Colonial Synagogues: Pioneering American Jewish Communities from Rhode Island to Georgia

Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (the J)
8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA

Contact: Michele Endick


Noon: Lunch (bring dairy or parve/meatless)
12:30pm: Program

Presented by: Chaplain Michael Bloom

Join us for an interesting presentation on the amazing accomplishments, and sometimes difficult challenges, faced by our first five Jewish communities – Newport, RI, New Amsterdam/New York, Philadelphia, PA, Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA (with a brief look also at early Baltimore, Richmond, and Lancaster).

Chaplain Bloom will also travel with us on Thursday, May 11th when we visit Richmond to view Congregation Beth Ahabah Museum and Archives. 

Coffee, tea, and dessert provided.
Fee: $8 / $5 J member
No RSVP – Just come!

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