Jewish Community of Lithuania

Lithuanian town of Vandžiogala unveils monument to Jews killed in 1941

A monument to the Jews who were killed in Vandžiogala in 1941 was unveiled in the small town in the district of Kaunas on Thursday.

Jews angered by Ušackas' remarks on General Storm

Faina Kukliansky , chairwoman of the Jewish Community of Lithuania (JCL), on Friday voiced her indignation over remarks by the Homeland Union...

Reburial in Šiauliai splits Lithuania's Jewish communities

The local Jewish community in Lithuania's northern city of Šiauliai, which plans to rebury recently-discovered remains of their ancestors, says it is facing...

Formin calls for immediate removal of memorial plaque to Noreika

Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius calls on authorities to take down a memorial plaque to Jonas Noreika, a Lithuanian military officer known as Generolas...

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.