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Yad Lezikaron Synagogue of Thessaloníki

Yad Lezikaron Synagogue of Thessaloníki

Βασιλέως Ηρακλειου 26, Θεσσαλονίκη, Ελλάδα

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Synagogue

Yad Lezikaron Synagogue of Thessaloníki

26 rue Vassilis Herakleios, 54624 Thessaloníki

Description historique

Thessaloníki

When David Ben Gurion moved to Thessaloníki to learn Turkish in 1910, he was surprised to discover a city like none found in “Eretz Israel”: The Shabbat marked the day of rest here, and even the dockworkers were Jewish. He was advised not to admit he ... Read more