Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum

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Hebrew Orphan Asylum, 373 Ralph Avenue, Brooklyn, New York

The Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum was an orphanage constructed in Brooklyn, New York.[1][2][3] The Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum branched off from the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New York when that organization narrowed its support to children in Manhattan. The Brooklyn organization was created by philanthropic members of Temple Israel and K.K. Beth Elohim.[3] Among those who spent part of their childhood there are Hannah Tompkins and eden ahbez.


  1. ^ Hebrew Orphan Asylum Archived November 3, 2013, at the Wayback Machine., (New York City Chapter of the American Guild of Organists). Accessed online 2014-10-22.
  2. ^ Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum [picture], Brooklyn Public Library. Accessed online 2014-10-22.
  3. ^ a b 1800 to 1900 Archived November 3, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. (timeline), The Brooklyn Jewish Historical Initiative. Accessed online 2014-10-22.

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Coordinates: 40°40′34″N 73°55′19″W / 40.67608°N 73.92199°W / 40.67608; -73.92199