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Hurva Synagogue

The Hurva Synagogue, (translit: Beit ha-Knesset ha-Hurba, lit. "The Ruin Synagogue"), also known as Hurvat Rabbi Yehudah he-Hasid ("Ruin of Rabbi Judah the Pious"), 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 he-Hasid, 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....

Ghriba synagogue bombing

The Ghriba synagogue bombing was a deadly bombing carried out by Niser bin Muhammad Nasr Nawar in Tunisia on the El Ghriba synagogue. On April 11, 2002, a natural gas truck fitted with explosives drove past security barriers at the ancient Ghriba Synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba. The truck detonated at the front of the synagogue, killing 14 German tourists, three Tunisians, and two French nationals. More than 30 others were wounded. Although the attack was initially called an accident, as Tunisia, France, and Germany investigated, it became clear the attack was deliberate....

Neve Shalom Synagogue

For other buildings or places named Neve Shalom or similar, see Neve Shalom (disambiguation). Neve Shalom Synagogue, (lit. "Oasis of Peace" or "Valley of Peace"), is a synagogue in the Karaköy quarter of Beyoğlu district, in Istanbul, Turkey. The synagogue was built in response to an increase in the Jewish population in the old Galata neighborhood (today encompassed by Beyoğlu district) in the late 1930s. A Jewish primary school was torn down in 1949 for that purpose and the synagogue was built on its ruins. The construction completed in 1951....

El Ghriba synagogue

The ancient El Ghriba Synagogue,, also known as the Djerba Synagogue, is located on the Tunisian island of Djerba. It is situated in the Jewish village of Hara Seghira, (currently known as Er-Riadh), several kilometres southwest of Houmt Souk, the capital of Djerba. History The synagogue is the destination of an annual pilgrimage of many Tunisian Jews for the holiday of Lag BaOmer, which takes place 33 days after the beginning of the celebration of Passover....

Great Synagogue of Rome

The Great Synagogue of Rome is the largest synagogue in Rome. History The Jewish community of Rome goes back to the 2nd century B.C when the Roman Empire had an alliance of sorts with Judea under the leadership of Judah Maccabeus. At that time, many Jews came to Rome from Judea. Their numbers increased during the following centuries due to the settlement that came with Mediterranean trade....

New Synagogue (Berlin)

The Neue Synagoge ("New Synagogue") was built 1859–1866 as the main synagogue of the Berlin Jewish community, on Oranienburger Straße. Because of its splendid eastern Moorish style and resemblance to the Alhambra, it is an important architectural monument of the second half of the 19th century in Berlin. The building was designed by Eduard Knoblauch. Following Knoblauch's succumbing to illness, Friedrich August Stüler took responsibility for the majority of its construction as well as for its interior arrangement and design....

Old New Synagogue

The Old New Synagogue situated in Josefov, Prague, is Europe's oldest active synagogue. (The Scolanova Synagogue in Italy, also 13th century, was converted to a church by 1380 but was restored to synagogue use in 2006.) It is also the oldest surviving medieval synagogue of twin-nave design. Completed in 1270 in gothic style, it was one of Prague's first gothic buildings. A still older Prague synagogue, known as the Old Synagogue, was demolished in 1867 and replaced by the Spanish Synagogue....

Great Synagogue (Plzeň)

The Great Synagogue in Plzeň (Pilsen), Czech Republic is the second largest synagogue in Europe. History A Viennese architect called Fleischer drew up the original plans for the synagogue in Gothic style with granite buttresses and twin 65-meter towers. The cornerstone was laid on December 2, 1888 and that was about as far as it got. City councillors rejected the plan in a clear case of tower envy as they felt that the grand erection would compete with the nearby Cathedral of St. Bartholomew....

Ohel Leah Synagogue

The Ohel Leah Synagogue (Hebrew: בית הכנסת אהל לאה Beit Ha-Knesset Ohel Leah; Cantonese: 猶太教莉亞堂 jau4 taai3 gaau1 lei6 ngaa3 tong4, colloquial 猶太廟 jau4 taai3 miu6, lit. "Jewish temple") and its next-door neighbors, the Jewish Recreation Club and the Jewish Community Center, have formed the center of Jewish social and religious life in Hong Kong for over a century....

Paradesi Synagogue

The Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations, located in Kochi, Kerala, in South India. Constructed in 1568, it is one of seven synagogues of the Malabar Yehudan people or Cochin Jewish community in the Kingdom of Cochin. Paradesi is a word used in several Indian languages, and the literal meaning of the term is "foreigners", applied to the synagogue because it was historically used by "White Jews", a mixture of Jews from Cranganore, the Middle East, and European exiles....

South Manchester Synagogue: The name South Manchester Synagogue refers to both an Orthodox Jewish community in south Manchester, England and to the buildings that it occupies. In 2002, the community relocated from synagogue bui...

Oświęcim Synagogue: 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, name of the synagogue is Khevre Loymdei ...

Bevis Marks Synagogue: Bevis Marks Synagogue (AKA Kahal Sahar Asamaim or Sha'ar ha-Shamayim) is the oldest synagogue in the United Kingdom. It is located off Bevis Marks, in the City of London. The synagogue was built in ...

Roonstrasse Synagogue: Roonstrasse Synagogue, located in Cologne, Germany, is one of the five pre-Nazi synagogues of the locality, which was destroyed on November 9, 1938 during nation-wide attacks on Jewish-owned property ...

Stockholm Synagogue: The Great Synagogue of Stockholm, is located on the small street Wahrendorffsgatan close to the park Kungsträdgården on Norrmalm, Stockholm, and was built 1867-1870 according to designs made in 1862...

Old Synagogue (Essen): The Old Synagogue is a cultural meeting center and memorial in the city of Essen in West Germany. It is located in the center of the city on Steeler Straße 29, close to the present city hall. The m...

