Hurva Synagogue – Old City Jerusalem

Here’s the ruins of the famous Hurva Synagogue. The commemorative arch was built in 1978 to memorialize the former size and splendor of this once grand synagogue until it was destroyed in 1948 by the Arab Legion (Jordanian Army) in the Israeli War of Independence.

Here are two views of the Arch.

Hurva Synagogue - Old City Jerusalem

Hurva Syngagogue Arch - Jerusalem

Technical Details: Nikon FE, Fuji Velvia, both shot with a Sigma 24mm.

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