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Brody (Brodskaia) Synagogue in Odessa
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Building Date

Synagogue active dates
Until 1930?

Reconstruction Dates

Architect/ Maker


Ukraine | Odes'ka obl. | Odessa
| Corner of Pushkinska and Zhukovskoho Streets

Neo-Renaissance| Florentine


Construction Material

Summary and Remarks

Suggested Reconsdivuction



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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
C (Poor)


CJA documentation;

Michael Beizer, Our Legacy: The CIS synagogues, Past and Present (Moscow-Jerusalem. 2002), ills. on pp. 30-31;

Jewish Cemeteries, Synagogues, and mass grave sites in Ukraine. United States Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad (Washington D.C., 2005);

Mikhail Polishchuk, Evrei Odessy i Novorossii: sotsial'no-politicheskaia istoriia evreev Odessy i drugikh gorodov Novorossii, 1881-1904 (Jerusalem-Moscow, 2002), p. 132-135;

Evreiskaia Entsiklopedia, vol. 12, ill on p. 54;


Evrei Odessy i yuga Ukrainy: Istoriia v dokumentakh, kniga 1 (kon. XVIII - nach. XX vv.) (Odessa, 2002), p. 3 (with ill.), 110, ill after p. 128;

Evreiskaia starina v Odesse (=series Evreiskaia dusha, issue 5) (Odessa, mai 2001), p. 32 with ill.;

A. A. Gershuni, Yahadut berusiya hasovetit: lekorot redifot hadat (Jerusalem, 1961), pp. 63-64;

Vladimir Likhodedov, Synagogues (Minsk, 2007), ills. 240-241, 243-244 on pp. 125-127;

Zvi Gitelman, A Century of Ambivalence: The Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union, 1881 to the Present (second, expanded edition, Bloomington, 2001), ill. on p. 40;

Zvi Gitelman, A Century of Ambivalence: The Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union, 1881 to the Present (New York, 1988), p. 55;

Alexis Hofmeister, Selbstorganisation und Bürgerlichkeit: Jüdisches Vereinswesen in Odessa um 1900 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2007), ill. on p. 66 (int);

Mordechai Zalkin, "'Kivu le-shalom ve-ain' - perek be-toldot beit ha-kneset ha-maskili 'taharat ha-kodesh' be-vilna" in David Assaf and Ada Rapoport-Albert (eds.), Yashan mipnei hadash: mehkarim be-toldot yehudei mizrah eiropa u-be-tarbutam: shai le-imanuel etkes (Jerusalem, 2009), p. 389, n. 17;

Hamelits, no. 3, 19(31).1.1867, p. 6;


Vladimir Levin, “Reform or Consensus? Choral Synagogues in the Russian Empire,” Arts 9 (2020), 1–49. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-0752/9/2/72

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