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Touro Synagogue

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Elizabeth
Elizabeth
September 11, 2019
first synagogue in U S A, beautiful
Great Gull
Great Gull
April 12, 2019
Touro Synagogue, a building of exquisite beauty and design, steeped in history and ideals, and one of the most historically significant Jewish buildings in America, was designated a National Historic Site in 1946. Dedicated in 1763, it still serves an active congregation and each year greets over…
Chas & Em
Chas & Em
June 23, 2018
Dedicated in 1763, the building was designated a National Historic Site in 1946. The building was spared from being torn down and used as firewood during the British occupation of Newport, because it was used as a hospital for Brittish troops. Currently, it’s the oldest surviving synagogue in the…
Elaine
Elaine
October 17, 2017
First synagogue in the US
Lisel
Lisel
June 12, 2017
The Touro Synagogue was built in 1763 in Newport, Rhode Island and is the oldest synagogue building still standing in the United States, the oldest surviving Jewish synagogue building in North America, and the only surviving synagogue building in the U.S. dating to the colonial era. In 1946, it was…

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Location
85 Touro Street
Newport, RI 02840
Phone+1 401-847-4794
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM