The synagogue was first built in 1700 by followers of Rabbi Judah, burned in 1720 and destroyed to the ground. We recommend booking Hurva Synagogue tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

The building remains open to visits by tourists during the hours between worship services, but visitors should keep in mind that the Hurva is now a functioning synagogue, not strictly a tourist site, and should be treated as such. In 2010 the synagogue went through a major renovation during which the building’s ancient beauty and original splendor was restored. Other: During the tour I share the religious and historical significance of the sites as well as the architecture. Middle East ; Israel ; Jerusalem District ; Jerusalem ; Things to Do in Jerusalem ; Hurva Synagogue; Search. The Hurva Synagogue. On Mondays and Thursdays when there are Bar Mitzvahs in the Synagogues the entrance time is 11:00. See all 8 Hurva Synagogue tours on Tripadvisor Established early in the 18th century, the synagogue was sacked by Muslims in 1721 and later by Arab forces in the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. Duration: 4 hours 30 min. A prominent landmark of the Old City's Jewish Quarter, Hurva Synagogue has undergone destruction and reconstruction multiple times. Standing tall in the center of the Jewish Quarter is the newly restored Hurva Synagogue. Visitation to the Hurva Synagogue is a rather dodgy issue and the hours and possibilities are unclear. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. The Ashkenazi Jews were banished from the city and the synagogue was left in ruins and became known as the Hurva, the “Ruin of Rabbi Judah he-Hasid”.

An aliyah (“calling up”) to the Torah ceremony for a Bar Mitzvah, as well as conferences and other ceremonies can be … 2009 See all 8 Hurva Synagogue tours on Tripadvisor Minibus 38 to the Jewish Quarter from the city center of Jerusalem; or light railway to the Jerusalem Municipality and then a 20-minute walk. This is a walking tour. The Hurva Synagogue. The Hurva synagogue is a symbol of Jerusalem’s indomitable spirit and the Jewish people’s tenacious desire to claim its rightful land. It is possible to travel to starting point by taxi. The Hurva Synagogue is one of the most fascinating buildings in the Old City. Estimated Local Cash Needed. Main Sabbath services at the Hurva Synagogue begin at around sundown and at 8:15 am in the morning; weekdays at 7:45 am and before sundown.
Visit the synagogue and admire the unique grace of the synagogue’s interior and holy ambience. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. What’s Included. Opening Hours. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. Hurva Synagogue is open: Sun - Thu 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fri - Fri 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor. The Hurva Synagogue.