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Shalom, Latvia: A Jewish Culture Guide

February 25, 2014 | By Sarah Bauder
Shalom, Latvia: A Jewish Culture Guide

In 1991, Latvia gained autonomy with the fall of the Soviet Union. July 4th was designated as Holocaust Memorial Day. Today, there are an estimated 9,000 Jews living in Latvia, with the majority residing in the capital, Riga.

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Shalom, Belgium: A Jewish Culture Guide

February 18, 2014 | By Sarah Bauder

Although it has faced difficult periods, the Belgian Jewish community is now large, proud, and thriving. With such a rich history, Belgium is definitely worth the visit.

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Shalom, Nigeria: A Jewish Culture Guide

February 11, 2014 | By Sarah Bauder
Shalom, Nigeria: A Jewish Culture Guide

Although Israel has yet to recognize the Igbo Jews as one of the "Lost Tribes", the community in Nigeria remains proud and resolute.

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Shalom, Bolivia: A Jewish Culture Guide

February 04, 2014 | By Sarah Bauder
Shalom, Bolivia: A Jewish Culture Guide

Bolivia may have a decreasing permanent Jewish residents, but thousands of Israeli tourists visit each year.

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Shalom, Paraguay: A Jewish Culture Guide

January 28, 2014 | By Sarah Bauder
Shalom, Paraguay: A Jewish Culture Guide

The Jewish community of less than 1000 in Paraguay boasts three synagogues, a school, a museum, a Holocaust memorial, and more.

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Shalom, Sweden: A Jewish Culture Guide

January 21, 2014 | By Sarah Bauder
Shalom, Sweden: A Jewish Culture Guide

Today, there are an estimated 18,000 to 20,000 Jews residing in Sweden. The largest population lives in the capital, Stockholm with an estimated 4,300 members.

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Shalom, Belarus: A Jewish Culture Guide

January 14, 2014 | By Sarah Bauder

The beautiful Eastern European country of Belarus has a rich Jewish history.

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Shalom, Finland: A Jewish Culture Guide

January 07, 2014 | By Sarah Bauder
Shalom, Finland: A Jewish Culture Guide

There are an estimated 1500 Jews resided in Finland today - 1200 living in the capital Helsinki, about 200 in Turku, and an estimated 50 in Tampere

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