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Explore Jewish history through stanning mosaics.

The “Jariva”, Tunisian Synagogue

One of the world’s most breathtaking tourist sites.

The Tunisian Synagogue in Akko – known as the “Jariva” is the only one of its kind in the world. It is literally covered in mosaics – both inside and out. Each of its 4 floors proudly displays spectacular mosaics (from Kibbutz Eilon) – the outcome of 54 years of work. The Synagogue boasts 7 Torah arks and houses hundreds of millions of natural stones from all over Israel.

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The Or Torah Synagogue
The Or Torah Synagogue
The Or Torah Synagogue
The Or Torah Synagogue
The Or Torah Synagogue
The Or Torah Synagogue

The mosaics and stained-glass windows depict the history of the Jewish people and of the Land of Israel through Bible stories, flora, and fauna, IDF corps and more.

Visits to the synagogue must be scheduled in advance.

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The Or Torah Synagogue
The Or Torah Synagogue
The Or Torah Synagogue
The Or Torah Synagogue
The Or Torah Synagogue
The Or Torah Synagogue