Yeshua Tova Synagogue

Yeshua Tova Synagogue

The Yeshua Tova Synagogue, which was built in 1840 in Moorish style, is the first synagogue built in Bucharest. Services are still held here.



From: Bucharest,  Synagogue
Adress: Strada Tache Ionescu 9, București 010352

The Yeshua Tova Synagogue was buit in 1840 in the Moorish style, currently being the oldest synagogue in Bucharest. It has an area of 295 m2. In the first decade of the 21st century, it was renovated, being inaugurated on the evening of February 21, 2007, during a ceremony in which “prayers were combined with traditional Hasidic dances, full of an explosive joy of life, it was the completion, until the final letter, of two Torah Scrolls, dedicated to the Romanian Jews killed in the Holocaust”. On this ocasion, Rabbi Shlomo Amar unveiled, at the entrance, a large plaque on which are engraved the names of those who have led this synagogue since its foundation.

Additional information