Beth Shalom Synagogue (Athens, Greece)

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Beth Shalom Synagogue
בית כנסת בית שלום
Athens Jewish community center.jpg
Exterior of the synagogue
Basic information
Location 5 Melidoni Street
Greece Athens, Greece 105 53
Geographic coordinates 37°58′42″N 23°43′13″E / 37.9782°N 23.7203°E / 37.9782; 23.7203Coordinates: 37°58′42″N 23°43′13″E / 37.9782°N 23.7203°E / 37.9782; 23.7203
Affiliation Orthodox Judaism
Rite Sephardic
Status Active
Leadership Jacob Arar

Beth Shalom Synagogue is the principal synagogue of Athens, Greece.[1] It was built in the 1930s of white Pentelic marble, the architecture is an austere Greek Revival style; the building was renovated in 1975.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ International Survey of Jewish Monuments
  2. ^ Nicholas Stavroulakis and Timothy DeVinney, Jewish Sites and Synagogues of Greece," Talos Press, Athens, 1992, p. 47