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  The Fasanenstrasse Synagogue, Berlin, Germany
The land for the new synagogue was purchased in October 1905 for 600,000 Marks.
The architecture of the Fasanenestrasse synagogue is representative of the prevalent ethos of the Jews of Germany at the turn of the 20th century.
The Nazi persecutions and the ensuing massive emigration of the Jewish inhabitants of the neighborhood brought led to the closure of the synagogue in 1936.
www.bh.org.il /Communities/Synagogue/Fasanenstrasse.asp   (1164 words)

  
 The New Melbourne Synagogue
The synagogue building is classical in style and was inspired by a very similar building in Richmond, Virginia in the U.S.A. and linked in many ways to the original Melbourne synagogue that functioned in Bourke Street.
This synagogue is a central structure with a magnificent facade containing a portico of four columns holding a gable.
The synagogue itself is in the form of a rotunda crowned by a huge central dome.
www.bh.org.il /communities/Synagogue/Melbourne.asp   (459 words)

  
 Old New Synagogue - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Old New Synagogue in Josefov, Prague (also called the Alt-neu Shul, the Altneuschule or Altneusynagoge in German, or Staronová synagoga in Czech) is Europe's oldest active synagogue.
When newer synagogues were built in the 16th century, it became known as the Old-New Synagogue.
A still older synagogue, known as the Old Shul, was demolished in 1867 and replaced by the Spanish synagogue.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Old_New_Synagogue,_Prague   (556 words)

  
 Jewish High Holy Days Story Idea
Synagogue 3000 Shakes Up the Jewish World From New York to Los Angeles This Rosh Ha Shanah and Yom Kippur What: As noted in a recent issue of Newsweek Magazine, spirituality is on the rise in America and worshippers are looking to integrate traditional beliefs with personally meaningful practices.
Synagogue 3000, the leader of this movement in the Jewish community, is endorsed by Rick Warren ("Purpose-Driven Life"), founding pastor of Saddleback Church.
Issuers of news releases and not PR Newswire are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/09-26-2005/0004131713&EDATE=   (344 words)

  
 Canadian Jewish News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The new synagogue is being built on the site of the old Reconstructionist Synagogue, which has been demolished, on Cleve Road in the former Town of Hampstead.
The new synagogue was needed to accommodate the growth in membership, Rubinger said.
A large number of the new people coming into the Reconstructionist are younger families, he said, and there was a particular need for space for the activities of children and teens.
www.cjnews.com /pastissues/02/feb21-02/front4.asp   (1078 words)

  
 New Synagogue - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"New Synagogue") was built 1859-1866 as the main synagogue of the Berlin Jewish community, in Oranienburger Strasse.
Because of its splendid eastern moorish style and resemblance to the Alhambra, it is an important architectural monument of the second half of the 19th Century in Berlin.
The new building material (iron was previously not used in building construction) was visible in its use for the outside columns, as well as in the dome's construction.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Synagogue   (427 words)

  
 Zagreb Jews seek new synagogue after WW2 demolition - Boston.com
The old synagogue used to decorate the very heart of Zagreb until it was demolished in 1942 by Croatia's Nazi-allied Ustasha regime, which killed three-quarters of Zagreb's 11,000 Jews, many of them in the notorious Jasenovac concentration camp.
The 64-year-long struggle to get a new synagogue was much more uphill than could have been expected after the defeat of Croatia's Nazi puppet state in 1945.
Communist Yugoslavia confiscated the land where the synagogue had stood for 75 years and used it first as a location for a warehouse, later destroyed in a fire, and a parking lot.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2006/10/04/zagreb_jews_seek_new_synagogue_after_ww2_demolition   (738 words)

