Recent negotiations with the German government have allowed the Claims Conference to expand eligibility for pension programs. According to these criteria, eligible for Claims Conference pensions may be Jewish Holocaust survivors who were in: (i) Concentration camps; or (ii) Ghettos for at least 3 months; or (iii) Hiding for at least 6 months without access to the outside world, or lived under false identify for at least 6 months, in Nazi-occupied territory.Read more...
The Jewish Community of Lithuania has a pleasure and a privilege to invite you to The Fourth World Litvak Congress, which will be held here in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, from 22nd of September to 25th of September, 2013. The event will bring together natives and descendants of Jews from the Litvak lands, which coincide with modern Lithuania, and also Belarus, Latvia, northeastern Poland and much more. The Congress will among its many activities commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the liquidation of the Vilna Ghetto in 1943.Read more...
If you are planning a visit to Lithuania, please let us know and we will gladly assist you in providing all the needed information. Many people know about the glorious past of the Lithuanian Jews, horrible tragedy during the years of Holocaust. You can contact us via e-mail info[at]lzb.lt or call +370 5 2613003. Waiting for meeting you in Lita!
The prayers in the Vilnius Choral synagogue (Pylimo str. 39, Vilnius). Monday-Friday: 8.30 Shaharis and 17.00. Mincha, Maariv. Saturday: Schabbes services start at 09.00. Sunday: 10.00 Shaharis and 17.00. Mincha, Maariv.
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Jewish Cuisine Seminars Continue
Everyone interested in learning how to cook traditional Jewish dishes and in finding out more about traditions of preparation and the special characteristics of Jewish cuisine is invited to attend the series of seminars called Jewish Cuisine. Topics: May 24, 2013 -- Traditional Jewish matzo dishes -- matzo cakes. The seminars are on Fridays in the White Hall on the first floor of the Lithuanian Jewish Community, Pylimo 4, Vilnius. Please come!