Synagogue in Riga, Latvia

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(click to enlarge) The entryway to the newly-remodeled Riga synagogue is in bright Art Nouveau/Art Deco style, in keeping with the architecture for which Riga is renowned as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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(click to enlarge) The windows in the synagogue proper face onto a crumbling old wall.

We were fortunate to be able to see the Riga synagogue a few days before it officially opened.

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