Latvia SIG #Latvia Re: Origin of Latvian Jews #latvia
Alex Shapiro <alex@...>
There's no need to believe in legends. These days it's just enough totoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
make a DNA test which will clearly show your roots.
You might also want to contact the Jewish Museum in Riga, on 6 Skolas
Street. They have plenty of information on the origins of Latvian Jews,
without resorting to any legends.
Regarding the source of Lithuanian Jews, >from me conversations with the
expert on this issue, Rabbi Josef Radinsky of blessed memory, it seems
that Lithuanian Jews mostly came >from Poland, Russia, Latvia, Belarus
and... Persia (Iran).
Alexander David Shapiro
My understanding is that the legends of Sephardic roots for Latvian