Synagogues of Europe: Architecture, History, Meaning
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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The European Synagogue from Antiquity to Modern Times
Eastern Europe and the Former U S S R
France and Belgium
Germany and Switzerland
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