El Ghriba Synagogue

El Ghriba Synagogue


Houmet Souk, Tunisia (TN)
The ancient El Ghriba Synagogue, (Arabic: معبد الغريبة), also known as the Djerba Synagogue, is located on the Tunisian island of Djerba. It is situated in the former Jewish village of Hara Seghira, (currently known as Er-Riadh), several kilometres southwest of Houmt Souk, the capital of Djerba. It currently houses the world's oldest Sefer Torah.
The ancient El Ghriba Synagogue, (Arabic: معبد الغريبة), also known as the Djerba Synagogue, is located on the Tunisian island of Djerba. It is situated in the former Jewish village of Hara Seghira, (currently known as Er-Riadh), several kilometres southwest of Houmt Souk, the capital of Djerba. It currently houses the world's oldest Sefer Torah.
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