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Svolvær Church

Svolvær Church

Vågan, NO

Svolvær Church, which was consecrated in 1934, is a characteristic long church with a choir at the base of the tower, built with plastered exterior and interior walls according to the drawings of architect Harald Sund. The church is characterised by simple and strict forms, like the church of a medieval village.

Sweden's oldest preserved synagogue & the Jewish Museum

Sweden's oldest preserved synagogue & the Jewish Museum

Stockholm, SE

The Jewish Museum is situated in Sweden’s oldest preserved synagogue. The building as well as our exhibitions tell the story of the Jews who came to Sweden, how they formed a community, and how they became a part of Swedish society, both past and present. Stockholm’s earliest Jewish congregation moved to the building, a then defunct auction room, in 1795. It was to be the focus of Jewish life in Sweden for almost a century.

Swedish church in Kumla

Swedish church in Kumla

Kumla, SE

Kumla church is located right next to the old main road through Nurke, which was also the king's eriksgata. Just southeast of the church, in a small depression on the slope, is what is usually called Franzen's cave. Here is a memorial stone since 1946 for the psalm poet Frans Michael Franzen who was pastor in Kumla 1812-1825.

Sykkylven Church

Sykkylven Church

Sykkylven, NO

The church in Sykkylven was built in brick in 1990 and designed by the architect Oscar F. Norderval. The church of Sykkylven is a modern "working church": in addition to the church, the complex includes an office, its own chapel, a complete basement with an activity room and a large kitchen.

Sylling Church

Sylling Church

Lier, NO

In Sylling there was a stone church from the Middle Ages, which was demolished in 1851 because it had become too small. The new church, which was completed in 1852, was partly built with stones from the old church. The walls were plastered on the outside and inside. The carpenter Chr. H. Malling prepared the plan of the new church. It has a rectangular nave with a narrow choir and a west tower with a high tower helmet. The west tower was built in 1877 according to the drawings of the architect J. H. Nissen. The interior underwent major changes in the years 1947-52.

Sylte Church

Sylte Church

Fjord, NO

The church in Sylte is a church from 1863. It is not clear who the architect was, but the shipbuilder Nils A. Liaaen seems to have been the original designer of the church and the architect Jacob Wilhelm Nordan made some changes to the original design. The church in Sylte is very similar to the one in Sunnylven, and Liaan (who was originally from Ljøen by Hellesylt) was probably inspired by the new church in Hellesylt.

Synagogue and community center in Dresden

Synagogue and community center in Dresden

Dresden, DE

The Synagogue and community centre in Dresden are part of a modernist complex from 2001. The architects of the synagogue are Rena Wandel-Hoefer and Wolfgang Lorch. The main material of the building is concrete.

Synagogue at Dikuna St. in Shklov

Synagogue at Dikuna St. in Shklov

Shklov, BY

The Synagogue at Dikuna St. in Shklov is an Ashkenazi synagogue probably built in 17th century. Restored after WWII, this Baroque brick synagogue is now used as an educational institution.

Synagogue at Gerard Doustraat

Synagogue at Gerard Doustraat

Amsterdam, NL

The Synagogue at Gerard Doustraat in Amsterdam is an Ashkenazi synagogue built in 1891-92 by architect E.M. Rood. This brick building still serves as a synagogue.

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