Lithuania

How Holocaust sites can help societies navigate deafening silences

How sites deal with the silences and taboos surrounding difficult history matters. On their trip to Lithuania, the IHRA Safeguarding Sites team learned more about this challenge, shared by so many...

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Guidelines for Identifying Relevant Documentation for Holocaust Research, Education and Remembrance

For decades, a significant amount of the documentation bearing on the Holocaust and its historical context has been scattered, endangered and in many cases made inaccessible. The Nazis, their allies...

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#WeRemember/ #MesPrisimename Campaign for the Commemoration of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27, the entire world will commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day and commemorate the tragedy of six million Jews. The Lithuanian Jewish (Lithuanian) community invites the...

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What to Teach about the Holocaust

The Recommendations aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust, its scope and scale and why and how it happened...

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Summary: Why, What, and How to Teach about the Holocaust

The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and murder of Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945. A continent-wide genocide, it destroyed not only...

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Project aims to raise awareness about the Holocaust in Lithuania

In just a few months of summer and autumn of 1941, Lithuanian Jewish communities were almost completely destroyed by the Nazis and their local collaborators. 
 
 This year, the national project "The...

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Commemoration by the President of Lithuania

Gitanas Nausėda, President of Lithuania lights up a candle on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Event hashtag: #WeRemember

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Commemoration by the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Gabrielius Landsbergis, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Yossi Levy, Ambassador of Israel to Lithuania light up a candles and make addresses Event hashtag: #WeRemember

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Commemoration by the Speaker of the Parliament

Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen ligths up a candle and makes an address   Event hashtag: #WeRemember

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A project for Lithuanian schools to commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

As the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 27, approaches, Lithuanian schools are invited to participate in the project "About What Was Lost".
 
 Since 2011, the Secretariat of the...

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