Poland: Synagogue complex in Włodawa to undergo restoration

wlodowa-gg-tarajko  The important synagogue complex in Włodawa, Poland is to undergo restoration. The complex, located on Czerwonego Krzyża street and housing the Leczna-Wlodawa Lake District Museum, includes the elegant late-baroque Great Synagogue, built in the late 18th century, a beit … Continue reading

Lithuania: Restored wooden synagogue in Pakruojis reopens (see video)

Photo: Pakruojis municipality web site  The historic wooden synagogue in Pakruojis, Lithuania has been reopened after a major restoration project that used old photos to recreate the whimsical polychrome images on its walls and vaulted ceiling. The building will  house a children’s literature section … Continue reading