Conferences

Riga Forum 2017

The Riga Forum is a logical continuation of the project dedicated to the history of the Holocaust – the conference „Holocaust museums and memorial sites in post-communist countries: challenges and opportunities”.
It is a platform that unites two projects – the 5 th international Holocaust conference and the 2 nd...

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Happy Hanukkah!

Dear friends! We cordially congratulate you on Hanukkah, wishing you a happy and cheerful holiday and inviting you to visit festive workshops and masterclasses from a studio Perspektivart in the Riga ghetto museum. On December 25, from 14:30 you will have possibility to participate in painting of dreidels (four-sided spinning...

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Association “Shamir”: report 2016

Dear friends, year 2016 is coming to its end. Association “Shamir” and Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust museum spent it actively. We organized exhibitions, seminars and concerts, published books, showed our exhibition in Oslo, and opened school of teaching of history of the Holocaust and tolerance. Description of...

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Event “Each child has a name”

Biedība “Šamir” aicina Jūs uz pasākumu „Katram bērnam ir vārds”. Pasākums tiek rīkots 2016. g. 20. oktobrī plkst. 12.00 – 16.00 Rīgas geto muzejā (Rīga, Maskavas 14a). Šis ikgadējais piemiņas pasākums ir veltīts Holokaustā bojāgājušajiem 16 000 bērniem. Mēs pieminam tos, kam tika...

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Activity March for life

Марш живых – 2016: отчет

В воскресенье 3 июля, в Риге прошло ставшее уже традиционным шествие — Марш живых, мероприятие в память о жертвах Холокоста в Латвии. Участники марша прошли по улицам бывшего...

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Activity March for life

March for Life 2016

Association “Shamir” and Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust museum requests the pleasure of your company at memorial event “Steps for Life” on Holocaust Memorial Day in Riga. The event starts on July 03, 2016 at 11:00 at the corner of Lomonosov and Ebreju streets. Members of the event will walk through former Riga Ghetto...

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Exhibitions Projects

Three new exhibitions has been opened

1) 6 billions

Could you imagine, what is 6 billions? Interesting, how much time will get to count from 1 to 6 000 000? Now try to imagine, how is it – not only to count, but to draw… Riga ghetto and Latvian Holocaust museum officially opened exhibition named “6 billions”. 14-meters canvas presents 6...

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Exhibitions Riga Ghetto Museum

Opening ceremony of our new exhibitions

Association “Shamir” and the Riga Ghetto Museum are glad to invite you to visit the opening ceremony of our new exhibitions on May 25 at 4 PM. All three of them will be dedicated to the remembrance of Holocaust but each of them will appeal to the visitor from a different angle.
“White Rose” is an exhibition dedicated to...

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Conferences Teaching about the Holocaust

Круглый стол «Форум за европейскую толерантность. Исторический аспект и современность»

16-17 мая 2016 года в Академии наук Латвийской Республики в рамках 4-ой Международной конференции «Музеи и мемориальные места Холокоста в пост-коммунистических странах: вызовы и...

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Izglītības projekts “Rīgas geto stāsti bērniem”

Par izglītības projektu “Rīgas geto stāsti bērniem”
Holokausts ir viena no sāpīgākajām mācībām, ko devis pasaulei 20. gs. Tomēr, lai pasargātu mūsu bērnus un mazbērnus no pagātnes asiņainajām kļūdām, mums ir jādalās ar viņiem arī šajā pieredzē. Bet rodas jautājumi: kā pastāstīt par tik...

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Exhibitions Activity

Wagon-exhibition “Berlin-Riga. One way ticket”

Wagon-exhibition “Berlin-Riga. One way ticket” is a result of sucsessful colaboration between Riga’s Ghetto Museum with German and Austrian museums and archives. It keeps the history of 25 000 Jews from the Western Europe who were departed to Latvia. Story of a great lies, these people were promised a life: a hard...

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Activity Conferences Riga Ghetto Museum Projects

The Fourth International Conference “Holocaust Museums and Memorial Places in Post-communist Countries: Challenges and Opportunities

The Fourth International Conference “Holocaust Museums and Memorial Places in Post-communist Countries: Challenges and Opportunities” will take place on May 16-17, 2016 in Riga, Latvian Academy of Sciences. The conference will emphasize importance of the Holocaust remembrance in small European countries with...

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Riga Ghetto Museum

June – July, 1941: TO THOSE WHO NEVER CAME BACK

Memorial plaques „1941. gada jūnijs – jūlijs: TIEM, KAS AIZGĀJA UN NEATGRIEZĀS” (in Eglish: „June – July, 1941: TO THOSE WHO NEVER CAME BACK”) were installed.
The main aims of the association „Shamir” and the Riga Ghetto museum are: preservation and developement of Jewish ethnic identity in Latvia...

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School of tolerance and history of Holocaust

STHH project is the continuation and the result of 10 years of working with educational programs for schoolars and educators, relying on the history of the Holocaust. This time project is aimed to give a deeper knowledge for social sciences teachers from Latvia, Lithuania, Belorus about the history of Holocaust and genoside...

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450 years together. Jewish culture in Latvian environment – arts, music, education Activity Riga Ghetto Museum

Shamir report

Dear friends, year 2015 is coming to its end. Association “Shamir” and Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust museum spent it actively. We hosted more than 57 000 visitors since opening, organized exhibitions, seminars and concerts, published books, showed our exhibitions in Bremen and Oslo, and opened school of teaching of...

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450 years together. Jewish culture in Latvian environment – arts, music, education Exhibitions Riga Ghetto Museum

Сontest “My family story and me”

International contest “My family story and me” is over. We’ve got more than 50 art works, the jury selected 20 pieces for the exhibition in Riga Ghetto museum. The winners will receive their diplomas and presents on the opening of the exhibition on December 15, 2015 at 15:00. The contest was a co-operative...

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450 years together. Jewish culture in Latvian environment – arts, music, education Exhibitions

Feliksa Mostoviča gleznu izstāde Ebreju miests. Zaudēta, bet neaizmirsta pasaule

The exhibition “Shtetl. A world – lost, but not forgotten” presents an overview of Feliks Mostowicz’s art. The exhibition is to opened in Riga Ghetto museum on November 19, 2015. Feliks Mostowicz, born in 1947 in Kazakhstan, is a famous Polish artists, whose works are presented in the Polish Museum of...

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450 years together. Jewish culture in Latvian environment – arts, music, education Exhibitions

Izstāde “Ebreji Norvēģijā un Latvijā. Negaidītās krustceles”

The exhibition “Jews in Norway and Latvia. Unexpected crossings” is to be opened in Riga Ghetto museum in the project’s “450 years together. Jewish culture in Latvian environment – arts, music, education” Nr.EEZLV04/GSKA/2013/02 boundaries on October 13, 2015. 4 PM.
It  explores a fascinating...

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March for life

March for life 2015

Annual March for Life in memory of the Holocaust victims takes place on July 03, 2015 at 10:00 at Old Jewish cemetery (Riga, Liksnas 2/4, crossing of Lomonosova and Liksnas street)
Let’s save memory together! Come and commemorate!

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