Krustpils
Krustpils Kreuzburg   Distance from Riga 143 km (A6)   The earliest written record of Kreuzburg is dated back to 1237. Krustpils ceased to exist as an autonomous town in 1962, when it became a part of Jekabpils. The local Jewish community, formed by the late 17th century, is one of the ...

Kuldīga
Kuldīga Goldingen   Distance from Riga 150 km (A10)   The Jews were granted permission to live here only after 1795, when Courland became a part of the Russian Empire. A Chevra Kadisha started functioning in Kuldiga in 1801. Soon after that a synagogue, a Jewish school, and a Talmud Torah ...

Liepaja
Liepaja Libau   Distance from Riga 218 km (A9)   The local Jewish community was founded in the late 18th century. The first prayer house was officially opened in the city in 1799, and the first synagogue was built in 1806. The Jewish community opened a cemetery and a Chevra Kadisha in ...

Livani
Livani Lievenhof   Distance from Riga 170 km (A6)   The Jews, who settled here in the early 19th century, came from Lithuania. Prior to the WWI, the Jews made up more than half of the total population of the town. During that time prayer houses, a cemetery, a Jewish school, ...

Ludza
Ludza Lutzin, Ludzen, Lucyn   Distance from Riga 272 km (A6, A12)   There is some evidence of the first Jews settling here in the 16th century. The local Jewish community was formed in the early 18th century. By 1815 the 1,176 Jews, who lived here, made up 67% of the total ...

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