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Copernic Synagogue

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Copernic Synagogue

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Basic Information

Location 24 rue Copernic, 75116 Paris
Phone number 47 04 37 27
Country France
City Paris

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Website http://www.ulif.org/index/index/lang/en_US
Geographical Coordinates 48.8693,2.28882


Summary

The Union Libérale Israélite de France (ULIF), sometimes called the rue Copernic synagogue, is a Reform Jewish synagogue, located in Paris, France. Founded in 1907 by Rabbi Louis-Germain Levy, it is the oldest Reform synagogue in France. It has been led by Rabbi Michael Williams since 1978. Since 2012, Rabbi Yosef Kleiner is leading the ULIF.


History and time period

The synagogue was damaged in a fascist riot in 1941, but was repaired after the war.


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