Gothenburg Synagogue: The Gothenburg Synagogue at Stora Nygatan, near Drottningtorget, Gothenburg, Sweden, was built in 1855 according to the designs of the German architect August Krüger. The synagogue has 300 seats....

Fasanenstrasse Synagogue: The Fasanenstraße Synagogue was a liberal Jewish synagogue in Berlin, Germany opened on 26 August 1912. It was located in an affluent neighbourhood of Charlottenburg on Fasanenstraße off Kurfürst...

Maghain Aboth Synagogue: The Maghain Aboth Synagogue is a synagogue in Singapore. It is located at Waterloo Street in the Rochor Planning Area, within the Central Area in Singapore's central business district. The synagogue w...

Orthodox synagogue in Košice: The Orthodox synagogue in Košice was built in the years 1926–1927 at Puškinova Street in the historic centre of Košice, Slovakia. The Orthodox Jews built a representative synagogue with 800 seat...

Belgrade Synagogue: Sukkat Shalom Synagogue or Belgrade Synagogue (Serbian: Београдска синагога / Beogradska sinagoga) is currently the only fully active Jewish place of worship in Belgrade, as other sy...

Sofia Synagogue: The Sofia Synagogue (Sofiyska sinagoga) is the largest synagogue in Southeastern Europe, one of two functioning in Bulgaria (with the one in Plovdiv) and the third-largest in Europe. Constructed for ...

High Synagogue (Prague): High Synagogue was financed by Mordechai Maisel, and it was finished in 1568, the same year as the Jewish Town Hall. The house was designed by P. Roder in Renaissance style (supervising builder was ...

Synagogue of Trieste: The Synagogue of Trieste (Italian: Tempio Israelitico di Trieste) is a Jewish house of worship located in Trieste, northern Italy. History It was built between 1908 and 1912, and bears the hallmark ...

Great Synagogue, Warsaw: The Great Synagogue of Warsaw was the largest synagogue of pre-war Warsaw and one of the largest in the world at the time. History The Great Synagogue was built by the Warsaw's Jewish community be...

Abraham Avinu Synagogue: The Abraham Avinu Synagogue was built by Hakham Malkiel Ashkenazi in the Jewish Quarter of Hebron in 1540. The domed structure represented the physical center of the Jewish Quarter of Hebron, and be...

Stanmore and Canons Park Synagogue: Stanmore and Canons Park Synagogue has the largest community of any single orthodox synagogue in the whole of Europe. It is a constituent of the United Synagogue (mainstream orthodox). It is situated...

Chesed-El Synagogue: The Chesed-El Synagogue is a synagogue in Singapore. It is located at Oxley Rise in the River Valley Planning Area, within the Central Area in Singapore's central business district. The synagogue was...

Singers Hill Synagogue: The Birmingham Hebrew Congregation (Singers Hill) Synagogue is a Grade II* listed building comprising 26, 26A and 26B Blucher Street in central Birmingham, England. Built in 1856, it was designed by ...

Nożyk Synagogue: The Nożyk Synagogue is the only surviving prewar Jewish house of prayer in Warsaw, Poland. It was built in 1898-1902 and was restored after World War II. It is still operational and currently houses...

Pińczów synagogue: Pińczów synagogue is a Jewish synagogue in Pińczów in Poland. It is one of the oldest synagogues in Poland, built in 1594-1609. The designer was probably the Florentian Santi Gucci. During World W...

Sardis Synagogue: Sardis Synagogue is a synagogue located in Manisa Province, Turkey. Sardis was under numerous foreign rulers until its incorporation into the Roman Empire in 133 BCE. The city served then as the adm...

Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue: Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue was one of the most outstanding synagogues in the Old City of Jerusalem in the 19th and 20th centuries. It was destroyed by the Arab Legion during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War ...

Dolní Kounice Synagogue: The first traces of Jewish settlement in Dolní Kounice (today a town in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic) are from half of 15th century. First written note comes from 1581. The old syn...

Beit El Synagogue: The Beit El Synagogue ("House of God" synagogue), (also known as Midrash Hasidim [School of the Devout] and Yeshivat haMekubalim [Yeshiva of the Kabbalists]) has been (and remains to this day) the ce...

Sarajevo Synagogue: Sarajevo Synagogue is Sarajevo's primary and largest synagogue and is located on the south bank of the river Miljacka. It was constructed in 1902 and remains the only functioning synagogue in Saraje...

United Synagogue Day School: United Synagogue Day School (USDS) is a private elementary (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5) and middle school (Grade 6 to Grade 8) Jewish day school in Toronto, Ontario. Founded in 1957 as the Found...

Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue: The Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue previously known as the Shomrei ha-Chomos Synagogue and the Ungarin Shul (Hungarian synagogue) is located in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. It was built ...

Four Sephardic Synagogues: The Four Sephardic Synagogues are located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. They form a complex which comprises four adjoining synagogues which were built at different periods to acc...

Novi Sad Synagogue: Novi Sad Synagogue (or) is one of many cultural institutions in Novi Sad, Serbia, in the capital of Serbian the province of Vojvodina. Located on Jevrejska (Jewish) Street, in the city center, the s...

Dohány Street Synagogue: The Dohány Street Synagogue (bet hakneset hagadol šel budapešt), also known as The Great Synagogue or Tabakgasse Synagogue, is located in Erzsébetváros, the 7th district of Budapest. It is the la...

Belz Great Synagogue: The Belz Great Synagogue (Belz Beit HaMidrash HaGadol) is the largest synagogue in Israel. It was built by the Belz Hasidic community with financial help from its supporters and admirers around the w...

Nidhe Israel Synagogue: The Nidḥe Israel Synagogue (Bet Knesset Nide Yisrael, lit. Synagogue of the Scattered of Israel) is the only synagogue in Bridgetown, Barbados. It also holds the distinction of being one of the ol...

Agoudas Hakehilos Synagogue: The Agoudas Hakehilos synagogue (אֲגֻדָּת־הַקְּהִלּוֹת, Union of the communities), at 10 rue Pavée, in the IVe arrondissement of Paris (Le Marais quarter), commonly referred to ...

