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Lithuanian capital’s only synagogue closes temporarily after flurry of threats
August 8, 2019
“In this atmosphere of rising tension and incitement to more tension, [we do not] have the means to insure the safety of visitors, including Holocaust survivors and their families,” said Faina Kukliansky, chairwoman of the Lithuanian Jewish community.
Lithuania votes to find new name for street heralding Nazi collaborator
July 25, 2019
The final tally in the Vilnius city council decision to change the name of Kazio Skirpos Street was 21-16.
In Lithuania, Netanyahu hails Israel’s ability ‘to defend ourselves, by ourselves’
August 27, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and wife, Sara, visited the only synagogue in Vilnius to survive World War II and viewed ancient texts at the National Library’s Jewish Studies Center.