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Ben Zakaï Synagogue of Montpellier

Ben Zakaï Synagogue of Montpellier

Association Cultuelle Israélite de Montpellier, 7 Rue du Général Lafon, 34000 Montpellier, France

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Synagogue

Ben Zakaï Synagogue of Montpellier

7 rue du Général Lafon, 34000 Montpellier

Description historique

Montpellier

The traveler Benjamin of Tudela visited Montpellier in 1165. In his travel diaries, he noted the existence of Batey midrashot kevouot le-Talmud in the city. In addition to these intellectual activities cited in a Hebrew source, Latin documents relate the presence ... Read more