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Restored synagogue in Vitebsk

Great Lubavitcher Synagogue in Vitebsk

On Revolyutsionnaya Street in Vitebsk not long ago there was a grand opening of a synagogue restored from the ruins. The ancient architectural monument stood in ruins for many years, but thanks to the efforts of the local Jewish diaspora and concerned citizens, the building was...
Grodno synagogue of 1912 on Socialist street 35

Grodno synagogue 1912 on Socialist

In Grodno, several buildings have been preserved that were originally built as synagogues. Bolshaya or Main is well known to many; this historical object has long taken one of the main positions on the list of “what to see in Grodno”, and...
Former Borisov gymnasium

Borisov: shopping arcades, synagogue, ordinary buildings

The city of Borisov consists of two parts, which are separated by the Berezina River. Which is quite logical - one part of Borisov is new, the other is old and more historical, this is where the main attractions are concentrated. In addition to the Resurrection Cathedral and the Church...
Jewish heritage in Ostryna: synagogue, ordinary buildings

Jewish Heritage in Ostrino (Astrina)

The urban village of Ostrino (Astryna) is located in the Shchuchinsky district, Grodno region and has a fairly rich history. The first written mentions of it date back to the middle of the 15th century; at different periods these lands were owned by: Khodkevichs, Patsy, Zenkovichi....
The building of the former synagogue Zhaludok

Synagogue building in Zheludok

The urban village of Zheludok is well known on the tourist map, because it is here that one of the most cinematic estates in Belarus, which belonged to the Svyatopolk-Chetvertinskys, is located. In Zheludok you can also see the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, as well as part of the Jewish...
The building of a former synagogue in Slonim is sold for 1 basic

The synagogue in Slonim is being sold at auction again - the price is 1 basic

In 2020, quite interesting news came from Grodno, where one of the oldest synagogues in Belarus, Slonimskaya, was sold at the next auction. The writer Ilona Karavaeva then became the owner of the unique monument. However, to realize your idea ...
Synagogue "Rosh Pina" in Gomel

Synagogue “Rosh Pina” in Gomel

At the beginning of the 20th century, almost 40% of the population of Gomel were Jews, and the city had more than 20 synagogues and no less houses of worship. However, during the period of repression and genocide during the Second World War, the number...
Porozovo what to see?

Synagogue made of rubble stone in Porozovo

Porozovo is an interesting place in the Svisloch district, Grodno region, where there are enough historical sites. One of which is a former synagogue built in the second half of the 19th century. The uniqueness of this synagogue is that it is...
Jewish cemetery Derechin

Jewish cemetery and synagogue in Derechin

At the entrance to Derechin from Zelva (road P142) pay attention to the old Jewish cemetery. In addition to traditional tombstones, there are several small brick tombs (?) here. The cemetery was partially ennobled in 2012, cutting down weeds,...
What are the ruins in the village of Svisloch, Osipovichi district

Svisloch castle, settlement and synagogue ruins

There are enough settlements with the name "Svisloch" in Belarus, in this article we are talking about the village of Osipovichi district, Mogilev region. Here, near the confluence of the Berezina and Svisloch, you can see an ancient settlement with ruins. The history of this place is enough...

Common oatmeal - photo and description

The Common Bunting (Emberiza citrinella) is a brightly colored bird with a dominant yellow color, slightly larger in size than the Tree Sparrow. In Belarus this species...

Castles and palaces of Belarus, which everyone should visit

The castles of Belarus keep the centuries-old history of our country and attract many tourists, travelers and admirers of antiquity from all over the world. Of course, due to...

Adampol – distillery and Khreptovich estate

At the beginning of the 19th century, Adam Litovor-Khreptovich expanded his father's estate of Shchorsy, purchasing neighboring Negnevichi from the Radziwills. On the edge of the new estate complex, the Adampol farm is being built, something...

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