Litvak

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 considered several different issues .
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 controversial politician's great grandfather was a Litvak born in Žemaičių...
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...
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...
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 Lithuania between the two world wars and their descendants. To read this...
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, impress and influence the world. Here is our selection of ten global stars you...
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...
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...
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 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 with his Litvak (Lithuanian Jewish ) grandfather born in Lithuania in 1879.
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...
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 period 1918-1940 and their offspring to claim Lithuanian citizenship but...
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...
'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 week Lithuania’s tourist authorities presented the country as a tourist...
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...
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 despite the cold around an imposing metal menorah next to the colourfully...
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...