Tukums
Tukums Tukum   Distance from Riga 63 km (P98 and A10)   Jews were allowed to settle in Tukums only when Kurland became a part of the Russian Empire. The Jewish settlers came to Tukums from the neighbouring estates of the local aristocrats and from East Prussia. By 1850, ...

Valdemarpils
Valdemarpils Sasmacken, Sasmaka   Distance from Riga 120 km (A10, P126, P125, P120)   The local Jewish community was formed in the late 18th century. In this period, a synagogue and a cemetery were built here. In the mid-19th century, 84% of the overall town population were Jewish. The 1,197 Jews, who ...

Varaklani
Varaklani Warkland   Distance from Riga 202 km (A6)   The Jewish community started forming after 1772. In 1897, the 1,375 Jews, who lived in the town, made up 75% of its overall population. By 1935 there were 952 Jewish residents in Varaklani. They made up 58% of its entire population. ...

Ventspils
Ventspils Windau Distance from Riga 184 km. Population 44,085. The first settlement on the site of Ventspils was founded back in the 10th century. It was officially designated a city in 1378. There is evidence that Y. Kaufman Lipshitz who arrived from Prague in the late 18th century, was the first Jew ...

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