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Object Alone
Great Synagogue in Hrodna
Object Detail

Building Date
16??, 1899

Synagogue active dates
Until 1940, from 1992

Reconstruction Dates
2011-2013

Architect/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)

Community

Location
Belarus | Hrodzienskaia vobl. | Hrodna (Grodno)
| 59a Bol'shaia Troitskaia St.

Material/Technique

Construction Material
Brick

Summary and Remarks

Suggested Reconsdivuction

History/Provenance

Condition

Present Usage
Synagogue

Present Usage Details

Historical significance: Event/Period

Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore

Historical significance: Person

Architectural Significance: Style

A 17th-century synagogue preserves is interior structure and the bimah-support, although reconstructed in 1899 in Neo-Gothic style (interior).


Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration

Urban significance

Significance Rating
4 (International)

Condition of Building Fabric
B (Fair)

Bibliography

S.V. Martseleu, ed., Zbor pomnikau historyi i kul’tury Belarusi: Hrodzensaia voblasts’ (Minsk: Belaruskaia savetskaia entsyklapedyia, 1986), p. 77-78.

http://globus.tut.by/grodno/index6.htm#sinag

Pivovarchik, Sergei, "Grodnenskie evrei: khronologiia sobytii" in Evrei Grodno: Ocherki istorii i kul'tury (Grodno, 2000), p. 12-13 with ill.;

Michael Beizer, Our Legacy: The CIS synagogues, Past and Present (Moscow-Jerusalem. 2002), p. 172, ill. on p. 60-61;

Olga Sobolevskaia and Vladimir Goncharov, Evrei Grodnenshchiny: zhizn' do Katastrofy (Donetsk, 2005), pp. 75, 81-82, ill on p. 366;

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. 32 with ill.;

Eleonora Bergman, Nurt mauretański w architekturze synagog Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej w XIX i na początku XX wieku (Warszawa, 2004), ill. 225;

Rossiiskaia evreiskaia entsiklopediia (Moscow), vol. 4 - 2000, p. 350 with ill.;

A. I. Lokotko, Arkhitektura evropeiskikh sinagog (Minsk, 2002), pp. 97-98 with ill., pp. 112-113 with ills.;

Pinkas hakehilot: Polin, vol. 8: mehozot vilna, byalistok, novogrudek (Jerusalem, 2005), p. 207;

Vladimir Likhodedov, Synagogues (Minsk, 2007), ills. 24-27 on pp. 19-21;

Subbotin A.P., V cherte evreiskoi osedlosti: Otryvki iz ekonomicheskikh issledovanii v zapadnoi i iugo-zapadnoi Rossii za leto 1887. Issue 2 (St. Petersburg, 1890), p. 9;

Niunkaitė-Račiūnnienė, Aistė, Lietuvos žydų tradicinio meno ir simbolių pasaulis: Atvaizdai, vaizdiniai ir tekstai (Vilnius, 2011), ill. 130-133

Irina Pavlova, “Istoriia Grodnenskoi evreiskoi obshchiny v datakh,” Bol’shaia Khoral’naia Sinagoga, 2012, http://www.bhsinagoga.by/index.php/menu-combos/ob-obshchine/92-istoriya-grodnenskoj-evrejskoj-obshchiny-v-datakh.


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Photograph Date
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