Tbilisi is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, Founded in the 5th century AD by Vakhtang I Gorgasali, where the First Congress of Caucasus Zionists was held in. Tbilisi has a Jewish population of about 10,000 out of a general population of 1.5 million.

TBILISI GREAT SYNAGOGUE

The building, also known as the Georgian Synagogue, was built from 1895 to 1903 in an eclectic style by Georgian Jews from Akhaltsikhe who migrated to The Great Synagogue is located in the old historical district of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. The building, also known as the Georgian Synagogue, was built from 1895 to 1903 in an eclectic style by Georgian Jews from Akhaltsikhe who migrated to Tbilisi in the late 19th century, this the synagogue is also called “Synagogue of the people of Akhaltsikhe”. Today, the Great Synagogue of Tbilisi is one of the most important tourist attractions in the city. As it turns out, the synagogue has more than 500 visitors daily. Mainly tourists from Israel. The synagogue was renovated in the years 2011-2012.  The synagogue's condition is fair and it is active. The synagogue style is "Brick Style" (Russia), its construction material is brick, its architectural significance is artistic decoration and there are paintings in the prayer hall. Its Significance Rating is national.in the late 19th century, thus the synagogue is also called “synagogue of the people of Akhaltsikhe”.

TBILISI SYNAGOGUE

Tbilisi second synagogue was built by the Jews of Tshinvali at 13 Kozhevennyi Tupik Street.

DAVID BAAZOV MUSEUM OF HISTORY OF THE JEWS OF GEORGIA AND GEORGIAN-JEWISH RELATIONS

The David Baazov Museum of History of Jews of Georgia is a principal museum of the Jewish history and culture in Tbilisi, Georgia. It was established by the decision of Administration of the "Georgian Committee for assisting the Poor" (established in 1928) on November 30, 1932 as a departmental organization within the framework of cultural base of Jewish workers; it was officially founded by the order of People's Commissariat of Education of Georgia on November 23, 1933, under the title 'Jewish

ROYAL DISTRICT THEATRE

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ISRAELI HOUSE

Israeli House was opened in Tbilisi on November 2, 2013. Opening of the Israeli House was attended by the members of the Israel and Georgian Parliament, and members of the ILC (International Leadership Committee).
The House was opened by the auspices of the Israeli Prime Minister, and founded by the president of the Israel-Georgia Chamber of Business Mr. Itsik Moshe.

GEORGIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM

The Georgian National Museum unifies several leading museums in Georgia. It was established within the framework of structural, institutional, and legal reforms aimed at modernizing the management of the institutions united within this network, and at coordinating research and educational activities.

GEORGIAN NATIONAL CENTRE OF MANUSCRIPTS

DAMPALO GRAVEYARD

RUSSIAN JEWES GRAVEYARD

NADIKVARI GRAVEYARD

AVLABARI GRAVEYARD

Mtskheta is the one of the oldest cities of Georgia.
The existence of the Jews in these regions during this period is supported by archaeological evidence showing that Jews lived in Mtskheta, the ancient capital of the East Georgian state of Kartli.

ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF MTSKHETA

The Armazi Bilingual is kept in the Archeological Museum of Mtskheta. The bilingual Greco-Aramaic tombstone inscription commemorating the short-lived Serapita and her noble lineage. It contains an unusual, in its ductus and some of its forms, version of the Aramaic alphabet which came to be known as the "Armazi script" although it can also be found outside Armazi, in other parts of Georgia

Akhaltsikhe is a small city in Georgia's southwestern region of Samtskhe-Javakheti. It has an old history of Jews in Akhaltsikhe. There are two synagogues and the Jewish graveyard.

AKHALTSIKHE ACTIVE SYNAGOGUE

Akhaltsikhe active synagogue was built in 1863.

AKHALTSIKHE SYNAGOGUE

The Akhaltsikhe Synagogue of the Georgian Jews, built in 1905, consists of two large halls. The upper hall which has a women's gallery is sumptuously decorated with geometrical motifs. The spacious lower hall is used by men for daily prayer services and has no women's section.

JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN AKHALTSIKHE

Batumi is the second largest city of Georgia. A Jewish community was established there in 1878 after the town was incorporated into Russia. In 1889 many of the Jews living there without official authorization (see *Pale of Settlement ) were expelled. According to official statistics there remained 31 Jewish families, and according to unofficial sources about 100 Jewish families. The number, however, again increased rapidly. By 1897 there were 1,179 Jews living in Batumi. One of the oil refineries was owned jointly by the Rothschild family and Jewish investors in Russia. The Jewish population numbered 3,700 in 1923 (6.1% of the total population) and 1,778 in 1939 (2,54% of the total population).

BATUMI SYNAGOGUE

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HOUSE OF JEWISH BUSINESSMAN

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BATUMI OLD SYNAGOGUE

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JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN BATUMI

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Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Jews lived mainly in the north-east of the city – Kutaisi, on the left bank of the river Rioni. This place was called street Shaumyani. This area was settled more compact by Jews than the other ones. As time passed, most of the Jews left Kutaisi for their historic homeland. A small number of the remaining Jewish families do not live so compact, and you can rarely hear that particular speech characterizing Georgian Jews. But it can be heard in the speech of Georgians who continue to live on the street Shaumyani and it will still be heard for many years in this area.