  
 New Synagogue, Berlin
Built in 1857-59 in the Moorish-Byzantine style to a design by Eduard Knoblauch and completed by F. Stüler in 1866, the New Synagogue in Berlin's Mitte district was the place of worship for the largest Jewish community in Germany.
During the infamous "Kristallnacht" of Nov. 9, 1938, the Nazis plundered and desecrated the synagogue.
The center will comprise the New Synagogue with church, memorial and museum, the Jewish Center, a scientific center for the co-ordination, research and publication of scientific and cultural achievements of German Jews, the Jewish Community library and archives and the department caring for the Weissensee Cemetery, Europe's largest Jewish cemetery.
www.planetware.com /berlin/new-synagogue-d-bn-bns.htm   (542 words)

  
 The Old-New Synagogue in Josefov - Altneuschul in old Jewish quarter in Prague   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Old-New Synagogue on Maiselova Street in Josefov, the old Jewish quarter of Prague, is the oldest synagogue in Europe that is still in use as a house of prayer.
This synagogue got its strange name, Altneuschul, which is German for old-new-school because at the time that it was completed in 1275, it was the Neuschul or New Synagogue, but by the 16th century when other new synagogues were built in Prague, it became the Altneuschul or Old-New Synagogue.
This is the synagogue which Franz Kafka, the famous writer, attended when he lived in Prague; his bar mitzvah was held in the Old-New Synagogue.
www.scrapbookpages.com /CzechRepublic/Prague/Josefov/OldNew.html   (662 words)

  
 CNN.com - New synagogue for Dresden - November 9, 2001
It will replace a synagogue which was one of the many destroyed during Kristallnacht, the night of November 9, 1938, when dozens of Jews were killed, many more beaten and their shops, homes and synagogues destroyed.
Dresden has been without a synagogue since that night, and the site of the former synagogue in Dresden is still marked by glass splinters set in the ground.
The new synagogue and a community centre, built at a cost of 21 million marks ($9.6 million), is near the original site.
archives.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/europe/11/09/dresden.synagogue   (288 words)

  
 Riga Synagogue sees new life ahead
In Czarist Russia, synagogues were prohibited from being built too close to churches, so they had to get permission from the pastor of a Reform Church with which it would share the block.
A meeting between the wealthy benefactors of the synagogue and a local governor followed.
Michael Freydman, the synagogue’s guide, claimed that a pastor at that local Reform Church had instructed the Nazis not to burn the synagogue as it put his church in danger.
www.baltictimes.com /news/articles/14693   (1153 words)

  
 CJNews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Construction of a new synagogue on the site of the present shul is slated to begin at the end of the year.
Synagogue president Tony DuMoulin told The CJN that the congregation decided to build a new synagogue because the present building is old and in need of serious repairs.
The new building is expected to take 11 months to complete said architect Michael Katz who is in charge of the project.
www.cjnews.com /pastissues/98/aug20-98/front3.htm   (464 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | New synagogue in Munich
MUNICH, Germany — Germany's Jews laid the cornerstone of a synagogue Sunday on the 65th anniversary of a notorious Nazi pogrom, but the hopeful mood was dimmed by a foiled bomb plot and a politician's disparaging remarks about Jews.
The start of construction on a new main synagogue in Munich — the cradle of the Nazi movement in the 1920s — powerfully underscored a Jewish rebirth in Germany that has quickened over the past decade.
The new synagogue complex, to be completed by 2007, will stand on St. Jacob's Square in Munich's old town — a sign that "Jewish life will be visible again at the heart of public life and society," Knobloch said.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,525036923,00.html   (653 words)

  
 j. - Former German Jews eye new Synagogue
The four were, respectively, the former rabbi of Mannheim's main synagogue, the cantor there, a former congregant and the last youth to celebrate a bar mitzvah there before Jewish public life in Germany was brought to a harrowing end on the night of Nov. 9-10, 1938 -- Kristallnacht.
At the news conference, plans were announced for two upcoming ceremonies -- Sunday in New York and Monday at the Mannheim synagogue -- to commemorate one of the fatal turning points in the history of Europe's Jews.
The new Mannheim shul, which was funded in part by the German government, stands one block from the site where the imposing main synagogue of the city was erected in 1853.
www.jewishsf.com /content/2-0-/module/displaystory/story_id/9860/edition_id/189/format/html/displaystory.html   (549 words)

