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Synagogues and Jewish Communal Institutions: Synagogues in Europe

Europe

Links to items about synagogues in our collection (arranged by states):

Austria Belarus Belgium Czech Republic England Estonia France
Georgia (Republic) Germany Greece Hungary Italy Lithuania Moldova
Netherlands Poland Romania Slovakia Slovenia Spain Switzerland
Turkey Ukraine


A few informative websites about synagogues in Europe:
- Synagogues in Europe, by Jewish Europe, is a quick guide which provides basic information including address, hours of operation, contact information, and hotels within walking distance.

- Historic Synagogues of Europe by the Foundation for Jewish Heritage undertaken by the Center for Jewish Art, Hebrew University of Jerusalem provides inventory of the historic synagogues that exist today across the whole of Europe, categorising each synagogue building according to its significance and condition.

Austria

 

Austria - Salzburg Salzburg Synagoge Salzburgs wiederaufgebaute Synagoge German
Austria - Vienna Stadttempel in Wien 150 Jahre Wiener Stadttempel German
Austria - Vienna Stadttempel in Wien Wiener Stadttempel 1826-1976 German

                                                                                                                                                                                         

Stadttempel Vienna   (Image source: Wikimedia Commons)

Belarus

Belasus - Babruisk various O sinagogakh, ravvine i evreĭskom kladbishche Bobruĭska Russian
Belasus - Grodno / Hrodna various O Bolʹshoĭ Khoralʹnoĭ i Zanemanskoĭ sinagogakh Grodno Russian
Belasus - Minsk various Iudaizm i sinagogi v Minske Russian

 

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Great Choral Synagogue - Grodno - Belarus (Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Belgium

Belgium - Antwerp Eisenmann Schul Synagogue within : Antwerpen's Eisenmann Schul English
Belgium - Brussels Grande synagogue de Bruxelles Grande synagogue de Bruxelles, 1878-1978

French

 

 

   

   Grande synagogue de Bruxelles

   (Image source Wikimedia Commons)                                                                      

Czech Republic

Czech Republic various 10 hvězd : příběh deseti synagog na území České republiky / Jan Žáček Czech
Czech Republic - Prague various Prager Synagogen in Bildern, Stichen und alten Photographien German
Czech Republic - Prague various Prague synagogues in paintings, engravings and old photographs (English translation of the book above) English
Czech Republic - Prague various Encyklopedie židovských památek Moravy a Slezska Czech
Czech Republic - Prague Pinkasova synagoga Pinkas Synagogue, a memorial of the past and of our days English
Czech Republic - Prague Nová libeňská synagoga Serpentine time : the Synagogue at Palmovka

Englis

 

 

 

   

   The Old New Synagogue, Prague (Image source Wikimedia Commons)

England

 

England - Leeds Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, 1874-1994 English
England - London various Synagogues of London English
England - London Machzike Hadat - Spitalfields Great Synagogue Fortress in Anglo-Jewry: the story of the Machzike Hadat English
England - Plymouth Synagogue in Plymouth Plymouth Synagogue, 1761-1961 English

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New West End Synagogue, London

(Image source Wikimedia Commons)

 

Estonia

Estonia - Tallinn Tallinn Synagogue Tallinn Synagogue : events and people Estonian

 

Category:Tallinn Synagogue - Wikimedia Commons

Synagogue de Tallinn (Image source Wikimedia Commons)

France

France various Histoire des synagogues françaises : entre Occident et Orient French
France - Paris Paris - General Guide du patrimoine juif parisien French
France - Paris Synagogue de la Victoire Synagogue de la Victoire : 150 ans du judaïsme français French

 

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Grande synagogue de la Victoire à Paris

(Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Georgia (Republic)

Georgia (Republic) various Geʼorgyah : masaʻ el ha-ḳehilah ha-Yehudit : Kutsaʼisi, Ḳulashi, Oni. Hebrew and English

 

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Great Synagogue, Tbilisi

(Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Germany

 

