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Jewish History in Worms, Germany

This synagogue and museum was an amazing place to visit. It was very well set up in both German and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
GumnutKim
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Sydney, Australia
Very important old Jewish synagogue from the 11 century

This synagogue was first built in 1034 and is the oldest in Germany . Is also known as Rashi Shul... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Gidons51
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Herzliya, Israel
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Synagogenplatz, 67547 Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This synagogue and museum was an amazing place to visit. It was very well set up in both German and English translations. Has been restored since the war and highlights well the importance of RASHI (Rabbi Solomon ben Isaac (Shlomo Yitzhaki)). It is well worth...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This synagogue was first built in 1034 and is the oldest in Germany . Is also known as Rashi Shul , the important bible interpreter . Built in Romanesque and Gothic style . It was destroyed by crusaders and rebuilt in 1175 . It was...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

First time in a Synagogue. Was surprised at the simplicity and plainness. Not a lot to see and some of the information was in English.

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Honestly, there are not very many medieval synagogues left in middle Europe. It is a wonder that this building still exists. It is located along narrow medieval alleys. The form of the building is simple and rough but at the same time warm and honest,...More

Thank matthew835
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The synagogue in Worms, located in less than a kilometer from the Markt Platz, is considered one of the oldest in Europe and has the sign on the wall about it. In fact, everything is different. The oldest was the synagogue, which isn't already on...More

2  Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Worms, with Speyer, was the site of a thriving Jewish community from the 11th century, and in both cities synagogues, mikvas, and museums, co-located, relate the history -- straight. The Worms synagogue is a reconstruction, but the museum associated with it is full of remarkable...More

1  Thank plsathome
Reviewed 31 October 2015

I visited this synagogue first when I was 17 in 1971. So pleased to go back again. Very interesting and well preserved as is the area around the synagogue

1  Thank lucindah
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This was a phenomenally interesting synagogue. It is open every day, including the Sabbath [!!!]. There was an informative woman sitting inside.

Thank CDMG123
Reviewed 21 August 2015

lovely synagogue. It's the history that is more important. Completely destroyed by the Nazis and sad that people let this happen

Thank cricketfanBB
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We were encouraged to wander around the synagogue and found it of interest. The synagogue is small, so allow about 30mins,

1  Thank GaryP208
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