Our Town's Jewish History -The former Turkish synagogue and the former Synagoge at Turnergasse

A photo project on two of the many lost synagogues in Vienna 

The Turkish synagogue was located in the Zirkusgasse in Vienna´s 2nd district, the Leopoldstadt. It was destroyed in 1938 during the November pogrom, orchestrated by the Nazi regime. To learn more about the history of the synagogue, you can read the document on the right. The synagogue at Turnergasse 22 in the 15th district in Vienna was opened in 1872. It was used by the Jewish community until 1938. Learn more about its history in the document on the right.