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The Pletzl: The Jewish District of Paris

Paris History Tours

Discover the unique and moving history of the Jews of Paris, including the great Talmud masters of the 13th century, the Jewish emancipation during the French Revolution and Napoleon’s reign, the artistic and intellectual influence of the Jewish community in the 19th century, and the Russian and Polish immigration after 1880. The Pletzl is a true Ashkenazi village in the heart of Paris with its Jewish boutiques, its synagogues and its orthodox schools. The tour includes stops at a synagogue(if you wish) and a guided tour at the Holocaust memorial. [2 hour tour]

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