Temple Beth-El in Jersey City (2)

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2010-10-10

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The early days of Temple Beth-El are somewhat lost in the mists of time. Around the time of the end of the Civil War, probably about 1864-65, a group of Jews in Jersey City began to meet in study and prayer. They formalized this community under the name of the Isaac Ephraim Congregation, then Beth Israel Congregation, and finally Temple Beth-El in 1871.

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Temple Beth El, Byzantine Revival synagogue, Byzantine Revival architecture, Reform synagogues, Synagogue, Jersey City, The Bergen Section, Hudson County, Gateway, The Gateway Region, New Jersey, NJ, Jersey, The Garden State

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