And I shall dwell among them: historical synagogues of the world

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New Preface by Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg.

Historical Essay by Yom Tov Assis.

For nearly two millennia, from 70 C.E. and the Roman conquest of Jerusalem to 1948 and the founding of Israel, the Jewish people were without a homeland. But in their wanderings the tradition of building synagogues continued, not only as a refuge for their beliefs but as a testament to their strength and their faith as a people. And I Shall Dwell Among Them preserves the irreplaceable spiritual, architectural and cultural significance of these structures. This is the first study to document the synagogues of the Jewish diaspora with both scholarly depth and photographic excellence. Images include synagogues from Morocco, Italy, Hungary, India, Spain, and elsewhere throughout the world where Jews settled -- many presented for the first time in photographs.
New Preface by Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg.

Historical Essay by Yom Tov Assis.

For nearly two millennia, from 70 C.E. and the Roman conquest of Jerusalem to 1948 and the founding of Israel, the Jewish people were without a homeland. But in their wanderings the tradition of building synagogues continued, not only as a refuge for their beliefs but as a testament to their strength and their faith as a people. And I Shall Dwell Among Them preserves the irreplaceable spiritual, architectural and cultural significance of these structures. This is the first study to document the synagogues of the Jewish diaspora with both scholarly depth and photographic excellence. Images include synagogues from Morocco, Italy, Hungary, India, Spain, and elsewhere throughout the world where Jews settled -- many presented for the first time in photographs.

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This volume offers exquisite reproductions of excellent photographs of little-known synagogues around the world. In his images taken in India, Italy, the Caribbean, and the Middle East, among other ... Read full review

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Neil Folberg is a former student and colleague of the late Ansel Adams. He now lives in Jerusalem.

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