Jewish Heritage Europe

Russia

Russia

There is a wealth of Jewish heritage and heritage sites across Russia, despite the closure of synagogues after the Soviets took power. Almost all surviving buildings were transformed for other use. But over the past two decades, many have been returned to Jewish ownership and many have been reconsecrated for Jewish religious use. In addition, new synagogues have been (and are being) built for today’s Jewish communities.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The Russia section is in the process of being updated.

 

 

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