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Holocaust Testimony: Murder of the Jews of Lithuania

Dina Baitler, age seven, was brought to the forest of Ponary outside
of the city of Vilna, Lithuania together with thousands of other Jews.
From morning till night the Jews were lined up and shot into pits
located in the forest. Although wounded, Dina miraculously managed to
escape. In her testimony here Dina describes here the horrors that
took place that day in Ponary. Her eyewitness testimony ensures that
the mass murder that took place will not be forgotten or denied.
For more information:
http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/holocaust/about/04/baltic.asp
Or in Hebrew: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/he/holocaust/about/04/baltic.asp
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=PEWPx5dfj8w

 

Cultural Life in the Vilna Ghetto: Holocaust Survivor Testimonies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=o31FI40yrWU
Holocaust survivors from Vilna describe cultural life in the Vilna
Ghetto including the music and theater.

This Video is part of the exhibition "The Story of the Jewish
Community in Vilna", click here to enter:
http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/vilna/during/theatre.asp

 

The Aktions in Vilna: Holocaust Survivor Testimonies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=_piqB1JtxGc
Holocaust Survivors from Vilna speak about The Aktions in Vilna: The
edicts in the first days of occupation; the work permits ("Scheins"),
the hideout places; the kidnappings, the mass killing, Ponary.

This Video is part of the exhibition "The Story of the Jewish
Community in Vilna", click here to enter:
http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/vilna/during/aktions_spt_oct1941.asp

 

Voices From the Forest: Testimonies of Partisans from Vilna

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=qaq0QjD8MiY
Holocaust survivors from Vilna describe being partisans in the forests
of Narocz and Rudniky near Vilna: The escape to the forest, the
painful separation from family members that remained behind in the
ghetto, news of the liquidation of the ghetto, the war against the
Germans, the antisemitism they faced from the non-Jewish partisans,
taking food from the peasants in order to survive, the Jewish culture
in the partisans' camps, and the fight to liberate Vilna.

 

Holocaust survivor and partisan Mordechai (Motke) Zeidel describes his experiences

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=5D_qom1YIyA
Holocaust survivor Mordechai (Motke) Zeidel describes the mass murder
of friends and family from Vilna and surrounding areas and how he
joined the partisans, taking part in the liberation of Vilna.

For more details, clock here:
http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/remembrance/2005/zeidel.asp

 

Holocaust survivor Shalom Shorenson describes the murder of the Jews
of Vilna and the surroundings in the forest of Ponar in Lithuania. The
video is an excerpt from the film "Ponar - Testimonies from the
Killing Pits" from the Holocaust History Museum in Yad Vashem.
For more information:
http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/holocaust/about/04/baltic.asp
http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=nVGo0OUJ6oc


artistes de vilnius

les artistes de vilna. Artists from the "Vilner school".

Vilna en plus d'avoir été le centre culturel juif mondial était un centre artistique qui a rayonné , notamment en France

Certains d'entre eux ont fait partie du mouvement "young vilné"

Vilna was not the intellectual center of the Jewish world but also an artistic center, here some painters famous in France from Vilna.

Most of them are from the movement "young vilne"

 

GHETTO FIGHTER

ANTHEM OF VILNA FIGHTERS
All people in this video are from Vilna

On the last picture are my grand parents
(after introduction in french)

, hymne des combattants de Vilna.
LES SEULS ANTINAZIS DE LA REGION

The only antinazis of this area of the world !

 

Pre-war German documentary about Vilnius (Part I)

Ein Kultur Film Der Wilna

Litauen Lithuania Lietuva - Vilnius 1936 Metai

Kaziuko muge, architektura, ausros vartai, triju kryziu kalnas, gedimino prospektas, katedra, tt

In german with lithuanian subtitles.

 

Pre-war German documentary about Vilnius (Part II)Ein Kultur Film Der Wilna

Litauen Lithuania Lietuva - Vilnius 1936 Metai

Kaziuko muge, architektura, ausros vartai, triju kryziu kalnas, gedimino prospektas, katedra, tt

In german with lithuanian subtitles.

