Jewish religion and culture
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Jewish religion and culture':
Aleppo Central SynagogueAmsterdam Canal Ring The large Portuguese Synagogue is actually outside the core zone, but the canal area includes minor synagogues and jewish almshousesAquileia Claim that mosaics in the "Paleo Christian museum" are from a synagogue ; linkBanska Stiavnica synagogueBardejov Town Berat and Gjirokastra Sabbatai Zevi's Tomb in BeratBiblical Tells Bridgetown Synagogue, established in 1654Budapest Medieval synagogue on Buda hillBukhara Jewish quarterCaceres Jewish quarterCesky Krumlov SynagogueCologne Cathedral "Jewish tablets Embedded in the interior wall are a pair of tablets on which are carved the provisions worked out by Archbishop Englebert II (1262-67) under which Jews were permitted to reside in Cologne" Colonia del Sacramento MikvehCordoba Coro and its Port SynagogueCracow Damascus Several synagogues, among those the French SynagogueDelos Oldest synagogue in the diasporaDubrovnik Old SynagogueFerrara Synagogue and jewish cemeteryFlorence Tempio Maggiore (Great Synagogue)Historic Cairo Ben Azra SynagogueL'viv Ruins of the synagogue at the city wallsLa Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle Very fine Neo-Byzantine synagogue from 1896. At the time La Chaux-de-Fonds had 850 recorded Jewish inhabitantsMantua and Sabbioneta Sabbioneta - Jewish ghettoMasada Mazagan Jewish quarterMedina of Essaouira Jewish quarterMedina of Marrakesh Jewish cemeteryMedina of Tetouan Jewish mellahMeknes Jewish quarterMinaret of Jam Tombstones written in Hebrew, probably from a nearby Jewish cemetery, which indicate the presence of a sizable Jewish communityOld City of Acre Muallaq Mosque (former Old Synagogue)Old City of Jerusalem Olinda Rua dos Judeus - site of first synagogue in the Americas 1641. During the Dutch rule there was a lot of religious freedom, and many Sephardic Jews originally from Portugal migrated to Olinda. With the return of the Jewish-unfriendly Portuguese rule in 1654, the Jewish community was given 90 days to sell off their goods and leave on the first available ship. Many of the houses built by Jewish merchants still stand today on what was once called "Rua dos Judeus" (Jews' Street),Paphos Agia Solomoni catacomb church is believed to have been once the synagogue of the Roman Paphos.Paramaribo Neve Shalom Synagogue 1665Piazza del Duomo (Pisa) Jewish cemetery (adjacent to the Piazza del Duomo)Prague
Provins "The oldest building in the town is probably the 12th century Maison Romane (now the Museum), constructed in coursed dressed stone. Its location in the former Jewish quarter suggests that it may originally have been a rabbinical school or even a synagogue."Regensburg Former Synagogue at Am Brixener Hof 2Riga Synagogue; linkRome Jewish ghettoSaint Catherine Area Samarkand Gumbaz Synagogue and Jewish MahallaSegovia Old Main SynagogueSiena Synagogue (1786) in the via delle Scotte; linkSpissky Hrad & Levoca Synagogue at Spissky Podhradie (the oldest in Slovakia)Split Synagogue in Diocletian's PalaceTelc Jewish street, with its synagogue now a police stationTokaji Wine Region Jewish cemeteryToledo Trebic Upper Middle Rhine Valley Koblenz destroyed Jewish cemetery had a small synagogue which is still in use.Venice and its Lagoon Jewish quarterVienna Stadttempel, Underground medieval synagogueVilnius Wachau Cultural Landscape Jewish cemetery in KremsWhite City of Tel-Aviv Synagogue at Bialik SquareWillemstad Snoga Synagogue, the oldest in the AmericasZabid SynagogueZamosc Sepharadi Synagogue; link
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