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Old Synagogue of Gomel

Practical info

Type of location: Closed synagogue

Old Synagogue of Gomel

Historical description


In 1897, 20385 Jews lived in Gomel (54,8% of the population), as compared with 37475 (43,7%) in 1926. Today, little remains of their life here. The Jewish quarter was located on the right bank of the river. A beautiful   with colonnades once occupied the slight ... Read more