🕍 The Remah Synagogue in Krakow, Poland was founded in 1553 at the edge of a newly established Jewish cemetery but was destroyed by fire with a replacement being built in 1557. The building’s current architecture can be traced back to 1829 when restoration work was undertaken. The Synagogue is […]
The Central Synagogue of Bondi Junction, Sydney, is the largest synagogue in the Southern hemisphere and has the largest Jewish congregation in Australasia. In November 1913, on the corner of Dowling and Napier Streets in the Sydney suburb of Paddington, the first Central Synagogue was founded with 150 members. In […]
Ohel Ya’akov Synagogue located in Zikhron Ya’akov, a town in the Haifa District of Israel, was established in 1886 by Baron Edmond James de Rothschild. Rothschild commissioned the construction of the synagogue in memory of his father Jacob Mayer de Rothschild. It was completed in 1884. The synagogue was built […]
The Great Synagogue of Sydney (known in Hebrew as Beth Yisrael) is one of Sydney’s most beautiful, fascinating and historic heritage buildings. The Synagogue has stood on its present site for well over a hundred years, since 1878, but the congregation itself has a history going back at least fifty […]
Then and Wow 🇮🇱 Jerusalem’s Mamilla mall in 1949 and now. Source: Sharon Gabay – Photographer — in Jerusalem, Israel
🐶☕️🇮🇱 Welcome to Tel Aviv Source: Secret Tel Aviv Lite @citizencafetlv
🕎 #Chanukah SPOTTED: Outside a Brooklyn window Source: @hasidiminusa — in Brooklyn, New York
🕎 Surfboard #Menorah — in Laguna Beach, California Chabad of Laguna Beach
🕎 Perfect Shot: Kennedy Space Center, Falcon 9 space X launch right up the middle of this menorah. Source: @capturedbychavi — in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
The Maghain Aboth Synagogue is a synagogue in Singapore. It is the oldest Jewish synagogue in Southeast Asia. Till today, there are still several Jewish buildings standing within its vicinity. Descendants of some of Singapore’s earliest Jewish settlers are still living and doing business in Singapore. In 1841, three Jews […]
💔 Just finished Shabbat only to hear of the devastating shooting attack in a Pittsburgh synagogue today. The gunman reportedly opened fire on the congregation during Shabbat morning services. Thoughts and prayers for the victims and their families. ✡️ #AmYisraelChai — in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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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
“Hello from the Dominican Republic had a chance to have Shabbat dinner with some Dominican Jews and meet Rabbi Shimon who welcomed me with open arms. “ Source: @chaosdavidufc — in Sosúa.
Сойфер приехал к нам в городе… Visiting scribe just in time for Rosh Hashana… Source: Jewish Community of Rostov
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 […]
Mara, at 105, is the oldest woman in the Jewish community – and the oldest woman in Copenhagen! And an incredibly delightful, happy person Her motto? Every day is a gift. Yes indeed Source: Laura Ben-David
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 […]
95 years old, Israeli Moshe Samter looks at his handmade miniature of a home lounge in his miniatures museum “Great Mini World” in Yokneam Illit, Israel. Moshe Samter creates miniatures of his childhood memories from his hometown Reichenbach, East Germany where he was born in 1923. In his museum he […]
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🕍 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 […]
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FIFA World Cup Fans: The Jewish community of Rostov welcomes you! Please contact the Jewish Community of Rostov if you are in the area. Tonight Brazil vs Switzerland at the Rostov Arena.
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. […]
My mother was born and raised in the Lower East Side of New York City. She would tell me stories with such great fondness of her weekends at Grossinger’s. I’ll be honest, when I was a kid, I used to think Grossinger’s was a family she would spend her summers with […]
OY/YO #goodweek #shavuatov from Brooklyn, New York