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The Great Synagogue

56 King George Street, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-623-0628
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I know why it's called the great synagogue

The building is amazing and massive. I was actually visiting the building next door for a function... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Baldmeateater
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London, United Kingdom
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i love the services

I was there the first week of January Sabbath services - I was socked that between man and women... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
badbaruch57
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New York City, New York
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56 King George Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The building is amazing and massive. I was actually visiting the building next door for a function and took the boy outside in his buggy to put him to sleep. As I wandered round and round the courtyard, I was struck by the immensity of...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

I was there the first week of January Sabbath services - I was socked that between man and women total people attending were 150 - in a structure that can hold 1500 + people . still enjoyed and highly recommend to visit it .

Thank badbaruch57
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

A beautiful structure with inspiring services A lovely exhibition about Maurice wohl Very worth while to go

Thank aellituv
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Definitely worth a visit when in Jerusalem. Great experience, learning more about the Jewish culture etc.

Thank DFK2014
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This morning we attended Shabbat services . The building is beautiful with many stained glass windows. The women sit in the balcony but can see down on the main floor. Today there was a nice breeze thru open windows so it wasn't too warm. The...More

Thank Bev W
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The offices of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel built here on1958 by Sir Isac Wolfson,in addition to the small synagogue in the main Hichal Shlomo building in the adjacent plot the architect Alexander Friedman planed the great synagogue of Jerusalem in the style of the...More

Thank airport2015
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I am enjoying myself in this Holy land. Our tour guide is very knowledgeable and helpful. We have gone to different places. I am spiritually blessed. This tour also has make the Bible come alive to me. I am planning to come back in two...More

Thank Olusola s
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Attending a Shabbat (Saturday morning service) at this beautiful synagogue will be one of the highlights of my first trip to Israel. Sitting at the rear of the sanctuary, listening to the delightful sounds of the cantor and choir, following the all Hebrew service and...More

Thank Stucolco
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Nice shul. Went on Friday night erev shabbos. No choir, just chazzan. Hard to hear him. Nice singing though in the pews. This is a big place and if you need an anonymous place to daven where you will not get the "stare" then go....More

Thank Jaymes L
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I love this place . Choir , cantor , nice slow services . people from all over the world . I just love coming back to this Schul for shabbath and high holiday services

Thank badbaruch57
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