Itzkovitch (Hebrew: איצקוביץ') is a shtiebel located in central Bnei Brak on Rav Shach street (formerly Herzl), near Rabbi Akiva Street. The building is known to be one of the most active synagogues in the world with prayer services taking place in parallel around the clock in multiple rooms. There are an average 17,000 visitors a day.
The synagogue is named after Zvi Itzkovitch, the original owner of the house, who wanted to prohibit traffic passing by his home on Shabbat. He took advantage of a law requiring that streets containing synagogues be closed on Shabbat by declaring one room in his house to be a synagogue.
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