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The Ark with the curtain drawn

Synagogue in Budapest

March 20th 2007
The synagogue in Budapest is the second largest in the world. The largest is in New York City. Frankly, to me, except for the Star of David and the Hebrew written on the walls, the synagogue in Budapest looks very much like a Christian church. I was surprised that the synagogue has an area from which a speaker can be better heard which is much like those in large Christian cathedrals. There is a ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest

Hungarian Flag Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under Communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive milita... ... read more
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