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#shavuatov #goodweek Perspective on a century-old synagogue… The beautiful Oslo synagogue was completed nearly 100 years ago and has been in continuous use since. Source: @laurabendavd
The Avritch synagogue, also known as the “Bat Ayin” synagogue, was the scene of one of Tzfat’s biggest miracles. The synagogue today serves a Sephardic community but it originally was the shul of one of the Hassidic community’s leaders, Rabbi Avraham Dov Auerbach of Avritch. As Jews, both Hassidic and […]
Did you know? There are approximately 5,000 Jews living in India. The Indian Jewish community always had the unique ability to blend into the local culture of the region while keeping to the Jewish traditions and customs. In the photo, an Indian Synagogue in Mumbai. Photo: Moshe Milner, Government Press […]
🕍 The Portuguese Synagogue is a late 17th-century Sephardic synagogue in Amsterdam, completed in 1675. The Amsterdam Sephardic community was one of the largest and richest Jewish communities in Europe during the Dutch Golden Age, and their very large synagogue reflected this. The synagogue remains an active place of worship […]
The Bolshaya Bronnaya Synagogue in Moscow was opened in 1883. It was a private synagogue founded by a successful businessman, millionaire Lazar Solomonovich Polyakov who was the head of the Jewish community in Moscow. The synagogue was initially an ordinary Moscow house. It was bought by Polakov and reconstructed by the […]
Menucha Rachel’ Synagogue in Hebron is the oldest Chabad synagogue in Israel and perhaps in the entire world.
Menucha Rachel’ Synagogue in Hebron is the oldest Chabad synagogue in Israel and perhaps in the entire world. In 1819, Rabbi Dovber of Lubavitch, the second Rebbe of Chabad Chassidic movement and the son of Rabbi Schneor Zalman of Liadi sent a group of followers led by Rabbi Shimon Shmerling to establish […]
🕍 South Manchester Synagogue was founded in 1872 by a group of people who wished to cater for those Ashkenazi families who lived south of Manchester City Centre. In 1913, the congregation moved from premises in Sidney Street, Chorlton on Medlock, to a new building in the then semi-rural location […]
Beit Rachel Synagogue in Astana, Kazakhstan is the largest synagogue in Central Asia and is a testament to Kazakhstan’s religious tolerance. The synagogue which opened in 2004 serves a Jewish community of roughly 150 families, most of which were forcibly moved to the area by Stalin in the 1950s from […]
770 Eastern Parkway, also known as “770”, is the street address of the central headquarters of the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic movement, located on Eastern Parkway in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York. The house was built in 1920 and originally served as a medical center. In 1940, the building […]
? The Alsheich Synagogue in Safed, Israel named after Rabbi Moshe Ben Haim Alsheich who lived in the 16th century. The synagogue was built more than 500 years ago during what was known as Safed’s Golden Era. The unique arches of the building are attributed to the Samarkand style of […]
Welcome to the Shul of Bal Harbour. It all began in 1981 in sunny South Florida feet away from the pristine Miami beaches and world famous Bal Habour Shops. Rabbi Sholom D. Lipskar would stand on Collins Avenue for hours asking passerby’s if they were Jewish and would like to join in a Minyan. […]
The Synagogue of the Priests of Djirt, is a synagogue located in Hara Kbira, the Jewish neighborhood located on the outskirts of Houmt Souk, on the Tunisian island of Djerba. It is named after the ancient Jewish village of Djirt, modern-day Er Riadh. According to tradition, it was in this […]
The Ashkenazi Ari Synagogue, located in Safed, Israel, was built in memory of Rabbi Isaac Luria (1534 – 1572), who was known by the Hebrew acronym “the ARI”. It dates from the late 16th-century, it being constructed several years after the death of Luria, a great kabbalist who arrived in […]
The Great Synagogue of Tunis is the main synagogue of Tunis, the capital and the largest city of Tunisia.
The Great Synagogue of Tunis is the main synagogue of Tunis, the capital and the largest city of Tunisia. Constructed between 1933-1938, the Synagogue is also known as “La Grande Synagogue”, served as the premier synagogue outside the old Jewish quarter, capable of accommodating over 400 worshippers. it is one of 82 […]
The Maryina Roshcha Synagogue is a synagogue in Moscow established in 1925. The building, completed in 1996, replaced the one destroyed by fire in 1993. Since 2000 it’s also a Chabad-Lubavitch Community Center. The Synagogue is part of a large Jewish spiritual center under the auspices of the Moscow Jewish […]
The Abuhav Synagogue is a 15th-century synagogue in Safed, Israel, named after 15th-century Spanish Rabbi and kabbalist, Isaac Abuhav. Its design is said to be based on Kabbalistic teachings. According to tradition, Rabbi Abuhav designed the synagogue and his disciples erected the building in Safed when they arrived in the […]
The Synagogue in Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva is a synagogue located in Lublin, Poland, in the building of Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva.
