|Bnei Brak's synagogue, built in 1928|
|Bnei Brak (circa 1930)|
In 1922, in an area not far from the ruins of ancient Bnei Brak, a group of Orthodox Jews from Warsaw, Poland purchased land from an Arab village in order to establish a farming community. The town's cornerstone was laid in 1924.
|Bnei Brak bank for "agri-|
culture and business"
|The new town of Bnei Brak (circa 1928)|
Today, Bnei Brak is one of Israel's most densely populated cities, with a population of 170,000.
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