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Obj. ID: 761
Jewish Architecture
  Neve Shalom Synagogue in Istanbul, Turkey

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1994

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Name/Title
Neve Shalom Synagogue in Istanbul | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1949-1951
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
1987, 2004
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Turkey | Istanbul
| Galata
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
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
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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

On 6 September, 1986, the synagogue was attacked by terrorists, 25 people killed.


The attack on 1 March, 1992, was thwarted.


A bomb exploaded in front of the synagogue on 15 November, 2003.

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
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Alona Nitzan-Shiftan, "The Sephardi Synagogue: The Fusion of Sefardic Jewish Tradition with Ottoman Architectural Forms," in Attilio Petruccioli (ed.), Sefarad: Architettura e urbanistica ebraiche dopo il 1492 (Ferrara, 1992), pp. 129-144, p. 141;

Naim A. Güleryüz and Izzet Keribar, The Synagogues of Istanbul (Istanbul, Gözlem Gazetecilik Basin ve Yayin Aş, 2008)
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