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The Synagogue, Novi Sad

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Novi Sad Synagogue is one of many cultural institutions in Novi Sad, Serbia, in the capital of Serbian the province of Vojvodina. Located on Jevrejska Street, in the city center, the synagogue has been recognized as a historic landmark. It served the local Neolog congregation.The new synagogue, the fifth to be erected at the same location since the 18th century, became a major project for the entire Jewish community of Novi Sad, on which construction began in 1905 and was completed in 1909. Projected by Hungarian architect Baumhorn Lipót, it was part of a bigger complex of buildings that included on both sides of the synagogue two edifices decorated in a similar pattern: One building served as the Jewish school and other as offices of the Jewish community.More than 4,000 Jews lived in Novi Sad before the Second World War, out of a total population of 80,000. Only about 1,000 of them survived the Holocaust that followed the German invasion of Yugoslavia in 1941 and the annexation of Bačka region by Hungary. Many moved to Israel after the war. There are an estimated 400 Jews living in Novi Sad today. Currently, while the synagogue is not used for religious ceremonies, it is used for many cultural concerts and events.In 1991 Novi Sad Synagogue was added to Spatial Cultural-Historical Units of Great Importance list, and it is protected by Republic of Serbia.
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  • This was an important landmark for us because our apartment was next door... and I was looking forward to seeing it as I love religious buildings. It's big and photogenic but that's it. As others writ...  more »
  • One of the largest and most beautiful synagogues in Europe, along with those of Budapest and Plzen. As usually happens was closed, as it is reserved for the worship of the Jewish minority of the inhabitants. It is situated very close to the central square. The architectural details are admirable. Worth seeing just for outside and contemplate the work on shutters, Windows and entrance.
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  • The exterior of the synagogue is beautiful, but you can't go in, as its closed most of the time. they do concerts from time to time - but if you're set on going in - need to check in advance when is i...  more »

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