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World's largest synagogues

* The largest synagogue in the world is probably the Belz Great Synagogue, in Jerusalem, Israel; whose main Sanctuary seats 6,000. Construction on the edifice lasted for over 15 years.
* The next largest may be the Satmar synagogue in Kiryas Joel, New York; which is said to seat "several thousand".[9]
* The largest synagogue in Europe is the newly constructed Bratzlav Center at the graveside of Rabbi Nahman of Bratzlav in Uman, Ukraine; which seats up to 5,000[citation needed].
* The Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest, Hungary; which seats 3,000, and have and area of 1200 m˛ and height of 26 m (apart from the towers which are 43 m).
* Temple Emanu-El of New York, a Reform Temple located in New York City, with an area of 3,523 m˛, seating 2,500.
* Kehilas Yetev Lev D'Satmar (Williamsburg, Brooklyn); seating between 2,000 to 4,000 congregants.
* The Sofia Synagogue located in Sofia, Bulgaria, seating about 1,200.
* Congregation Shaare Zion, an Orthodox Sephardic synagogue located in Brooklyn, New York; which is the largest Syrian Jewish congregation in New York City. It is attended by over 1,000 worshipers on weekends.

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