Comunidad Israelita del Uruguay

The Synagogue of the Uruguayan Jewish Community (Spanish: Sinagoga de la Comunidad Israelita del Uruguay) is a synagogue in Montevideo, Uruguay.[1] The services are conducted by Chief Rabbi Ben-Tzion Spitz.[2]

Sinagoga de la Comunidad Israelita del Uruguay
Religion
AffiliationJudaism
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusActive
Year consecrated1981
Location
LocationUruguay Montevideo, Uruguay
Geographic coordinates34°54′32″S 56°11′33″W / 34.9089°S 56.1926°W / -34.9089; -56.1926Coordinates: 34°54′32″S 56°11′33″W / 34.9089°S 56.1926°W / -34.9089; -56.1926

OverviewEdit

The Ashkenazy Jewish Community is present in Montevideo since the first decades of the 20th century. This temple opened its doors in 1981.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Synagogues in Uruguay". Maven. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Semanario Hebreo". Semanario Hebreo.
  3. ^ "Kehilá". Retrieved 31 March 2013. (in Spanish)

External linksEdit

  • María Emilia Pérez Santarcieri. "Templo de la Kehilá" (PDF). Jewish Montevideo. p. 4. Retrieved 2013-04-19. (in Spanish)