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Magen Abraham Synagogue

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Near The Old Fort, Ahmedabad, India
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An old Synagogue

Magen Abraham Synagogue is located in Khamasa of old Ahmedabad. The corner stone was laid on 19th... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
great4traveller
Pleasant impression

The synagogue is located near the historic center of the city. In general, this district of... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
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Near The Old Fort, Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magen Abraham Synagogue is located in Khamasa of old Ahmedabad. The corner stone was laid on 19th of October in 1933 by Abigai Bai Benjamin Issac Bhonker. It was completed on 2nd of September in 1934. It is the heritage of the city.

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

The synagogue is located near the historic center of the city. In general, this district of Ahmedabad can be considered a bastion of religious tolerance – there are mosques, Hindu temples and even temple of Zoroastrians from Parsi. There are very few Jews in Ahmedabad,...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

The corner stone of the synagogue was laid on 19 October 1933 by Abigailbai Benjamin Issac Bhonker. The synagogue was consecrated on 2 September 1934.[1] The synagogue stands across the street from a Parsi Fire Temple at Bukhara Mohulla in Khamasa in the old Ahmedabad....More

1  Thank Ravi M
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Sadly could only make it late evening post 6. Thats beyond their schedule. Could only have a look from outside .. Till now ;) Awaiting eagerly for a second trip upcoming weekend. Will post further then and also after meeting oh so famous Mr. Johnny...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Magen Abraham Synagogue is the only Jewish synagogue of Gujarat state situated in Ahmedabad, India. It was built in 1934 using donations from members of the Bene Israel Jewish community of the state. Synagogue is a building in which Jews meet for religious worship or...More

2  Thank SARIPALLI
Reviewed 1 March 2015

A lovely building. The "gabai" lives behind the building and will let you in. They hold services on Friday night which are open to all. When we were there, mid-February, this began at 18:30, i.e., about half an hour before sunset.

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deveshg51
24 January 2015|
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We were there for erev Shabbat services 2 weeks ago - by chance, our Muslim guide in the Old City of Ahmedabad told us there was a synagogue, and we asked around until we found a rickshaw driver that knew where it was. He... More
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