Jewish Community in Lithuania

Seimas supported proposal to pay compensations for Jewish immovable property expropriated by Nazis and Soviets

Earlier this week the Seimas approved the Law on Good Will Compensation for the Illegally Expropriated Immovable Property of the Jews of Lithuania and Jewish...

Rakutis quits as head of parliament's commission over Holocaust comments

Lithuania's conservative MP Valdas Rakutis is stepping down as head of the parliamentary Commission for the Cause of Freedom and the National Historical...

Linkevicius: the Holocaust is scar on humanity's face

The genocide of the Jewish people is a scar on Lithuania and the whole humanity's face, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius said during an event...

President presents awards to Jews savers

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda on Friday presented Life Saving Cross awards to people who saved Jews from the Nazi genocide.

Prime Minister calls for law enforcement to respond after Jews speak about threats

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis on Tuesday condemned manifestations of ethnic hatred and called on the country's law enforcement to prevent...