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Ben Zakaï Synagogue of Montpellier

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Synagogue

Ben Zakaï Synagogue of Montpellier

7 rue du Général Lafon, 34000 Montpellier

Tel : + 33 4 67 92 92 07

Description historique


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