Historical Data: The Beth Shalom Synagogue was built in the late 1930s and was renovated in 1975. It is the main synagogue of Athens.
Area/Capacity: 400 sq. m./550 persons
Actual Condition: The synagogue is maintained by the Jewish Community of Athens. The recent earthquake of September 1999 caused some damage to the building.
Necessary Restoration Works: Restoration of the earthquake damages and renovation of the building.
Estimated Cost: 70 million drs. ($200,000 US)
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