WATCH: Group preserves digital memory as Libyan Synagogue demolished
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WATCH: Group preserves digital memory as Libyan Synagogue demolished

Diarna seeks to document threatened Jewish shrines across the Arab and Muslim world.

Libya Alhurra TV reports that the Dar Bishi Synagogue in downtown Tripoli, Libya is being demolished.

In 2011, in the midst of the fighting to overthrow dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi, an intrepid reporter documented the synagogue and former Jewish Quarter (Hara Kabira) for Diarna: Geo-Museum of North African and Middle Eastern Jewish Life.

They created a 3D model of the synagogue that can be visited in Google Earth: http://www.gearthblog.com/…/tripolis_dar_dishi_synagogue_re…

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