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Detailed Models Depict Latvian Synagogues Destroyed in Holocaust

Decades after their destruction by the Nazis, Latvia's lost synagogues have been re-created in detailed model form as part of efforts to recapture and document the once-rich Jewish life in the Baltic country. There were 210 synagogues in Latvia before World War II, with styles ranging from ornate neo-Renaissance and neo-Romanesque buildings to humble wooden structures. Today, there are only two synagogues operating, one in the capital, Riga, and another in the southern city of...

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