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Conference JEWS IN A CHANGING WORLD

 10th International Conference JEWS IN A CHANGING WORLD The conference is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Latvia and the contribution of Jews to Latvia’s founding and development. April 26-28, 2017,Riga Conference venue: Riga Jewish Community Center, Skolas 6 Organizers: […]  Read more

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AJC Delegation Visits Latvia

March 30, 2017 – Riga – An AJC leadership delegation met with Latvian Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis and other leaders during a two-day trip to the Baltic nation’s capital. This latest AJC visit to Latvia came immediately after AJC Central Europe, the global […]  Read more

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President of Latvia has lit Hanukkah candles

On December 28th a Hanukkah celebration, organized by the Council of Jewish Communities of Latvia took place at the Peitavshul synagogue in Riga. The celebration was attended by President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis, former President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers with […]  Read more

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Shmuel Rubanenko passes away

Sad news came from Israel: after fighting a battle against cancer, Shmuel Rubanenko passed away yesterday at the age of 67. So suddenly, a man full of life and ideas is gone, leaving behind a lot of accomplishments, great plans […]  Read more

Conference “Jews in a Changing World”

The 10th International Conference “Jews in a Changing World” Riga, April 26–28, 2017 The Council of Jewish Communities of Latvia, the Museum “Jews in Latvia” and the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Latvia invites you to take […]  Read more

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Remembrance Ceremony in Rumbula

A remembrance ceremony dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the extermination of Riga ghetto inmates was held today in Rumbula. On November 30 and December 8, the Nazis have killed 25,000 innocent people. As every year, members of the Jewish […]  Read more