Parts of YIVO archives discovered by US army in Frankfurt
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Jewish archives from Vilnius to be restored in New York

Digitalization of the unique archives about lives of Jews in Eastern Europe before the Holocaust accumulated by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in Vilnius before World War II should start in New York in the coming months. […]

Julius Pranevicius playing the piano  Photo Ludo Segers
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Julius Pranevičius shows American business the road to Lithuania

The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry operates in the United States two Consulates General, in addition to the Embassy in Washington. These Consulates General look a lot like the city hall of a Lithuanian mid-size town. Nevertheless, there is more than what meets the eye. The Consulate General in Chicago is the largest in the USA. The other Consulate General is located in New York City’s Manhattan. […]

Prometheus Strangling the Vulture - Jacques Lipchitz.    Photo Ludo Segers
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Litvak art in Philadelphia

Philadelphia can lay claim to a few superlatives in art. Probably nowhere are so many paintings by Renoir and sculptures by Jacques Lipchitz on public display within less than 1 square mile but in Philadelphia. Both have a connection to France and Lipchitz life story even leads all the way to Druskininkai in Lithuania. […]