Guided tours of the Great Synagogue and the Holocaust Monument

Between June 12 and September 15, 2017 Monday-Thursday 11 and 12, Friday 11. Entrance: SEK 150, $ 20 or € 15. For groups or private alternatives please call in advance at phone +46-708 211 897 or e-mail to info@jfst.se

The Holocaust Memorial in Stockholm

A memorial to the victims of the Holocaust is engraved on the wall leading from the entrance of The Great Synagogue to the Jewish Community office building. It was inaugurated in 1998 by Carl XVI Gustav, King of Sweden, and lists 8500 victims, relatives of Jews residing in Sweden. The 42-meter memorial bright serves as a link between a dark past, and a future. No entrance fee. Open during weekdays.

The Jewish Library

The Jewish Library is closed. It will open in the beginning of 2018 at a new address.

 

Mikve

The community mikveh of Stockholm is located underneath the Great Synagogue. It was opened in October 2017 and serves the entire Jewish community of Stockholm and surrounding areas. Construction was supervised by Rav Meir Posen and is under the supervision of Rabbi Amram Maccabi and Rabbi Ute Steyer.

Address: Wahrendorffgatan 3B
Visiting times: after appointment
Contact: Jane Reichel, +46 70 722 0345

The Synagogues

The Great Synagogue of Stockholm at Wahrendorffgatan 3 B (next to the Community offices) is an official national historical building, built in 1870 in an "oriental" style, and seats 900 people.
Services are held at the following times: Friday evening and evening before Jom tov 6.30 pm during the fall, winter and early spring 5.30 pm, (from Rosh Hashana to Purim). From Shabat Parah to Rosh Hashana 5.30 pm.  Saturday 9:15 am. The services are egalitarian, conservative/masorti.

Adas Jeschurun (orthodox)

For information of daily services please look at www.jeschurun.se/

Adat Jisrael (orthodox)

Adat Jisrael is situated at S:t Paulsgatan 13 in a building from the 18th century renovated some 25 years ago and  well worth a visit. The synagogue has a history of more than a hundred year old, and Adat Jisrael was long known as the ”poylische minyan”.

Kosher food

Kosherian, Riddargatan 3, phone 08-663 65 80, www.kosherian.se
Open Monday-Thursday 11 am-6 pm, Friday 9 am-3 pm.
Summertime Wednesday-Friday 10 am-4 pm.

The following restaurants have no hashgacha, but ingredients have been checked by the orthodox Rabbi:

RESTAURANT HÄLSOKOST LEMURIA, kosher ingredients. Serves vegan food. Address: Nybrogatan 26, phone 08-660 02 21. Opening hours: every Monday–Friday 10 am–6 pm.

LAO WAI, Chinese vegetarian vegan restaurant, Luntmakargatan 74, phone, 08-673 78 00.

MATAPOTEKET, Bondegatan 6. Mobil: 073-020 34 44, www.matapoteket.se Matapoteket is a raw-food-restaurang

FALAFELBAREN new kosher place, Hornsgatan 39.

The following products have been checked and approved by orthodox Rabbi: In general, regular plain milk products like yoghurt, milk, butter are checked. Bread: Schulstad, Pågen, Vivels, Europabagaren – dairy and parve. Ice cream – see list. Smoked salmon, Philadelphia Cream Cheese. Kosher wine can be purchased at Systembolaget. Complete kosher list