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Beth Israel: Honesdale, PA
Located three hours north of Philadelphia, Reform Congregation Beth Israel recently celebrated the 150th anniversary of the 'Smallest Temple in the World.' Dedicated in March 1849, this building is still in use today.
ID 43
state PA
city Honesdale
synagogue name Beth Israel
date erected or dedicated 1849
postmark ca.9/20/09
produced by Bodie Studio, Honesdale, PA
architect unknown
affiliation Reform

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