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In order to better organize community events, a Latvian Association in Belgium was established in 2004 by transforming the Latvian National Committee in Belgium.It is a member of the European Latvian Association (ELA) and the current chair of the association for a three year period ending in March 2018 is Ms. To find out more about Latvian community in Belgium, please visit the website of the Latvian Association in Belgium.Different educational and culture programs, concerts, performances and exhibitions take place within the house and Jewish holidays are celebrated.The Riga Jewish Community pays special attention to preserving and propagating Jewish culture.Still, Latvia was an important center of Jewish life and learning.Zionism was especially widespread among the Jews of Latvia, and Riga was the birthplace of the Betar youth movement, spawned by Jabotinsky.As a result, the community is largely dominated by Russian-speakers.In the 1970s, Riga became a major center of Jewish dissident activity.
But the whole Latvian society in Brussels and Luxembourg is said to reach more than 3000 people.
Jews played an important role in the commercial and industrial development of independent Latvia that arose after World War I, but the government pursued a policy aimed at squeezing them out of the economy.
These policies brought ruin to much of the community.
By the end of the war, more than 90% of Latvian Jewry had perished.
After the war, some 3,000 of the survivors returned, but today the majority of Jews in the country are descendants of those who came to Latvia from other parts of the former Soviet Union during the decades of Soviet rule.
The Jews in Latvia Museum was established in 1989 to research and commemorate the history of Latvia's Jewish community.