"The Pinkas Synagogue" Pinkas Synagogue Tip by lina112

Pinkas Synagogue, Prague: 10 reviews and 18 photos


The presente building is the work or the Horowitz family. In 1535 Aaron Meshulam Horowitz had it built between his house and the site of the Old Jewish Cementery. After the Second World War, the synanogue was turned into a Memorial to the Jews of Bohemia and Moravia murdered by the Nazis. On its walls are inscribed the names of the Jewish victims, their personal data, and the names of the comunities to which they belonged.

El edificio actual es obra de la familia Horowitz. En 1535, lo hizo construir Aaron Meshullam Horowitz entre su casa y el viejo cementerio judio. Después de la segunda guerra mundial, la sinagoga se convirtió en un monumento a los judios de Bohemia y Moravia asesinados por los nazis. En sus paredes están inscritos los nombres de las víctimas judías, sus datos personales, y los nombres de las comunidades a las cuales pertenecieron.

Address: Josefov
Directions: From Old-Town Square about 5min north-west.
Phone: +420-224 819 456
Website: http://www.jewishmuseum.cz/

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  • Written Aug 15, 2006
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