Ohel Jakob synagogue (Munich): The Ohel Jakob Synagogue (from Hebrew: “Jacob's Tent”) was built 2004-2006 as the new main synagogue of the Munich Jewish community, located at Sankt-Jakobs-Platz. The synagogue was inaugurated on...

New Synagogue (Dresden): The New Synagogue in Dresden was completed in 2001 and designed by architects Rena Wandel-Hoefer and Wolfgang Lorch. It was built on the same location as the Semper Synagogue (1839–1840) designed b...

Synagogue of El Transito: The Synagogue of El Transito is a historic building in Toledo, Spain. It is famous for its rich stucco decoration, which bears comparison with the Alcazar of Seville and the Alhambra palaces in Gran...

Maghen Abraham Synagogue: The Maghen Abraham Synagogue (- "Kanīs Mā'ghīn Abrā'hām"; - "Beth HaKenesset Maghen Abraham") is one of the main synagogues in Lebanon. The oldest synagogue is the Sidon Synagogue which was buil...

Larnaca Synagogue: The Larnaca Synagogue, located in the seaside resort town of Larnaca, Cyprus was inaugurated on September 12, 2005. It is the island's first and only synagogue and until its opening, the only European...

Great Synagogue of Vilna: The Great Synagogue of Vilna which once stood at the end of Jewish Street (I-2), Vilnius, Lithuania, was built between 1630-1633 after permission was granted to construct a synagogue from stone. Stan...

Uzhgorod Synagogue: The Uzhgorod Synagogue was dedicated in 1910. It was built in a flamboyant Romantic style, boldly intermingling Byzantine and Moorish elements. Since World War II the building has housed the Regional...

Olomouc Synagogue: Olomouc Synagogue,, located in Olomouc, Czech Republic, was built in 1897 and was destroyed during a Nazi attack in March 1939. History In the late 1850s, Olomouc's "Izraelitische Cultusverein", the r...

Great Synagogue (Oran): The Great Synagogue of Oran, Algeria, was built in 1880 at the initiative of Simon Kanoui, but its inauguration took place only in 1918. Also known as Temple Israelite, it is located on the former Bo...

Remuh Synagogue: The Remuh Synagogue,, is named after Rabbi Moses Isserles c.1525–1572, known by the Hebrew acronym ReMA, רמ״א, (pronounced ReMU) who's famed for writing a collection of commentaries and additio...

Great Choral Synagogue: The Great Choral Synagogue of Kiev, also known as the Podil Synagogue, is situated in Kiev, Ukraine. History The synagogue was built 1895 and reconstructed in 1915. Gabriel Jakob Rozenberg and Wladimi...

Bydgoszcz Synagogue: Bydgoszcz Synagogue was a synagogue in Bydgoszcz, Poland. It was built in 1884, designed by Alfred Muttrey, in the place of old wooden synagogue, on Pod Blankami Street. Until its destruction in 1939...

New Synagogue (Wrocław): The New Synagogue was the largest synagogue in Breslau, Germany (now Wrocław, Poland). It was one of the largest synagogues in the German Empire and a centre of Liberal Judaism in Breslau. It was bui...

Great Synagogue (Danzig): The Great Synagogue, was a synagogue of the Jewish Community of Danzig in the city of Danzig, Germany (later Free City of Danzig, now Gdańsk, Poland). It was built in 1885-1887 on Reitbahnstraße, n...

Great Synagogue (Łódź): The Great Synagogue of Łódź (Polish: Wielka Synagoga w Łodzi) was a Reform Jewish synagogue in Łódź, Poland, built in 1881. It was designed by Adolf Wolff and paid mostly by local industrialis...

Ezras Israel Synagogue: Ezras Izrael Synagogue, also known as the Wolynska shul for its location at ul. Wolczanska 6, was a synagogue in Łódź, Poland. It was built in 1899-1904 by Jewish merchants who had come to Łódź...

Zamość Synagogue: Zamość Synagogue,, was built between 1610 and 1618 Zamość in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The synagogue had functioned as a place of worship until World War II, when the Nazis turned the i...

Tempel Synagogue, Kraków: The Tempel Synagogue is a Reform Jewish synagogue in Kraków, Poland, in the Kazimierz district. The Moorish Revival building was designed by Ignacy Hercok, and built in 1860–1862 along Miodowa Str...

New Synagogue (Opole): New Synagogue was a synagogue in Oppeln, Germany (today Opole, Poland). It was built in 1893-1897, designed by Felix Henry. During the Kristallnacht on 9–10 November 1938 Nazis forced Rabbi Hans Hir...

Great Synagogue, Łomża: The Great Synagogue was a historic Jewish synagogue in Łomża, Poland. The synagogue stood at the south-east corner of the Main Square at the intersection of today's Giełczyńska and Senatorska 28 ...

Great Synagogue, Białystok: The Great Synagogue (Polish: Wielka Synagoga w Białymstoku) was a synagogue located in Białystok, Poland, which was built between 1909-1913 and designed by Szlojme Rabinowicz. The synagogue was bur...

New Synagogue (Tarnów): New Synagogue was the largest synagogue in Tarnów, Poland. It was built from 1865 to 1908, with the long period of construction due to lack of funds. The synagogue was set on fire by the Nazis in No...

New Synagogue (Gliwice): New Synagogue was a synagogue in Gleiwitz, Germany (today Gliwice, Poland). It was built in 1859-1861, designed by Salomon Lubowski and Louis Troplowitz. The synagogue was destroyed by Nazis during K...

Inowrocław Synagogue: Inowrocław Synagogue was one of two synagogues in Inowrocław, Poland. The structure was built in 1908, with funds provided almost entirely by Leopold Levy. After Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland in...