Germany various Synagogen in Deutschland : Geschichte einer Baugattung im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, (1780-1933) German
Germany - Ahrweiler Synagogue in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler Synagoge in Ahrweiler German
Germany - Auerbach Auerbach (Ortsteil von Bensheim) Erinnerungen an die Juden in Auerbach German
Germany - Baden-Württemberg various Synagogen in Baden-Württemberg German
Germany - Bavaria various Denkmäler jüdischer Kultur in Bayern German
Germany - Berlin various Wegweiser durch das jüdische Berlin : Geschichte und Gegenwart German
Germany - Berlin Fasanenstrasse synagogue Geschichte der Juden in Berlin und des Gebäudes Fasanenstrasse 79/80 German
Germany - Berlin Neue Synagoge Neue Synagoge Berlin : Wiederaufbau als Centrum Judaicum German
Germany - Berlin Neue Synagoge New Synagogue, Berlin : past, present, future German
Germany - Berlin Oranienburger Strasse Oranienburger Strasse : von der kurfürstlichen Meierei zum modernen Stadtraum German
Germany - Berlin Pestalozzistrasse synagogue Synagoge Pestalozzistrasse German
Germany - Berlin Rykestrasse synagogue Synagoge Rykestrasse German
Germany - Binswangen Alte Synagoge Binswangen (Dillingen an der Donau) Synagoge Binswangen : eine Gedenkschrift : 1836-1837 als jüdisches Gotteshaus erbaut, 1938 geschändet und verwüstet, 1996 neu erstanden German
Germany - Dresden Synagogue and community center in Dresden Jüdisches Leben in Dresden German
Germany - Dresden Dresdner Synagoge Einst & jetzt : zur Geschichte der Dresdner Synagoge und ihrer Gemeinde German
Germany - Darmstadt Neue Synagoge Bürgerschaft gibt der jüdischen Gemeinde eine Synagoge zurück German
Germany - Düsseldorf Neue Synagoge in Düsseldorf-Golzheim Neue Synagoge in Düsseldorf : zur Einweihung am 7. September 1958. German
Germany - Erfurt Various Synagogen im alten Erfurt : Erforschung, Erhaltung, Nutzung
Germany - Erfurt Old synagogue in Erfurt Geschichte aus Stein und Pergament : die Alte Synagoge Erfurt German
Germany - Essen Neue Synagoge in Essen (1913) Neue Synagoge in Essen a.d. Ruhr / erbaut von Edmund Körner German
Germany - Essen Old synagogue in Essen (1913) Alte Synagoge' in Essen (1913) German
Germany - Essen Alte Synagoge Essen Alte Synagoge Essen, Haus Jüdischer Kultur : die Dauerausstellung German
Germany - Essen Old synagogue in Essen (1913) Old Synagogue Essen - house of Jewish culture the permanent exhibition English
Germany - Hainburg-Klein Krotzenburg Synagogue in Hainburg-Klein Krotzenburg Synogage der jüdischen Gemeinde von Klein-Krotzenburg German
Germany - Hannover Hannover synagogue and community house Leben und Schicksal : zur Einweihung der Synagoge in Hannover German
Germay - Kassel various Synagogen in Kassel : Ausstellung im Stadtmuseum Kassel anlässlich der Einweihung der neuen Synagoge im Jahr 2000 German
Germany - Kronach Synagogue in Kronach Synagogenbau in Oberfranken : dargestellt am Beispiel Kronach German
Germany - Mainz various Mainzer Synagogen : ein Überblick über die Mainzer Synagogenbauwerke ... German
Germany - Marburg Medieval Synagogue in Marburg an der Lahn Mittelalterliche Synagoge in Marburg German
Germany - Mühlhausen Synagogue in Mühlhausen Zur Geschichte der Juden in Mühlhausen und Nordthüringen und die Mühlhäuser Synagoge German
Germany - Munich various Beth ha-Knesseth-Ort der Zusammenkunft : zur Geschichte der Münchner Synagogen German
Germany - Oldenburg Synagogue in Oldenburg Neue Synagoge und das Jüdische Kulturzentrum German
Germany - Titz-Rödingen Synagogue Rödingen Synagoge und Vorsteherhaus Titz-Rödingen German
Germany - Ulm Synagogue in Ulm 5773 : eine neue Synagoge für Ulm : Ulmer Museum German
Germany - Wittlich Synagogue in Wittlich 100 Jahre Synagoge Wittlich German
Germany - Worms Synagoge in Worms Alte Synagoge in Worms am Rhein German

 

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New Synagogue on Oranienburger Straße, Berlin

(Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Greece

Greece various Jewish sites and synagogues of Greece English
Greece - Thessalonikē Synagogues in Thessaloniki Hoi synagōges tēs Thessalonikēs kai tēs Veroias = The synagogues of Salonika and Veroia Greek
Greece - Veroia Synagogues in Veroia Hoi synagōges tēs Thessalonikēs kai tēs Veroias = The synagogues of Salonika and Veroia Greek

