Vilnius synagogue
Global LT

Lithuania: my journey of return

As a Cape Town born Jew, my life has come full circle. Although I was born after his death, my zeida, Rabbi Shimon Ze’ev Aysenberg, played an indelible influence in my life. My father, Isaac Eisenberg, born in a stable in Mogilov, Belarus, in 1922, a medical doctor and writer, spent his life interpreting his childhood memories. […]

Faina Kukliansky
CORPORATE

Jewish community‘s efforts – still fruitless

The year begins with continuing old issues and unresolved questions. One of them is the idea of a monument for Lithuanian citizens who helped rescue Jews in Vilnius. Such a monument was suggested by one […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Society

President awards 46 Jewish rescuers with Life Saving Crosses

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Monday signed a decree to award Life Saving Crosses to 46 people who rescued Jews from the Holocaust during World War II. […]

Inna Rogatchi (C). Our Memory. Lithuania. 2014. Fine Art Photography. Black Milk & Dark Stars series
Society

The stones of Molėtai: Shoah lesson in Lithuania

August 29th, 2016, has become truly important day for Lithuanian people, for Israel, and for all of us who does not know the past term for Holocaust. On that day, a small Lithuanian town of Moletai has become a scene of tangible and penetrating lesson on the Shoah. It was a rare event – unpretending, quiet and sincere; determined and devoted; the real thing. […]

Society

March of the Living to honour victims of Holocaust in Lithuania

On Thursday afternoon, Vilnius’ 8th annual March of the Living will proceed from the Paneriai train station to the Paneriai memorial to honour those who died in the Holocaust. […]