Strangely enough, it is a cultural and historical angle in relation with WW2 that I wish to explore, as I write this post on Sweden, and more specifically on Göteborg.
This city presents other moving aspects where memory is concerned. While it may seem a natural thing to find a memory statue within a synagogue, it is more surprising to notice the way in which this city honors Jewish history elsewhere, considering that this community is today
such a small one there
Let us however start with the visit of the synagogue itself, which was organized for us thanks to our Swedish friends' contacts.
The temple is separated from the street by a very ordinary office building. A discreet plaque by the door, mentions that it is the seat of the israelite cultural center. Once in and beyond the security office, you find yourself in a small yard that faces the entrance door to the synagogue itself.
This large hall can accommodate 300 people.
We should also remember the cultural background of the city, whose Museum of Arts contains a collection of artists that I urge you to discover if, like me, you were little familiar with them.
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