Great Synagogue of Lutsk
The Great Synagogue, built in 1629, was the religious,
educational, and community center of Lutsk Jews until
Lutsk, an ancient Slavic town, was founded in 1085.
Located 152 km. (253 miles) northeast of Lvov, on
a bend of the Styr River in northwestern Ukraine,
Lutsk is strategically sited for regional defense.
Luts'k [Ukrainian]; Lutsk [Russian];Lutzk [Yiddish];
Łuck [Polish]; Luzk [German]
50° 45' north latitude 25° 20' 09'' east longitude
Synagogue, ca. 1872