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This small Renaissance synagogue (circa 1557) is named after the famous writer and philosopher Moses Isserles (aka Rabbi Remu'h) and still holds regular services for the small Jewish community in the city.
The Nazis destroyed the cemetery tearing down the walls and hauling away tombstones to be used as paving stones in the camps. All tombstones unearthed as paving stones have been returned and re-erected. It's a touching site to be viewed-tremendous history here. You can take...More
Remuh was the 3rd stop of our self guided synagogue tour and was by far the most crowded. The 10 zloty entrance fee included the adjacent cemetery. There were several cafes very close by so we decided to take a break, having seen half of...More
Visited as part of a walk through Kasimierz. It still functions as a synagogue. The wall of the graveyard is partly faced with broken grave stones. Much restoration has taken place, though many more must be hidden in the undergrowth. A peaceful place now, with...More
This was a very interesting; although extremely small synagogue. Walking around the cemetery was quite moving; our guide told us how the gravestones were knocked down and covered with dirt to protect them from desecration during the War.
This place is a must visit for anyone interested in Jewish history. The cemetery is a place for reflection. You will be asked to cover your shoulders and or legs (T-shirt and knee length shorts/skirts are fine) You can lend scarfs for this purpose at...More
This is quite an old (over 450 years old) and small synagogue, located next to the old Jewish cemetery.
While it's not so impressive, you could spare a couple of minutes there, while you're in the Jewish quarter.
Small, but well maintained synagogue. Quite a big cemetery, but no information provided at the site. We were able to read about it from our guide book, but without that, the visit would have been poor.