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Myanmar's Last Remaining Synagogue

Written by Mong Palatino On 24 February 2014 @ 15:04 pm | No Comments

In Arts & Culture, East Asia, English, History, Myanmar (Burma), Quick Reads, Religion

Built 120 years ago, the Musmeah Yeshua synagogue [1] in Yangon is the last remaining Jewish synagogue in Buddhist-dominated Myanmar. Aside from being a tourist attraction, it is also listed as an archaeological heritage building in the city.

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[1] synagogue: http://www.dvb.no/dvb-video/burmas-last-synagogue-myanmar/37310?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

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