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Gaziantep synagogue restoration nearing completion

The restoration of the historic synagogue in the city of Gaziantep (Southeast Turkey), initiated in 2010, is nearing completion.

The synagogue that originally could seat 500 people had fallen into a state of dilapidation after the community gradually abandoned Gaziantep in the 1980s.

Read the relevant article and an interview with the city’s mayor (in Turkish) in the Salom newspaper.