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In the 19th and early 20th centuries, Riga was an aspiring economic center and constituted the ideal of a multiethnic city in which Jews, Germans, Latvians, Russians, as well as Poles and Lithuanians, lived. Historian Simon Dubnow (1860–1941; Weltgeschichte) decided to relocate there from National Socialist Germany in 1933, expressing his perception tha…

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Berg, Nicolas, “Riga”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 04 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0747>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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