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‘Yerusalayim, Kudus, Jerusalem’ Exhibition at Edirne Grand Synagogue

‘Yerusalayim, Kudus, Jerusalem’ Exhibition at Edirne Grand Synagogue

Edirne Grand Synagogue will be hosting a new exhibition in May as part of National Foundations Week activities. At the exhibition ‘Yerusalayim, Kudus, Jerusalem’, photos of Jerusalem, a city that is significant for all three monotheistic religions will be displayed. The photo artists whose works will be displayed includes Izzet Keribar, a world acclaimed photo artist who has taken thousands of photos of Jerusalem, Rubi Asa the winner of Jerusalem Photography Award, Vladi Benbanaste, Kemal Eskinazi and Jil Pardo. 

David D’Or at Edirne Grand Synagogue 

Edirne Synagogue concert series which was organized for the first-time last year, will take place for the second year in May. The concert series is planned to be an annual event. 

The concert series that is organized around the same dates every year as part of National Foundations Week activities will host world renowned counter-tenor David D’or this year. D’or with a repertoire consisting of famous opera tunes and numerous hymns will fascinate both the audience coming from Istanbul and music lovers from Edirne. 

Shuttles are organized for people going to Edirne from Istanbul (14.00 Anatolian Side, 14.45 European Side/Esentepe).  There will be a barbecue party between 18.00-19.30. 

Also, Sirkeci Synagogue Yahids will celebrate Lag Baomer at Edirne. 

To attend the concert or for further information you can contact Emel Benbasat (0535 3500778), Dalia Maya (maya.dalia@yahoo.com).

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