Entrance to Temple Beth El in Jersey City

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2010-11-14

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Early records indicate that the young congregation met downtown, at 96 Montgomery Street, or nearby on York Street. Earliest Temple records date back to 1891, where we see planning for the High Holy Days of that year. The Congregation�s liberal roots can be seen throughout, including the resolution that passed overwhelmingly at the Annual Meeting on October 19, 1921, that elected a slate including three women to the Board of Trustees.

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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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