Malmo Synagogue
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Malmo Synagogue
Malmö Synagogue
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Basic information
Location Malmö, Sweden
Geographic coordinates 55°35?58?N 13°00?39?E / 55.59944°N 13.01083°E / 55.59944; 13.01083
Affiliation Orthodox Judaism
Status Active
Website www.jfm.se
Architectural description
Architect(s) John Smedberg
Architectural type Synagogue
Architectural style Art Nouveau and Moorish Revival
Completed 1903

Malmö Synagogue (Swedish: Malmö synagoga) is the only synagogue in Malmö, Sweden. It was built in 1903 and designed by the architect John Smedberg. It has an Art Nouveau and Moorish Revival design.[1] The services of worship are orthodox.[2][3]

Attacks

The synagogue was attacked with explosives on July 23, 2010.[4] The explosion was caused with some kind of fireworks or firecracker containing too little gunpowder to seriously damage the building.[5]

The synagogue was attacked with an explosive device on September 28, 2012, shattering a window.[6]

References

  1. ^ Malmö museer Archived 2009-06-07 at the Wayback Machine. (in Swedish)
  2. ^ Judiska församlingen i Malmö (in Swedish)
  3. ^ Länsstyrelsen i Skåne län Archived 2009-10-04 at the Wayback Machine. (in Swedish)
  4. ^ "Malmo Synagogue Rocked by Explosion Archived 2010-07-30 at the Wayback Machine., Dan Verbin, July 27, 2010, Shalom Life.
  5. ^ "Threat and attack against the synagogue of Malmö as Jews leave the Swedish city". European Jewish Press. 27 July 2010. Archived from the original on 8 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "I natt sprängdes en bomb vid synagogan i Malmö". P4 Stockholm (in Swedish). 28 September 2012. 

External links

Coordinates: 55°35?58?N 13°00?39?E / 55.59944°N 13.01083°E / 55.59944; 13.01083


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