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|Location 31°46′31″N 35°13′49″E|
|Phone number 02-6276319|
|Open to visitors yes|
|Need appointment no|
|Handicap accessibility yes|
|Geographical Coordinates 31.77528,35.23028|
Old Yishuv Court Museum is an ethnographic museum located at the edge of the Jewish Quarter, near the Armenian Quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem. The museum reflects the traditional lifestyle of the old town, two hundred years before the fall of the Jewish Quarter in the War of Independence.
Located in the the museum complex is a the Ari Sephardic synagogue. The synagogue was founded during the Ottoman period and is named after Rabbi Isaac Luria (the Ari. It Served as a Sephardi synagogue. At first it was used secretly but since the second half of the 19th century it was used openly. The synagogue was active until the Arab attacks between 1936 and 1939, during which it was burned and looted.
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