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Heichal Shlomo

Heichal Shlomo
Mordechai Ish Shalom and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi standing in front of the recently constructed Heichal Shlomo. 1959

Heichal Shlomo (Jerusalem, was the former seat of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. The building currently contains the Jewish Heritage Museum, Renanim Synagogue, office space and an auditorium. It is opposite the Leonardo Plaza Hotel Jerusalem. Building was completed in 1958.

In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI made a visit to the area.[1]


  1. ^ Text of Pope Benedict XVI's Address to Chief Rabbi's of Jerusalem

External links

  • Official website

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