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Free Synagogue of Flushing

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Iconic Synagogue

I grew up going to this temple in the 80's. Beautiful building with the famous stair out front... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
sushiguy79
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Long Island, New York
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Beautiful Synagogue

This was the temple I went to as a child, way back when - 1980s. The sanctuary is beautiful. I... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
sushiguy79
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Long Island, New York
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Jul 17, 2018
“Iconic Synagogue”
Apr 9, 2018
“Beautiful Synagogue”
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A Reformed Jewish house of worship for nearly a century, the free Synagogue of Flushing is the oldest liberal Reform synagogue in Queens. Services are open to all who wish to attend, and take place on Friday evenings at 7:30. We are located one...more
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13623 Sanford Ave, Flushing, NY 11355-3100
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

I grew up going to this temple in the 80's. Beautiful building with the famous stair out front. Lots of memories!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

This was the temple I went to as a child, way back when - 1980s. The sanctuary is beautiful. I remember the Torah was kept in a separate room. This temple makes anyone who walks in feel welcome no matter your religion. I will never...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

The central place of worship isn't open to the public so plan ahead by emailing or calling the main office phone number. I toured this as part an annual tour organized by the New York Landmarks Conservancy called "Sacred Sites NY." The Free Synagogue of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank UptownScribe
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Flushing, one of the oldest villages in NYC, was a Jewish neighborhood 100 years ago when this huge Shul was built in the Sephardic Style. Now Flushing is Chinese & Korean - there are less than a Minyan of Jews left - but Jews love...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Forest-Hills-Cynic
Reviewed July 27, 2016

I really appreciate a contribution to local community. I'm not sure it's local actually as I come here from another city. Just to be here and listen to people talks and look at the beauty of this place.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

Six or seven years ago our son discovered this synagogue while driving by on the bus. He visited and was immediately impressed with the thoughtfulness and eloquence of Rabbi Michael Weisser. He joined and we soon followed. At the time, the synagogue was coming off...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Terry B
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Majestic old temple with beautiful stained glass windows. Very historical sanctuary still going strong even though the demographics of the neighborhood It is now a reformed temple!I only hope it will remain in the neighborhood!

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank enidfromtheslope
Reviewed July 22, 2015

It amazed me. The sanctuary was magnificent! The actual speaking, singing, and piano playing were so sweet that it actually brought tears to my eyes at some points. It was a wonderful experience.

Date of experience: December 2014
4  Thank pixie r
Reviewed August 23, 2014

It looks like it needs help, IT DOES. But has been in place for decades, and the actual sanctuary is quite beautiful. If in the area, stop in & see.

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank leo t
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nestled in the heart of Flushing, this historic Reform Synagogue is trying to remain viable in the face of changing demographics. Their dedicated membership works hard to be welcoming. The building itself needs some work, but the Sanctuary is what should bring you there. And,...More

Date of experience: November 2013
3  Thank Lee T
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