Stolp Synagogue: Stolp Synagogue was a synagogue in Stolp, Germany (now Słupsk, Poland). It was built in 1901-1902, designed by Eduard Koch. The synagogue was set on fire by Nazis during the Kristallnacht on 9–10...

Bielsko Synagogue: Bielsko Synagogue was a synagogue in Bielsko, Poland. It was built in 1879-1881, designed by Karol Korn. The synagogue was completely destroyed by Nazis on 13 September 1939. ...

Great Synagogue (Katowice): Great Synagogue was the largest synagogue in Katowice (Kattowitz), Poland then Germany. It was built in 1900, designed by Ignatz Grünfeld. The synagogue was set on fire by Nazis on 4 September 1939. ...

Kielce Synagogue: The Kielce Synagogue was a synagogue in Kielce, Poland. It was built between 1901 and 1903, and designed by Stanisław Szpakowski. The temple was desecrated by the Nazis during World War II, and turne...

Maisel Synagogue: Maisel Synagogue is a synagogue in Josefov, Prague, Czech Republic. It was built in 1590-1592, designed by Josef Wahl and Juda Goldsmied and paid by Mordechai Maisel. The synagogue burnt down in 168...

Jubilee Synagogue: Jubilee Synagogue, also known as the Jerusalem Synagogue, is a synagogue in Prague, Czech Republic. It is also known as the Jerusalem Synagogue because of its location on Jerusalem Street. It was buil...

Sandomierz Synagogue: Sandomierz Synagogue in an inactive synagogue in Sandomierz, Poland. It was built in 1768 of brick in the Polish Baroque style, after the old synagogue burned down again for the last time in 1758. The...

Szydłów Synagogue: Szydłów Synagogue was an Orthodox Judaism synagogue in Szydłów, Poland. It was built in 1534–1564 as a fortress synagogue with heavy buttresses on all sides. The synagogue was devastated by Naz...

High Synagogue, Kraków: High Synagogue is an inactive Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Kazimierz District of Kraków, Poland. It was called the High (or Tall) Synagogue for many centuries for it was the tallest synagogue in the...

Old Synagogue, Kraków: Old Synagogue is an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in the Kazimierz district of Kraków, Poland. It is the oldest synagogue building still standing in Poland, and one of the most precious landmarks of Jew...

Old Synagogue, Przemyśl: The Old Synagogue,, was a large structure in Przemyśl, Poland. It was completed in 1594. It was damaged in 1939 when the Germans were retreating from the eastern bank of the San River and destroyed ...

Ramban Synagogue: The Ramban Synagogue, is the second oldest active synagogue in the Old City of Jerusalem. It was founded by Nahmanides (Rabbi Moshe ben Nahman, whose name is often abbreviated as Ramban) in 1267. Tod...

Kaunas Synagogue: Kaunas Synagogue is one of two operating choral synagogues in Lithuania. It is located in Centras eldership, Kaunas. The Neo-Baroque synagogue was built in 1872. In 1902, before the Holocaust in Li...

Ohr ha-Chaim Synagogue: The Ohr ha-Chaim Synagogue is situated on Ohr ha-Chaim Street in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. It is located on the top floor of a building which also houses the Ari Synagogue and...

Ari Ashkenazi Synagogue: The Ari Ashkenazi Synagogue, located in Safed, Israel, was built in memory of Rabbi Isaac Luria, (1534 - 1572), who was known as the "Ari". It dates from the late 16th-century, it being constructed s...

Kupa Synagogue: Kupa Synagogue is a 17th-century synagogue in Kraków, Poland. It is located in the former Jewish quarter of Kazimierz developed from a neighborhood earmarked in 1495 by King Jan I Olbracht for the ...

Ashkenazi Synagogue of Istanbul: The Ashkenazi Synagogue is an Ashkenazi synagogue located near the Galata Tower in Karaköy neighborhood of Beyoğlu in Istanbul, Turkey. It is the only currently active Ashkenazi synagogue in Istan...

Italian Synagogue (Istanbul): The Italian Synagogue, also known as Kal de los Frankos, is a synagogue located north of the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey. The synagogue was established by the Italian Jewish community of Istanbul...

Ahrida Synagogue of Istanbul: Ahrida (Ohrid) Synagogue is one of the oldest synagogues in Istanbul, Turkey. It is located in Balat, the Jewish quarter, of the city. History It was built by Romaniotes (Greek Jews), but after the...

Great Synagogue (Jerusalem): The Great Synagogue of Jerusalem,, is located at 56 King George Street, Jerusalem, Israel. Rabbi Zalman Druck Z"l was the spiritual leader from the synagogue's establishment until he died on 11 Decem...

Tzuf Dvash Synagogue: The Tzuf Dvash Synagogue is a sephardic synagogue which was founded in 1860 under Turkish rule in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, Land of Israel. Today it is located at 15 Plugat ha-K...

Tallinn Synagogue: Tallinn Synagogue,, also known as Beit Bella Synagogue, is located in Estonia’s capital city. The privately funded synagogue in central Tallinn was inaugurated on May 16, 2007. The building is an u...

Hekhal Haness Synagogue: The Hekhal Haness Synagogue is the largest synagogue in Geneva, Switzerland. On May 24, 2007 the synagogue was severely damaged by a fire. Famous members Nessim Gaon ...

Asmara Synagogue: The Asmara Synagogue is the only surviving remnant of the Jewish community in the country of Eritrea. It includes a Jewish cemetery, classrooms and a main sanctuary. All aspects of the synagogue tod...

Curaçao synagogue: The Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue, in Willemstad, Curaçao, is one of the oldest synagogues in the Americas. It is commonly known as the Snoa (short for esnoga, an old Portuguese word for synagogue...

Sha'ar Hashamayim Synagogue (Cairo): The Sha'ar Hashamayim Synagogue (lit. Gate of Heaven) is located in Cairo, Egypt. The synagogue was also known as Temple Ismailia and the Adly Street Synagogue. Its long-time leader was Chief Rabbi ...

