Rome synagogue very follows the same tradition as Florence synagogue in its décor. It was built 2 blocks away from the place where 5 of Rome synagogues used to be. Now all the Roman Jews come to this synagogue to pray during the holidays and on Sabbath. The synagogue is very large and it has sephardic décor, with walls painted with Moorish patterns from the floor to the ceiling. It also has Art...
Seating 3,000, Europe's largest synagogue was designed by Ludwig Förs and built between 1844 and 1859 in a Byzantine-Moorish. Desecrated by German and Hungarian Nazis, it was painstakingly reconstructed with donations from all over the world; its doors reopened in the fall of 1996
73 Mosquitos to Berlin, 6 to Bremen, 4 to Erfurt and 3 on 'siren tours' of various German towns, 35 Lancasters to railway viaducts at Altenbeken and Bielefeld, 48 RCM sorties, 23 Mosquito patrols, 19 aircraft on Resistance operations. 1 Mosquito from the Erfurt raid crashed in Belgium.
Also there is the viaduct in a side view after the attack and the kind of bomb which destroyed it.
Media reports abound about the efforts of Dr. David Gerbi to restore the dilapidated Dar Bishi Synagogue, a former fixture of Tripoli's Hara Kebira (old Jewish Quarter). Gerbi, a Libyan Jew who has lived in exile since 1967, returned to his ancestral home this past spring as a volunteer in support of the anti-Gaddafi regime revolutionaries. Remaining after the fall of Col. Muammar Gaddafi, Gerb...
Some placemarks and an overlay to help you find the construction sites of the last section of the A71, connecting Thuringia with Bavaria. This section between Erfurt and Schweinfurt was finished in summer 2005.
Here is the second one of my collection
In the Medieval period, all over Europe, bridges constructed with wood or stones got houses built on them. The simply reason was, that, when a house doesn´t "touch the land", there is no tax to pay.
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On June 1st, 1695, the first foundation stone was laid for one of the few remaining 17th century city fortifications to be found in Germany. Today the Petersberg Citadel is an impressive example of European fortification construction dating from the 17th to the 19th centuries.
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