Wooden Synagogues of Poland in the 17th and 18th Century
David Dawidowicz: Synagogues in Poland and their Destruction
The models were based on the thorough and comprehensive research of the famous architects and researchers: Maria and Kazimierz Piechotka, Warszawa, Poland.
Asmall town in the province of Bialystok.
This was one of the oldest and most original synagogues. It was built in the beginning of the 17th c. when the first Jews settled in the town and was pulled down 1880 to avoid its collapse.
The square men's synagogue was covered with a three-tiered tent roof.
The women's section was in the north side.
The model was built after a drd wing by Gloger from 1870.
A drawing by Z. Gloger
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Last Updated February 27th, 2003