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  • Basel opens first new Orthodox synagogue in 83 years

    April 19, 2012 | 11:09 am

    Basel, a city with a Jewish population of some 2,000, saw the opening of its fifth synagogue.

    Monday’s opening was the first dedication of an Orthodox synagogue in the city of Zionist fame since 1929.

    Rabbi Zalmen Wishedski, a Chabad emissary who settled in Basel 10 years ago, will...