Heichal Shlomo (Hekhal of Solomon: Hebrew: ? , Heikhal Shlomo; meaning 'Palace of Solomon') is the former seat of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and currently a museum. It is located adjacent to the Great Synagogue on King George Street, Jerusalem, opposite the Leonardo Plaza Hotel. The building was erected between 1953 and 1958, following plans by German-born architect Dr. Alexander Friedman (see selective list of works: ).
Since 1992 the building has been mainly serving as a museum, the Jewish Heritage Center and Jewish Art Museum. It contains:
Heichal Shlomo hosts concerts, theatre performances, lectures, seminars, guided tours, workshops on Jewish art, Bible study groups, and major ceremonies. The synagogue is a working synagogue, available for private ceremonies.
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