Riga in Encyclopedia
of Jewish Life
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This history of
Riga has been taken from the Encyclopedia of Jewish
Life before and during the Holocaust published in 3 volumes
by Yad Vashem.
The copyright belongs to Yad Vashem who have kindly given me
permission to upload it to my site. It is based on a
translation from Pinchas Hakehillot.
The three volumes are an abridgement of the multi-volume
Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities published in Hebrew by
There is a forward to these 3 English volumes by Eli
Wiesel translated from the French by Fred
© Yad Vashem