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Synagogue of Lazar Brodsky in Kyiv
Object Detail

Building Date
1897-1898

Synagogue active dates
Until 1926, from 1997

Reconstruction Dates
2000 (Yu. Paskevich)

Community
Ashkenazi | Progressive
| (after 1997 - Habad)

Location
Ukraine | Kyivs'ka obl. | Kyiv (Kiev)
| 13 Shota Rustaveli St.

Style

Material/Technique

Construction Material
Brick

Summary and Remarks

Suggested Reconsdivuction

History/Provenance
Closed 1926, turned into club, later - youth theater, returned in 1992-1997, in 2000 reconstructed by arch. Yu. Paskevich.

Condition

Present Usage
Synagogue

Present Usage Details

Historical significance: Event/Period

Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore

Historical significance: Person

Architectural Significance: Style

A rare example of a synagogue in Neo-Russian style.


Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration

Urban significance

Significance Rating
3 (National)

Condition of Building Fabric
A (Good)

Bibliography
Jewish Cemeteries, Synagogues, and mass grave sites in Ukraine. United States Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad (Washington D.C., 2005). Beizer, pp. 124-128 with ills.; REE, vol. 5, p. 78, 82, ill. on p. 83; Gershuni, p. 64; EE, vol. 9, ill. after p. 519; Natan Meir, "Mnogolikost' evreiskoi blagotvoritel'nosti v Kieve, 1859-1914 gg.," Ab Imperio, 2003, no. 4, pp. 185-215 (p. 196-7); Natan M. Meir, Kiev, Jewish Metropolis: A History, 1859-1914 (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2010), p. 170-173; Likhodedov-2007, ills. 209-212 on pp. 110-111; Mikhailo Kal'nyts'kyj, Evrejs'ki adresy Kyeva / Jewish Addresses of Kiev (Kiev, 2008) with ill; Khiterer-1999, ill. After p. 156;
Beizer, Michael. Our Legacy: The CIS Synagogues, Past and Present (Moscow-Jerusalem: Gesharim - Mosty Kultury, 2002)

Jewish Cemeteries, Synagogues, and Mass Grave Sites in Ukraine (Washington, DC: U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad, 2005)

Kal'nyts'kyj, Mikhailo. Evrejs'ki adresy Kyeva / Jewish Addresses of Kiev (Kiev, 2008).

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Photographer
Photograph Date
2011

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