Lithuanian Jewish Community

80 Lithuanians who saved Jews during WWII granted status of freedom fighters

Rescuers of Jews were awarded with certificates testifying their legal status as participants of freedom fights. The ceremony on Thursday included words of...

Jewish remains found at Kaunas Fort to be reburied this month

The Jewish remains found at the VII Fort in Kaunas, Lithuania's second-largest city, will be reburied in the place they were found later this month.

Controversial reactions to legalization of ritual slaughter of animals in Lithuania

The law legalizing ritual slaughter of livestock, which was passed by the Seimas, the Lithuanian parliament, has attracted controversy. While the local...

Lithuania to mark Jewish Genocide Memorial Day

A series of events to start in Lithuania on Monday, marking the National Memorial Day for the Genocide Victims of the Lithuanian Jews .

Lithuanian Jewish community handed out Bagel awards

The Jewish Community of Lithuania has presented special Bagel tolerance awards to individuals and organizations for promotion and spread of the Jewish...