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Stop At: Moscow Choral Synagogue, Bol.Spasoglinishchevskiy pereulok, 10, Moscow 101000 Russia
The Moscow Choral Synagogue is the main synagogue in Russia and in the former Soviet Union. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt is the spiritual head of this Synagogue. It has been recently restored. The Synagogue is also known for the famous choir of Michael Turetsky.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Kitai-Gorod and Varvarka Street, Varvarka St. Kitai-Gorod, east of the Kremlin, Moscow Russia
Explore the neighborhood of Kitay Gorod and learn about local Jewish traditions and stories of Jewish settlements in Moscow
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Synagogue On Bolshaya Bronnaya, Bolshaya Bronnaya St., 6 Metro Pushkinskaya, Moscow 123104 Russia
Take a walk through the historic center of Moscow and visit the Bolshaya Bronnaya Synagogue built by tycoon Lazar Solomonovich Polyakov, who was the main patron of arts and jewish community.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Obraztsova St., 11, build. 1A, Moscow 127018 Russia
This large and engaging museum dedicated to the complex history of Russian Jewry, is thoroughly modern in approach, favouring personal testimony, archival video footage and interactive displays — all translated into Russian and English. The exhibitions are divided chronologically, helping visitors to understand the life of Jewish communities as they travelled across medieval Europe, settling in shtetls before moving to the cities. The role of Russian Jewry in public life in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries is particularly well presented as is the fate of Soviet Jews and the role of Jewish soldiers during World War II.
Duration: 1 hour
Traveler pickup is offered
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4 to 5 hours
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Get acquainted with a long Jewish history in Russia which goes back to the 18 th century. With your local guide learn about Pale of Settlement, receive an overview of Moscow’s Jewish heritage strolling through one of the oldest parts of the town - Kitay Gorod, the former Jewish district and now a home to Moscow Choral Synagogue which is considered to be one of the most important in Russia. Take a walk through the historic center of Moscow and visit the Bolshaya Bronnaya Synagogue built by tycoon Lazar Solomonovich Polyakov. Discuss local Jewish traditions and the origins of Russia’s Jewish community before you arrive at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, said to be the biggest Jewish exhibition worldwide. End the tour at the Museum of Jewish History in Russia or back at your hotel, depending on your preference.