Commemoration ceremony in Rumbula dedicated to anniversary of the massacre in Rumbula forest will be held on November 25 at 12:00.
Bus at 11.15 from the Riga JCC, Skolas Str. 6.
The Council of Jewish Communities of Latvia, Riga Jewish community and Riga Jewish religious community invite to attend the central event of the Day of Commemoration of victims of genocide against the Jews in Latvia – the mourning meeting at the site of the burnt Great Choral synagogue in Riga, Gogola street 25 to be held on 4th of July at 12:00. Speakers include the President of Latvia, Andris Bērziņš.
Council of Jewish Communities of Latvia, Riga Jewish Community, Latvian Society of the Jews - Former Prisoners of Ghettos and Concentration Camps, Riga Jewish Religious Community invites on November 27, 2011 at 12:00 to the Commemoration Day ceremony dedicated to 70th anniversary of the massacre in Rumbula forest.
Riga Jewish Community has the pleasure to invite all musiс lovers to the concert of Jerome Barry (baritone, USA) on October 24, 2011, at 18:00 at Skolas 6.
In the program: songs of the Vilna Ghetto, Jewish songs, C.W. Gluck , F. Schubert, P. Tchaikovsky, W.A. Mozart , G. Gershwin, C. Porter.
The Youth Centre of the Riga Jewish Community, with support of the Lo Tishkach Foundation, undertook a project in October of 2009, the goal of which is surveying of all Jewish cemeteries and mass graves in Latvia.
For decades the Riga synagogue on Peitavas street has been the center of religious life for Latvian Jews. After the renovation that was finished this year, it became an attractive sight for tourists as one of the most beautiful Art Nouveau buildings in Riga.
In late November the Riga synagogue took on another meaning – it became a concert hall.
On the 3rd of July an event to mark the The Day of Remembrance of Victims of Genocide against the Jews took place in Riga, at Gogola street 25.
Riga Jewish Community Congress took place on the 24 of March. 118 delegates from 18 organizations attended the congress.
The chairperson of the Riga Jewish Community Arkady Suharenko brought to the attention of the delegates major trends of the activities of the community.
The presentation of Martin Grahls book “Christian – Jewish dialogue” took place in the University’s of Latvia Theology Department on the 20th of February. The Theology Department’s dean of admissions Ralf Kokin, the director of Konrad Adenauer Fund Andreas Klein, the director of the Centre for Judaic Studies of the University of Latvia prof.