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Studio Dror Converts New York SoHo Shop Into Hipster Synagogue

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Images credit John Hall courtesy of Studio Dror It is a fascinating sign of changing times, to see a new synagogue in one of the hippest parts of New York City. Orthodox Jews have to walk to shul on the Sabbath, so the shuls have to go where the customers are. And being SoHo, Best of Green 2010 designer Dror Benshetrit has designed the ultimate hipster shul, from the cool neon sign to the stripes that " evoke both the lines of the tallit (prayer shawl) that men wear for praying, as well as the image of a bar code."... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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