In a few days, the 75th anniversary of the destruction of the Vilnius ghetto will be marked. How should Lithuania act toward monuments to nazi collaborators, who fought for Lithuanian freedom? Lithuania has recently appeared […]
Local authorities in the northern Lithuanian district of Radviliškis on Monday welcomed plans to build a privately-financed state-of-the-art Jewish museum in Šeduva that will be dedicated to the life of Jews in small Lithuanian towns in the pre-Holocaust era. […]
Lithuanian society considers deportation a tragedy of the Lithuanian nation even though a few thousand Jews were also deported, Faina Kukliansky, the leader of the Jewish Community of Lithuania, said on the 75-year anniversary of the start of mass deportations.
Amid complaints from Lithuanian Jewish Community representatives and Litvaks living in Israel and South Africa, at least two Lithuanian parliamentary committees are planning to look into the reasons why citizenship restoration applications from Jews who left the country in the interwar period and their descendants are being rejected. […]
Jews living in Lithuania never said Lithuanians were a nation of Jew-shooters and don’t plan on doing so, but Lithuania should acknowledge the topic of the Holocaust, Faina Kukliansky, the leader of the Lithuanian Jewish Community, said in a press release issued in the wake of heated discussions on the Holocaust. […]