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Lithuania: The Šeduva Jewish Memorial Foundation donates €15,000 for Covid-19 emergency supplies, with on-site work on Lost Shtetl museum on hold because of the crisis

With on-site work on hold due to the coronavirus crisis, the foundation creating the Lost Shtetl Museum and memorial complex in the Lithuanian town of Šeduva has reached out to the local community with a €15,000 donation for the emergency … continue reading →

Lithuania: high-level ceremony breaks ground for Šeduva Lost Shtetl museum

Work to construct the state-of-the-art Lost Shtetl museum in Šeduva, Lithuania is under way. Ground was broken and the symbolic cornerstone laid in a ceremony Friday attended by Lithuania’s Prime Minister, Speaker of Parliament, Foreign Minister, senior diplomats, Jewish leaders, … continue reading →

Lithuania: Šeduva cemetery restoration receives recognition

    The restoration of the Jewish cemetery in Šeduva, Lithuania, is one of 13 “heritage achievements” from 11 European countries taking part in the Creative Europe program of the European Union to be awarded a Special Mention by the … continue reading →

Lithuania: Plans for state-of-art Jewish Museum at Šeduva announced

    Plans have been announced for a state-of-the-art Jewish museum slated to open in 2019 as part of the “Lost Shtetl” memorial complex at Šeduva, Lithuania. The museum complex will be designed by the Finnish company “Lahdelma & Mahlamäki … continue reading →

Lithuania: Šeduva Jewish cemetery by drone

    Drone videography is becoming widespread…..seeing Jewish cemeteries from above provides a new perspective and puts them into the context of their surroundings. We have already linked to a drone video of the Jewish cemetery in Bialystok, Poland. Here’s … continue reading →