KUTAISI GREAT SYNAGOGUE

The synagogue was built in 1885 and it is located at the Gaponov Street 57-59

KUTAISI LITTLE SYNAGOGUE

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KUTAISI SYNAGOGUE - ZEDA LOTSVA

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JEWISH DISTRICT IN KUTAISI

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SAPICHKHIA JEWISH GRAVEYARD

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Lailashi is a village in Georgia, in Racha Lechkhumi and Svaneti. Lailashi has long been known by the Georgian Jews living there according to historians in the beginning of the twentieth century, there lived more than 1,200 grown-up Jews.

LAILASHI SYNAGOGUE

Lailashi Synagogue is an old Synagogue where was kept Lailashi Bible.

JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN LAILASHI

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Lagodekhi lies in the heart of Georgian wine country. Lagodekhi is renowned for its natural beauty, nearby waterfalls and most notably the Lagodekhi Nature Reserve. There you can find Jewish graveyard.

JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN TCHIATURA

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Kareli is a town in Shida Kartli, Georgia.
There you can find Kareli Synagogue. It was built in XIX century and the Jewish graveyard.

KARELI SYNAGOGUE

It was built in XIX century.

JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN KARELI

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Lagodekhi lies in the heart of Georgian wine country. Lagodekhi is renowned for its natural beauty, nearby waterfalls and most notably the Lagodekhi Nature Reserve. There you can find Jewish graveyard.

GORI SYNAGOGUE

Gori Synagogue was built in XX century.

JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN GORI

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Khashuri is a town in the central part of Georgia and is the 9th largest settlement in Georgia.
There is Surami Synagogue – located in Surami, so called Jewish's suburb and the Jewish graveyard.

SURAMI SYNAGOGUE

JEWISH DISTRICT IN SURAMI

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JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN SURAMI

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Atskuri is a Georgian feudal fortress on the right bank of the Mtkvari River, approximately 30 kilometres from Borjomi, in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region. There you can find Jewish Graveyard fragments in Atskuri.

JEWISH GRAVEYARD PRAGMENTS IN ATSKURI

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Oni is a town in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region, Georgia. 
In old times there lived a lot of Jews families. Despite a post-Soviet tendency towards migration, Oni still retains a small number of Jewish families - remnants of once powerful and large historic Jewish community.

ONI SYNAGOGUE

The synagogue was built in 1895 in an eclectic style. It's Georgia’s third largest synagogue after the Great Synagoge of Tbilisi and the synagogue of Kutaisi.

JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN ONI

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Sachkhere is a town at the northern edge of the Imereti Province in western Georgia. It is the center of the Sachkhere Municipality.
There you can find not active synagogue and the Jewish graveyard.

SACHKHERE SYNAGOGUE

Sachkhere Old Synagogue is not active now.

JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN SACHKHERE

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Vani is a town in Imereti region of western Georgia.
In the town is a Synagogue, that was built in XIX century and the Jewish graveyard.

VANI SYNAGOGUE

Vani Synagogue was built in XIX century.

JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN VANI

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Kulashi is a small tow in Imereti.
The town had formerly been a home to one of the largest Georgian Jewish community, whose size has significantly decreased due to several waves of Jewish expatriation to Israel.

KULASHI. OLD ASSEMBLY BUILDING

KULASHI SYNAGOGUE

Kulashi Synagogue was built in XVIII century

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JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN KULASHI

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Abasha is a town in western Georgia.
There you can find Abasha Synagogue, that was built in XIX century and the Jewish graveyard in Sujuna.

ABASHA SYNAGOGUE

JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN SUJUNA

Abasha Synagogue was built in XIX century.

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Bandza is a village located in the west part of Georgia.
In the second half of 18th century Jewish people started to live in the west part of Georgia. At the beginning of 20th century they built a synagogue in the Jewish district of Bandza. There is also Jewish cemetery near the synagogue. The synagogue is not active today but many Jewish people visit it very often.

BANDZA SYNAGOGUE

JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN BANDZA

Bandza Synagogue was built in XX centyru, now its closed.

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Senaki is a town in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region, western Georgia.
There is a Senaki Synagogue, that was build in 1969 and the Jewish graveyard.

SENAKI SYNAGOGUE

JEWISH GRAVEYARD IN SENAKI

Senaki Synagogue was build in 1969.

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Poti is a port city in Georgia, located on the eastern Black Sea coast in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti in the west of the country.
In the city you can find not active Poti Synagogue, that was built in 1903.

POTI SYNAGOGUE

Poti Synagogue was built in 1903 now its not active.

Sukhumi or Sokhumi is a city on the Black Sea coast. It is the capital of the breakaway Republic of Abkhazia.
As the 1897 census results indicate, there were also many Ashkenazi Jews in Sukhumi. A synagogue was built in the first decade of the 20th century.
In Soviet times, the Jewish population of Abkhazia increased greatly, but the Sukhumi Jewish community remained the largest in Abkhazia. According to the 1926 census, there were about 1,100 Jews in Abkhazia, most of them Ashkenazi or Georgian. The Jewish community of Sukhumi was officially recognised by Soviet authorities in 1945, at the very end of World War II.

ABKHAZIA SYNAGOGUE

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Tskhinval is the capital of South Ossetia, a disputed region in Georgia. It has been recognized as an independent Republic by Russia and three other UN members.
Tskhinvali was known for its sizable Georgian Jewish population, where the community had its own quarter. According to the Soviet censuses of 1926 and 1939 there were about 2000 Jews in South Ossetia, all but a few in Tskhinvali, today only one Jew remains in South Ossetia, a single elderly woman living in Tskhinvali.

TSKHINVALI SYNAGOGUE

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