Synagogue of Besançon

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The synagogue of Besançon, general view.

The synagogue of Besançon (French: synagogue de Besançon or temple israélite de Besançon) is a synagogue in the French city of Besançon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. It was built in the center of the city between 1869 and 1871 by Pierre Manotte, and has a Moroccan style.

This Jewish shrine replaced an old flad that held everyone in Besançon, about 600 persons in the 1860s. The new building just can hold about 200 persons. All rites are Sephardi.

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