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  Agudas Achim Synagogue in Zürich, Switzerland

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Name/Title
Agudas Achim Synagogue in Zürich | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1959-1960
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Ashkenazi
Ashkenazi | Orthodox
| Jüdische Gemeinde Agudas Achim (AAZürich)
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Switzerland | Zürich (Canton) | Zürich
| Erikastrasse 8 / Weststrasse 34
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
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Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Brick
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Iconographical Subject
Unknown |
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Synagogue
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
A (Good)
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
2 (Regional)
Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks

We are grateful to Dr. Ron Epstein for supplying us with information about this building.

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Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Guido Kleinberger, "Zürichs Synagogen im 20. Jahrhundert," Kunst + Architektur in der Schweiz 56: 2 (February 2005), pp. 41-48. https://www.unilu.ch/fakultaeten/ksf/institute/zentrum-religionsforschung/religionen-schweiz/forschung/kuppel-tempel-minarett/gebaeude/synagoge-agudas-achim/
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