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“Nice synagogue, unusual design” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Italian Synagogue

Italian Synagogue
Rehov Hillel 27, Jerusalem, Israel
02-624-1610
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Ranked #119 of 174 Attractions in Jerusalem
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Built in a lavish Baroque style, this beautiful synagogue’s interior belonged to a 1719 synagogue in Conegliano Veneto, Italy, which was removed and transported to Jerusalem in its entirety after the Holocaust.
Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Nice synagogue, unusual design”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

If you are planning visit in the Italian center in Jerusalem, go and see the synagogue. it's decoration is beautiful originally brought from Italy. Also on the entrance floor, there's a chamber with painted ceiling exactly like in the Vatican, really beautiful, worth visiting there.
It's not a big place, but if you have time and near by, go there.

Visited November 2011
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“Small but very worthwhile visiting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

The synagogue and museum present Italian Jewish items that are quite amazing, beautiful and interesting. I only wish they had a coffee table book for sale, because you weren't allowed to take pictures. Among the items were several Ketubahs from the 1700s and a very old circumcision kit (made me cross my legs).
If you are anywhere in the vicinity, I highly recommend you visit this special place. But, be sure to check the hours before you go.

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