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This synagogue, no longer used for religious services, has been converted into the museum of the Romanian Jewish experience. It is well done and informative, and the visitor learns a lot about a world, alas, long gone.
The museum is inside an old synagogue that is no longer in use as a place of prayer. Along the walls is a history of the Romanian Jewish community, A lot of it is blown up copies of newspapers and letters. some is translated into...More
For the first time you have in Bucharest a museum - belonging to the FEDROM, the Federation of Jewish Communities of Romania - that shows you not only dry historical facts but also artefacts and paintings from the pinacoteque of the above-mentioned federation, exposing to...More
The Synagogue turned museum was a bit tricky to find, but worth it. The guard and custodians were very nice and welcoming. There are a plethora of historical photos and religious items to look at. Keep in mind that the museum consists of two floors,...More
Beautiful for learning about Jewish life in Romania, beautiful for admiring the exquisite paintings from the first floor, some of the world's famous Jewish artists like Victor Brauner and Marcel Iancu.
There are two Jewish museums close together.
The Museum of History of the Jewish Community is housed in the Holy Union (Unirea Sfanta) Temple, which was built in 1850. It is a history museum dedicated to the history of the Jews in Romania.
This synagogue was difficult to find but well worth it when we did. You do need to show your passport for entry and a donation is welcome. You are given a short history of the buidling by a guide which is really interesting, especially when...More
It was hard to find but disappointing to discover that this beautiful synagogue housed an exhibition which was only partially ready. Nevertheless it was a chance to connect up with Romania's Jewish past