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The Baltics, a great location for Jewish travel, have been home to Jewish communities for 1,200 years, and have birthed famous talmudic scholars and Jewish thinkers.
Learn about Vilna and Riga, visit smaller Jewish towns with like Pakruojis, and see the beatiful Estonia. Its capital has a lovely old town with its own Jewish heritage.
Explore Vilnius Old Town on a Jewish tour of Vilnius, a well-known Jewish center in Europe, the world center of Talmudic learning. See the Gaon Jewish state museum and learn about Jewish life and art in Lithuania. Learn about the Karaite ethnic minority in Trakai, Lithuania. See the Vilna Gaon’s grave in the Vilna cemetery or visit a unique wooden synagogue of Ziezmariai.
On a Jewish Riga tour, visit the Art Nouveau district, where many Latvian Jews once lived. Visit the only synagogue left in Riga.
Discover the story of Baltic Jewry with experts while marveling at the beautiful countryside, amazing art-nouveau architecture, and complicated past of these unique places.
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