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Ancient synagogue of Tokaj

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Synagogue

Ancient synagogue of Tokaj

Tokaj, Bodrog u., 3910 Hungary

Description historique


In the seventeenth century, the Jews of Galicia and Silesia (modern-day Poland and Ukraine) were drawn to this region by trade in tokaj, a syrupy, amber-tinted wine very popular at the courts of Louis XIV and Peter of Russia. Jews gradually settled here, producing ... Read more