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Photo: commemorative event in Rumbula

On November 30 and December 8, 1941, the Nazis have killed in Rumbula forest more than 25,000 Latvian Jews from the Riga Ghetto and approximately 1,000 German Jews transported here by train. Every year Council of Jewish Communities of Latvia […]  Read more

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Opening of the Memorial in Bauska

The opening of the Memorial Synagogue Garden took place at 35 Riga Street in Bauska on October 15. The event was organized by Bauska County Municipality and the Council of Jewish Communities of Latvia. Officials of Latvia, foreign diplomats, ancestors of […]  Read more

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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