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Synagogues

03 May 2013

1953 – Synagogue, Terenure, Dublin

Architect: Wilfrid Cantwell At one time, in the 1950s, there were between 4,000 and 5,000 Jews living in Ireland, most of them in Dublin, using several different synagogues. After this building by Wilfrid...

26 March 2013

1871 – West London Synagogue, Upper Berkeley St., London

Architect: Davis & Emanuel The main sanctuary is built in the Byzantine architectural style. The premises also contain offices, a library and various community facilities. From The Building News, April 7, 1871: “JUST...

29 June 2010

1958 – Former B’nay Abraham Synagogue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Kanarski Bnay Abraham Synagogue started in 1916 as a free loan and sick benefit society with a medical plan and death benefits for its members. In 1958, the present building at 235...

19 February 2010

1892 – Former Synagogue, Adelaide Road, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan The first purpose built Synagogue in Ireland, this building cost over 5,000 pounds in 1892 to build. Designed in a vaguely Byzantine style, the building was extended in 1925 to...

29 January 2010

1866 – Neue Synagogue, Berlin

Architects: Eduard Knoblauch, Friedrich August Stüler Once the largest synagogue in Europe, the ornate Neue Synagogue survived Kristallnacht in 1938 due to the vigilence of a guard. It was badly damaged by bombs...

25 November 2009

1913 – Synagogue, Paris

Architect: Hector Guimard Designed by Hector Guimard who is better known for his work on the Paris Metro, this synagogue down a narrow street was built for a Polish-Russian Jewish group in 1913....

03 September 2009

1906 – Jerusalem Synagogue, Prague, Czech Republic

Architect: Wilhelm Stiassny The Jerusalem Synagogue, while not located in the Jewish Quarter, was built in 1906 in New Town and has also been called the Jubilee Synagogue.