How this 650-year-old French synagogue withstood centuries of anti-Semitism

I decided to re-blog this article about a historical shul. Pretty Amazing!

 

CARPENTRAS, France (JTA) — The synagogue in this Provence town is Western Europe’s oldest functioning Jewish house of worship — and one of the prettiest on the continent. The Synagogue of Carpentras, which this year is celebrating its 650th anniversary, has a Baroque-style interior and a gold-ornamented hall with a blue domed ceiling. The rabbi’s pulpit is,…

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