Etz Hayyim Synagogue: The Etz Hayyim Synagogue is the only surviving remnant of the once Jewish community on the Greek isle of Crete. After being restored, the synagogue has become tourist destination and has attracted ...

Ari Synagogue: The Ari Synagogue is situated on Or HaHaim Street in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. It is located on the ground floor of a building which also houses the Ohr ha-Chaim Synagogue and ...

Yeshurun Central Synagogue: The Yeshurun Central Synagogue was the first synagogue to be built in Gedera, Israel during the time of the Biluim, forerunners of the kibbutz movement 1882 from the Russian Empire. Before the synag...

Dubrovnik Synagogue: The Old Synagogue in Dubrovnik, Croatia is the oldest Sefardic synagogue still in use today in the world and the second oldest synagogue in Europe. It is said to have been established in 1352, but ga...

Great Synagogue (Copenhagen): The Great Synagogue is the main synagogue of the Jewish community in Copenhagen, Denmark. The synagogue is defined by its unique architecture around the Ark of the Law. During the first half of the 1...

Great Synagogue (Tel Aviv): The Great Synagogue of Tel Aviv is located on 110 Allenby Street, Tel Aviv, just east of the Shalom Tower. The building was designed by Yehuda Magidovitch in 1922 and completed in 1926. It was renovat...

Yeshua Tova Synagogue: The Yeshua Tova Synagogue (or Sinagoga Podul Mogoşoaiei) in Bucharest, Romania, is the city's oldest synagogue, serving the local Jewish community. The synagogue is located on 9, Take Ionescu Stree...

Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue: Kahal Zur Israel ("Rock of Israel"), located in Recife, Brazil, was the first Jewish congregation in the New World. It was established by immigrants from the Netherlands and joined by New Christians w...

Deir el Qamar Synagogue: The Deir el Qamar Synagogue, located in Deir el Qamar, a village in south-central Lebanon, is the oldest synagogue in Mount Lebanon. The synagogue was built in the 17th century to serve the local Je...

Shfaram synagogue: The Shfaram synagogue is located in the Israeli-Arab city of Shfaram, Northern Israel. Record of a synagogue in Shfaram dates to the mid-18th century when Bedouin chieftain Dhaher al-Omar gave permi...

Peki'in Synagogue: The Peki’in Synagogue (Hebrew:), located in the centre of Peki'in, Northern Israel, is said to have built into its walls two stones taken from the walls of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. The curre...

Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue: Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue, located at 41 Fieldgate Street in the East End of London, was established in 1899. In 1950 it was rebuilt after damaged caused by a German air raid during WWII. It ...

New West End Synagogue: The New West End Synagogue, located in St. Petersburgh Place, Bayswater, London, is one of the oldest synagogues in the United Kingdom still in active use. It is one of two synagogues which have bee...

Grand Choral Synagogue: The Grand Choral Synagogue of St. Petersburg, sometimes called the St. Petersburg Synagogue, is the second largest synagogue in Europe. It was built between 1880 and 1888, and consecrated in 1893. Poe...

Helsinki Synagogue: Helsinki Synagogue (Helsingin synagoga in Finnish, Helsingfors synagoga in Swedish) in the city of Helsinki (Helsingfors) is one of the two synagogues in Finland. Located in the Kamppi (Kampen) distr...

Turku Synagogue: Turku Synagogue in the city of Turku is one of the two synagogues in Finland. Located in the VII District, the synagogue is used by the Jewish community of Turku. The synagogue building, designed by...

Kowea Itim le-Tora Synagogue: Kowea Itim le-Tora Synagogue was an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Kazimierz, Kraków, Poland. It was built in 1810 and renovated in 1912. The synagogue was devastated during the World War II by Nazis....

Ohel Ya'akov Synagogue, Zikhron Ya'akov: Ohel Ya'akov Synagogue located in Zikhron Ya'akov, a town in the Haifa District of Israel, was established in 1866 by Baron Edmond James de Rothschild. Rothschild commissioned the construction the s...

Wembley United Synagogue: Wembley Synagogue is a synagogue in Wembley, London in England. It is part of the United Synagogue family of synagogues and offers an extensive range of religious, spiritual and social activities. ...

Beit Warszawa Synagogue: Beit Warszawa is a liberal Jewish congregation officially formed in 1995 in Warsaw. It operates as a full-fledged synagogue with regular events, including Friday night and Saturday morning prayers. B...

Spring Glen Synagogue: Spring Glen Synagogue is located along Old US 209 in the hamlet of the same name, part of the Town of Wawarsing in Ulster County, New York, USA. It was one of the first established in a Jewish commun...

Beyt Tikkun Synagogue: Beyt Tikkun Synagogue is a Jewish Renewal congregation in the San Francisco Bay Area, United States. It is a loosely-organized unconventional endeavor with a small physical base, that is also describe...

Galitska Synagogue: The Galitska Synagogue is a synagogue in Kiev, Ukraine. History The synagogue was built in 1909 in a Moorish style. The facade is neo-romanticist, with neo-Byzantine elements. The building was devas...

Brodsky Synagogue: Brodsky Synagogue is a Moorish-style synagogue is in Kiev, Ukraine. History The synagogue was built between 1897 and 1898. A merchant named Lazar Brodsky financed its construction. The synagogue was...

Beis Aharon V'Yisrael Synagogue: The Beis Aharon V'Yisrael Synagogue, also known as Tsori Gilead Synagogue, is the only functioning Jewish Orthodox synagogue in Lviv, Ukraine. History The Tsori Gilod Synagogue is one of only t...

Golden Rose Synagogue (Lviv): The Golden Rose Synagogue, known also as the Nachmanowicz Synagogue, or the Turei Zahav Synagogue was a synagogue in Lviv, Ukraine. The Golden Rose Synagogue was the oldest synagogue in Ukraine. Th...

