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The Maskavas Iela area, Riga, Latvia.

I went for a walk south-east of the Hanza Hotel into the area which had once been home to a large Jewish community. Maskavas Iela is the road along which I walked the most, but the area is so interesting that I took many detours to the south and the north. 599 more words


Litvak Trip Day 4: Choral Synagogue & Jewish Quarter, Vilnius

Choral Synagogue

From our hotel, we walk to the Choral Synagogue for morning Shabbat services. This is the only synagogue remaining from a total of over 100 synagogues in Vilna before the Holocaust. 542 more words

Rave Reviews for Rimon

Sorry for the lack of posts recently! I spent the past month in Israel, eating lots and lots of good kosher food. I am now back in Moscow and back to blogging. 570 more words