Ben Ezra Synagogue Cairo, Egypt

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Originally a church, this synagogue in Coptic Cairo was sold to Jews in 882. It was frequented by Maimonides and became a place of pilgrimage.

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318744
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Ben Ezra Synagogue
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30.005318° N, 31.229861° E

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Ben Ezra Synagogue (Cairo, Egypt)
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March 21, 2015