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Krakow High Synagogue


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High Synagogue was a Orthodox Judaism synagogue in Kazimierz, Krakow, Poland. It is the highest synagogue in this city. It was built in 1556-1563. The synagogue was devastated by Nazis during the World War II, equipment was stolen. It currently serves as a Landmark Conservation building. From 2005 it is opened for visitors. Photographic exhibition about customs and traditions of the Jewish community of the interwar period can be seen.

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Added: 22nd February 2008
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Category: isranews
Tags: krakow poland high synagogue shul orthodox beit knesset kazimierz sixteenth century nazi germany world war two destroyed landmark renovation 2005





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