Jews


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...
Jewish property compensation funds used properly in 2016 - auditors
2017 m. vasario 9 d. 12:24
The Lithuanian National Audit Office (NAO), which in previous years identified certain irregularities in the use of compensation funds for Jewish religious...
Lithuania: my journey of return
2017 m. vasario 8 d. 15:23
As a Cape Town born Jew, my life has come full circle. Although I was born after his death, my zeida, Rabbi Shimon Ze’ev Aysenberg, played an indelible influence in...
Court opens case of bilingual street signs in Vilnius
2017 m. sausio 30 d. 11:57
A Vilnius court on Monday opened hearings into the bilingual street signs in the...
International Holocaust Remembrance Day events begin in Lithuania
2017 m. sausio 26 d. 11:59
Events marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day are getting underway in...
Lithuanian MPs, mayor want city museum in Vilnius
2017 m. sausio 23 d. 12:42
Vilnius City Mayor Remigijus Šimašius of the Liberal Movement has been urged by a...
Lithuanian, Israeli presidents underline Holocaust memory, business ties
2017 m. sausio 9 d. 10:03
The presidents of Lithuania and Israe l on Sunday underlined the importance of preserving the heritage of Lithuanian Jews and of expanding business ties as they...
Several hundred Litvaks granted Lithuanian citizenship after legal amendments
2016 m. gruodžio 27 d. 13:41
Several hundred applications for Lithuanian citizenship have already been approved since...