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Sister Shuls: Spanish Synagogue in Prague, Czech Republic

Sister Shuls: Spanish Synagogue in Prague, Czech Republic

Over the past several months, we’ve traveled virtually to every continent except Antarctica visiting synagogues that have some sort of kinship with Eldridge Street. Today we’ll return to Prague, this time to the Spanish Synagogue. It’s time for Sister Shuls: Horror Vacui edition! Horror vacui is a Latin term meaning for “fear of empty space” […]

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Sister Shuls: Ashkenazi Synagogue in Istanbul, Turkey

In “Sister Shuls,” we travel virtually to other synagogues whose exuberant architecture has a kinship with our landmark home, the Eldridge Street Synagogue. As we cyber-travel around the world finding “Sister Shuls” for Eldridge Street, sometimes the kinship is subtle. Other times, it screams out. Today we land in Istanbul at the Ashkenazi Synagogue. From […]

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Sister Shuls:  Gran Templo Paso in Buenos Aires

Sister Shuls: Gran Templo Paso in Buenos Aires

In “Sister Shuls,” we travel virtually to other synagogues whose exuberant architecture has a kinship with our landmark home, the Eldridge Street Synagogue. After spinning our digital globe once again, we find ourselves in the bustling city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Unlike some of the other places we’ve visited in this series, Argentina is still […]

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Sister Shuls: Tempio Maggiore, Florence

Sister Shuls: Tempio Maggiore, Florence

In “Sister Shuls,” we travel virtually to other synagogues whose exuberant architecture has a kinship with our landmark home, the Eldridge Street Synagogue. Our virtual travels around the globe bring us this time to Italy and the spectacular Tempio Maggiore, the Great Synagogue of Florence.  At first glance this massive building seems to have little […]

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Sister Shuls:  Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest

Sister Shuls: Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest

In “Sister Shuls,” we travel virtually to other synagogues whose exuberant architecture has a kinship with our landmark home, the Eldridge Street Synagogue. After visiting the Jerusalem Street Synagogue in Prague for our first “Sister Shuls” journey, a bit more cyber travel landed me in Budapest, Hungary at the Dohány Street Synagogue. That destination was […]

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