The synagogue was built in 1635 and in the eighteenth century it acquired its Baroque high gable. The core rectangular prayer hall had a central Bimah, built as so-called Bimah-support construction. Its four massive pillars supported the vaults of the hall; a richly decorated inner vault was situated above the place of Torah reading.
Michael Beizer, Our Legacy: The CIS synagogues, Past and Present (Moscow-Jerusalem, 2002), p. 172;
Maria and Kazimierz Piechotka, Bramy Nieba: Bóżnice murowane na ziemiach dawnej Rzeczypospolitej (Warsaw, 1999), pp. 198-203 with ills. and ill. 56, 79, 84, 417;
Boris Khaimovich, "Istoriko-etnographicheskie ekspeditsii Peterburgskogo evreiskogo universiteta," in: V.A.Dymshitz (ed.), Istoriia evreev na Ukraine i v Belorussii: ekspeditsii, pamiatniki, nakhodki (=Trudy po iudaike, issue 2) (St. Petersburg, 1994), pp. 15-43, p. 31;
Mikhail Kheifets, "Evreiskoe nasledie Belorussii," in: V.A.Dymshitz (ed.), Istoriia evreev na Ukraine i v Belorussii: ekspeditsii, pamiatniki, nakhodki (=Trudy po iudaike, issue 2) (St. Petersburg, 1994), pp. 44-52, p. 45 with ills.;
Vladimir Likhodedov, Synagogues (Minsk, 2007), ills. 84-89 on pp. 49-52;
Dovid Katz, Lithuanian Jewish Culture (Vilnius: Baltos Lankos, 2004), ill. on p. 172 (ext), 179 (womens section);
Biuleten' manitorynhu histarychnai prastory, 1/2016: Sinahohi Belarusi, pp. 120-128 with photos of the 1940s.