This may have been your ancestors’ shul
A Boston couple leads 10-year effort to revive a lost chapter in Polish Jewish history
Imagine you’re traveling in the Polish- Lithuanian commonwealth several centuries ago and sought out a shul to celebrate Shabbos services.
You would likely have gone to one of the 200 wooden-framed synagogues that had been built in the area in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Today, none of them exist. The Nazis burned the last one some 70 years ago.
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