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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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Latvian Jewish artists exhibition

Museum “Jews in Latvia” offers a unique exhibition of Latvian Jewish artists. The works by Semjon Shegelman, Aron Zinshtein, Adolf Mittel and others great painters are represented. Exposition is available at Riga Jewish community, Skolas Str.6, 3rd floor.

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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