Vilna

'Archaeologists burst into tears'

'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

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
Excavations unearth walls, bimah, of Lithuanian synagogue

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
Vilna: 17th century ritual baths found near Great Synagogue

Vilna: 17th century ritual baths found near Great Synagogue

After being destroyed in the Holocaust, two pre-war mikvaot are discovered in Vilna.Chana Roberts, 8/17/2017, 10:34 AM
New chief rabbis appointed for Vilna and Lithuania

New chief rabbis appointed for Vilna and Lithuania

Rabbi Kalev Krelin and Rabbi Shimshon Daniel Isaacson appointed by unanimous vote of European Council for Rabbis.Yoni Kempinski, 1/31/2016, 1:50 PM
The Great Synagogue of Vilna Has Been Found

The Great Synagogue of Vilna Has Been Found

Remains of majestic monument of Lithuanian Jewry destroyed by the Nazis has been found underground, excavation is next.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2015, 10:42 AM
70 Years Since Nazis Wiped Out Vilnius Ghetto

70 Years Since Nazis Wiped Out Vilnius Ghetto

Lithuanian President mourns the destruction of a community which was once a cornerstone of European Jewry.Arutz Sheva, 9/23/2013, 4:42 PM
Vilna Synagogue Vandalized; Nazi Puppet Honored

Vilna Synagogue Vandalized; Nazi Puppet Honored

The only still operating pre-Holocaust synagogue in Vilna was vandalized shortly after a former Nazi puppet was laid to rest in Lithuania.Gabe Kahn & Maayana Miskin, 5/22/2012, 9:43 PM