<p>Entrance to the <a href="/narrative/6400/en">Riga</a> ghetto. Riga, Latvia, 1941–43.</p>
<p>During the <a href="/narrative/72/en">Holocaust</a>, the creation of ghettos was a key step in the Nazi process of separating, persecuting, and ultimately destroying Europe's Jews.</p>

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