JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Reunion and Conference in Latvia #general

Henry Blumberg

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 the Jewish
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

If you are interested in attending please contact me for further details.

Henry Blumberg.
Latvia SIG.

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