From Yiddish to English: A Synagogue Grows


Ad for sale of synagogue building, Portland, 1975

Ad for sale of synagogue building, Portland, 1975
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Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh

When the new synagogue opened on Noyes Street, some members of the congregation continued to worship at Newbury Street and uphold the older Orthodox traditions.

In 1975, nearly 20 years the Noyes Street Shul was built, Shaarey Tphiloh advertised to sell the Newbury Street building.

While the congregation had long conducted its business in English and moved away in many ways from its Eastern European roots, the sale of the building on Newbury Street further closed that part of the synagogue's past.

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