Holocaust

Lithuania awards 39 citizens for rescuing Jews during WWII

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Friday awarded 39 Lithuanian citizens who risked their lives and the lives of their families to rescue Jews...

Jew savers to be honored in Lithuania

People who rescued Jews from the Holocaust during WWII will be honored in Lithuania on Friday.

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.

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