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Built in a lavish Baroque style, this beautiful synagogue’s interior belonged to a 1719 synagogue in Conegliano Veneto, Italy, which was removed and transported to Jerusalem in its entirety after the Holocaust.
This synagogue has a lovely story and really is extraordinarily beautiful. More reminiscent of an ornate church; it is a delightful place to pop in to or catch a service. Off the usual list of main religious sites but deserving of your attention.
We joined a tour in English (highly recommended) and learned all there was to know about this synagogue from a small town near Venice that had been moved, intact, to a primary location in Jerusalem. Beautiful, fascinating and spiritual. The synagogue is used every Shabbat...More
Most people love the small, treasure-box of the synagogue, but make sure you leave time to visit the incredible museum as well! There is a new exhibition about the life of the Jews in the Venetian Ghetto--it's well worth the visit. Also inquire about the...More
In the heart of Jerusalem the Italan Jewry Museum since 1983,Built1885 as a German Ctolic Assyrian Orpha Girls house,later served as a German Pilgrims Hotel and the first location of the famous Schmeida Schoolk,the museum rich with Italian artefacts the main attraction is the complete...More