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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

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Mourning meeting

Council of Jewish Communities of Latvia and Riga Jewish religious community invite to participate in the central event of the Day of Commemoration of victims of genocide against the Jews in Latvia – the mourning meeting at the site of […]  Read more

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AJC Global Forum 2016

Delegation of the Jewish community of Latvia had an honor to participate in the Global Forum of American Jewish Committee.  On June 5-7 2016, AJC Global Forum took place in Washington, D.C. Latvian Jewish Community was represented by three delegates: Chairman […]  Read more