The Tunisian synagogue in Acre

Our recommendation whilst planning your Holy Land Tours is visit one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities on earth, Acre.

After walking through the colourful and lively market and enjoying a fresh falafel your Tour Operators in Israel who are planning with you your  Holy Land Tours program will recommend a visit to the “Or Torah”, Tunisian synagogue in old Acre.

And what makes this synagogue so unique?

Your Tour Operators in Israel and your experienced tour guides who work together in putting your  Holy Land Tours program together will tell you.

The Tunisian synagogue in Acre is the only one of its kind in the world.

 

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It has four floors and every floor, ceiling, wall and staircase is covered in millions of exquisite and spectacular handmade mosaics designed on Kibbutz Eilon nearby. All the mosaics are from natural stones around the country.

It has taken 54 years to complete this project.

The history of the Jewish people is depicted in detailed pictures made from the handmade mosaics.

There are also 140 stained – glass windows depicting the Land of Israel through bible pictures.

 

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The synagogue which is house to 7 Torah Arks and millions of natural mosaic stones is well worth a visit.

Stay tuned for more interesting sites to explore on your next visit to the Holy Land.

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