As this is a significant year for Latvian Jewry and their descendants
there will be a number of activities organized in Latvia. This year is the
450th year of the arrival of Jews in Latvia and sadly also the 70 th
anniversary of the massacre in 1941.
Some of the activities include a full program for a Reunion in Liepaja
from the 27th June to the 29th June 2011 and a Conference related to theJewish experience in Latvia, organized by the Judaic Department of the
Latvia University to be held on the 30th June and 1st July 2011. There
will also an excursion to Kurzeme (Courland) on July 3rd 2011. Holocaust
Memorial Day will also be honoured on the 4th of July 2011 with
participants >from Israel and the USA, Canada, South Africa.
If you are interested in attending please contact me for further details.