Bydgoszcz Synagogue

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Bydgoszcz Synagogue
Synagoga w Bydgoszczy
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Basic information
Location Bydgoszcz, Poland
Affiliation Orthodox Judaism
Country Poland
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Destroyed Synagogue
Architectural description
Architect(s) Alfred Muttray
Completed 1884. Destroyed during World War II

Bydgoszcz Synagogue was an Orthodox Synagogue in Bydgoszcz, Poland. It was built in 1884, based on design by Alfred Muttrey, in the place of the Old wooden Synagogue located at the Pod Blankami Street. Until its destruction in 1939, it was one of the largest structures in Bydgoszcz. It could accommodate 500 persons. The architect of the synagogue, Alfred Muttrey, submitted his design on 27 May 1882. The construction was sponsored financially by the entire Jewish community.[1][2]

Beginning of the complete deconstruction of the Synagogue on Nazi German orders, winter 1939

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Synagoga w Bydgoszczy Virtual Shtetl. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  2. ^ The Destruction of Bydgoszcz Jewry Gazeta.pl. Retrieved 9 February 2015.

Coordinates: 53°07′14″N 17°59′57″E / 53.120667°N 17.999074°E / 53.120667; 17.999074