Java’s Last Shul and the World’s Tallest Menorah

The strange story of the disappearing Surabaya shul, plus what may be the world’s only 60-foot (!) menorah. From Jewniverse.

In May 2013, Surabayans awoke to find that the building had been mysteriously demolished. One clue may be that the building had recently been sold, but it remains unclear whether the demolition was authorized, or if guerrilla Muslim hardliners were responsible.

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