List of synagogues in the United States

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This is a list of notable synagogues in the United States.

By state and territory[edit]

Alabama[edit]

Temple Emanu-El in Birmingham, Alabama.

Arizona[edit]

Arkansas[edit]

California[edit]

Berkeley

Fresno

Los Angeles

Oakland

Pasadena

Sacramento

San Diego

San Francisco

Stockton

Statewide

Colorado[edit]

Connecticut[edit]

District of Columbia[edit]

Florida[edit]

  • Ahavath Chesed competes with Temple Beth-El in Pensacola for the honor of being each the oldest Jewish congregation in Florida. The Jacksonville congregation was meeting for prayer by 1867, but appears to have incorporated later than Pensacola which dedicated its first building in 1876, well before Jacksonville's 1882 building.
  • Bet Shira Congregation
  • Temple Beth-El (Pensacola, Florida). See above under Jacksonville’s Ahavath Chesed synagogue.
  • United Hebrews of Ocala. Their building, built in 1888, may be the oldest Florida synagogue building still standing.

Georgia[edit]

Hawaii[edit]

Idaho[edit]

  • Ahavath Beth Israel, Boise, Idaho (1896).[1] The synagogue was built for Beth Israel (founded 1895). In the 1980s, the congregation was formed as a merger of Congregation Beth Israel and Ahavath Israel (founded 1912).

Illinois[edit]

  • KAM Isaiah Israel merged several older congregations in Chicago, the oldest of which - Kehillat Anshe Maarav - was founded in 1847.

Indiana[edit]

Iowa[edit]

Temple Emanuel in Davenport, Iowa

Kentucky[edit]

Maine[edit]

Maryland[edit]

Massachusetts[edit]

Adams Street Shul, Newton, Massachusetts

Michigan[edit]

Missouri[edit]

Minnesota[edit]

Mississippi[edit]

Windows reformed from broken glass, at Congregation Beth Israel (Meridian, Mississippi)

Montana[edit]

Nebraska[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

New Mexico[edit]

New York[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

North Dakota[edit]

Ohio[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Oregon[edit]

Pennsylvania[edit]

Rhode Island[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

K.K. Beth Elohim, Charleston, South Carolina

Tennessee[edit]

Texas[edit]

U.S. Virgin Islands[edit]

Utah[edit]

Vermont[edit]

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Ohev Sholom Temple, Huntington, West Virginia

Wisconsin[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Synagogue architecture in America: faith, spirit & identity By Henry Stolzman, Daniel Stolzman [1]
  2. ^ Oldest Synagogue in Indiana Celebrates 100th Anniversary; Special Sermons Scheduled "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-19. Retrieved 2013-04-19.
  3. ^ Temple Emanuel celebrates 150 years
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-02-20. Retrieved 2014-02-13.
  5. ^ [2]
  6. ^ [3]