Litvak

Čiurlionis House in Vilnius: A room with sounds and sights
2016 m. gegužės 21 d. 09:29
Behind the façade of the well-maintained house on 11 Savičiaus Gatvė in Vilnius lays more than an interesting, equally well-maintained interior filled with photos...
What are Barack Obama’s family links to Lithuania?
2016 m. gegužės 19 d. 09:15
Following on from Hollywood star Sean Penn , it now appears that US president Barack Obama also has family links to Lithuania.
Hollywood star Sean Penn's grandfather came from which town in Lithuania?
2016 m. gegužės 17 d. 10:02
The famous US actor Sean Penn , two-time Oscar winner, appears to have Lithuanian roots...
Lithuanian MPs want to amend citizenship law amid Litvak complaints
2016 m. gegužės 12 d. 09:16
As the Migration Department and courts have been rejecting citizenship applications from...
Lithuanian parliamentary committees to investigate refusal of citizenship to Litvaks
2016 m. gegužės 9 d. 08:37
Amid complaints from Lithuanian Jewish Community representatives and Litvaks living in...
Seimo komitetai aiškinsis, kodėl litvakams neatkuriama Lietuvos pilietybė  (80)
2016 m. gegužės 8 d. 10:08
Izraelyje ir Pietų Afrikos Respublikoje gyvenančių litvakų skundai dėl Lietuvos pilietybės neatkūrimo pasiekė Seimą. Artimiausiu metu bent du parlamentiniai...
Lithuanian officials 'need history lessons', says Jewish community leader
2016 m. gegužės 6 d. 10:30
The Lithuanian Jewish community criticized Lithuania's migration officials for refusing citizenship to Litvaks, Jews of Lithuanian descent, who left the country in...
Growing controversy over rejection of Lithuanian citizenship claims by Litvaks
2016 m. gegužės 3 d. 08:19
Lithuania's citizenship laws recognize the right of people who lived in Lithuania in the...
Lithuania's U-turn on granting citizenship to Litvaks
2016 m. balandžio 11 d. 18:10
Some Jews in Israel and the Republic of South Africa who left Lithuania between the...
British expat peels layers of Litvak history in Kaunas
2016 m. kovo 22 d. 09:22
People like anniversaries, and 75 years since the establishment of Kaunas Ghetto is a good...
'75 year-long musical composition' to be played to commemorate Lithuania's Holocaust victims
2016 m. kovo 16 d. 15:47
The award-winning founder and director of the International Centre for Litvak Photography Richard Schofield recently commissioned a piece of music to be performed as...
'People in France know about the Baltics but not what's different about Lithuania' - Honorary Consul
2016 m. kovo 10 d. 08:32
In a new series about those remarkable individuals who promote Lithuania's image abroad and build the country’s brand around the world, Anne-Marie Goussard,...
Lithuania advertised as ‘Jerusalem of the North’ on streets of Israel
2016 m. vasario 12 d. 09:35
Lithuania is promoting to Israeli tourists as the ‘Jerusalem of the North” as this...
F. Kukliansky: niekada nevadinome lietuvių žydšaudžių tauta  (182)
2016 m. vasario 1 d. 13:45
Lietuvos žydai niekada nevadino lietuvių žydšaudžių tauta ir neketina to daryti, bet...
Laimingi būsite tik supratę vieną dalyką  (47)
2016 m. sausio 29 d. 14:17
Be ko žmonės negalėtų išgyventi? Be oro, vandens ir maisto? Žiūrint į įvairius...
“Revenant” cinematographer of Lithuanian descent tipped for Oscar
2016 m. sausio 15 d. 16:48
The cinematographer for Revenant, the film leading the race for this year’s Oscars with 12 nominations, is of Lithuanian Litvak descent.
Lost Shtetl: Sergey Kanovich's work to remember the lives and deaths of Lithuanian Jews in WW2
2015 m. gruodžio 16 d. 11:39
Poet and social activist Sergey Kanovich, who lives in Vilnius and Brussels, is currently realizing his life's work - the “Lost Shtetl” project. The restored...
Hanukkah in Kaunas with Chassidic pop and traditional latkes  (1)
2015 m. gruodžio 9 d. 17:00
Residents of Kaunas and exchange students curiously glanced at a crowd, standing outside...
Hanukkah in Vilnius  (2)
2015 m. gruodžio 8 d. 11:38
This past Sunday, hundreds of people, Jewish and non-Jewish, packed into the Choral...
Vilnius Yiddish Reading Circle turns to Lithuanian Yiddish women educators
2015 m. gruodžio 3 d. 15:11
The Vilnius Yiddish Reading Circle, which is celebrating its seventeenth year, has been...
Eyes and ears in the Far East. Interview with Lithuanian Ambassador in Tokyo
2015 m. lapkričio 30 d. 13:54
In an interview with the Lithuania Tribune, Egidijus Meilūnas, Lithuania's Ambassador in Tokyo, says people in Japan are starting to discover the Baltic country for...
Litvaks' public diplomacy is important to Lithuania, President Grybauskaitė says
2015 m. spalio 21 d. 16:51
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė opened the first ever Israeli Litvak Forum in Tel Aviv. In her address to Jews with roots in Lithuania and their...
Global Lithuanian Economic Forum kicks off in Israel
2015 m. spalio 20 d. 12:59
The seventh World Lithuanian Economic Forum is starting on Tuesday. This year, it is...
President Grybauskaitė: Difficult challenges for Lithuania and Israel
2015 m. spalio 19 d. 15:14
President Dalia Grybauskaitė , who is in Israel on an official visit, met with Israeli...
President Grybauskaitė says her visit to Israel to give new momentum to relations
2015 m. spalio 19 d. 12:01
President Dalia Grybauskaitė is making an official visit to Israel on 19-21 October....
Šeduva unveils monument for town's Jewish population
2015 m. spalio 9 d. 13:33
The Lithuanian town of Šeduva, Radviliškis District, unveiled a monument to all the Jewish residents who used to live in the town, BNS reports.
Lithuanian foreign minister meets with Jewish organisations in New York
2015 m. spalio 5 d. 11:16
During the session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on 2 October, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with heads and...
Monument for Gandhi and his Litvak friend unveiled in west Lithuania
2015 m. spalio 2 d. 14:51
A sculpture depicting India 's independence leader Mahatma Gandhi and his Jewish...
Holocaust by Bullets exhibit at Vilna Gaon Jewish Museum
2015 m. spalio 1 d. 10:41
The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum presents the exhibit, Holocaust by Bullets, Yahad -...
Vilna Yiddish literary reading circle invites to its next meeting
2015 m. rugsėjo 25 d. 15:24
After a successful experiment at the first session it was decided that each week’s session...