Or Torah Synagogue


The Or Torah or Djerba Synagogue is a beautiful, truly one of a kind Tunisian synagogue in Acre, Israel, built after the El Ghriba synagogue on Djerba. The building was erected in 1955 and is covered with millions of mosaics manufactured by Kibbutz Eilon – the outcome of 54 years of work. The synagogue boasts 7 Torah arks and houses hundres of millions of natural stones from all over Israel. In addition, it has 140 stained glass windows, as well as a large dome.

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israeltourism from Israel, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons;
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