 

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Monastir Synagogue, Thessaloniki

(image source Wikimedia Commons)

Hungary

Hungary various Synagogues of Hungary: an album English
Hungary various Journeys in Hungary : Jewish communities of the past and present English
Hungary various Magyarországi zsinagógák Hungarian
Hungary various Zsinagógák és zsidó községek magyaroszágon : térképek, rajzok, adatok
Hungary - Budapest Synagogue in Budapest (Dohány St.) 90 éves Dohány-Utcai templom Hungarian
Hungary - Budapest Synagogue in Budapest (Rumbach St.) Budapesti VII. kerületi, Rumbach utcai zsinagóga Hungarian
Hungary - Sopron Medieval Communal Synagogue in Sopron Soproni ó-zsinagóga and Soproni ó-zsinagóga helyreállítása Hungarian

 

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Dohány Street Synagogue, Budapest

(Image source Wikimedia Commons

Italy

Italy - General various Sinagoghe in Italia : guida ai luoghi del culto e della tradizione ebraica Italian
Italy - General various Guide to Jewish Italy English
Italy - General various Italy : Jewish travel guide English
Italy - Asti Synagogue in Asti Asti : guida alla sinagoga, al museo e al cimitero Italian
Italy - Ferrara Synagogue in Ferrara Ghetto Ferrara : guida alle sinagoghe e al museo Italian
Italy - Ferrara Synagogue in Ferrara Ghetto Sinagoga dei Sabbioni : il tempio di rito italiano a Ferrara da ser Mele ai Finzi Contini Italian
Italy - Florence various Jews and synagogues: Venice, Florence, Rome, Leghorn English
Italy - Livorno various Jews and synagogues: Venice, Florence, Rome, Leghorn English
Italy - Livorno New Synagogue in Livorno Sinagoga di Livorno, com'era e come sara Italian
Italy - Livorno various Tre sinagoghe : edifici di culto e vita ebraica a Livorno dal Seicento al Novecento Italian
Italy - Padua various Ghetto vecchio di Padova e le sue sinagoghe : note storico-urbanistiche Italian
Italy - Piedmont various Piemonte : itinerari ebraici : i luoghi, la storia, l'arte Italian
Italy - Pisa Spanish Synagogue in Pisa Sinagoga di Pisa : dalle origini al restauro ottocentesco di Marco Treves Italian
Italy - Rome various Jews and synagogues: Venice, Florence, Rome, Leghorn English
Italy - Rome Oratorio Di Castro Oratorio Di Castro : cento anni di ebraismo a Roma (1914-2014) Italian
Italy - Rome Tempio Maggiore di Roma Tempio Maggiore di Roma Italian
Italy - Rome various Imparare Roma : quel che le guide turistiche non dicono : 20 itinerari in 20 secoli alle radici della fede Italian
Italy - Turin Synagogue in Turin Giorgio Olivetti : i giorni, le opere, la Sinagoga sotterranea di Torino Italian
Italy - Venice various Ghetto di Venezia : le sinagoghe e il museo Italian
Italy - Venice various Jews and synagogues: Venice, Florence, Rome, Leghorn English
Italy - Venice various Venetian ghetto English
Italy - Venice various Venice : guide to the synagogues, museum and cemetery English
Italy - Vercelli Synagogue in Vercelli Tempio israelitico di Vercelli : storia di un progetto Italian

 

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Great Synagogue of Rome

(Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Lithuania

Lithuania various Synagogues in Lithuania : a catalogue English

 

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Model of the Great Synagogue of Vilna (Vilnius)

(Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Moldova

Moldova various Like shells on a shore : synagogues and Jewish cemeteries of Northern Moldavia English

 

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Orhei synagogue (Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Netherlands

Netherlands various Synagogen in Nederland Dutch
Netherlands - Amsterdam various Synagogen in Amsterdam Dutch
Netherlands - Amsterdam Esnoga (Talmud Torah) Synagogue Esnoga : a monument to Portuguese-Jewish culture English
Netherlands - Amsterdam Esnoga (Talmud Torah) Synagogue Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam English
Netherlands - Amsterdam Esnoga (Talmud Torah) Synagogue synagoge der Portugees-Israëlietische Gemeente te Amsterdam Dutch
Netherlands - Leeuwarden Synagogue in Leeuwarden Joden van Leeuwarden : geschiedenis van een Joods cultuurcentrum Dutch

 

