3 Synagogues to explore in United States
Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.
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 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.
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.