The Church of Saint Alexander and the Nozyk Synagogue in Warsaw

The Church of Saint Alexander and the Nozyk Synagogue in Warsaw

The Roman Catholic Church of Saint Alexander is built on the Three Crosses Square. This place of worship was constructed by people as a sign of gratitude to Tsar Alexander I of Russia to grant the Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland. Built between the years 1898-1902, the Nozyk Synagogue is the only place of worship for the Jews on the left bank of the Vistula River which survived the Second World War. The name " Nozyk " comes from the founder of the synagogue, Zalman Nozyk, a famous me... [ read more ]