Monday, March 15, 2010

Restoration of Paravur, India Synagogue

Paravur (Kerala): The dilapidated Jewish Synagogue in North Paravur, Kerala, one of the oldest in India, is set for restoration.

The Paravur synagogue located on the Jew Street of the town was built in 1615 CE, but traditional accounts hold that it was built on the ruins of an early synagogue constructed in 1165 CE, making it the earliest. The services in the Paravur synagogue continued till 1988.


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