Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, Recife

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For a taste of Jewish history and culture visit Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, the first synagogue in the Americas, built in the mid-17th century. It was the opening of this synagogue that made the Jewish community’s migration to New York possible. The charming architecture of the building itself serves as a nice contradiction to the surrounding buildings. View the collection of photos and personal documents of the Jews who lived in Recife. Then, be sure to place your prayer in the replica of the wailing wall. To visit Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue on your holiday in Recife, and find out what else Recife has to offer, use our Recife online driving holiday planner .
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  • Know the history of the Jewish people in Brazil, with his achievements and setbacks, it was a very enriching experience!
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  • This was the first synagogue in all America, is a very interesting place for the story it tells, you're religion you are. You can see the original architecture remains, which were found arqueologicamente and confirmed the identity of the place. A history walk, roots Jewish in America and the found archaeological value. Not to be missed.
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  • In the old quarter of Recife is located is Zinagoga, which is the most ancient in South America. You can not miss it if these by RECIFE!!!
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