Synagogues of the World


A rendering of the Oradea Zion synagoue in Romania, c. 1900.

The Great Synagogue of Targu-Mures, built in 1899.

The Oradea Zion synagogue from a different angle, 1925.

Resitas Synagogue in Caras-Severin County, built 1910.

The Orthodox synagogue of Timisoara lies in the background of this portrait, dated 1925.

A 1928 picture of Timisoara's Orthodox synagogue.

Bistrid-Nasau County Synagogue

Albaiulas Synagogue, built 1822.

Bacau Synagogue, built 1899.

Cluj Synagogue, built 1886.

Harlau Synagogue, built 1813.

Braila Synaguge.

Brasov Synagogue.

Arad Synagogue, built 1834.

Choral Temple, built 1866, re-built 1932 and 1945.

Great Synagogue, Suceava, Built 1870

Tailor’s Synagogue in Bucharest.

Tailor’s Synagogue in Bucharest.

Reforma Synagogue in Cluj Napoca.

Reforma Synagogue in Cluj Napoca.

Mare “Big” Orthodox Synagogue in Oradea.

Mare “Big” Orthodox Synagogue in Oradea.

Choral Synagogue, Bucharest

Reforma Synagogue, Cluj Napoca

Zion Synagogue, Oradea


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Sources: Postcards from Judaica Philatelic Resources
Synagogues in Romania
HaChayim HaYehudim Jewish Photo Library (© Jono David Media)