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Standing in Hurva Square, in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, we learned about the Hurva Synagogue.
The Hurva, whose name means “ruin,” was initially built in the 18th century. It was destroyed shortly thereafter and then rebuilt in the mid 19th century. It became Jerusalem’s main Ashkenazi synagogue but was destroyed again in 1948 by the … Continue reading
Recently the JMM received a donation of materials related to the Rogers Avenue Synagogue (Ohr Knesseth Israel Anshe Sphard Congregation). We already have an extensive collection of objects, photographs and archives related to the synagogue but the new accession contains … Continue reading
Once Upon a Time 7.23.10 The Baltimore Jewish Times publishes unidentified photographs from the collection of Jewish Museum of Maryland each week. If you can identify anyone in these photos and more information about them, contact Jobi Zink, Senior Collections … Continue reading