Jewish Sites in the Baltics

2009-06-28 Tallinn-3.jpg

(click to enlarge) Wall and benches of new synagogue in Tallinn, Estonia, displaying the Tree of Life theme that is repeated imaginatively throughout the building.

2009-06-29 Riga-29.jpg

(click to enlarge) Menorah (with shadow) in the courtyard of the newly remodeled synagogue in Riga, Latvia.

Today I begin a series of photos of Jewish sites in the Baltic countries: Estonia, Latvia, and (especially) Lithuania. Seeking out these sites was the prime reason for our trip to the Baltics this summer.

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