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Portuguese Synagogue, Amsterdam

(Image source Wikimedia Commons)                                                              

Poland

Poland various Zachowane synagogi i domy modlitwy w Polsce : katalog Polish
Poland various Shuln in Poyln Yiddish
Poland - Krakow Old synagogue in Krakow Stara Bóżnica Kazimierska Polish & English
Poland - Nowy Sącz Great synagogie in Nowy Sącz Dawna synagoga Nowosądecka Polish
Poland - Pińczow Old synagogue in Pińczów Żydzi i synagoga stara w Pińczowie = The Jews and the old synagogue in Pińczów Polish
Poland - Poznań New synagogue in Poznan Słyszysz? Synagoga : wychodząc spod poznańskiej synagogi przy Wronieckiej Polish
Poland - Pszczyna Synagogue in Pszczyna Nic to innego tylko Dom Boży-- : czyli o dziejach pszczyńskich synagog Polish
Polland - Tykocin Great Synagogue in Tykocin Wielka Synagoga w Tykocinie Polish
Poland - Warsaw various Nie masz bóżnicy powszechnej" : synagogi i domy modlitwy w Warszawie od końca XVIII do początku XXI wieku Polish

 

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Nożyk Synagogue, Warsaw (Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Romania

Romania various Synagogue in Romania Book In English ; CD-ROM in English and Romanian
Romania - Sighetu Marmației various Cartea sinagogilor : Sighetu Marmației = The book of synagogues English and Romanian

 

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Choral Temple, Bucharest

(Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Russia

Russia Moscow Jewish Russians : upheavals in a Moscow synagogue English

 

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Moscow Choral Synagogue (Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Slovakia

Slovakia various Židovské náboženské obce na Slovensku Slovak
Slovakia - Lucenec Neolog synagogue Lučenec : synagóga v premenách času Slovak ; Foreword also in Hungarian
Slovakia - Prešovský kraj various Sprievodca po sakrálnych pamiatkach a cirkevnom živote Prešova Slovak

 

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Lučenec Synagogue (Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Slovenia

Slovenia - Maribor Maribor Synagogue Mariborska sinagoga Slovenian

 

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Maribor Synagogue (Images source Wikimedia Commons)

Spain

 

Spain varius Bate-keneset bi-Sefarad u-morashtam Hebrew
Spain - Cordoba varius Sinagogas de Córdoba y del Tránsito : arte y simbología Spanish
Spain - Cordoba Synagogue in Córdoba Judería y la sinagoga de Córdoba Spanish
Spain - Cordoba Synagogue in Córdoba Sinagogas españols / con especial estudio de la de Córdoba y la toledana de El Tránsito Spanish
Spain - Seville various Sinagogas de Sevilla Spanish
Spain - Toledo various Jews in Toledo and their synagogues English
Spain - Toledo Sinagoga de Samuel ha-Levi (El Tránsito) Bet-ha-keneset Shemuʼel ha-Leṿi (El Ṭransiṭo) Hebrew, English and Spanish.
Spain - Toledo Sinagoga de Samuel ha-Levi (El Tránsito) Sinagogas españols / con especial estudio de la de Córdoba y la toledana de El Tránsito Spanish

 

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Interior of Synagogue in Cordoba 
(Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Switzerland

Switzerland various Synagogen der Schweiz : Bauten zwischen Emanzipation, Assimilation und Akkulturation German
Switzerland - Basel Synagogue in Basel Synagoge und Juden in Basel German
Switzerland - Chaux-de-Fonds Synagogue of La Chaux-de-Fonds Visite d'une synagogue : La Chaux-de-Fonds French

 

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Basel Synagoge (Image source Wikimedia Commons

Turkey

Turkey various Synagogues of Turkey Engliah
Turkey various Old synagogues of Turkey : a pictorial narrative Engliah
Turkey various Anatolian synagogues Engliah
Turkey - Istanbul various Jewish sites of Istanbul : a guide book Engliah
Turkey - Izmir various İzmir'de Sefarad mimarisi ve sinagogları Turkish

 

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Şınayder Sinagogu, Istanbul 
(Image source Wikimedia Commons)

Ukraine

Ukraine various Synahohy Ukraïny = Bate ha-kneset ba-Uḳrainah Ukrainian
Ukraine - Lviv various Synahohy Lʹvova Ukrainian

 

Tempel Synagogue (Lviv) - Wikipedia

Tempel Synagogue, Lviv (Image source Wikimedia Commons)