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Lithuania

Kretinga District Holocaust Memorial, honouring the memory of 320 Lithuanian Jews, vandalised

A monument erected at the site of the mass murder of Jews...

Lithuanian Jewish Community to hold Fifth World Litvak Congress in Vilnius

The Lithuanian Jewish (Litvak) Community invites Litvaks around the world to Vilnius on 23-26 May to visit their ancestral homeland and participate in the Fifth World Litvak Congress.

LJC hosts screening of film ‘Getas’ on Yom Hashoah

Following the commemoration of Holocaust victims at the Ponar Memorial Complex outside Vilnius on Yom haShoah, on April 28, a screening of the film Getas took place at the Lithuanian Jewish Community (LJC).

How 80 years ago, Jewish teens rescued the Kaunas Ghetto’s holy books

Before Jews in Lithuania’s Kaunas Ghetto took up arms to resist the...

Lithuanian Jewish Community visits Ukrainian refugees for Purim

On the occasion of Purim , the Lithuanian Jewish Community (LJC) visited...

Chair of Kaunas Jewish community welcomes new Emmanuel Levinas Center

The Chair of the Jewish community of Kaunas, Gercas Žakas, welcomed the opening of the Emmanuel Levinas Center in Lithuania's second largest city.

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