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From ruin to reconstruction, the Hurva Synagogue is completed - again


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation_world/article/from_ruin_to_reconstruction_the_hurva_synagogue_is_completed_-_again_201003

After four years of construction, the Jewish Quarter’s landmark Hurva Synagogue – built by Polish Jews in 1701, destroyed by Arab creditors two decades later, rebuilt in 1864 by followers of the Vilna Gaon, and dynamited in 1948 by Jordan’s Arab Legion – is being re-dedicated this Sunday and Monday (March 15-16, 2010). All the rest is commentary.

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