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Congregation Mikveh Israel

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Fascinating and Beautiful

We like to visit interesting synagogues when we travel and Congregation Mikveh Yisrael was a real... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2019
Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut, Israel
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Historic Spanish Portuguese Synagogue

Went to Phiily for the weekend. Made arrangements for Friday night and Shabbat lunch. we stayed in... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
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Apr 23, 2019
“Fascinating and Beautiful”
Mar 12, 2018
“Historic Spanish Portuguese Synagogue”
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Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

We like to visit interesting synagogues when we travel and Congregation Mikveh Yisrael was a real treat. Truly stunning and beautiful and our doscent gave excellent and interesting explanations. You really feel the history of this congregation that was started by the original settlers of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Went to Phiily for the weekend. Made arrangements for Friday night and Shabbat lunch. we stayed in the Penn View Hotel nearby and got a great Synagogue rate. My wife and I walked there Friday Evening where she Shabbat Candles. The Rabbi Alberet e. Gabbai...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

As it is adjacent to Independence Mall, Mikveh Israel is a must see. While the congregation was closed when I was there, the outside gardens with historic plaques and monuments were very much open. Did you know that a Jewish Naval officer financed much of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I visited the Congregation Mikveh Israel while walking through the historical section of Philadelphia. Congregation Mikveh Israel was founded in 1740 and is the second oldest congregation in the United States. Benjamin Franklin contributed to the building fund and a letter that...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Really nice and pleasant place... from the oldest jewish communities in america. Obviously renovated since then they have some old artifacts from back then in glass casing.

Date of experience: September 2013
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