The book collection of the Museum “Jews in Latvia” includes about 1,700 storage units.

The collection includes mostly Jewish books that are published in Latvia, in particular the religious literature and Jewish school study books, as well as the works of Latvian Jewish writers.

The largest part of the collection is the topic ''History of the Jews in Latvia''. First of all, there are books about the Jewish history in different regions of Latvia. Furthermore, the collection contains sections about Jewish public and cultural life in Latvia.

A big part of the collection contains books about the Holocaust in Latvia.

Books on the general history of Jews include many different topics: the history of Jews in different regions and states, as well as books which deal with antisemitism. Latvian editions of Jewish classical literature in their original languages and in translation are also available.



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