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Grand Synagogue of Marseille

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

Grand Synagogue of Marseille

117 Rue Breteuil, 13006 Marseille

+33 (0) 4 91 81 13 57

Historical description


The Jewish presence in Marseille dates back at least to the 6th century as is attested by Grégoire de Tours, but probably dates back to the Roman Empire. One of their main commercial activities was to act as an intermediary between Gaul and the Levant. In 576, the ... Read more