Monthly Archives: March 2019

A Forgotten Moorish Synagogue Amidst Uzhgorod’s Tangled Ethnic History

Late last year, while walking around the otherwise somewhat drab western Ukrainian town of Uzhgorod, I came upon a building which looked like something straight out of 1001 Arabian Nights: a Moorish-influenced synagogue constructed in red brick with Andalusian-style motifs and flourishes displayed on the façade.  Originally constructed in 1904, […]

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