  
 New North London Synagogue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This is a major disappointment for us as we have been working very closely with Barnet to try and ensure that all the concerns of their professional team are met.
The council decided to give higher creditability to the viewpoint of the local residents, ignoring the needs of the synagogue members, who are also residents and constituents.
New Plans were presented to the community by our architects van Heyningen and Haward on September 4th.
www.newsynagogue.com   (963 words)

  
 Central Synagogue :: New York City
Central Synagogue strives to make the synagogue a meaningful place for Jews of all ages and invites you to join as we learn and grow together within a supportive community.
New York's Central Synagogue, one of the nation's leading Reform congregations, traces its roots to 1839.
The Sanctuary building, a National and New York City historic landmark, is the oldest Jewish house of worship in continuous use in the city, and a magnificent example of late 19th century American synagogue architecture.
www.centralsynagogue.org /links   (455 words)

  
 New Synagogue (English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Hameln Synagogue, which was destroyed by the Nazis on November 9, 1938 in the Buerenstrasse, was built in the Rhein-Romantic style by Edwin Oppler in 1879.
The new synagogue will be the first newly constructed Reform synagogue in post-war Germany.
The Jewish architect Edwin Oppler built monumental synagogues in Hameln, Hannover, Munich and Breslau in the Rhein-Romantic style of the 12th century “German” style.
www.jghreform.org /news/newsynagogue-en.htm   (485 words)

  
 Berlin.de: Sights: New Synagogue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
From that time the Jewish community grew rapidly, and as a result plans were made for a large main synagogue which would seat 3000 and be the largest in Europe.
During the "Reichskristallnacht" the synagogue was rescued by a spirited policeman and the fire brigade, but it was destroyed by bombs in 1943.
The ruins of the large synagogue were cleared in 1970, and the front building was restored in the 1990s.
www.berlin.de /tourismus/sehenswuerdigkeiten.en/00093.html   (436 words)

  
 New York Architecture Images- Central Synagogue
Central Synagogue at the corner of Lexington and 55th is the oldest synagogue in continual usage in New York City.
Livia Thompson, executive director of the synagogue, was preparing to celebrate her birthday in Brooklyn when she was called; she still remembers the oily, sickening smell of smoke that engulfed her as she emerged from the subway at 53rd and Lexington into a surreal evening scene.
Today the Great Synagogue in Dohány Street, for a long time one of the most renowned landmarks of Budapest, is serving as the main synagogue of the local Jewish community as well as a major tourist attraction.
www.nyc-architecture.com /UES/UES004.htm   (8237 words)

  
 BBC News | EUROPE | Dresden synagogue rises again
The old synagogue was razed on 9 November 1938 - known as Kristallnacht, or the night of broken glass - when Nazi sympathisers rampaged through German towns destroying Jewish property.
One remnant of the original synagogue - built by one of the most prominent German architects of the 19th Century, Gottfried Semper - was returned to the new building.
The new structure is a daring modern cube construction and the site of the original building is still marked by glass splinters in the ground.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/1647310.stm   (441 words)

  
 Staronová synagóga | Prague Sights & Activities | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
The odd name recalls the legend that the synagogue was built on the site of an ancient Jewish temple and that stones from the temple were used to build the present structure.
The oldest part of the synagogue is the entrance, with its vault supported by two pillars.
The synagogue has not only survived fires and the razing of the ghetto at the end of the last century but also emerged from the Nazi occupation intact; it's still in active use.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=prague@122&cur_section=sig&property_id=2759   (162 words)

  
 Plans for new synagogue split residents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Temple Israel’s attorney, Albert Capellini, said last night the proposed synagogue would have less negative impacts than other facilities which could be approved in the zone, including such developments as a motel, laboratory, or a convention center, among other possible uses.
The Temple’s Rabbi Helene Ferris said her congregation consisted of “awesome people” who have been social activists for decades on a variety of issues and would be involved with charitable activities in the area.
Diane Vijacki said she was speaking on behalf of several homeowners in the area adjacent to the proposed synagogue.
www.northcountynews.com /archives_2004/4-21-04/news2.htm   (1012 words)

