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Synagogue of Carpentras

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

Synagogue of Carpentras

Place Maurice Charretier, 84200 Carpentras

+33 (0) 4 90 63 39 97

Synagogue de Carpentras | Histoire Patrimoine Mémoire

Historical description


Carpentras had a Jewish population when it was yielded to the papacy by the king of France in 1274. In the fourteenth century, the Jewish quarter on rue Fournaque, near the town walls, was home to ninety families. In 1459 it was sacked by rioters and sixty people ... Read more