Lost Treasures: The Wooden Synagogues of Eastern Europe The Lino Cuts of Bill Farran

Suchowola, Poland - Original Linocut

Yiddish name: Suchavola

This wooden synagogue of Suchowola dates to the second half of the 18th century.

The square men’s synagogue was built lower than the entrance room, and its ceiling was in an octagonal shape. Carved cornices decorated the ceiling. The women's sections were contained in low pavilions at the north and south ends. The bimah was located between four pillars.

The synagogue of Suchowola was burned down by the Germans during the Second World War.

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