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Great Synagogue in Sokal
Object Detail

Building Date
End of the 17th or the beginning of the 18th century

Synagogue active dates

Reconstruction Dates
1939 (inscription)

Architect/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)

Community

Style

Material/Technique

Construction Material
Brick

Summary and Remarks

Suggested Reconsdivuction

History/Provenance

Condition

Present Usage
Abandoned

Present Usage Details

Historical significance: Event/Period

Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore

Historical significance: Person

Architectural Significance: Style

Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration

Urban significance

Significance Rating
3 (National)

Condition of Building Fabric
D (Very bad)

Bibliography
CJA documentation; Maria and Kazimierz Piechotka, Bramy Nieba: Bóżnice murowane na ziemiach dawnej Rzeczypospolitej (Warsaw, 1999), pp. 259-61 with ills.; Jewish Cemeteries, Synagogues, and mass grave sites in Ukraine. United States Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad (Washington D.C., 2005); Boris Khaimovich, "Istoriko-etnographicheskie ekspeditsii Peterburgskogo evreiskogo universiteta," in: V.A.Dymshitz (ed.), Istoriia evreev na Ukraine i v Belorussii: ekspeditsii, pamiatniki, nakhodki (=Trudy po iudaike, issue 2) (St. Petersburg, 1994), p. 27; Pinkas hakehilot: Polin, vol. 2: Galitsiya Hamizrahit (Jerusalem, 1980), p. 353, ill. after p. 368

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Photographer
Photograph Date
2012

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