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Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale”

  • Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale”
  • Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale”
  • Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale”
  • Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale”
  • Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale”
  • Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale”
  • Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale”
  • Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale”
  • Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale”
  • Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale”
Address
38 Cietokšņa Street, Daugavpils
Phone
+371 29548760
Email
rochko@inbox.lv
Web page:
www.jewishlatgale.lv

Museum “Jews in Daugavpils and Latgale” is located on the 2nd floor of the Daugavpils synagogue. The museum exposition tells about Jewish life and living traditions in Latgale and Daugavpils since 1935. The exposition represents the change in the number of Jews, sibling’s stories in photos, household and religious items as well as a variety of publications: magazines, calendars and books about Jews life in Daugavpils and Latgale.

Ethnographer Joseph Rochko provides every guest of Daugavpils city and interested people with the opportunity to get acquainted with the synagogue and exposition, to learn interesting an amazing stories about local Jewish families, historical aspects of Jewish life, worship traditions, the role of the altar of the synagogue etc. The visitors of the exposition and the synagogue can donate something to the synagogue, booking in advance by phone or e-mail.

Opening hours: on preliminary applications.
Entry costs: donations.