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The Great Synagogue

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Love attending Friday night services at the Great Synagogue. The Choir is amazing. Really lifts you... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2018
New York City, New York
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Extraordinary experience davening at the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem. The Choir, the entire... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
David R
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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56 King George Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Love attending Friday night services at the Great Synagogue. The Choir is amazing. Really lifts you up spiritually to get you into Shabbos.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Extraordinary experience davening at the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem. The Choir, the entire experience is unforgettable.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you have any appreciation for a cantor and choir, do not miss Friday night or Saturday morning services. On Friday night, the last stanza of Lecho Dodi was sung to Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah". "Yigdal" was in harmony as was adon Olam.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KosherAndGlutenFree
Reviewed 14 June 2018

I attended a Shabbat service on my own on the suggestion of my host in Jerusalem. I was a little nervous as I had never been in a Synagogue before, and not Jewish. However, it all went very well and I was so glad that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank hemikiwi
Reviewed 7 May 2018

The great synagogue is wonderfully located in the heart of Jerusalem. It is right across the street from what used to be the prime hotel , the Plaza, and is now called the Leinardo. It is around the coener from the American Consulate and down...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

this visit did not have the best choir and cantor compared to last December but it did have some nice melodious elements

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Attended a kabbalat shabbat service by myself in April. The place is huge and visually spectacular. There are Hebrew-English siddurim available. The women's section was an upstairs gallery which was adequately sized and had a good view of the bimah from all sides. It is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The building is amazing and massive. I was actually visiting the building next door for a function and took the boy outside in his buggy to put him to sleep. As I wandered round and round the courtyard, I was struck by the immensity of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Baldmeateater
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I was there the first week of January Sabbath services - I was socked that between man and women total people attending were 150 - in a structure that can hold 1500 + people . still enjoyed and highly recommend to visit it .

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank badbaruch57
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

A beautiful structure with inspiring services A lovely exhibition about Maurice wohl Very worth while to go

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank aellituv
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