Ezras Israel Synagogue

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Ezras Israel Synagogue
Synagoga Ezras Izrael
Synagoga Ezras Izrael w Łodzi.jpg
Basic information
Location Łódź, Poland
Affiliation Orthodox Judaism
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Destroyed Synagogue
Architectural description
Architect(s) Gustaw Landau-Gutenteger
Completed 1899-1904. Destroyed in November 1939
Materials Bricks and mortar

Ezras Izrael Synagogue, also known as the Wołyńska Shul, was a synagogue in Łódź, Poland located at ul. Wólczańska 6 Street. It was built in 1899-1904 from donations by the Jewish merchants including those expelled from Tsarist Lithuania and Belarus area. The architect was Gustaw Landau-Gutenteger. The synagogue flourished for only three decades. It was burned to the ground by the Nazis on November 11, 1939 before the Łódź Ghetto was set up.[1]

Synagogue before destruction
Location of the Ezras Israel Synagogue in relation to the World War II Ghetto (blue)

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  1. ^ Ezras Izrael Synagogue in Łódź, Poland. Shtetlinks. Jewishgen.org

Coordinates: 51°46′23″N 19°27′04″E / 51.773°N 19.451°E / 51.773; 19.451