Irena Veisaitė


Irena Veisaitė, born 1928 in Kaunas, Lithuania, is a theater scholar and a well known intellectual in her home country. As a Jewish woman she has been presecuted during World War II and between 1941 and 1944 was held in the Jewish Ghetto of Kaunas. After the war, Veisaitė lived in Vilnius, Moscow and St. Petersburg and has been a strong advocate for cultural exchange between Germany and Lithuania. Veisaitė lives in Vilnius. 



Articles by this author

Endlich! (Ausgabe I/2020)

“Some things you have to suppress”

The Lithuanian Irena Veisaitė survived the Kovno ghetto as a teenager. 

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