Litvak


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...
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 administration's plans of founding a new Museum of Jewish History in or next to...
Kurkime žydų paveldo aktualizavimo strategiją, o ne disneilendą  (18)
2017 m. balandžio 4 d. 15:22
Valstybinį Vilniaus Gaono žydų muziejų (VVGŽM) suglumino praėjusią savaitę...
About the Jews and a Dream
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 14:52
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 history , which will be using the most advanced technologies to tell its...
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...
Lithuania pays last respects to former Israeli President Peres
2016 m. rugsėjo 30 d. 13:50
Lithuania on Friday is paying last respects to late Israel i President Shimon Peres .
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...
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...
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...
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 Synagogue in Kaunas, Lithuania, commemorating of the seventy-fifth...
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...
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...
Boris Johnson's family ties with Lithuania
2016 m. liepos 25 d. 08:39
Britain's new Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has ancestral ties with Lithuania. The...
Litvak painter's works 'good introduction to teaching about Holocaust' in US schools
2016 m. liepos 19 d. 09:05
The works of Vilnius-born Jewish painter David Labkovski that were recently presented in Los Angeles could serve as a good introduction to teaching about the...
What's on in Lithuania this weekend: History comes to life
2016 m. liepos 8 d. 12:23
There is a diverse selection of events throughout Lithuania in this week's roundup, but the highlight is a live history festival at Kernavė, one of the most important...
New Rokiškis award to honour Litvak war hero
2016 m. birželio 20 d. 14:23
The Rokiškis Regional Museum and the US-based non-profit organization Remembering Litvaks...
Seimas drafts amendments on restoring Lithuanian citizenship to Litvaks
2016 m. birželio 17 d. 15:25
Lithuanian MPs have submitted a bill on reinstating citizenship for Jews who left...
The biggest global stars that you never knew were Lithuanian  (1)
2016 m. birželio 10 d. 13:57
Lithuania gave the world many stellar personalities that have and continue to entertain,...
World-famous Litvak sculptor's work to go on show in Lithuania
2016 m. birželio 1 d. 15:02
An exhibition called A Life in Sculpture by famous Lithuanian-born sculptor Jacques Lipchitz will be opened in Lithuania.
Chronicle of pre-war Litvak life: Vilnius Jewish archive made available online
2016 m. gegužės 30 d. 10:14
Lithuanian specialists have digitized more than 80,000 pages of documents from a pre-war Jewish research institute in order to make them available online.
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...
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...
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 Jews of Lithuanian origin, lawmakers are determined to amend the Law on...
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 Israel and South Africa , at least two Lithuanian parliamentary...
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...
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...
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...