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Current events at the Tolerance Center of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum:

 



Director Markas Zingeris met with US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat anti-Semitism

US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat anti-Semitism Ira N. Forman paid a visit to the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum on the 24th of July, 2014. The high-ranking US President Barack Obama‘s Administration official met with the Director Markas Zingeris, who told Forman about the main exhibitions of the museum, presented the plans for future development and shared his thoughts on the importance of the Litvak culture in Lithuania.




 



Director Markas Zingeris and Rabbi Andrew Baker

THE VISIT OF THE INTERNATIONAL JEWISH COMMITTEE GROUP


 

Donator L. Sternas hands J. Kazlauskas still life and tells about the personal discovery:
the portrait of his wife Cilia, painted by R. Chwoles

J. KAZLAUSKAS PAINTING DONATED TO THE MUSEUM

 
 
Director Markas Zingeris accepts the donation by American Fund for Lithuanian – Latvian Jews

THE VISIT OF THE AMERICAN FUND FOR LITHUANIAN – LATVIAN JEWS






The Righteous Among the World Awarding Ceremony took place on 28 April 2014 in the Government Office.
During the ceremony, 11 families of savers of Jews, 21 persons in all, were honoured for risking their lives to save Jews from Nazi-led genocide during WWII.

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The public procurements Commission on the Ideas of the Comprehensive Re-arrangement of Paneriai Holocaust
and Nazi Victims Memorial
gathered on its first session on the 25th of February, 2014.

 


 


Upcoming events at the Tolerance Center:

 

 

 

Modified: 7/29/2014
Information
2014.06.05

Open design concept contest for a complex arrangement
of Paneriai memorial to victims of Holocaust and all victims of Nazism

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We invite you to the exhibition
"Lithuanian Jews behind the Iron Curtain"
The exhibition will be opened until July 31st, 2014.
at the Tolerance center, Naugarduko 10/2, Vilnius

 

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If you wish to order the guided tour, while visiting the VGSJM please call
by phone
(+370) 262 9666 (Tolerance center), (+370) 212 7083 (Holocaust exposition)
or write muziejus@jmuseum.lt

 

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If you wish to order the educational programme, please call
mob.+370 616 55 123;

or write muziejus@jmuseum.lt

 

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 Tolerance Center
(Naugarduko St. 10/2) working hours:
Monday-Thursday: 10:00-18:00,
Friday: 10:00-16:00,
Saturday-closed,
Sunday: 10:00-16:00

 

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Holocaust Exposition
(PamÄ—nkalnio St. 12) working hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00-17:00,
Friday: 9:00-16:00,
Saturday-closed,
Sunday: 10:00-16:00

 

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Memorial Museum of Paneriai
(Agrastu St. 17)
working hours:

Monday-closed,
Tuesday–Sunday 9:00-17:00


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If you wish to order the guided tour, while visiting the Paneriai Memorial Site
call +370 662 89 575 or contact us by email zigmas.knope@gmail.com

 

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