The Synagogues of Europe

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Below you will find a series of postcards that depict various synagogues that currently or once stood in Europe. Most of these photographs have been purchased, taken, or otherwise obtained by those visiting these towns and cities, and they have been subsequently submitted to the Museum to be placed online.  Some of these synagogues might still be extant, i.e. still being used as synagogues, but others lay abandoned and perhaps in a state of disrepair, or are currently being used for other purposes. Some have been restored.

Current town names are used to indicate the location of each synagogue.

The Museum welcomes further submissions, as this exhibition is forever ongoing and evolving. Please include the name of the country, town/city, synagogue (if known), and the month and year the photo was taken.

Please click on the thumbnail photos to see the enlarged versions.

From Wikipedia: This synagogue was built in 1855.

Malmö, SWEDEN (2007)

From Wikipedia: Built in 1903 with a Moorish design. Orthodox services.

Great Synagogue
Wahrendorffsgatan 3

From Wikipedia: Built 1867-70, and was preceded by an earlier synagogue used 1790-1870.  Conservative synagogue.









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