Lithuanian Jews

Jew savers to be honored in Lithuania

People who rescued Jews from the Holocaust during WWII will be honored in Lithuania on Friday.

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.

New Torah scroll to be written at Vilnius' Choral Synagogue

A ceremony of starting the writing of a new Torah scroll will be held at the Choral Synagogue of Vilnius on Tuesday.

Sugihara Week kicks off in Kaunas

Lithuania's second-biggest city of Kaunas is launching on Monday a week of events to commemorate Chiune Sugihara , a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands...

Israeli PM speaks about friendship of '2 small democracies' as he meets Lithuanian Jews

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about a friendship between "two small democracies" as he met with the Jewish community of Lithuania on the...