The Eliyahu Hanabi synagogue in Damascus, built to honor the prophet Elijah and a pilgrimage site for centuries, lies flattened after a devastating attack by Syrian. . .
One of the oldest Jewish congregations in the Western hemisphere is about to celebrate its three-hundred-sixtieth anniversary.
The architectural look of 19th-century synagogues in Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, and London reflected the look of Jewish emancipation and assimilation in each country.