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A historical monument of early zionism

This Synagogue has an historical significance, as the first Synagogue to be built outside one of... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
אורן ש
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Historic Great Synagogue

The construction of this Great Synagogue began in1890, financed by donation of Jews of Odessa. Like... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Yeshol
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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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22 Jun 2017
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19 Dec 2016
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Hovevei Zion Street, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This Synagogue has an historical significance, as the first Synagogue to be built outside one of "holy cities" of "Eretz Israel", after almost 2000 years. The street that it stands on, "Chovevey Tzion" street, was the first street of Petach Tikva, which means that it...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

The construction of this Great Synagogue began in1890, financed by donation of Jews of Odessa. Like many such projects, the money ran out before the building was finished, and when James [Yaakov Meir] Rothschild [of France], visited in Petah Tikva he saw this and donated...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

On December 12th, 1988 we made a wedding at the great synagogue for our oldest daughter with 620 guests. The setting was unique and absolutely beautiful in the most unusual setting with the fantastic exquisite decor which is not found in any synagogue in the...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

About 100 years old, represents the fact that part of the new village (now a major city) is the central gathering and praying place. The mounted external clock symbolizes the jowish tredition.

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Reviewed 5 July 2015

The Great Synagogue of Petah Tikva is one of the major Israeli synagogues that are neither ancient, nor built specifically by/for the ultra-orthodox. It was built in the late 19th Century, and at the time was the main landmark of the city. Today it's a...More

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