Inspired by a post by Eric Tenin of a Parisian doorway, «Louis» began posting on Mondays photos he had taken of doorways in Paris.To participate click on
The doorway of this Monday is the entrance door of the Jerusalem Great Synagogue. The windows of this synagogue are also worth seeing.
The style of the building was modeled on the Jewish Temple which once stood in Jerusalem. The inauguration took place on Tu B'Av 1982. Naftali Hershtik was appointed the chief cantor of the synagogue, a position he held up to 31 December 2008 succeeded by Haim Adler.
The sanctuary seats 850 men and 550 women.
A comprehensive private collection of mezuzah cases is on show inside the lobby. See post of last week's ABC.
|The outside of the doorway of the Great Synagogue.|
|The inside of the same doorway.|