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Beth Israel Synagogue

Address: A. Lacle Blvd. #2 | P.O.Box 655, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: (297) 582-3272
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Ranked #16 of 28 Attractions in Oranjestad
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The rabbi is lovely and welcomes all guests to his service. There is a kiddush after Friday night services and everyone is friendly and introduces themselves.

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

A small conservative synagogue that makes you feel a little closer to home that you thought possible.

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Bellerose Manor, NY
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We spent he last night of our vacation at services in Beth Israel! the conservative synagogue in Aruba. what a great way to end. There were approximately 45 people attending, everyone was warm and welcoming. The service, all in Hebrew, had a guide got help those who did not read Hebrew. The service was approximately 40 minutes and followed by... More 

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schenectady, ny
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

My wife and I have been going to Aruba since 1993 and we became Off Shore members since then. we love being with the local people and have made many friend with them. I don't go to often at home but look forward to going in Aruba. the services are short and enjoyablele especaly when Caption Peters does the service.

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Great Neck, NY
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I had the very great privilege to serve as visiting Rabbi for the Beth Israel synagogue in Aruba for 5 years in the mid 1990's. I was warmly welcomed by the President and Secretary, treated to marvelous hospitality and had great nachas in conducting Shabbat services, teaching Bar and Bat Mitzvah children and sharing Jewish history and Biblical literature with... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

A wonderful way to appreciate the Jewish presence in ARUBA and what it has and currently does contribute to the history and the ongoing business of the ARUBA. The building itself is interesting but, if you are a practitioner (or not) and you are in ARUBA during a HOLIDAY or a WEEKEND then participation with the congregation is an exceptional... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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172 reviews 172 reviews
32 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We attended the services on Friday evening at 7:30 (the times posted said both 7:30 and 8 PM so we came early) and found the congregation to be a mixture of locals and tourists like ourselves. People were very friendly and we ended up driving a couple from Long Island back to their hotel

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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356 reviews 356 reviews
201 attraction reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

The Jewish presence and heritage in ARUBA is alive and well and teh Synagogue is the focal point of all of that. The congregagtion and its leaders are quite cordial and informative. Whether you are Jewish or not a trip to the Synagogue is well worthwhile. And if you are Jewish, participation with this congregation is highly recommended because it... More 

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New Jersey
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135 reviews 135 reviews
31 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Near downtown in residential area. Friday evening Shabbat service was very nice! Amazing to see so many ethnic groups represented! Nice to see a Synagogue in a resort area.

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