Jewish history

President pays tribute to Vilna Gaon on his 300th anniversary

April 23 is the 300th birth anniversary of Elijah ben Solomon Zalman, a world-famous Torah and Talmudic interpreter, also known as the Vilna Gaon ....

Investigation launched into Heil Hitler inscription on synagogue in Kaunas

Lithuania's police has launched a pre-trial investigation into a Heil Hitler inscription on the sign of the synagogue in Kaunas , Lithuania's...

Jewish leader: reinstallation of Noreika plaque will damage Lithuania's image (2)

The memorial plaque to Jonas Noreika, a controversial Lithuanian military officer known as Generolas Vetra ( General Storm ), which was reinstalled in...

Tolerance center to be opened in Lithuania's Ukmergė - media

A tolerance center will be opened in Ukmergė, northeastern Lithuania, in a building having the status of cultural heritage, where a Jewish primary boy...

Archaeologists from Lithuania, Israel and USA exploring territory of the Great Synagogue complex

Vilnius which is changing every day makes every effort to preserve values of cultural heritage – archaeological explorations of the complex of the Great...

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