Jewish history

Lost Shtetl: Sergey Kanovich's work to remember the lives and deaths of Lithuanian Jews in WW2

Poet and social activist Sergey Kanovich, who lives in Vilnius and Brussels, is currently realizing his life's work - the “Lost Shtetl” project. The...

Unique Jewish heritage site opens in Šeduva

More than two years of work on the restoration and preservation of Jewish heritage in Šeduva were marked in a private ceremony at the town’s recently...

Lithuanian government and Jewish community agree on plan to preserve Jewish heritage sites

Representatives of the Lithuanian government and the Lithuanian Jewish Community on Thursday agreed on an action plan to preserve Jewish architectural...

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...

Israel and Lithuania have much to offer one another, says Lithuanian official

Opening of the Embassy of Israel in Vilnius and Political consultations between two foreign ministries, led by political directors Rolandas Kačinskas and...