Jewish Ceremonial Hall, Prague

The Jewish Ceremonial Hall (Obřadní síň in Czech) can be found in the Josefov or Jewish Quarter of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. It was built in 1911-12 under the direction of architect J. Gerstl for the Jewish Burial Society (Hevrah Kaddishah) and is in the neo-Romanesque style. Originally used as a ceremonial hall and mortuary it now forms part of The Jewish Museum of Prague holding exhibitions relating to Jewish history.

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  • Humphreys, Rob (2002). Rough Guide to Prague, the (5th ed.). Rough Guides: London. ISBN 1-85828-900-9

External linksEdit

  • Jewish Museum of Prague [1]

Coordinates: 50°05′24″N 14°25′01″E / 50.09000°N 14.41694°E / 50.09000; 14.41694