18 Synagogues in Austria
Located in the center of Baden land on which now stands the Synagogue, is - apart from the time of the linearization until reset from - for more than 135 years in Jewish hands. 1870 acquired the Israelite sick Unterstützungsverein the following year to build the first public courtyard left Jewish house of prayer in the city. At the opening ceremony of this comprehensive one hundred and twenty square meters building nobody cared less as a native of Hohenems famous Viennese cantor Salomon Sulzer for the musical entertainment.
After this place of worship but does not appear likely to have complied with the requirements of modänen Kurpublikums, instructed the Jewish community in 1872 the Baden city architect and later mayor Franz Breyer with the planning and construction of a large synagogue. The added towards the end of 1872, construction work was completed in 1873. In 1883 the so-called "temple" expanded to a right side arranged, second staircase.
The prayer hall built in 1871 was used in the following decades different purposes. 1938 boardroom of Baden religious community and religious school were housed in the building.
The main room of the temple was located on two levels, the upper floor, the women's division, consisted of a located laterally and above the hall gallery, which was reached by a spiral staircase and arranged on the left, the right side stairs. The ceiling structure consisted of steel beams with 6 cast iron columns, which are still preserved.
By the year 1938, the synagogue was the religious center of the third largest Jewish community in Austria.
During the Novemberprogroms the temple was spared due to its proximity to urban
Bet Hamidrash Torah Etz-Chayim
Chabad Lubavitch House-Saltzburg
The religious community is the central contact for all people of the Jewish faith in the provinces of Tyrol and Vorarlberg. That began in 1993. "New Innsbruck synagogue" is the center of our community.
In the premises of the Jewish Community in addition to the celebrations relegious a varied program of events is offered.
If you are interested in a tour, please contact our office.
On this page you will also learn a lot about the history of our church since its founding in 1890, the relocation of the rabbi of Hohenems to Innsbruck in the year 1914th
Members and interested parties will find short summary texts on the history of Jews in Tyrol and Vorarlberg, to the synagogue and the Jewish cemetery.
The support pages contain information about the opening times of the secretariat, in the calendar you will find the current events of the community.
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