Jewish culture

Vilnius Yiddish Reading Circle turns to Lithuanian Yiddish women educators

The Vilnius Yiddish Reading Circle, which is celebrating its seventeenth year, has been concentrating this autumn on prewar Yiddish newspapers from Vilnius...

Synagogue memorial inaugurated in Rokiškis (1)

On 6 September, the European Day of Jewish Culture, the Litvak community of Rokiškis unveiled an information stand on Sinagogų Street, displaying...

Beigel Awards for Tolerance presented in Lithuania

Six people were presented with the Beigel Awards for Tolerance, traditional awards presented by the Jewish Community of Lithuania, for promoting tolerance...

Jewish organisations invited to participate in World Lithuanian Economic Forum

Lithuania's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mantvydas Bekešius has paid a working visit to Tel Aviv, Israel . The minister invited representatives of...

Lithuanians and Jews: What's changed and what hasn't over the last 40 years? (2)

Tomas Venclova, a prominent Lithuanian author, poet, translator and professor of literature at Yale University, delivered the following remarks at a...