Obj. ID: 1307
Jewish Architecture Synagogue in Dąbrowa Tarnowska, Poland
The synagogue was built in 1865. Construction of the synagogue was financed by the local philanthropist Isaac Stern. The western facade of the synagogue is decorated with a portico and flanked by two towers. The upper parts of the towers are decorated with reliefs of the "four animals" and above the arches on the facades are reliefs of the signs fo the Zodiac. The synagogue was reconstructed in 1936 - 1937.
For the facades of the synagogue see:
For the interior see:
| Berka Joselewicza St.
Bergman, Eleonora and Jan Jagelski, Zachowane synagogi i domy modlitwy w Polsce. Katalog. (Warsaw, 1996), p. 37 with ill.;
Maria and Kazimierz Piechotka, Bramy Nieba: Bóżnice murowane na ziemiach dawnej Rzeczypospolitej (Warsaw, 1999), ill. 634;
Przemysław Burchard, Pamiątki i zabytki kultury Żydowskiej w Polsce (Warszawa, 1990), p. 215;
Ariella Amar and Ruth Jacoby, Ingathering of the Nations. Treasures of Jewish Art: Documenting an Endangered Legacy (Jerusalem, 1998), p. 60-61 with ills;
Vladimir Likhodedov, Synagogues (Minsk, 2007), ill. 327 on p. 169;