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Guided tours of the Great Synagogue and the Holocaust Monument

Between June 14 and September 2, 2016 Monday-Thursday 11 and 12, Friday 11. For groups, please call in advance at phone 08-587 858 24.
Entrance: SEK 150, $ 20 or € 15. Please note that the guided tours of the synagogue will only take place as scheduled above.

På begäran kan även guidad visning fås på svenska under sommaren.
Ring 08-587 858 24 för bokning.

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 located under The Great Synagogue on Wahrendorffsgatan 3. The library is open  Monday 2-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday 1-4 p.m

The Jewish museum

The museum is located at Hälsingegatan 2, phone 08-310143. The permanent displays include a number of showcases, where the artifacts are presented categorically such as Torah, Shabbat, Brit Mila etc. Since its start the museum has arranged a number of special exhibitions focusing on different aspects of Jewish life in Sweden. Opening hours: All days 12–4 pm, except Saturday www.judiska-museet.a.se

Bajit

The mikve in Stockholm is temporarily closed. The closest mikve could be found in Gothenburg, Malmö or Helsinki. The Community will reimburse reasonable travel costs up to 1000 kr for members of the community. Please contact Jane Reichel, 070 7220345, if you have any further question.

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 from Rosh Hashana to Purim 5:30 pm, from Shabat Parah to May 6.30 pm, June and July 7.30 pm, August to Shabat before 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”. For more information about services contact:

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