Remembering Those Killed at Bikernieki Forest



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New Rumbula Forest
The entrance to the Bikernieki Memorial on the outskirts of Riga, Latvia.

 

INTRODUCTION

Approximately 40,000 Jews from throughout Europe were murdered at Bikernieki Forest and are buried there. In 2001, a fitting memorial was dedicated at this site on the outskirts of Riga, Latvia.

 

VIRTUAL TOURS

Virtual Tour of Bikernieki Memorial in Latvia

 

GERMAN FUNDING

Former German School Teacher Prods Germany to Care for Bikernieki Graves
Righteous Critic - Wini Nachtwei
Jerusalem Post June 19, 1997

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

"Kristallnacht" Anniversary November 9, 1999
Photos of Evening Observances at the Bikernieki Forest

 

FILM & VIDEO

MADONNA WITH CHILD. XX CENTURY
by Hertz Frank - 10 minutes (2001 Israel/Latvia)
A poetic documentary shot in the Bikernieki Forest outside of Riga, Latvia with subject matter directly related to the murders that took place there.


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