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Synagogue of Avignon

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Synagogue

Synagogue of Avignon

2, place Jérusalem, 84000 Avignon

+33 (0) 6 18 85 67 13

Description historique


The first attestation of a Jewish presence in Avignon dates from the fourth century. It is a seal representing a five-branch menorah and bearing the inscription avinionensis. Jewish commercial activity was intense under Avignon’s Popes. The tailor of Gregory ... Read more