The database was elaborated within the framework of a project of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Latvia, carried out under the patronage and with the partial financial support of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance in close collaboration with the Council of Jewish Communities of Latvia and the museum “Jews in Latvia”.
Skolas 6, Riga
Tel: +371 (0) 67283484
Founded in 1989, the museum is houses in three halls of the historic building of the one-time Jewish theatre. The web site is a portal to much information of Jewish heritage in Latvia.
19 Rainis Boulevard, Room 210
LV-1586 Riga, Latvia
Tel: +37 67034421
Fax: +371 (0) 67225039 (address faxes to Center for Judaic Studies)
Strēlnieku laukums 1
Rīga LV-1050, Latvia
Tel: +371 (0) 67 212 715
Fax: +371 (0) 67 229 255
Maskavas 14a (entrance from Krasta street)
Tel: +371 (0) 67 270 827
ELSEWHERE IN LATVIA
The Regional Museum in Aizpute has an exhibition on local Jewish history.
Tel: +371 29548760 and/or +371 654-12345
Mihaila street 3, Daugavpils
Tel: +371 (0) 654 30244
Fax:+371 (0) 654 30275
Pirmā maija, 31
The oldest synagogue in the Baltics, dating from around 1800, was rededicated in August 2016 after a fullscale restoration and now houses a branch of the Ludza Museum with a multimedia exhibition on Jewish life, culture and local Jewish history as well as a section on the World War II Ludza Ghetto.
Krāslavas Street 5, Rēzekne.
Tel: +371 26615683.
Built in 1845, the synagogue was reopened in January 2016 after a lengthy restoration.A digital exhibition on the history of the Jewish community in the region was installed, as well as an interactive exhibition about the Jewish traditions.
The museum has material on the history of Jews in the Latgale region (it may now however be shown in the Green Synagogue).