Litvak


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 emphasized his links to Lithuania, says Faina Kukliansky , the leader of...
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...
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 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 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...
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, 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 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...
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 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 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...
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 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 two world wars and their descendants have been applying to have their...
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...
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 Lietuvai reikia pripažinti ir neslėpti Holokausto temos, sako Lietuvos...
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...