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Sabiles sinagoga

Sabile synagogue – art, culture and tourism centre


In 1890 on the right side of the river Abava a synagoguewas built. It was meant for then Jewish community of Sabile, and it served its purpose till the World War II. In 1941 during the occupation of the Fascist Germany the Sabile community was destroyed. Starting from 1950, during the Soviet occupation, the building was used by the local school and the sport school. In the middle of 80s the synagogue was transferred to Sabile fruit and vegetable factory and was adjusted to a storehouse. In 2001 the reconstruction of the building started (architect Modris Liepa). Nowadays it serves as the centre of modern art and cultural heritage “Synagogue”