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Great Synagogue in Illintsi
Object Detail
damaged by fire in 2019 (roof collapsed)

Building Date
17??

Synagogue active dates

Reconstruction Dates

Architect/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)

Community

Style

Material/Technique

Construction Material
Brick

Summary and Remarks

In the later period, buttresses were added to support the northwestern and southwestern corners of the vestibule 


Suggested Reconsdivuction

History/Provenance
The synagogue was built in the 18th century and was functioning until the 1920s. In the 1950s-1960s, the building was changed into a furniture factory and new extensions were built. In 2019 the building was destroyed by fire.

Condition

Present Usage
Factory

Present Usage Details

Historical significance: Event/Period

Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore

Historical significance: Person

Architectural Significance: Style

Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration

Urban significance
Part of shulhoyf

Significance Rating
3 (National)

Condition of Building Fabric
C (Poor)

Bibliography

CJA documentation;

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. 25-26 with ill.;

Rossiiskaia evreiskaia entsiklopediia (Moscow), vol. 4 - 2000, p. 507 with ill.

https://jewish-heritage-europe.eu/2019/11/16/ukraine-fire-destroys-former-great-synagogue-in-illintsi/


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Photographer
Photograph Date
1994

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