EJC: Closing of Vilnius synagogue 'extremely ominous sign'

European Jewish Congress calls on Lithuania to act more strongly against anti-Semitism after Jewish leaders close capital's sole synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2019, 7:26 PM

Vilnius: Plaque honoring alleged war criminal to be removed?

Vilnius mayor orders removal of contested plaque honoring alleged war criminal.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/27/2019, 10:57 PM

Vilnius to rename street honoring anti-Semitic Nazi collaborator

City council of Lithuanian capital votes to rename street honoring Nazi collaborator accused of inspiring Holocaust murders.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/25/2019, 12:49 PM

'Archaeologists burst into tears'

'Globally significant' discovery sheds light on Jewish life in Lithuania before Holocaust.AFP, 7/19/2019, 1:51 PM

Pope Francis honors Holocaust victims in Lithuania

Catholic leader pays homage to victims of Holocaust during liquidation of Vilnius ghetto 75 years ago.AFP, 9/23/2018, 3:31 PM

Netanyahu meets Lithuanian Jewish leaders at Choral Synagogue

Jews still threatened with annihilation, Netanyahu tells Vilnius congregation, but Jews 'are no longer helpless'.JTA, 8/27/2018, 8:37 AM

Watch: Netanyahu visits grave of Vilna Gaon

Israeli Prime Minister tours Jewish sites in Vilnius, once known as the 'Jerusalem of Lithuania'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 9:32 PM

PM in Vilnius: My grandfather was beaten and almost killed here

Netanyahu takes part in memorial ceremony at Ponar, where 70,000 Jews were murdered and shares little known family story.Guy Cohen, 8/24/2018, 6:45 PM

Excavations unearth walls, bimah, of Lithuanian synagogue

Bimah, mikvah, and walls of Vilna's Great Synagogue 'show further potential' for excavation at the site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 11:34 AM

Jewish trove hidden from Nazis, Soviets gives up its secrets

Documents dating back to 18th century allow readers to 'reconstruct Jewish life before the Holocaust,' Jewish History professor says.AFP, 12/23/2017, 10:17 PM

Lithuania reconsiders plans to build atop former Jewish cemetery

Lithuania’s government reportedly reconsidering plans to build convention center atop former Jewish cemetery in Vilnius.JTA, 2/22/2017, 2:30 AM

Lithuanian concentration camp now a wedding venue

Seventh Fort in Vilnius is actually a former concentration camp.Cnaan Liphshiz, 7/25/2016, 12:58 AM