Jews


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  (13)
2017 m. kovo 27 d. 13:02
Antrojo pasaulinio karo metais Paneriuose prie Vilniaus nacistinės Vokietijos įkurta žudymo bazė buvo tris kartus didesnė nei dabartinis memorialas, nustatė...
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 signs in foreign language in Vilnius as illegal.
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...
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 Lithuanian capital. The government's representative says that non-Lithuanian signs...
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...
Dark Lullaby: Irene Angelico's belated pilgrimage to Vilnius
2016 m. gruodžio 14 d. 14:55
Acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Irene Angelico confronts her doubts and visits Vilnius, the...
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...