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Vacancy: JDC Program Manager

Job Title: JDC Program Manager Based in: Riga, Latvia Reports to: Baltics Country Director JDC seeks a program manager, with responsibility for JDC’s programs, primarily in Latvia, and additionally in other Baltic states.  Will undertake planning, analysis and development of […]  Read more

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Jews and Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr

The Embassy of Israel and the Council of Jewish Communities of Latvia have invited their Muslim friends and colleagues to celebrate the holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan – Eid al-Fitr. His Excellency Javanshir Akhundov, […]  Read more

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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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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

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