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The Lengnau Synagogue, dedicated in 1847, dominates the village square with its impressive facade. The place of worship represents the new inner strength of the Jewish community, which at that time had grown to 500 individuals. Jews have been living in Lengnau and Endingen for 400 years. For decades, they […]
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 named […]
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 […]
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 […]
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#WeRemember The Raid of the Ghetto of Rome took place on October 16, 1943, 75 years ago today. A total of 1,259 members of the Jewish community–numbering 363 men, 689 women, and 207 children–were initially captured by the Gestapo. Of these, 1,023 were deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp. Only fifteen […]
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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 of […]
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? 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 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 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 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 […]
Located in the Kamppi district, the synagogue is used by the 1,200-strong Jewish community of Helsinki. The synagogue building was completed in 1906. #GKTsynagogue Wishing you all #ShabbatShalom! Source: GO Kosher Travel, Bentzi Sasson
The Eldridge Street Synagogue, built in 1887, is a National Historic Landmark synagogue in Manhattan’s Chinatown neighborhood.
In 2007, after 20 years of renovation work that cost US$20 million, the Eldridge Street Project completed the restoration and opened to the public as the Museum at Eldridge Street. #GKTsynagogue Wishing you all #ShabbatShalom! Source: GO Kosher Travel via Bentzi Sasson