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Synagogue, Erbil, Iraq

A possible synagogue, that was turned into a hamam in the Citadel in Erbil, (ھەولێر‎, أربيل‎‎, ארביל, Arbil, Irbil, Hewler) Iraqi-Kurdistan. 

Description

This building in the citadel may have been in synagogue which was converted into a hamam (bath) after the Jews left the region. It was subsequently turned into a a museum. Another synagogue is also identified in Erbil.

Erbil, Iraq

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