U.S. Consul General visited Edirne SynagogueU.S. Consul General of İstanbul, Jennifer L. Davis, took a touristic trip to Edirne. Davis, after a tour to the Old Mosque, visited the Grand Synagogue of Edirne.
In the Grand Synagogue, Consul General was welcomed by Edirne Regional Director of Foundations Osman Güneren and Quincentennial Foundation Director Silvyo Ovadya. While taking a tour of the synagogue, she was given information about the history, the unfortunate collapse and foundations’ rebuilding of the Grand Synagogue.
Following her tour of the synagogue, Consul General Davis also visited the Foundation Culture and Art Center located at the back of the synagogue. While she was taking a tour of the part where Edirne artisans’ works were displayed, Silvyo Ovadya presented Davis two beautiful frames made by Edirnekari Art.
Davis then visited the exhibition “Edirne and Armenian Community” which is displayed on the second floor of the Grand Synagogue of Edirne. Whilst in Edirne she also visited Selimiye Mosque.