The Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam

August 2, 1675: The “Great Synagogue”, also known as the Portuguese Synagogue, was inaugurated in Amsterdam on Rapenburgerstraat. This was a Sephardic synagogue, home to K.K. Talmud Torah, which was a union of Congregations Neveh Shalom founded in 1608 and Bet Yisrael found in 1618.

Shown here is a stamp issued by the Israel Postal Authority commemorating the synagogue.

The-Portuguese-synagogue-in-Amsterdam

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