Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue

Local nameבית הכנסת תפארת ישראל
LocationJerusalem, Israel

Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue, most often spelled Tiferet Israel, was a prominent synagogue in the Old City of Jerusalem in the 19th and 20th centuries. It was destroyed by the Arab Legion during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and left as ruins by the Israeli government after the recapture of the Old City in the Six-Day War. Named after Rabbi Yisroel of Ruzhin, founder of the Ruzhin Hasidic dynasty, it was also known as the Nissan Beck Shul,, after its founder, Rabbi Nissan Beck. In 2012 the Jerusalem municipality announced its approval for plans to rebuild the synagogue. The cornerstone was laid on May 29, 2014.

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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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