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Ari Synagogue


Basic Information

Location 31°46′31″N 35°13′49″E
Phone number 02-6276319
Country Israel
City Jerusalem

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility yes
Website http://www.itraveljerusalem.com/he/ari-synagogue
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.

Opening Hours

Sun-Thur 10:00-15:00 Fri 10:00-13:00

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