Etz Ahayim Synagogue

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The Etz Ahayim Synagogue, also known as the Ortaköy Synagogue, is synagogue located in Ortaköy, Istanbul, Turkey, on the coast near the right leg of Bosphorus Bridge. The synagogue was totally destroyed by fire in 1941 with only the marble Aron Kodesh remaining intact. The synagogue was subsequently rebuilt.[1]

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  1. ^ "Chief Rabbinate of Turkey (Türkiye Hahambaşılığı)". Retrieved 22 April 2007. 

"Ortaköy ve Museviler" by Aaron Kohen 2011

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