  
 Touro Synagogue :: Brief History of Touro Synagogue, Historical Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
These Jews, some of whom were Marranos, wanted to start a new life in a land where they could live as free men and women and practice the religion of their fathers without hindrance or fear.
The Synagogue, built of brick imported from England, stands at an acute angle to the street.
Some similarity is evident between the Sephardi Synagogue that was erected in Amsterdam, Holland in 1675 and the synagogue in Newport, R. I., particularly in the seating arrangement and in the imposing columns.
www.tourosynagogue.org /AbtHistory.php   (581 words)

  
 billingsgazette.com
The new synagogue is at 2031 Broadwater Ave., just to the west and tucked slightly behind St. Vincent Healthcare's Walk-in Clinic.
Once the members of the procession reach the new synagogue, regional Rabbi David Fine, of Seattle, will preside over a brief ceremony to welcome the Torah and to place a mezuzah on the front door of the building.
The public is invited to an open house at the new synagogue of Congregation Beth Aaron, at 2031 Broadwater Ave., Saturday from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
www.billingsgazette.com /index.php?id=1&display=rednews/2005/09/23/build/local/25-faith.inc   (1244 words)

  
 Daily Freeman - This year in a new synagogue
Since its founding in 1986, the Woodstock Jewish Congregation, the first synagogue in Woodstock or Saugerties, has resided in a rented building on state Route 212, a couple of miles south of its new spiritual center, with its offices housed in a trailer behind the building.
The new building is nearly completed, and although services won't be held there until February, a dedication ceremony was held on Jan. 1, the western New Year's Day holiday and, coincidentally, the seventh day of Hanukkah.
Entering the sanctuary of the new synagogue, one is struck by the openness and light that fills the room, from the broad expanse of windows allowing in natural light to the alabaster light fixtures that seem to float below the soaring ceiling.
www.dailyfreeman.com /site/news.cfm?BRD=1769&dept_id=74969&newsid=15979908&PAG=461&rfi=9   (793 words)

  
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A groundbreaking for the new building will take place Sunday, April 11 at 12:30 p.m., at the building site, which is adjacent to the current synagogue on Huntingtown Road.
Praver said that the synagogue has recently joined the UJA Federation of Eastern Fairfield County, because more than 25 percent of Adath Israel's membership resides in Monroe n which falls within the Bridgeport Federation's scope.
The new building will be around 11,000 square feet in size and will include a new sanctuary, Hebrew school and social hall.
www.jewishledger.com /articles/2005/03/30/news/news02.txt   (488 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | High Holidays in new Salt Lake synagogue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Utah's orthodox Jewish community will celebrate the annual High Holidays in a new synagogue, though it's not the one that either the rabbi or the congregants had originally planned to use.
The congregation recently moved into new quarters at 1760 S. 1100 East, in the former Vintage Square, about three blocks south of the former Bais Menachem on 11th East, where Chabad had met for a decade.
Grateful to be in new quarters, the rabbi said he and the congregation will emphasize God's goodness during the holidays.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,615154341,00.html   (704 words)

  
 Archives: Story
Estonia is believed to be the only EU member nation that does not have a synagogue building.
Major funding for the project comes from Alexander Bronstein, a Moscow-based entrepreneur and Estonian native, who is dedicating the shul in memory of his mother, who is buried in Tallinn.
The facility is a project of the Federation of Jewish Communities of the C.I.S. and is being supported by an additional grant from the U.S.-based Rohr Family Foundation of Miami, the federation's major partner in building synagogues and community centers across the former Soviet Union.
www.clevelandjewishnews.com /articles/2005/09/13/news/world/tallinn0909.txt   (194 words)

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