Benjamin Netanyahu
Foreign affairs

Israeli PM speaks about friendship of ‘2 small democracies’ as he meets Lithuanian Jews

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about a friendship between “two small democracies” as he met with the Jewish community of Lithuania on the last day of his visit to Vilnius on Sunday. […]

Unearthed fragments of Vilnius Great Synagogue
Society

Archeologists find Great Synagogue of Vilnius’ bimah

Archeologist have found one of the most important parts of the Great Synagogue of Vilnius, the bimah – a raised central platform for Torah readings, the Jewish Community of Lithuania said on Thursday. […]

President Grybauskaitė presented 43 Lithuanians who rescued Jews during World War II with Life Saving Crosses
Society

President awards 43 rescuers of Jews

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Wednesday presented 43 Lithuanians who rescued Jews during World War Two with Life Saving Crosses. […]

National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews Marked with Commemoration at Paneriai
Society

US scientists working in Lithuania to specify locations of Jewish graves

A group of scientists headed by archeology professor Richard Freund from the US Hartford University is launching research in Kaunas, Lithuania, to specify the locations of Jewish mass graves. […]