Religious community and association Shamir

Activity of Jewish religious community  and association Shamir is aimed to commemorate Latvian Jews and the memory of the Holocaust. There are three directions of “Shamir” activity, i.e. religious, social and educational ones.
Among social and religious projects of “Shamir” there are club “Yiddishe mame” for elderly women and heder in co-operation with yeshiva “Shvut Ami” and Rabbi Aharon Loyberg.
The most significant project of us is Latvian Jewish Encyclopedia, which gathers information about all the Jews, connected to Latvia . Project “Each child has a name” is aimed to commemorate memory of children perished in Latvia in World War II.

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