The synagogue in ,Wołpa is regarded as one of the most beautiful wooden synagogues. Thomas C. Ubka called it "masterwork" of wooden architecture".[1.1] Furthermore, it is said, that the synagogue had a opulent interior decoration.
The synagogue was probably build in the first half of the 17th century. It is also verified that the roof of the synagogue was renovated in 1781.[1.2]
During the Second World War the Germans burned it down.
[1.1] Thomas C. Hubka, Resplendent Synagogue: Architecture and Worship in an Eighteenth Century Polish Community, by Brandeis University Press, 2003, p. 63.
[1.2] Alois Breyer, Max Eisler und Max Grunwald (Hrsg.), Holzsynagogen in Polen, in Menorah 1932.
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