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Obj. ID: 10031
Jewish Architecture
  Fabric Synagogue in Timişoara, Romania

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Khaimovich, Boris, 1997

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Name/Title
Fabric Synagogue in Timişoara | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
1899
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Romania | Banat | Timiș județ | Timişoara
| 16 Ion Luca Caragiale St./ Lonovici St.
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Period Detail
Collection
Unknown |
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
Abandoned
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
D (Very bad)
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
3 (National)
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
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance

The synagogue is on the list compiled in 2022 by the World Monuments Fund of 25 heritage sites around the world deemed at particularly high risk.

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Bibliography

"Romania: a new Jewish Timisoara virtual museum is launched, " Jewish Heritage Europe, June 25, 2021, https://jewish-heritage-europe.eu/2021/06/25/romania-a-new-jewish-timisoara-virtual-museum-is-launched/ (accessed March 6, 2022)

"Romania: Timisoara’s long-derelict Fabric Synagogue (designed by Lipot Baumhorn) is on the 2022 World Monuments Fund Watch list of world heritage at risk," Jewish Heritage Europe, March 1, 2022, https://jewish-heritage-europe.eu/2022/03/01/romania-timisoara/ (accessed March 6, 2022)

Streja, Aristide and Lucian Schwarz, Synagogues of Romania ([Bucharest]: Hasefer Publishing House, 1997), pp. 113, 117, 190, ills 98-99.
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