Grigory Kanovich
History

Grigory Kanovich: the interview

­Grigory Kanovich is the last Lithuanian Jewish author with first-hand experience of the shtetls, the small Jewish towns that vanished from the face of the earth in 1941. This interview was given to Swedish journalist […]

Antony Barry Polonsky, Michael Berkowitz, Gail Levin, Vivi Lachs. Photo © Adam Keiras
Global LT

7th Litvak Days in London

Since 2011, The Lithuanian Embassy in London along with other organisations have been running the Litvak days. Litvak Days is essentially a celebration and teaching of the impact of Lithuanian Jews on society, including subjects such as architecture, music, culture and arts in general. […]

Israelis
Foreign affairs

Lithuania again supports Israel at UNESCO in dispute with Palestine

Lithuania on Tuesday voted against the resolution at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which condemns Israel’s actions in Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. […]

Dr. Christoph Dieckmann
CORPORATE

German historian poses a question that holds many Lithuanians up to Shame

Effective German cooperation with the Lithuanians became a death trap for the Jews of Lithuania. In Lithuania it was patriots – ethnic nationalists – who killed the Jews in the hopes of creating a strong ethnic state without Jews, Russians and Poles. This is what eminent German historian Dr. Christoph Dieckmann said in an exclusive interview with DELFI. Dr. Dieckmann who works at the Fritz Bauer Institute in Frankfurt am Main wrote the book “Germany’s Occupation Policy in Lithuania from 1941 to 1944”. […]

In the front of Vilnius Town Hall
Culture

Holocaust researchers meeting in Vilnius

A conference on As Mass Murder Began: Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of Summer-Fall 1941 is starting at the Vilnius Gaon Jewish State Museum on Wednesday. […]