Jewish community of Latvia cordially congratulates Karina Barkane-Vincane, deputy director of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Latvia, on the successful defense of her PhD dissertation “Jewish religious life in the Latvian SSR (1944-1989)” and being awarded Doctor of History degree.

Karina’s research is a huge contribution to the study of the history of Jews in Latvia, it skillfully combines different sources and explores previously less known facts. We wish Karina further fruitful and active work!