Romania / Southern Transylvania / Timisoara

Iosefin Synagogue of Timisoara

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

Iosefin Synagogue of Timisoara

Strada Gheorghe Pop de Baseti, Timisoara

Historical description


The first Jews probably settled in Timisoara in the 17th century. Gravestones were found in the city dating from that era. At the end of the conflict between the Austrians and the Turks, a Jewish Community life quickly developed. Both Sephardic and Ashkenazic. ... Read more