Yuli-Yoel Edelstein

Knesset speaker in Vilnius honors family for saving Jewish woman from Holocaust

Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, the speaker of the Knesset, has honored the family of Ignacy and Katarzyna Bujel, who saved the life of a young Jewish woman during World War Two, at a ceremony in Vilnius, the Israeli embassy to Lithuania said. […]

Life Saving Cross awards ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Vilnius

Grybauskaitė recognises 46 Lithuanians who saved Jews in WWII

President Dalia Grybauskaitė yesterday awarded the Life Saving Cross to forty-six Lithuanian citizens who risked danger to save Jews from probable death in Nazi-occupied Lithuania during World War II. Of the forty-six, only two were still alive to receive the award in person. […]

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Charity concert raises €125k for Lithuanians who risked lives to save Jews

Over €125,000 euros have been raised in a charity concert organized by the Lithuanian Jewish Community and the Order of Malta for non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust in Lithuania. […]