Jewish Ceremonial Hall, Prague

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The Jewish Ceremonial Hall (Ob?adní sí? in Czech) can be found in the Josefov or Jewish Quarter of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. It was built in 1911-12 under the direction of architect J. Gerstl for the Jewish Burial Society (Hevrah Kaddishah) and is in the neo-Romanesque style. Originally used as a ceremonial hall and mortuary it now forms part of The Jewish Museum of Prague holding exhibitions relating to Jewish history.

Books

  • Humphreys, Rob (2002). Rough Guide to Prague, the (5th ed.). Rough Guides: London. ISBN 1-85828-900-9

External links

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  • Jewish Museum of Prague [1]

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