Came here with my kindergarten class during Hanukkah in December. Interesting history, nice stained glass, small synagogue.
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Fabulous tour of this amazing synagogue. The reconstruction has taken years and is very impressive as was the historical and social context provided in the tour. I really enjoyed the time spent here.
The story and history of the synagogue is really fascinating. The details in the synagogue are beautiful to see. We enjoyed seeing how the synagogue worked: the front was for the rich and the back was for the poor. One of the seats in the...More
One of the highlights of our trip to NYC. It's a little bit off the beaten track, but anyone visiting the city should make the effort to visit. Our guide (Philip) gave us a very informative tour. It's a wonderful building with a fascinating history....More
Fascinating glimpse into the lives of thousands of lower East Side Jews who took such pride in their beautiful synagogue. Our guide was very knowledgeable, being an Eastern European immigrant herself. Besides the gorgeous interior upstairs, there is a fabulous (though not super-extensive) exhibition downstairs...More
This is a great little museum in a synagogue. I highly recommend joining a tour, given by one of the highly qualified guides. The tours bring the place to life. It is fascinating to think about the thousands of Jewish people who came from Europe...More
The synagogue is beautiful and has been restored extraordinarily well. It is definitely worth a visit. Unfortunately, the tour guide was not as informative or knowledgeable as we would have hoped and took forever (well, an hour, anyway). We would have done better to view...More