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Mikveh Israel Synagogue

Neighbourhood: City Center East
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Address: 44 N 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2153
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+1 215-922-5446
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri 09:00 - 15:00

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Annual Family Gathering

Old synagogue - orthodox, but wit lots of twists; knocked on door to get in - very friendly people - also tied in with American Jewish Museum - only took maybe 15 minutes - well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 July 2016
Leonard C
Houston, Texas, United States
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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Old synagogue - orthodox, but wit lots of twists; knocked on door to get in - very friendly people - also tied in with American Jewish Museum - only took maybe 15 minutes - well worth it.

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Canton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

My husband and I wandered in here as it looked interesting and it was a highlight of our day. The little lady who serves as a hostess was just fabulous - she is elderly but very spry and so full of amazing history. We truly enjoyed hearing about Jewish history that traced back to Spanish roots. It was a highlight... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Though I'm not Sepharadic, I felt most welcome by the congregants and was even welcomed personally by the Rabbi, though I was in the adjacent women's section. Do stay for the delicious meal and take a look around as there are many relics worth reading about too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is the synagogue of the oldest congregation in America dating back to the mid 1600's. It's small but full of wonderful, welcoming people. It's literally on Independence Mall. How many places can say that?

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Oceanside, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

My wife and I took a tour of this beautiful synagogue and met with the Rabbi who welcomed us as if we were friends,.

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