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 […]
The Lithuanian parliament (Seimas) on Thursday passed amendments to the Law on Citizenship, which will enable Litvaks, i.e. Jews of Lithuanian origin, and their descendants who left the country in the interwar period, to restore their citizenship rights.
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. […]