Thursday, 23rd March 2023

A synagogue on wheels tours Germany

To make Jewish life visible and break down prejudice, a mobile synagogue is now rolling across Germany. The "Mizwa Mobil" also offers space for prayers and services.


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28 Oct 2018
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11 Dec 2018
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28 Apr 2019
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