The Czech Republic - Prague: Europe Centre
The Charles Bridge connects the "red roofs" of the Lesser Old Town to the rest of the capital city Prague is situated on the Vltava River in central Bohemia. Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Prague has been a political, cultural and economic center of Europe and particularly central Europe for the over 1,100 years of its existence. Prague is home to a number of famous cultural attractions, many of which survived the violence and destruction of twentieth century…
The Czech Republic - Prague: Glory
A person standing in one of the archways gives some idea as the the masive scale of the glorious Saint Vitus' Cathedral. Saint Vitus' Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Prague, and the seat of the Archbishop of Prague. Located within Prague Castle and containing the tombs of many Bohemian kings and Holy Roman Emperors, this cathedral is an excellent example of Gothic architecture and is the biggest and most important church in the country. Jon & Tina Reid | Travel Portfolio…
Interior de la Sinagoga Española
Parte principal del interior de la Sinagoga Española, la más decorada de Praga. Main part of the Spanish Synagogue, the most decorated one in Prague.
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Prague : Jubilee Synagogue / Jubilejní synagoga / The Jerusalem Street Synagogue.
Jubilee Synagogue (Czech: Jubilejní synagoga), also known as the Jerusalem Synagogue, is a synagogue in Prague, Czech Republic. It is also known as the Jerusalem Synagogue because of its location on Jerusalem Street. It was built in 1906, designed by Wilhelm Stiassny and named in honor of the silver Jubilee of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria. The synagogue is designed in Moorish Revival form with Art Nouveau decoration, especially in the interior. It was lately renovated and still serves…
14th Century Jewish Wedding Rings and Objects of Matrimony Marriage Casket, Ketubot, Mahzor images, Communal Wedding Rings, Treasure Troves from Plague Programs 1349-51, Synagogue Mikvah Architectual Fragments, Double Kiddush Cups
Scuola Grande Spagnola -- Jewish Ghetto, Venice, Italy - The bronze or wrought–iron gate that leads up the stairs to the synagogue was made in a style that resembles gates in large private homes and public buildings, especially in the south of Spain.
The city of Berlin, Brandenburg Gate, Synagogue, Siegessäule victory column, Berlin Wall
The Synagogue was burned during Kristallnacht on November 9, 1938 but the blaze was put out before much damage was done. The Nazis occupied the building in 1940 and desecrated the Synagogue by using it for storage. The Nazis also destroyed the Jewish cemetery in Berlin. The Synagogue sustained severe damage by Allied bombs during the war and for years it was left as an empty shell. Restoration began in 1988. The Synagogue was reopened on May 7, 1995 the 50th anniversary of the German…