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Gerard Dou Synagogue, Amsterdam

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Gerard Dou Synagogue, Amsterdam


Basic Information

Location Gerard Doustraat 238
Phone number 808348942
Country Netherlands
City Amsterdam

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Website http://www.gerarddou.org/
Geographical Coordinates 52.35705,4.8978


Towards the end of the 19th century many Jews qutted the run-down Jewish quarter in the old inner city and moved into the new working-class neighborhood of The Pipe (De Pijp). In 1892 a synagogue was built there, at 238 Gerard Doustraat, sponsored by the society Teshungat Israel (Help of Israel). This became a learning center where workers and intellectuals would meet for study.

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