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American Synagogues: A Century of Architecture and Jewish Community (Hardcover)

  • American Synagogues: A Century of Architecture and Jewish Community (Hardcover)
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American Synagogues is the first book to explore the exceptional architecture of modern American synagogues in the twentieth century, and this intriguing book relates the fascinating history of the Jewish people in America and how it is expressed in twentieth-century synagogue design.

The book features all new photography of synagogues in many styles from a dozen states, many never before published in any form. The synagogues were designed by European masters, the best-known modern American architects, and by important contemporary architects including Frank Lloyd Wright, Philip Johnson, and Minoru Yamasaki.


About the Author
Samuel Gruber wrote the book Synagogues and is co-author of Survey of Historic Jewish Sites in Poland. He is Rothman Lecturer in Judaic Studies at Syracuse University, research director of the U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad, and is president of the International Survey of Jewish Monuments.


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