Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue

Local nameבית הכנסת תפארת ישראל
LocationOld City, Jerusalem, Israel

Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue, most often spelled Tiferet Israel, also known as the Nisan Bak Shul,, after its co-founder, Nisan Bak. was a prominent synagogue in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem in the 19th and 20th centuries. The synagogue was established by the Ruzhin Hasidim among the members of the Old Yishuv and was destroyed by the Jordanian Arab Legion on 21 May 1948, during the Battle for Jerusalem of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.The synagogue was left as ruins after the recapture of the Old City in the Six-Day War. In November 2012 the Jerusalem municipality announced its approval for plans to rebuild the synagogue. The cornerstone was laid on May 27, 2014.

Tags RuinsPlace of WorshipJewish Culture
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiferet_Yisrael_Synagogue

Address Jerusalem, Palestinian Territories

Coordinates 31°46'31.334" N 35°13'56.527" E

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