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, Rus. Vilna, Pol. Wilno, city (1993 pop. 590,100), capital of Lithuania, on the Neris River. It is a rail and highway junction, a commercial and industrial city, and a center of education and the arts.
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An active member of the Zionist youth movement HaShomer HaTzair in Bialystok, in what is now Poland, Grosman moved to Vilna when World War II broke out.
Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Simasius said earlier the Great Synagogue of Vilna should be at least partly rebuilt.
A agreement between a water carrier union and the Ramayles Yeshiva, Vilna, 1857.
While the parallels did not occur to me until years later, many of the physical characteristics of Vilna strongly resembled those in Moore's depiction of New York during the same period.
Le Nigeria, tenant du titre, a remporte le Mondial-2015 des moins de 17 ans de football en battant le Mali 2 a 0 en finale, dimanche dernier, au stade Vilna del Mar, enlevant sa cinquieme couronne mondiale de la categorie d'age.
Translated from the Yiddish, annotated and adapted for the modern kitchen by Eve Jochnowitz, "The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook: Garden-Fresh Recipes Rediscovered and Adapted for Today's Kitchen" showcases authentic Yiddish cuisine originally compiled and presented by Fania Lewando--a pioneering thinker and cook who was a passionate educator and devoted her life to promoting health and vitality.
Fania Lewando, a pioneer in the Jewish vegetarian movement, published The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook (Schocken, $30, 272 pages, ISBN 9780805243277) in Yiddish in 1938.
with a Mass at 10:30 AM in Our Lady of Vilna Church, 151 Sterling Street.
The first volume of a new English-Hebrew edition, the "Koren Talmud Bavli: The Noe Edition" for an American readership features vowels and punctuation in the traditional text of the Vilna page; presents logical division of the text into manageable paragraphs and lines; employs clear and concise English; is enhanced with the inclusion of color photographs, illustrations, maps and charts; includes Jewish law citations; offers explanations of grammar and terminology; incorporates historical and scientific background information; offers biographical information, as well as introductions, summaries, and indexes.
Eliyahu Stern's recent book on the Vilna Gaon offers an important contribution to this debate.
Vilna was a major center of Jewish thought, the "Jerusalem of the North," and had a sizeable Jewish presence, about one third of the city's total population.