Tempel Synagogue (Lviv): The Tempel Synagogue was a Reform synagogue near Starji Rinok Square (the historic fish market) in Lviv, Ukraine. Lviv was one of the first Ukrainian cities to have a Reform Synagogue. Even before th...

Great Suburb Synagogue: The Great Suburb Synagogue was a synagogue at Bożnicza-Street 16 in Lviv, Ukraine. History The synagogue was located on the Kraków suburb (therefore the building received the name), in the street...

Königsberg Synagogue: Königsberg's New Synagogue was one of three synagogues in Königsberg in Prussia, East Prussia (modern Kaliningrad, Russia). The other synagogues were Old Synagogue and Adass Jisroel synagogue. The...

Marina Rosha Synagogue (Moscow): The Maryina Roshcha Synagogue is a synagogue in Moscow established in 1925 at Vtoroy Vysheslavtsev Lane, 5a. History This synagogue is also called "the Second Moscow synagogue" (after the Moscow Ch...

Holocaust Memorial Synagogue (Moscow): The Holocaust Memorial Synagogue is a synagogue located on Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow. It was built in 1998 to complement an Orthodox church and a mosque that are also part of the outdoor museum ...

Great Synagogue (Hrodna): The Great Synagogue of Hrodna, located in Hrodna, Belarus, dates from the 16th century and is a 2007 pretender to UNESCO World Heritage Site. History The Great Synagogue of Hrodna was built from 1...

Maharam's Synagogue: Maharam's Synagogue was a synagogue in Lublin, Poland, which was located on a no longer existing Jateczna 3 Street. The synagogue was a part of synagogical complex in Podzamcze. History Maharam's Syn...

Central Synagogue of Aleppo: The Central Synagogue of Aleppo,, also known as the Great Synagogue of Aleppo, Joab's Synagogue or Al-Bandara Synagogue, has been a Jewish place of worship since the 5th century C.E. When it function...

Ades Synagogue: The Ades Synagogue,, also known as the Great Synagogue Ades of the Glorious Aleppo Community, located in Jerusalem's Nachlaot neighborhood, was established by Syrian immigrants in 1901. It is conside...

Rumbach Street synagogue: The Rumbach Street synagogue is located in Belváros, the inner city of the historical old town of Pest, in the eastern section of Budapest. The synagogue in Rumbach Street was built in 1872 to the d...

Synagogue in Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva: The Synagogue in Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva is a synagogue located in Lublin, Poland, in the building of Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva, on Lubartowska 85 (originally 57) Street. History The synagogue was comp...

Maalem Synagogue: Maalem Synagogue is a synagogue located on the slopes overlooking the Golden Horn near the Jewish old age home in the Hasköy district of Istanbul, Turkey. It is the only remaining open synagogue in ...

Yeniköy Synagogue: Yeniköy Synagogue is a synagogue located along the northern part of the Bosphorus in the Yeniköy neighborhood of Istanbul, Turkey. The synagogue, said to have been built by Abraham Salomon Camondo i...

Maribor Synagogue: Maribor Synagogue is a former synagogue and current museum in the city of Maribor, Slovenia. Located in what was the center of the medieval Maribor ghetto Židovska ulica ("Jewish Street"), it is on...

Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue (Alexandria): Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue is a synagogue in Alexandria, Egypt. It is located in Nabi Daniel street. Built in 1354, it was bombed by the French during their invasion of Egypt in 1798, and was re-built...

B'nai Israel Synagogue (Baltimore, Maryland): B'nai Israel is a Modern Orthodox synagogue located in the historic Jonestown neighborhood of east downtown Baltimore, Maryland (later known also as Old Town) and northeast of the Inner Harbor (origin...

Semper Synagogue: The Semper Synagogue, also known as the Dresden Synagogue, was built in 1838-40 for the Jewish community of Dresden by Gottfried Semper. It was an early example of the Moorish Revival style of syn...

Old Synagogue (Canterbury): The Old Synagogue in Canterbury is considered to be the best example of an Egyptian Revival synagogue. The earliest record of a Jewish community in Canterbury dates from 1160. The community is known t...

Glockengasse Synagogue: The Synagogue in Glockengasse was a synagogue in Cologne that was built according to the plans of the architect of the Cologne Cathedral, Ernst Friedrich Zwirner. It was built in the area of the prev...

Subotica Synagogue: The Jakab and Komor Square Synagogue in Subotica is a remarkable Hungarian Art Nouveau synagogue in Subotica, Serbia. It was built in 1901-1902 during the administration of the Kingdom of Hungary (par...

Leipzig synagogue: The ornate Moorish Revival Leipzig synagogue in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, was built in 1855 by German Jewish architect Otto Simonson who had studied under Gottfried Semper, architect of the Semper Sy...

Launceston Synagogue: The Launceston Synagogue is a heritage-listed building located in St. John's Street, Launceston, Tasmania. Built in 1844 by Tasmanian builders Barton and Bennell, the building is Australia's second-ol...

Soho Synagogue: Soho Synagogue is a "hipster" synagogue located in SoHo, a neighborhood in Manhattan, New York. On September 15, 2009, The SoHo Synagogue signed a 7 year lease for the ground floor of 43 Crosby Street...

Great Synagogue of Florence: The Great Synagogue of Florence or Tempio Maggiore is a notable synagogue in Florence, Italy. History and architecture The synagogue was built between 1874 and 1882, thanks to a large donation mad...

Synagogue of Casale Monferrato: The Synagogue of Casale Monferrato, which was built in 1595, is particularly known for its exquisite Baroque interior with walls and ceiling embellished with elaborate painting, carving and gilding. ...

Spanish Synagogue (Prague): The Spanish Synagogue is a Moorish Revival synagogue built in Prague in 1868 to the design of Vojtěch Ignátz Ullmann. The facade copies the form of the Leopoldstädter Tempel, built in Vienna, Aus...

Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale: CSAIR - The Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale is a Conservative, egalitarian congregation and a member of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. The synagogue is located in the R...

