Williamsburg synagogue celebrates 149th anniversary

The oldest Orthodox congregation in the borough celebrated a huge milestone Sunday.

News 12 Staff

Jun 2, 2019, 10:19 PM

Updated 1,777 days ago

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The oldest Orthodox congregation in the borough celebrated a huge milestone Sunday.
Beth Jacob Ohev Sholom in Williamsburg is celebrating its 149th anniversary.

The congregation is the only remaining non-Hasidic, Orthodox Jewish synagogue in the neighborhood.
It allows the Jewish community of all different denominations to come and worship under the same roof.
The celebration aims to recognize the legacy of the congregation and to carry on its traditions.
The congregation even recognized several elected officials for all of the work that they do for the Jewish community.
Members of the congregation say they'll continue to celebrate the synagogue's legacy for many years to come.


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