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Address: A. Lacle Blvd. #2 | P.O.Box 655, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: (297) 582-3272
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an unexpected surprise.

We wanted a minion to support our saying Kaddish for a loved one while traveling in Aruba a number of years ago. Since we go to Aruba at about the same time every year, this warm... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We wanted a minion to support our saying Kaddish for a loved one while traveling in Aruba a number of years ago. Since we go to Aruba at about the same time every year, this warm, friendly and welcoming synoggue has become a part of our regular Aruba routine and we are very pleased that it is there for us.... More 

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New Jersey
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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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
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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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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
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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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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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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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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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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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