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Thursday, December 20, 2018

The History Behind Hungary’s Great Synagogue

Budapest’s Dohány Street Synagogue is the largest synagogue in Europe, easily accommodating 3,000 worshipers. Beyond being a monumental architectural gem known for its distinctive Moorish Revival design, the place of worship also offers a lesson in survival. Built in the 1850s, the Dohány Street Synagogue endured Nazi occupation and heavy damage inflicted by bombings during World War II. Today, it’s a place of beauty and solace, where hope and resilience are felt.

1 comment:

Avi said...

from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doh%C3%A1ny_Street_Synagogue:

"is a centre of Neolog Judaism"

i.e. reform / conservative.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neolog_Judaism