Synagogues of the World

South Africa


Arthur’s Road Orthodox Hebrew Congregation, Cape Town

Arthur’s Road Orthodox Hebrew Congregation, Cape Town

Arthur’s Road Orthodox Hebrew Congregation, Cape Town

Arthur’s Road Orthodox Hebrew Congregation, Cape Town

Old Synagogue, Cape Town, the oldest (1862) synagogue in South Africa

The Great Synagogue, Cape Town

Spires of the Great Synagogue in the shadows of the Table Mountain, Cape Town

The Great Synagogue, Cape Town

The Great Synagogue, Cape Town

Green and Sea Point Hebrew Congregation, Cape Town

Green and Sea Point Hebrew Congregation, Cape Town

Chabad Synagogue, Cape Town

Chabad Synagogue, Cape Town - Note the unusual vaulted brick ceiling

Sephardic Hebrew Congregation, Cape Town

Synagogue, Kimberley

Paul Kruger Street Synagogue (consecrated in 1898) was the first in Pretoria.
In 1952, the synagogue was expropriated by the government for the purpose of erecting a new Supreme Court.

 

To learn about the history of the South African Jewish community, click here.


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Postcards courtesy of Judaica Philatelic Resources