Vilna Gaon

Kėdainiai to erect monument to Vilna Gaon
2017 m. balandžio 21 d. 10:57
The central Lithuanian town of Kėdainiai has decided to erect a monument to Elijah ben Solomon Zalman , the philosopher, scholar and Jewish religious leader known...
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...
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,...
International Holocaust Remembrance Day events begin in Lithuania
2017 m. sausio 26 d. 11:59
Events marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day are getting underway 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 highlight is a live history festival at Kernavė, one of the most important...
Archaeologists discover tunnel used by Jews to escape Nazis in Lithuania
2016 m. birželio 29 d. 14:32
An international team of archaeologists has located a tunnel in Lithuania used by Jewish prisoners to escape the Nazis during World War II.
International team of scientists to investigate buried remains of Vilnius synagogue
2016 m. birželio 21 d. 17:08
A team of experts from the United Kingdom, Canada, Israel and Lithuania is starting to study...
Baltic Pride in Vilnius bringing LGBT rights into focus before elections
2016 m. balandžio 5 d. 09:33
The Baltic Pride is returning to Vilnius this June. The third LGBT pride event in the...
'They showed that Lithuanians were an honourable people, they saved their own and their nation's honour'
2016 m. vasario 2 d. 11:10
Hundreds of ordinary Lithuanians who saved Jews are honoured in Israel
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...
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 -...
Lithuanians and Jews: What's changed and what hasn't over the last 40 years?  (2)
2015 m. balandžio 24 d. 08:36
Tomas Venclova, a prominent Lithuanian author, poet, translator and professor of literature...
Israeli Embassy in Lithuania awarded the Righteous Among the Nations
2015 m. balandžio 18 d. 12:57
The Embassy of the State of Israel , together with the Lithuanian Jewish community and...
“He was like a captain of a ship,” Kaunas ghetto resistance leader commemorated at Holocaust Exhibit
2014 m. spalio 2 d. 08:39
The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum Holocaust Exhibit, housed in a traditional wooden green house on Pamėnkalnio gatvė, commemorated the 70th anniversary of the...
Over 70 savers of Jews apply for freedom fighter status in Lithuania
2014 m. rugpjūčio 18 d. 10:45
Over 70 people who saved Jews during World War Two have applied to be granted the status of freedom fighters in Lithuania. They became eligible to such a status...
Vilniaus garsenybių keliais  (13)
2007 m. gruodžio 18 d. 23:40
Neseniai knygynuose pasirodė naujas kelionių gidas po Vilnių „Naked Vilnius:...