Litvaks


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...
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...
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,...
Great Synagogue must be restored but not until 2027 - Vilnius mayor  (1)
2017 m. sausio 13 d. 11:24
The Great Synagogue of Vilnius that was razed to the ground during the Soviet rule should be rebuilt at least in part, however, the idea cannot be implemented in...
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 the country amended the law last June to ease the rules for descendants 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...
Litvaks again applying for Lithuanian passports after legal amendment
2016 m. rugsėjo 21 d. 12:09
After an amendment to the Citizenship Law took effect in Lithuania in July, Litvaks ,...
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 for all of us who does not know the past term for Holocaust . On that day,...
Litvaks will be able to gain Lithuanian citizenship with new Seimas amendment
2016 m. birželio 23 d. 13:27
The Lithuanian parliament ( Seimas ) on Thursday passed amendments to the Law on Citizenship, which will enable Litvaks, i.e. Jews of Lithuanian origin, and their...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 opportunity to remember the history of Lithuania's Litvaks , says a British...
Jewish community leader calls for publication of list of Holocaust collaborators
2016 m. vasario 12 d. 13:13
On Friday, the Lithuanian Jewish Community called for the publication of “general data” on about 2,000 people who, according to historical research, may have...
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...
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...
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...
President Grybauskaitė says her visit to Israel to give new momentum to relations  (1)
2015 m. spalio 19 d. 12:01
President Dalia Grybauskaitė is making an official visit to Israel on 19-21 October. She will be accompanied by the ministers of foreign affairs and economy as...
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...
Lithuanian PM going to Israel
2015 m. rugsėjo 7 d. 09:11
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius will on Monday pay an official visit to...
Chicago's Consulate General moving to new premises in Lithuanian diaspora capital  (1)
2015 m. rugpjūčio 31 d. 10:34
Sitting on the southern shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is an important transport,...