Synagogues of Europe: Architecture, History, Meaning

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Courier Dover Publications, 1985 - Architecture - 461 pages
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Wide-ranging study, enhanced with over 250 illustrations, offers a fascinating history of the Jewish house of worship from antiquity to modern times. Describes their functions, furnishings, and architectural changes through the centuries, with specific accounts of individual European synagogues and insightful discussions of fortifications, materials of construction, women's galleries, and more.
  

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Contents

Preface
1
Ritual Arrangements
21
The European Synagogue from Antiquity to Modern Times
35
Notes
105
Introduction
139
Eastern Europe and the Former U S S R
200
France and Belgium
236
Germany and Switzerland
261
Italy
341
The Netherlands
387
Scandinavia
403
Appendix IList of Selected Architects
427
Notes for the Visitor
434
Supplementary Bibliography
445
Illustration Credits
460
Copyright

Iberian Peninsula
331

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Page 444 - Religious Change in Native Orthodoxy in London 1870-1914: The Synagogue Service', Jewish Journal of Sociology, Vol.15 (1973), pp.57-78.

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