No Picture
Society

Lithuania awards 39 citizens for rescuing Jews during WWII

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Friday awarded 39 Lithuanian citizens who risked their lives and the lives of their families to rescue Jews from death and persecution during World War II with Life Saving Crosses. […]

No Picture
Society

Lithuania will promote Jews’ savers in documentaries, president says

Lithuania will support projects and produce documentaries to introduce to the world the Righteous Among the Nations from Lithuania, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says, adding that she discussed such possibilities with the German ambassador to Lithuania. […]

Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects Lost Shtetl museum render
Society

Ground-breaking ceremony for “The Lost Shtetl,” a unique museum and memorial complex in Lithuania designed by Lahdelma & Mahlamäki architects

On Friday 4th May the ground-breaking ceremony will take place in Šeduva, Lithuania, for The Lost Shtetl Museum and Memorial designed by Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects. The ceremony will mark the official start of on-site preparations for the construction of the 3000m2 museum, which will stand to remember and teach about life in what was a predominantly Jewish area – before local populations were decimated by the Holocaust, according to a press release from Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects. […]

Holocaust
Society

Embassy of Israel welcomes Lithuania’s decision to adopt the IHRA working definition of anti-Semitism

The Embassy of Israel welcomes the Lithuanian Government’s decision to adopt the IHRA (International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance) working definition of anti-Semitism, the Embassy of Israel stated in a press release. […]

Performance at the Russia's First TV Channel
Opinion

The trap of travesty: Shoah as a show-subject

I thought initially that if one would have a nerve to watch the sick entertaining video from the Russian popular TV musical skating show – , it might be unnecessary to write any comment on that disgust. […]