The main entrance leading to the synagogue is located at its northern wall. This entrance is positioned directly opposite another door on the southern wall that leads to and from the main women's section and the Mikveh.
The framing stones of the entrance and the overlying lintel clearly differ in workmanship and therefore the lintel may have originated from an older building.
Unfortunately, during the period when the synagogue was inhabited by squatters, the entrance gate was fitted with an electric fixture that damaged part of the still visible inscription on the lintel.
Photo 1: © Etz Hayyim Synagogue
Photo 2: © Anastasios Skikos