The Bornblum Eretz Israel Synagogues Website – Synagogues

The Bornblum Eretz Israel Synagogues Website

The staff of the the Bornblum Eretz Israel Synagogues Website sends its condolences to the family and friends of our benefactor and founder of the Bornblum Chair for Land of Israel Studies, BERT BORNBLUM, on his passing. Read more...




The main goal of this website is to display the world of synagogues from the Land of Israel for the scholar, student and layperson. This website provides information such as bibliographical references, geographical location, photos, plans and brief descriptions of ancient synagogues from the Roman and Byzantine periods in the Land of Israel. It also presents information on selected historically significant synagogues from the Middle Ages through the beginning of the 20th century. This site will be constantly updated including the latest relevant research news and scholarly works. A search of bibliographical references is currently in preparation.Read more...

Umm el Qanatir

Umm el Qanatir
Geographical Region: Golan
Period: Byzantine
Site Condition: excavation site

Gamla

Gamla
Geographical Region: Golan
Period: Second Temple
Site Condition: Tourist site. Entrance Fee.

Beth Alpha

Beth Alpha
Geographical Region: Beth Shean Valley
Period: Roman-Byzantine
Site Condition: National park entrance fee