Vilna Gaon

Vilna Gaon monument in Vilnius vandalized for 2nd time in 2 months (1)

The monument to the Gaon of Vilna, the great 18th century Torah scholar, in Vilnius' Old Town was vandalized on Sunday for the second time in two months,...

Summer discoveries: exhibitions in Kaunas

After a couple of months with the doors closed, museums and galleries are eager to attract visitors.

Lithuanian Post issues stamp for Vilna Gaon's 300th birth anniversary

Lietuvos Pastas ( Lithuanian Post ) is issuing a special stamp to mark the 300th birth anniversary of the Vilna (Vilnius) Gaon.

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 ....

Noreika organized Jew rescue network in Siauliai (1)

Jonas Noreika , a controversial Lithuanian military officer known as Generolas Vetra ( General Storm ), led the anti-Nazi resistance of the Lithuanian...

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