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Sign with Battle-Scarred Wall - Ninth Fort - Nazi Genocide Site - Kaunas - Lithuania

Alleged Holocaust distorter named top adviser to Lithuania genocide museum

The Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania has faced Holocaust distortion allegations for years.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
28/08/2020

A journey into Lithuania’s heart of darkness

In an effort to discover the truth about the Holocaust in Lithuania, the Jerusalem-based Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff and writer Rūta Vanagaite undertook a 40-day journey together through the country.

02/09/2020

The Gaon of Vilna - Who was this venerable Jewish sage born 300 years ago?

April 23, 2020, marked the 300th anniversary of the birth of the Vilna Gaon.

By ROBERT HERSOWITZ
16/06/2020

Lithuanian Jews spared by coronavirus celebrate the Vilna Gaon

During the pandemic, the community also marked two important events: the 300th anniversary of the birth of the Vilna Gaon and the 75th anniversary since the end of the Second World War.

3D clip of the Great Synagogue of Vilna

Destroyed Great Synagogue of Vilna recreated in 3D clips

The synagogue originally had five floors, two of which were underground, and could host up to 5,000 worshipers.

Šeduva – The lost shtetl is found

Jewish life in Lithuania before the Holocaust

The project Lost Shtetl tells the story of Jewish Shadeve: "I want to showcase the dazzling vibrancy and richness of Lithuanian-Jewish life before the Holocaust".

By LARRY BUTCHINS
15/01/2020
Sign with Battle-Scarred Wall - Ninth Fort - Nazi Genocide Site - Kaunas - Lithuania

Lithuanian Jews concerned over possible Holocaust legislation

Lithuanian government ‘shares concerns’ of Jewish community over proposed Holocaust law

Dancing with ghosts

Living between an overbearing neighbor’s thickening shadow and a murdered population’s whispering remains, Lithuania struggles to seize the future and overcome the past.

Lithuanian Jews reopen Vilnius synagogue 2 days after contested closure

Along with the synagogue, the community’s headquarters also were announced as being shut down due to threatening phone calls and emails, Kukliansky said Tuesday.

By CAANAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
09/08/2019
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