The Lithuanian Jewish Community is continuing the tradition of marking the annual event European Days of Jewish Culture, this time for the fifth year, with a program of events in Vilnius scheduled for Sunday, September 6, 2020.
All parts of the event program are free and open to the public. The number of participants has been limited this year due to health concerns so please register as soon as possible.
For cooking lessons, register by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For the Jerulita tour, register by sending an email to email@example.com
To register by internet, click here.
9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Jewish breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Bagel Shop Café, Pylimo street no. 4, Vilnius
11:30 A.M. European Days of Jewish Culture opening ceremony, welcome speech
12 noon to 1:00 P.M. Rakija Klezmer Orkestar performance
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. DJ performance
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Lecture/discussion “Deification and Demonization of Jews: Anti-Semitic Superstitions in Society” by Eva and Viktoras Tombakas
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Tour of Jewish Vilna with Jerulita
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Tour of the Choral Synagogue in Vilnius and tea with Rabbi Ber Krinksy (in English with Lithuanian translation) at the Choral Synagogue, Pylimo street no. 39, Vilnius
2:00 P.M.- 3:00 P.M. Challa-making workshop at the Bagel Shop
2:00 P.M.- 3:00 P.M. Hebrew lesson with Ruth Reches at the Ilan Club, 2nd floor, Lithuanian Jewish Community, Pylimo street no. 4, Vilnius
3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Fayerlakh performance
4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Lesson by Natalja Cheifec “Sabbath in the Jewish Quarter and Preparations for the High Holy Days”