Estonia opening first postwar shul

Estonia is set to open its first synagogue since World War II. The 200-seat synagogue will open Wednesday in Tallinn. Estonia is home to some 3,000 Jews. The synagogue will be headed by Rabbi Shmuel Kot, sent to the city by Chabad seven years ago at the behest of the local Jewish community.”I am the first rabbi after the Holocaust,” Kot told Reuters. “The last rabbi was killed by the Nazis.”

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