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Ahavath Beth Israel

Ahavath Beth Israel is a Jewish congregation and synagogue located in Boise, Idaho. Established in the late 19th century, it stands as one of the oldest Jewish congregations in the Pacific Northwest.The congregation has played a significant role in preserving Jewish traditions, fostering community, and providing spiritual guidance to its members. Ahavath Beth Israel serves as a center for Jewish worship, religious observance, and cultural activities in Boise.

B'nai Israel Synagogue

The B'nai Israel Synagogue, located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is a historic religious institution that has served the local Jewish community for over a century. Established in the late 19th century, the synagogue is a testament to the vibrant Jewish heritage in the region and the enduring spirit of its congregation.

Beit Shalom Jewish Community

Beit Shalom Jewish Community is a significant religious and cultural institution located in Davenport, Iowa. Established in the early 20th century, Beit Shalom serves as a center for Jewish worship, education, and community engagement in the Quad Cities region.

Congregation Beth El

Congregation Beth El, located in New London, Connecticut, is a vibrant and inclusive synagogue serving the Jewish community in the region. Established with a rich history dating back decades, it stands as a center for religious worship, community engagement, and cultural celebrations.

KKBE- Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim

one of the oldest Jewish congregations in the United States founded in 1749. The congregation is nationally significant as the place where ideas resembling Reform Judaism were first evinced. It meets in an architecturally significant 1840 Greek Revival synagogue located at 90 Hasell

Temple Beth Tefilloh

Temple Beth Tefilloh is a synagogue that has served the local Jewish community for over 100 years. Founded in 1916 by Rabbi Shlomie Haver, this Orthodox-style synagogue offers services three days a week and special celebrations during the Jewish high holidays. Devotees of all denominations are welcomed at Temple Beth Tefilloh, which hosts various events throughout the year such as Friday night dinners, educational programs and special lectures.

Temple Israel Museum

Temple Israel was erected at 201 West 4th Street in Leadville, Colorado, during the summer of 1884 in less than two months. The Temple Israel building is a rare example of a frontier synagogue. It is a mesmerizing tribute to a nearly forgotten Jewish generation. Situated at the front of the building, the Museum displays an array of personal, festive, communal, and everyday artifacts documenting Jewish life in a late-1800 mining town.

Temple Mickve Israel Archives

Congregation Mickve Israel is one of the oldest in the United States, as it was organized in 1735 by mostly Sephardic Jewish immigrants of Spanish-Portuguese extraction from London who arrived in the new colony in 1733. It is a rare example of a Gothic-style synagogue. The synagogue building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

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