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The Ancient Synagogue of Peki'in

This is a synagogue thathas tradition of going back until the time of the Second Temple. As a... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Brian D
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Jerusalem District, Israel
The last of the Mohicans

While touring villages in the north of Israel, we visited this old synagogue which includes an... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
bfindysz
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Jerusalem District, Israel
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7 Jun 2018
“The Ancient Synagogue of Peki'in”
25 Apr 2018
“The last of the Mohicans”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Peki'in Center, Peki'in 2491400, Israel
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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

One of the last remnants of jewish community in pekiin, mrs. Zinati is 88 years old and still operates the synagogue. You need to contact her or her helpers. Find the no. On pekiin.org.il. nothing to do more than 2 min in the synagogue and...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

This is a synagogue thathas tradition of going back until the time of the Second Temple. As a licensed tour guide, I take people to visit here regularly.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 26 April 2018

While touring villages in the north of Israel, we visited this old synagogue which includes an exhibition that focuses on thousands of years of uninterrupted Jewish presence. in Peki'in and Margalit Zinati, who belongs to the last Jewish family in town and whom we managed...More

Thank bfindysz
Reviewed 13 April 2018

This small shule in the middle of a Druze village was fascinating. It has been lovingly cared for by the remaining Jewish lady, Margalit,, who lives around the corner. There is also a museum about the history of the synagogue and Jewish life in that...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Peki'in takes you back to an older, simpler time. A visit to the synagogue and the Zenati house, combined with a stroll through the alleyways of the old 'heart' of the village makes for a great half a day activity.

Thank WanderingShishik
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Saturday while walking the alleys of old Peki'in we bumped at Margalit Zenati, the last Jewish resident in the old village. Despite the Sabbath she opened the synagogue for us. It is under renovation, but in use for special occasions. We had a long chat...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

At the time of the destruction of Jerusalem in 67 CE a few priestly families managed to escape and after finding the stream that still runs thru the center of the town, they settled here, farming and essentially off the map until discovered in the...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Friends took us to Peki'in, a city inhibited by Jewish people for more than 2,000 years. Today it is a great example of Jewish, Christian, Moslem, and Druze communities living side-by-side in peace. Interesting walk though the village and very well-done video about the Synagogue...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

One of the last remnants of jewish community in pekiin, mrs. Zinati is 88 years old and still operates the synagogue. You need to contact her or her helpers. Find the no. On pekiin.org.il. nothing to do more than 2 min in the synagogue and...More

2  Thank nimigor
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Jewish presence survived in Israel over the centuries in few places. One of them is Peki'in and the Zenati family. A visit to the village located in the high mountains of the Galilee is always great. There are several points of interest such as the...More

1  Thank Giora_I_L
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