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© GKD/Roland Halbe Synagogue Munich

GKD: A golden veil for the synagogue in Munich

The Jewish Community Center is located in the heart of Munich’s historic district at St. Jakobplatz, right next to the Town Hall and the Church of Our Lady.In memory of the orthodox synagogue destroyed by the Nazis back in 1938, the main synagoguebears the same Hebrew name: Ohel Jakob (“Jacob’s Tent”). Its expressive architecture is characterized by two stacked cubes: a massive, temple-like rock base with a filigree glass construction on top clad in a bronze-colored translucent ...

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