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  Choral Synagogue in St. Petersburg, Russia

© Vladimir Levin, Photographer: Levin, Vladimir, 2018

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Name/Title
Choral Synagogue in St. Petersburg | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1879-1893
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
1908, 1940s, 1978, 2000-2003
Origin
Russia | Leningradskaia obl. | St. Petersburg
| 2 Bol'shaia Masterskaia St.
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
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Unknown
School/Style
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Period Detail
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Documentation / Research project
Unknown
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Material Decoration
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Material Inscription
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Material Cloth
Material Lining
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Iconographical Subject
Unknown |
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
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Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
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Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
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Direction/Location
Façade (main)
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Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
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Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
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Signature
Colophon
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Bibliography

Vladimir Levin, “The St. Petersburg Jewish Community and the Capital of the Russian Empire: An Architectural Dialogue,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin and Harmen H. Thies (eds.), Jewish Architecture in Europe (Petersberg: Michael Imhof Verlag, 2010), pp. 197–217;

Vladimir Levin, “Istoria stroitel’stva peterburgskoi khoral'noi sinagogi,” in: Ami - Narod Moi, St. Petersburg, 1992, no. 17(46), no. 18(47);

Ariella Amar and Ruth Jacoby, Ingathering of the Nations. Treasures of Jewish Art: Documenting an Endangered Legacy (Jerusalem, 1998), p. 80-83 with ills.;

Valerii Gessen, K istorii Sankt-peterburgskoi evreiskoi religioznoi obshchiny: ot pervykh evreev do XX veka (St. Petersburg, 2000);

Valerii Gessen, K istorii evreev: 300 let v Sankt-Peterburge (St. Petersburg, 2005), pp. 38-39; 166-201, 267-68;

Yvonne Kleinmann, Neue Orte – neue Menschen: Jüdische Lebensformen in St. Petersburg und Moskau im 19. Jahrhundert (Göttingen, 2006), pp. 312-335;

Benjamin Nathans, Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia (Berkeley, 2002), pp. 83-122;

Benjamin Nathans, “Conflict, Community, and the Jews of Late Nineteenth-Century St. Petersburg,” Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas, 44 (1996), pp. 178-215;

I.G. [Ilya Gintsburg], “Ograda u khoral’noi sinagogi v S.-Peterburge”, Novyi Voskhod, 11 March 1910, no. 10, pp. 25-26; Shimon M. Iakerson, The Grand Choral Synagogue in St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg, 2006);

Rachel Wischnitzer, The Architecture of the European Synagogue (Philadelphia, 1964), pp. 208-209;

Carol Herselle Krinsky, Synagogues of Europe: Architecture, History, Meaning (New York, 1985), pp. 217-220;

Michael Beizer, Our Legacy: The CIS synagogues, Past and Present (Moscow-Jerusalem, 2002)-1989, pp. 26-34;

Dominique Jarrassé, Synagogues: Architecture and Jewish Identity (Paris, 2001), pp. 199-200;

Mirjam Rajner, “The Awakening of Jewish National Art in Russia,” Jewish Art 16/17 (1990/91), pp. 106-109;

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