The Moorish Style in European Synagogue Architecture: A Sicilian Connection

  • Columbia University, Deutsches Haus 420 West 116th Street New York, NY, 10027 United States

Deutsches Haus and the Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies invites you to join for

The Moorish Style in European Synagogue Architecture: A Sicilian Connection
A lecture by Professor Michele Cometa (Italian Academy in America/ University of Palermo)

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Deutsches Haus,  420 West 116th Street (between Amsterdam Ave and Morningside Dr)

Currently a Fellow at the Italian Academy in America, Professor Cometa will speak about the 19th-century fascination with the "mosque style" which transformed synagogue architecture throughout Europe.