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Obj. ID: 20789
Jewish Architecture
  Kal Shalom Synagogue in Kos, Greece

© Samuel D. Gruber, Photographer: Gruber, Samuel D., 2022
Summary and Remarks
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Name/Title
Kal Shalom synagogue in Kos | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
1934
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
2020-2022
Artist/ Maker
Unknown
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
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Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Iconographical Subject
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Textual Content
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Languages of inscription
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Shape / Form
Unknown
Material / Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Stone
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Condition
Extant
Yes
Documented by CJA
No
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Art center
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
B (Fair)
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)
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
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance

n the 1980s the Central Board of Jewish Communities of Greece sold the synagogue to the municipality which has maintained it as a Cultural Center. The contract of sale stipulated the types of uses to which the building could be put. 

Main Surveys & Excavations
Sources

Messinas, Elias. The Synagogues of Greece: A Study of Synagogues in Macedonia and Thrace (Jacksonville: Bloch Publishing Company in association with Bowman & Cody Academic Publishing, 2012)., https://issuu.com/eliasblue/docs/messinas_synagogues_of_greece_do_no (accessed December 1, 2021)

Stavroulakis , Nicholas P. and Timothy J. DeVinney. Jewish Sites and Synagogues of Greece (Athens, 1992)
Rivka and Ben-Zion Dorfman, Synagogues without Jews and the Communities that built and used them (Philadelphia, 2000), p. 329
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