France / Normandy

Caen and the rest of the region

Synagogue of the Hebrew Cultural Association

46 Avenue de la Libération, 14000 Caen, France

Synagogue entrance © Wikimedia Commons (Karldupart)

Traveling rabbis served the small local communities, made up of several or more families (some ten at Evreux and Lisieux, around two hundred at Le Havre). The only sizable community structure, a small  synagogue, was built by the Jews themselves after the liberation of France.