitates friendlier relations with Israel , Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on...
Molėtai holding Holocaust memorial march
2016 m. rugpjūčio 29 d. 09:47
A memorial march is held in Molėtai, eastern Lithuania, on Monday to honour victims of the Holocaust .
Holocaust commemoration events 'should have more Lithuanian participation'
2016 m. rugpjūčio 25 d. 12:12
The Jewish community expects that more Lithuanians will come to attend Holocaust...
Sergey Kanovich: On protecting anti-Semites
2016 m. rugpjūčio 2 d. 10:10
Recently, members of the Vilnius City Street, Monument and Plaque Names Commission...
14-year-old chronicler of the Vilna Ghetto  (1)
2016 m. liepos 29 d. 07:44
More than seven decades ago, long queues of people would line outside the house number 4 on...
Lithuania to be first Baltic state with 'stumbling stone' Holocaust memorials
2016 m. liepos 12 d. 15:30
Brass bricks known as "stumbling stones" will be embedded in the sidewalks of four Lithuanian cities to commemorate victims of the Holocaust . To read this article,...
Archaeologists discover tunnel used by Jews to escape Nazis in Lithuania
2016 m. birželio 29 d. 14:32
An international team of archaeologists has located a tunnel in Lithuania used by Jewish prisoners to escape the Nazis during World War II.
Litvaks will be able to gain Lithuanian citizenship with new Seimas amendment
2016 m. birželio 23 d. 13:27
The Lithuanian parliament ( Seimas ) on Thursday passed amendments to the Law on...
The Great Synagogue of Vilna, once the Vatican of Europe's Jews  (1)
2016 m. birželio 23 d. 08:29
The Great Synagogue of Vilna was once to Jewish culture and religion what the Vatican is...
International team of scientists to investigate buried remains of Vilnius synagogue
2016 m. birželio 21 d. 17:08
A team of experts from the United Kingdom, Canada, Israel and Lithuania is starting to study...