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History

Lithuania’s Century

In the twentieth century, most of Lithuania underwent seven currency changes, not counting a stretch with no currency at all, and two with only scrip, while of the remainder, the Vilnius region—eight, and the Klaipėda—six. These changes went hand in hand with changes in ownership, laws, economic priorities, destroying any chance of long-term development. Yet, Lithuania survived, and on February 16th 2018 is in better condition than a century ago when she declared independence, in spite of the fact that she was occupied for more than half of those years. […]

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CORPORATE

Historian: we would lose nothing if we ceased teaching history

If we cease teaching history at school as it is taught now, we would lose nothing, expert teacher Vytautas Toleikis says. LRT.lt writes that according to him, children’s empathy is not being developed now and […]

Sinagoga
Foreign affairs

Lithuania presents its efforts against anti-Semitism in Jerusalem forum

At the 5th Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism held in Jerusalem on 12-14 May, Lithuanian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mantvydas Bekešius reviewed Lithuania’s accomplishments in liquidating consequences of the Holocaust and combating the manifestations of anti-Semitism, especially in cyberspace, Lithuania’s MFA said. […]

Society

US anti-Semitism envoy coming to Lithuania

US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Ira N. Forman is coming to Lithuania. […]