Worms Synagogue: The Worms Synagogue, also known as Rashi Shul, is an 11th-century synagogue located in Worms, Germany. History The first synagogue at the site was built in 1034 and is therefore regarded as the olde...

Iosefin Synagogue: The Iosefin Synagogue (the Orthodox Temple) is a synagogue located in Iosefin, a neighbourhood of Timişoara, Romania. Built in 1910, it is the newest of the city's three synagogues, and the last sti...

Beth David Synagogue (Amenia, New York): Beth David Synagogue, formally known as Congregation Beth David, is located on East Main Street (also state highway NY 343) in the hamlet of Amenia, New York, United States. It is a small brick Europ...

Guildford Synagogue: Guildford Synagogue refers both to a probably medieval synagogue and to a modern congregation in Guildford, England. Medieval synagogue The Jews probably arrived in Guildford during the 12th century...

Izaak Synagogue: The Izaak Synagogue or Isaac Synagogue, formally known as the Isaak Jakubowicz Synagogue, is a Prayerhouse built in 1644 in the historic Kazimierz District of Kraków, Poland. The synagogue is name...

Great Synagogue of Europe: The Great Synagogue of Europe, formerly known as the Great Synagogue of Brussels, is the main synagogue in Brussels, Belgium which was dedicated as a focal point for European Jews in 2008. The buildi...

Meseritz Synagogue: Meseritz Shul, also known as Edath Lei'Isroel Ansche Meseritz, is a 1910 Orthodox synagogue on New York city's Lower East Side. It was built by a congregation established in 1888 consisting of immigra...

Jedwabne Synagogue: The Jedwabne Synagogue,, located in Jedwabne, Poland, was built in 1770. It was an example of the unique Polish Jewish architectural tradition of building large, domed wooden synagogues. The layere...

New Synagogue (Düsseldorf): The New Synagogue is the only synagogue of the Jewish community in Düsseldorf, Germany. The synagogue was built in the Golzheim district, far from the site of the former synagogue, which has been s...

Neveh Shalom Synagogue: The Neveh Shalom Synagogue is the only synagogue of the Ashkenazi community in Suriname. The lot on Keizerstraat 82 was acquired in 1716 by Sephardi Jews. The original building was completed in 17...

Montefiore Synagogue: The Montefiore Synagogue is the former private synagogue of Sir Moses Montefiore. It is an 1833, Grade II* listed building in Ramsgate, Kent, England. History The synagogue was in the European tradi...

Ulster Heights Synagogue: Ulster Heights Synagogue, formally known as Congregation Knesset Israel of Ulster Heights, is located at the corner of Beaverdam and Ulster Heights roads in the Ulster Heights section of the town of ...

Stephen Wise Free Synagogue: The Stephen Wise Free Synagogue is a synagogue located at 30 West 68th Street in the New York City borough of Manhattan. In 1905, Rabbi Stephen Samuel Wise then serving a congregation in Portland, ...

Erfurt Synagogue: The Erfurt Synagogue in Erfurt, Germany, was built c. 1100. It is thought to be the oldest synagogue building still standing in Europe. It is used as a museum and permanently houses the Erfurt Treas...

Włodawa Synagogue: The Włodawa Synagogue (Wlodowa Synagogue) in Włodawa, Poland is an architectural complex consisting of two historic synagogues and a Jewish administrative building, now preserved as a museum. The c...

Ancient synagogue (Barcelona): The Ancient Synagogue of Barcelona is believed to be an ancient synagogue located in the centre of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It has been described as one of the oldest synagogues in Europe. After...

Córdoba Synagogue: Córdoba Synagogue is a historic edifice in the Jewish Quarter of Córdoba, Spain built in 1315. The synagogue was built in Mudéjar style by architects led by Isaac Moheb. It consists of a courtyar...

Stara Synagogue, Łódź: The Stara Synagogue was a "beautiful" synagogue in Łódź, Poland. The name Stara means old, many Polish cities called the oldest synagogue in town the Stara synagogue. The Stara was Łódź's prin...

Husiatyn Synagogue: The Husiatyn Synagogue (Festungs-Schule) is a former synagogue in Husiatyn, Galicia, Ukraine. The synagogue is a rare example of a sixteenth-century "Fortress synagogue" built in Renaissance style. S...

1981 Vienna synagogue attack: The 1981 Vienna synagogue attack was a terror attack on the Stadttempel of Vienna, Austria carried out by Palestinian terrorists of the Abu Nidal organization.Attack The machine-gun and grenade attack...

Tempel Synagogue (Przemyśl): The Tempel Synagogue was a reform Jewish synagogue in Przemyśl, Poland. The name Tempel (Temple, referring to the Temple at Jerusalem) was widely bestowed on Reform synagogues in Poland. History T...

Wolf Popper Synagogue: This is a sub-article to Synagogues of Kraków The Wolf Popper Synagogue, located in Kraków, Poland, used to be one of the most splendid Jewish houses of prayer in the old Jewish quarter of Kazimi...

Łańcut Synagogue: The Łańcut Synagogue is a Baroque synagogue in Łańcut, Poland. The Łańcut Synagogue is a rare surviving example of the four-pillar, vaulted synagogues that were built throughout the Polish lands...

Ostia Synagogue: The Ostia Synagogue is an ancient synagogue located in ancient Ostia Antica, the seaport of Imperial Rome. It is one of the oldest synagogues in the world, the oldest synagogue in Europe and the olde...

Hechal Yehuda Synagogue: The Hechal Yehuda Synagogue (Beit haKnesset Hechal Yehuda), also commonly known as the Recanati synagogue (Beit haKnesset Recanati), is one of approximately 500 synagogues in the second largest city o...

Tykocin Synagogue: The Tykocin Synagogue is an historic synagogue building in Tykocin, Poland. The synagogue, in mannerist-early Baroque style, was built in 1642. The synagogue was thoroughly restored in the late 1970...

