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Iļja Ļenskis' lecture "Insight into Jewish book publishing in Riga (1910–1940)"

On 31 August 2023, Iļja Ļenskis, historian, director of the museum "Jews in Latvia", gave a lecture "Insight into Jewish book publishing in Riga (1910–1940)" at the National Library of Latvia. Several publishing houses and a large number of printing houses produced various products of different content: from political proclamations to calendars of religious content, from textbooks to crime novels and to books on sexuality.

Photo: Employees of M. Kļumels Printing House in Daugavpils, 1930s. Collection of the museum "Jews in Latvia".


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