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Interior of Shaare Rason Synagogue, Mumbai | by Rangan Datta
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Interior of Shaare Rason Synagogue, Mumbai

Share Rason Synagogue (literally meaning Gateway of Mercy) is constructed in 1843 and is the second oldest synagogue in Mumbai. It belongs to the Bene Israel community.


The Sharee Rason Synagogue is in a congested area known as the Israel Mohalla.


The synagogue has a single floor and the entrance is through the women’s gallery. The wooden central pavilion is fitted with brass ornamentation. The corners of the pavilion are fitted with miniature menorah. The bright yellow painted walls and the chandelier light creates a golden glow interior.

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Taken on March 1, 2020