Holocaust

Pope's prayer at Vilnius Ghetto important for Holocaust survivors, savers – community chair

Pope Francis will say a silent prayer in the place of former Vilnius Ghetto 75 years since its liquidation.

Japanese diplomat's son finds forged 'visas for life' in Lithuanian archives (1)

The youngest son of Chiune Sugihara , a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust, discovered in the Lithuanian Central State...

New Torah scroll to be written at Vilnius' Choral Synagogue

A ceremony of starting the writing of a new Torah scroll will be held at the Choral Synagogue of Vilnius on Tuesday.

Sugihara Week kicks off in Kaunas

Lithuania's second-biggest city of Kaunas is launching on Monday a week of events to commemorate Chiune Sugihara , a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands...

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