The history of buildings designed for Jewish purposes. Synagogues and mikvehs over 50 years old.
The official site includes a history and photographs of the building, which was completed in 1921 and designed by Baltimore architect Joseph Evans Sperry in a Byzantine-Moorish style.
The institute explains its projects, including the documentation of endangered architecture. Index of Jewish Art, including architecture of synagogues and Jewish monuments, with computer reconstructions. Events, newsletters, educational projects, faculty and staff.
A gallery of photographs by Ron Anton Rocz.
The official site of this restored synagogue includes a history, description and plan, together with an illustrated account of the reconstruction.
J.H.Delmar provides photographs and Wright's own perspective drawing (1954) of this unusual structure intended as a "luminous Mount Sinai", together with commentary and bibliography.
A non-profit organization dedicated to the research, preservation and documentation of Jewish historical monuments from around the world. Newsletter, monuments information by country.
Joseph Jacobs and A. W. Brunner discuss the origins, development and stylistic influences of synagogue buildings from Hellenic times onwards, with illustrations.
The newsletter of the Jewish monuments of Greece, for the study and preservation of the Jewish sites of Greece. Includes a gazetteer of sites.
An illustrated article by Elias V. Messinas in Archaeology on the history of Greek synagogues and the need to preserve these remnants of an ancient tradition.
Donald D. Binder's study of synagogues before the Jerusalem Temple's destruction in 70 AD. Sites and monuments, ancient literary references, gallery, bibliography, FAQ.
An illustrated history by Gerard Fernandez of this Romanesque synagogue built 1927-9 and designed by Robert D. Kohn, Charles Butler, and Clarence Stein. Includes bibliography. Part of Medieval New York, by Fordham University.
Lowell Boileau's collection of images of former synagogues in a wide variety of styles, many now churches, and other Jewish buildings, with histories and recollections of them contributed by others.
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