Picture: The Szeged Synagogue.
Dedicated to the revival of Jewish culture in Europe, Paideia – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden, educates leaders for Europe, such as academicians and community activists, in Jewish textual sources which serve as the wellsprings of Jewish and modern civilization.
25th April 2023 at 18:30 CET
The Szeged Jewish Congregation proudly presents the Art Nouveau-style Szeged Synagogue, which has been inaugurated 120 years ago, as well as the city’s Jewish heritage.
The synagogue is the fourth largest in Europe, and its ensemble of murals, stained glass and gardens is unique. Visitors to the exhibition can learn about the life of chief rabbi Dr Immánuel Löw, the botanist who designed the decorating of the building, and the work of synagogue designer Lipót Baumhorn.
The exhibition will be opened by of the the curators, Dóra Pataricza, PhD, Szeged Jewish Community’s Archive, Hungary.
Curators of the exhibition: art historian Ágnes Ivett Oszkó (MÉM MDK) and historian Dóra Pataricza (Åbo Akademi University, Szeged Jewish Congregation).
Funding: Turku City Administration, Szeged Jewish Congregation, Paideia.
The event is in English. Free Entrance
The event is organized by Paideia, Jewish Community Stockholm, Turku City Administration, Szeged Jewish Congregation. Supported by Kulturrådet.