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Two Mikvahs Exposed in Vilna’s Great Synagogue 70 Years after Destruction

This important and magnificent synagogue was the center of study of the Vilna Gaon. In recent weeks, a delegation of archaeologists has uncovered two of the compound's ritual baths.

Holocaust Historian Yaffa Eliach Dead at 79

She was the creator of the exhibit the Tower of Life at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, a soaring display of 1500 photographs depicting the people of a typical East European shtetl.

Historical Discovery in Lithuania: Escape Tunnel Used by Jewish Prisoners to Escape from the...

For the first time since the Holocaust the famous tunnel used by the prisoners of Ponar to escape from the Nazis had been located using new technologies for underground predictive scanning.

Pillar of Melbourne Jewish Community Dies

A Vilna Ghetto survivor and partisan fighter whose restaurant in Melbourne became a meeting place for the postwar survivor community died on Saturday at...

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