Zulfaris Synagogue

March 17, 2010 23:38 by haci
Jewish Museum (former Zulfaris Synagogue) This synagogue was established at Galata in the 17th century but the building that stands today from the 19th century. It is inactive due to a decrease in the community and its location which is predominantly a business center. It was converted to the “500... [More]

Yenikoy Synagogue

March 17, 2010 23:33 by haci
Yeniköy Synagogue is a synagogue located along the northern part of the Bosphorus in the Yeniköy neighborhood of Istanbul, Turkey. The synagogue, said to have been built by Abraham Salomon Camondo in the late 1800s, has been rejuvenated recently by the renewed presence of Jews who have moved into th... [More]

Mayor Synagogue

March 17, 2010 23:25 by haci
Mayor Synagogue is a former synagogue in the Haskoy district of Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey. According to historian Lorans Tanatar Baruh, the synagogue was built in the Byzantine era and was called Mayor because it was the largest in the neighborhood. According to an unspecified historian, however, ... [More]

Maalem Synagogue

March 17, 2010 23:23 by haci
Maalem Synagogue is a synagogue located on the slopes overlooking the Golden Horn near the Jewish old age home in the Hasköy district of Istanbul, Turkey. It is the only remaining open synagogue in an area that once had many Jewish residents. The synagogue is open for visits only during weekdays. Sh... [More]

Karaite Synagogue

March 17, 2010 23:18 by haci
The Karaite Synagogue (Turkish: Karahim Sinagogu, Karaim Sinagogu) is a synagogue in the Haskoy district of Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey

Kal Kados Corapci Han Synagogue

March 17, 2010 23:15 by haci
Kal Kados, Corapci Han Synagogue is a synagogue in Istanbul, Turkey. Located in an historic office building built by Russian Jews in the 1880s with the help of Count de Kamondo, the synagogue is open for daily prayers during weekdays

Hesed Le Avraam Synagogue

March 17, 2010 22:58 by haci
Hesed Le Avraam Synagogue is a synagogue located on the northern slopes of the Golden Horn near the Old Age Home in Hasköy, Istanbul, Turkey. It is one of the few synagogues still in use in the area. It is open for visits only during weekdays and Shabbat Services are held regularly.

Hemdat Israel Synagogue

March 17, 2010 22:53 by haci
Hemdat Israel Synagogue is a synagogue founded in 1899 and located in an area called Haydarpasa Kadikoy on the Asian side of Istanbul, Turkey. Visits and participation to prayers are possible after contacting the Chief Rabbinate.

Yanbol Synagogue

March 17, 2010 14:35 by haci
Yanbol Synagogue is a synagogue in Istanbul, Turkey. First built by Jews from Yanbol, Bulgaria, during the Byzantine period, the synagogue was rebuilt in the 18th century. It is one of the two remaining ancient synagogues of the Balat area, the traditional Jewish quarter of Istanbul. This is the s... [More]

Italian Synagogue

March 17, 2010 14:01 by haci
The Italian Synagogue, also known as Kal de los Frankos, is a synagogue located north of the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey. The synagogue was established by the Italian Jewish community of Istanbul, (Comunità Israelitico-Italiana di Istanbul), in the 1800s. In 1931 the original building was demoli... [More]

Etz Ahayim Synagogue

March 16, 2010 23:26 by haci
The Etz Ahayim Synagogue, also known as the Ortaköy Synagogue, is synagogue located in Ortaköy, Istanbul, Turkey, on the coast near the right leg of Bosphorus Bridge. The synagogue was totally destroyed by fire in 1941 with only the marble Aron Kodesh remaining intact. The synagogue was subsequently... [More]

Caddebostan Synagogue

March 16, 2010 23:22 by haci
Caddebostan Synagogue is a synagogue built in 1953 in the Kadiköy district of Istanbul, Turkey. The name of the architect is Albert Arditi. As a result of the increase of the Jewish population in the area, the Synagogue is the most populated one on the Asian side of the city and visits and participa... [More]

Bet Yaakov Synagogue

March 16, 2010 23:13 by haci
Bet Yaakov Synagogue is a synagogue in Istanbul, Turkey. Located at the Asian side of the Bosphorus in the area called Kuzguncuk, just beside a Greek Orthodox church, it was built in 1878. The Jewish population of Kuzguncuk having moved away, it is kept alive by worshippers whose families originated... [More]

Bet Nissim Synagogue

March 16, 2010 23:05 by haci
Bet Nissim Synagogue is a synagogue built in 1840s in Kuzguncuk, Istanbul, Turkey. With its Ehal-ha-Kodesh dating from the end of 18th century, it was restored and reopened to the public. Visits are possible through appointment from the Chief Rabbinate.

Bet Avraam Synagogue

March 16, 2010 23:00 by haci
Bet Avraam Synagogue is a synagogue located behind the main train station in Sirkeci in Istanbul, Turkey. It is the synagogue nearest to the Sultanahmet (Hippodrome) area and can be reached by foot easily for Shabbat services. Appointments should be secured from the Chief Rabbinate.

Burgazada Synagogue

March 16, 2010 22:56 by haci
Burgazada Synagogue is a synagogue in Burgazada, Istanbul, Turkey. There were few Jewish families in the 1950s in Burgaz (Antigone), but in the 60's the need to have a synagogue arose and permission was taken in 1968 to build one. It is open for services only during summer months, like the other syn... [More]

Istanbul Synagogues

March 16, 2010 22:45 by haci
LIST OF SYNAGOGUES ACCORDING TO THEIR LOCATIONS European side of the Bosphorus - North of the Golden Horn: Neve Shalom Synagogue - Büyük Hendek Caddesi 61, Galata Tel: (+90 212) 293 75 66 Ashkenazi Synagogue - Banker Sokak 10, Karaköy Tel: (+90 212) 243 69 09 Italian Synagogue - Lal... [More]

Bakirkoy Synagogue

March 16, 2010 22:35 by haci
Bakirkoy Synagogue is a synagogue in Istanbul, Turkey. Though active since the late 1800s for the Jews of the area, as a result of a decrease in the Jewish population in the area it is only open for Shabbat services. Bakirkoy Synagogue Cumhuriyetci Sokak, Bakirkoy Tel: (212) 542 51 02

Ashkenazi Synagogue

March 16, 2010 22:33 by haci
Torahs in the Istanbul Ashkenazi Synagogue The Ashkenazi Synagogue is an Ashkenazi synagogue located near the Galata Tower in Istanbul, Turkey. It is the only currently active Ashkenazi synagogue in Istanbul open to visits and prayers. The synagogue was founded by Jews of Austrian origin in 1900.[1]... [More]

Bet Israel Synagogue

March 16, 2010 22:27 by haci
Bet Israel Synagogue is located in Şişli, Istanbul, Turkey. Bet Israel and Neve Shalom Synagogues are supported and governed by the Neve Shalom Foundation. The synagogue was initially built in the 1920s and enlarged into its present size in the early 1950s due to the majority of the Jewish populati... [More]