 

Germany occupies Lithuania WWII

Nazi propaganda video

Vokieciai Okupuoja Lietuva II pasaulinis karas

 

Vilna, la Jérusalem du nord, n'est plus part2

Vilna, connue sous son nom lithuanien de Vilnius était la ville la plus importante du monde juif. Les SS baltes, urkainiens et membres de la police lithuanienne ont assassinés près de 100 000 juifs dans la forêt juste à côté de la ville, à Ponar.

 

Wilno 1944

 

Vilna: A Yiddish song. Performed by Fraidy Katz. Directed by Wolf Krakowski

Uploaded by KameaMedia on Nov 2, 2009
Vilna: A Yiddish song, with English subtitles, composed by Olshanetsky & Wolfson. Performed by Fraidy Katz over images of inter-War Jewish life in Vilnius, Lithuania -- Vilna in Yiddish. From the CD, "Di Alte Kashe" (The Eternal Question): Fraidy Katz Sings Yiddish (Kame'a Media). Produced by Wolf Krakowski and Jim Armenti

 

The Spielberg Jewish Film Archive - Witnesses of the Eichmann Trial engli

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X098U8_oU1Q

 
 
 
 
 

Tours of Vilna

Vilna Ghetto Tour Introduction

 

http://youtu.be/YwW2hddna3E

Vilna Ghetto Tour 1

 

http://youtu.be/YUXY2IFECZA

Vilna Ghetto Tour 2

 

http://youtu.be/Rx_dRH8mZRo

Vilna Ghetto Tour 3

 

http://youtu.be/p0iJA4gc_zM

Vilna Ghetto Tour 4

 

http://youtu.be/6tC3HW5pIxw

Vilna Ghetto Tour 5

 

http://youtu.be/nsHeTdHELco

Vilna Ghetto Tour 6

 

http://youtu.be/MXEoz19TBcU

Vilna Ghetto Tour 7

 

http://youtu.be/Jd7afKyyD4I

Vilna Ghetto Tour 8

 

http://youtu.be/05DtzZFwGnk

Vilna Ghetto Tour 9

 

http://youtu.be/CCsisRE-2W8

 Vilna Jewish Cemetery Tour 1

 

http://youtu.be/KcPZ0DmtGaU

Vilna Jewish Cemetery Tour 2

 

http://youtu.be/FNH1Ise_EVg

Vilna Jewish Cemetery Tour 3

 

http://youtu.be/RIaa-hIOdbk

Vilna Jewish Cemetery Tour 4

 

http://youtu.be/3SBXGnvHiSw

Vilna Jewish Cemetery Tour 5

 

http://youtu.be/ttKCwDyQjHI

Vilna Jewish Cemetery Tour 6

 

http://youtu.be/Tx7XZDapxhQ

Vilna Jewish Cemetery Tour 7

 

http://youtu.be/UzrEuv0fMv8

Jewish Vilna Tour 1

 

http://youtu.be/okhScx1Cd0g

Jewish Vilna Tour 2

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjCnbHYmjWc

Jewish Vilna Tour 3

 

http://youtu.be/dvqIdRHIOjM

Jewish Vilna Tour 4

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dpZDKzfmeo

Jewish Vilna Tour 5

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qePEkD8wb90

Jewish Vilna Tour 6

 

http://youtu.be/0C3F3iynBbc

Jewish Vilna Tour 7

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BsySfy5xzE

Jewish Vilna Tour 8

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtP8SxHF_rA

Jewish Vilna Tour 9

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gku6rP7M1Kk

Jewish Vilna Tour 10

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26DuekZEffs

Jewish Vilna Tour 11

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPpX3nUAaC0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ad22v9jxIM&list=PLB9A32F108A04B19D#t=19

Abraham Sutzkever on Poetry and Partisan Life

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kofcyfycOFE#t=197