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Congregation Mikveh Israel

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Address: Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: +1 215 922 5446
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Philadelphia's Jewish History

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sevierville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 the revolutionary war? Neither did I. There are stories all over and around Independence Mall... More 

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4 of 5 stars 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 George Washington wrote to the Congregation can be viewed when you visit here. Early members... More 

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4 of 5 stars 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.

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