Simon Attias Synagogue: The Simon Attias Synagogue is a nineteenth-century synagogue in Essaouira, Morocco, formerly known as Mogador, Morocco. It is also known as the Bet Ha-Knesset Simon Attias, M'sod Attias and Shaarei T...

Sejny Synagogue: The Sejny synagogue is a former synagogue in Sejny, Poland, also called the White Synagogue in Sejny. History The large, Neo-baroque style building on Pilsudskiego Street was erected in the 1860s, r...

Cymbalista Synagogue and Jewish Heritage Center: The Cymbalista Synagogue and Jewish Heritage Center is a cultural center and the main synagogue of Tel Aviv University. It was designed in 1996 by architect Mario Botta and constructed from 1997 to 1...

Lutsk Synagogue: The Great Synagogue of Lutsk is a synagogue in Lutsk in western Ukraine. Built in 1626, it is an example of a fortress synagogue, built both to serve as a house of prayer, and as a refuge in violent ...

Vercelli Synagogue: The Vercelli Synagogue is a synagogue in Vercelli, Italy. The synagogue, located at Via Foà 70, was built in 1878. It was designed by Marco Treves, an architect born in Vercelli who also designed th...

Middle Street Synagogue, Brighton: The Middle Street Synagogue is a synagogue in the centre of Brighton, part of the English city of Brighton and Hove. It was the centre for Jewish worship in Brighton and Hove for more than a century...

Úštěk Synagogue: The Úštěk Synagogue is a synagogue in the small town of Úštěk, located in the northern part of the Czech Republic. The modest, Baroque synagogue of sandstone from a nearby quarry. This curre...

Krnov Synagogue: The Krnov Synagogue is a synagogue in Krnov, Czech Republic. The synagogue, also called the temple, was built in 1871. It is located at 28, Barvířská Street near Soukenická Street (formerly Tem...

Hebrew Congregation of Mountaindale Synagogue: The Hebrew Congregation of Mountaindale Synagogue is located along Sullivan County Route 55 near the south end of the hamlet of Mountaindale, New York, United States. It is a small stucco building da...

Ohave Shalom Synagogue: Ohave Shalom Synagogue is located on Maurice Rose Street in Woodridge, New York, United States. It is a brick building erected in 1930 by a splinter group from what was then the village's only synago...

Edmond J. Safra Synagogue: The Edmond J. Safra Synagogue is an Orthodox Sephardic synagogue located on East 63rd Street off of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York. The synagogue project was initiated by philanthropist Edmond Sa...

Keszthely Synagogue: The Keszthely Synagogue is a synagogue in Keszthely, Hungary. The synagogue was originally built in 1852 in the neo-classical style. The shape was altered in 1894 when the building was remodeled in th...

Fabric Synagogue: The Fabric New Synagogue in Timișoara, on Coloniei Street, is a Neologue synagogue in the Fabric quarter of the Romanian city of Timişoara, in the region of Banat. It was built when Timișoara (Te...

South Fallsburg Hebrew Association Synagogue: The South Fallsburg Hebrew Association Synagogue is located on North Street in the hamlet of South Fallsburg, New York, United States. Built in 1902, it underwent a major expansion in 1919 that inclu...

Anshei Glen Wild Synagogue: Anshei Glen Wild Synagogue is located on Glen Wild Road, Sullivan County Route 58, in the unincorporated community of Glen Wild, New York, United States. It is a small Orthodox synagogue built in the...

Zagreb Synagogue: The Zagreb Synagogue was the main place of worship for the Jewish community of Zagreb in modern-day Croatia, from its construction in 1867 in the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia within the Austrian Empi...

Beth Yaacov Synagogue (Madrid, Spain): The Beth Yaakov Synagogue is a synagogue in Madrid, Spain. Jews began to return to Spain in the nineteenth century, and established a synagogue in Madrid in 1917. After the Republican government was...

Jesmond Synagogue: The Jesmond Synagogue is a former synagogue in the Jesmond neighbourhood of Newcastle upon Tyne, in northeast England. The synagogue, on Eskdale Terrace in Jesmond, was built in 1914-15 by Marcus Kenn...

Garnethill Synagogue: Garnethill Synagogue is the historic cathedral synagogue of Scotland. It is located in Garnethill, Glasgow. The synagogue was designed by John McLeod and Nathan S. Joseph and built in 1879-81. The bui...

Synagogue Selm-Bork: The Synagogue Selm-Bork is one of two remaining rural synagogues in Westphalia, and a witness of pre-holocaust Jewish life in Westphalia. The exact year of construction is unknown, the first written ...

Merthyr Synagogue: The former Merthyr Synagogue is located on Bryntirion Road in the Thomastown section of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. It is a Grade II listed building and thought to be the oldest purpose-built synagogue sti...

Döbling Synagogue: The Döbling Synagogue (Synagoge Döbling) stood in the Dollingergasse in the suburb of Oberdöbling in the 19th district of Vienna, Döbling. It was opened in 1907 but was ruined and partially destro...

Synagogue of Besançon: The Synagogue of Besançon is the principal Jewish place of worship in the city of Besançon, France. The building is located in the area of Battant, near the old center of the town. It was built in ...

Cherasco Synagogue: The Cherasco Synagogue is the old synagogue of the Jewish community of Cherasco, Italy. History A Jewish community, engaged in silk production and banking, is recorded in Cherasco from the 16th cent...

Mayor Synagogue, Istanbul: Mayor Synagogue is a former synagogue in the Hasköy district of Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey. According to historian Lorans Tanatar Baruh, the synagogue was built in the Byzantine era and was called ...

Karaite Synagogue (Istanbul): The Karaite Synagogue is a synagogue in the Hasköy district of Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey....

Priene Synagogue: The Priene Synagogue is an ancient synagogue discovered by archaeologists in Priene, Turkey. The synagogue was discovered by archaeologists Theodor Wiegand and Hans Schrader in the western residentia...

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