The Choral Synagogue
|Copyright: Rimantas Kisielius (rimas)
|Date Taken: 2013-08-30|
|Camera: Canon 10d, Canon 28-135|
|Exposure: f/4.5, 1/4000 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2013-09-03 22:00|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|The Choral Synagogue of Vilnius (Lithuanian: Vilniaus choralinė sinagoga) It is the only active synagogue that survived both the Holocaust and Soviet rule in this city that once had over 100 synagogues.|
The Choral Synagogue of Vilnius was built in 1903 in a Romanesque-Moorish style.International donations and a small community of Jews in Vilnius support the synagogue. The synagogue holds services and is open to visitors.
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thoughtful image on the eve of Rosh Hashanah.
nice blue&white postcard. sharp details and fine lines.