The Synagogue in Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva is a synagogue located in Lublin, Poland, in the building of Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva. The synagogue was completed in 1930 along with the rest of the complex of the Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva. Apart from religious functions, it was used as a lecture hall for […]
The Spanish Synagogue in Prague is one of the most beautiful synagogues in Europe. The synagogue got its name from the Moorish style, in which it was built in 1868 on the site of the original synagogue – so called Altschul – from the 12th century. The synagogue now belongs […]
The Brodsky Choral Synagogue is the largest synagogue in Kyiv, Ukraine. It was built in the Romanesque Revival style resembling a classical basilica.
The Brodsky Choral Synagogue is the largest synagogue in Kyiv, Ukraine. It was built in the Romanesque Revival style resembling a classical basilica. The synagogue was built between 1897 and 1898. It was designed by Georgiy Shleifer. A sugar magnate and philanthropist Lazar Brodsky financed its construction. The building was […]
The Oświęcim Synagogue, also called the Auschwitz Synagogue, is the only active synagogue in the town of Oświęcim, Poland.
The Oświęcim Synagogue, also called the Auschwitz Synagogue, is the only active synagogue in the town of Oświęcim, Poland. The formal, as well as pre-war, the name of the synagogue is Chevra Loymdei Mishnayot. The Synagogue was built circa 1913 and functioned until the German occupation. During the war, its […]
The Maisel Synagogue in Prague, Czech Republic was built in Renaissance style between 1590 and 1592. Mordechai Maisel, the leader of Prague Jewish community and the richest Prague citizen in the 16th century donated many valuable ritual objects for it. It was the first Prague synagogue accessible to women. Built […]
The Abraham Avinu Synagogue was built in the Jewish Quarter of Hebron in 1540. The domed structure represented the physical center of the Jewish Quarter of Hebron, and became the spiritual center of the Jewish Community there and a major center for the study of Kabalah. It was restored in […]
The Hidden Synagogue of Theresienstadt concentration camp in Czech Republic was discovered only recently and here is the amazing story behind it.
František Bubák owned an apartment in Theresienstadt but was forced to leave by the Nazis in order to make room for thousands of Jewish prisoners. After the war, Bubák moved back to the property. Sometime later, he was doing some renovations, which included taking down a kitchen wall. As the […]
The synagogue is a rare surviving example of the four-pillar, vaulted synagogues that were built throughout the Polish lands in both wood and masonry from the sixteenth through the early nineteenth centuries. The synagogue is one of the precious monuments of sacred art. It was erected in 1761 to replace […]
The Synagogue which was founded in 1888, with its cornerstone laid in 1889, is a historic New York City landmark house of worship and one of the nation’s leading modern Orthodox congregations. It plays a vital role in the cultural, civic and spiritual life of New York City. Wishing you […]
Beit Rachel Synagogue in Astana, Kazakhstan is the largest synagogue in Central Asia and is a testament to Kazakhstan’s religious tolerance.
The synagogue which opened in 2004 serves a Jewish community of roughly 150 families, most of which were forcibly moved to the area by Stalin in the 1950s from Belorussia, Lithuania, and the Ukraine during Khrushchev’s virgin lands campaign. Wishing you all #ShabbatShalom! Source: GO Kosher Travel via Bentzi Sasson
The Nottingham Hebrew Congregation or The Shakespeare Street Synagogue in Nottingham England was built in 1854 as a Methodist Church, In 1945 it became a Synagogue.
The Nottingham Hebrew Congregation or The Shakespeare Street Synagogue in Nottingham England was built in 1854 as a Methodist Church, In 1945 it became a Synagogue. The congregation, formed in 1823 and was housed for many years in the Chaucer Street synagogue. In 1954 it moved and took over a […]
The Hurva Synagogue, is a historic synagogue located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
The synagogue was founded in the early 18th century by followers of Judah heHasid, but it was destroyed by Muslims a few years later in 1721. The plot lay in ruins for over 140 years and became known as the Ruin, or Hurva. In 1864, the Perushim rebuilt the synagogue, […]
The Bimah (a podium in the synagogue from which Torah is read) of the Old Synagogue of Tarnow, Poland is all that remains of a brick synagogue built in 1661 and burned down by Nazis on 9th of November 1939.
The original structure, most likely made of wood, was vulnerable to fire. Frequent conflagration urged the Jewish society to replace existing construction with a brick building. The remained Bimah is composed of four pillars carrying square block. The ceiling was covered with stucco. Small pieces of the decoration are still […]
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It was built by the Belz Hasidic community with financial help from its supporters and admirers around the world. In the 1980s, Rabbi Yissachar Dov Rokeach, the fifth Belzer Rebbe, spearheaded plans for the huge synagogue to be erected in the Kiryat Belz neighborhood of Jerusalem. The building, would be […]