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SYNAGOGUES IN NANCY, FRANCE:

JEWISH AND KOSHER FRANCE: SYNAGOGUE DE NANCY. SYNAGOGUE OF NANCY. The synagogue Nancy is a synagogue located at 17 Boulevard Joffre Nancy, where she was inaugurated in 1788. At 19, boulevard Joffre, the community center is located in a modern building shaped like a cube that houses several Jewish organizations, like the UEJF (Union of Jewish medical students in France). At that time, the building of the synagogue was built on an area swamp and was reached by a back door, away from traffic areas. Due to urban sprawl, she finds two centuries later in the open downtown. Its architect was Charles-Augustin Piroux (1749-1805). It was inaugurated on 11 June 1790. It was enlarged in 1841 and 1861 and the facade, the work ofAlfred Thomas, date of 1935. This facade is larger than the building, which it gives good looks. This synagogue is the second oldest synagogue in the kingdom of France still in service. Indeed, the only synagogue in Luneville is a bit older, having been consecrated in 1786, the same architect's plans. It was registered historical monuments by a decree of 11 July 1984.
Synagogue de Nancy, May 11, 2007. Built: 1788. Photo: Olivier Levi.

Nancy Synagogue
17 Blvd.Joffre
Nancy, France
Historical Monument.
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Jewish Cultural Association of Nancy
55, rue des Ponts
54000 Nancy
Tel: 03 83 35 26 97
Fax: 03 83 37 33 04
Email: acj55@free.fr

Website: http://acj55.free.fr/
Last updated on: October 30, 2010
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The synagogue Nancy is a synagogue located at 17 Boulevard Joffre Nancy, where she was inaugurated in 1788. At 19, boulevard Joffre, the community center is located in a modern building shaped like a cube that houses several Jewish organizations, like the UEJF (Union of Jewish medical students in France). At that time, the building of the synagogue was built on an area swamp and was reached by a back door, away from traffic areas. Due to urban sprawl, she finds two centuries later in the open downtown. Its architect was Charles-Augustin Piroux (1749-1805). It was inaugurated on 11 June 1790. It was enlarged in 1841 and 1861 and the facade, the work ofAlfred Thomas, date of 1935. This facade is larger than the building, which it gives good looks.

This synagogue is the second oldest synagogue in the kingdom of France still in service. Indeed, the only synagogue in Luneville is a bit older, having been consecrated in 1786, the same architect's plans.

It was registered historical monuments by a decree of 11 July 1984.

History

The first Jewish community since the Middle Ages. Around 1470, a dozen Jewish families lived in Nancy but they were expelled in 1477. At the XVIth century, there are few Jewish families. This is an order in 1721 ducal formalizes the Jewish community of Nancy allowing four Jewish families reside in this town (see History of the Jews in Lorraine). In fact the Jews were tolerated for one to two centuries.

The synagogue was built in 1788.

In 1832, Baruch Gouguenheim, rabbi of Phalsbourg, is called the head of the synagogue of Nancy, he runs very strongly for eleven years. At his death, the Presbytery appointed Rabbi Salomon Ulmann, who performs this function from 1843 to 1854.

Jews have created in the city of Nancy emerging industries (spinning, weaving, shoe factories, embroidery, blast furnaces), and founded the department store on Rue Saint-Jean. The Jewish neighborhood was located near the synagogue at the site of the existing mall in San Sebastian, among the "street of the Grand Rabbi Haguenauer" and "Bridge Street" where the Jewish Cultural Association Nancy.

The action of seven police officers of foreign service at police headquarters in Nancy has saved about three hundred Jews during the great raid organized in Nancy by the Nazis on 19 July 1942.

Main article: Roundup missed Nancy.

Recently, around 2007 or 2008, the synagogue was surrounded by Nancy, controversial for reasons of safety, a fence of metal sheets, bars and grilles, at least 3 meters high, which completely hides the passers .

Currently the Jewish community of Nancy approximately 450 families.

The 55th Rue des Ponts (The Bridges street)

At this address was a Polish Jew oratory non Consistory. This building now houses the Jewish Cultural Association of Nancy.

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Jewish Cemeteries / Memorials in Nancy, France:

JEWISH AND KOSHER FRANCE: JEWISH CEMETERY OF NANCY, FRANCE. The Jewish section of the cemetery Preville, founded in 1840, is located at 2 Avenue de Boufflers. At the entrance to the cemetery, the monument of remembrance recalls the disappearance of part of the Jewish community of Nancy in the Shoah (the Holocaust victims in the thousands in Lorraine, Nancy seven cents to). You can read a sentence in Yiddish
Nancy Jewish Cemetery - monument in memory of The Holocaust.
December 26, 2008. Photo: Jampa

The Jewish section of the cemetery Preville, founded in 1840, is located at 2 Avenue de Boufflers. At the entrance to the cemetery, the monument of remembrance recalls the disappearance of part of the Jewish community of Nancy in the Shoah (the Holocaust victims in the thousands in Lorraine, Nancy seven cents to). You can read a sentence in Yiddish :
 

פארגעסט נישט אושוויץ צום אנדענק פון אלע קרבנות פיו דויטשישן נאציום "
"Do not forget Auschwitz and remember all victims of Nazi Germany "

Near the entrance to a plate when glazed figure in Hebrew "prayer to the field of rest"

"Be praised Lord our Gd, King of the universe, He created you in His righteousness, you were fed and maintained by His righteousness, you did die by his justice, who in his righteousness and who knows your number one day you will rise again by His righteousness. Praise Yahweh, who raises the dead. "

and takes the second blessing of the Amidah (also missing a word in the sentence):

"You're never Almighty Lord, you raise the dead, thou art the Almighty to help [you make the winds blow and the rain fall] You nourished by the living through you you return from the dead by your great mercy you support those who stumble, you heal the sick, you free the prisoners and you keep your promises to those who sleep in the earth. Who is the Almighty, like you. Lord? Who can compare Thee? O our King, is that you put to death and make alive; comes from you all help. You fulfill your promise to resurrect the dead. "

In 1987, as part of the bicentenary of the synagogue, twenty schoolchildren planted trees to commemorate the memory of twenty Jewish children taken from their refuge (they were placed in the nursing home) by the Nazis and deported without a return to the death camps on 6 November 1942. The name of each missing child and her age (the youngest of these children had only three years) are enrolled on a small stone placed in front of each shrub. These are located along the left wall of the entrance.

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