2023 review of the Uniting Foundation: Summary in numbers and facts

2023 review of the Uniting Foundation: Summary in numbers and facts

The year 2023 has come to an end, and it is time to take a brief moment to appreciate the opportunities, achievements, collaborations, and moments of contentment that the previous 12 months have provided. ▪ The number of customers in our Uniting Care social center has grown from several dozen in 2022 to 115 in 2023….

Hanukkah celebration with the seniors of the Uniting Care social center

Hanukkah celebration with the seniors of the Uniting Care social center

On Tuesday, December 12, the cozy office of the Foundation hosted the seniors we support to join in a celebration of Hanukkah and light the sixth Hanukkah candle. On this heart-warming afternoon, Rabbi Israel Eisensharf told us of the celebration of Hanukkah and lit the candles of the traditional candelabra, called the hanukkiah. We treated our…

Support campaigns call for the release of 242 hostages held by Hamas terrorists

Support campaigns call for the release of 242 hostages held by Hamas terrorists

Last week, two solidarity campaigns were held with the support of the Uniting Foundation, demanding the release of the hostages illegally captured by Hamas terrorists. The aim of the organisers of the actions in Riga and Jurmala, the Jewish Community of Riga and the Jewish Community of Jurmala, as well as all the participants in…

New exhibition about Jewish designers Levitanus and Monastirsky

New exhibition about Jewish designers Levitanus and Monastirsky

From November 4 to December 29, Kim? Contemporary Art Centre will host Wearable Memory and Body Techniques featuring Solomon Levitanus and Ljuba Monastirsky, a group exhibition, research, and an extensive public program. The multilayered narrative that permeates the project focuses on the legacies of two Riga-bound individuals: tailor, pattern maker, and self-publisher of textbooks Solomon Levitanus and Bauhaus…