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Mikveh Israel Synagogue

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Annual Family Gathering

Old synagogue - orthodox, but wit lots of twists; knocked on door to get in - very friendly people... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Leonard C
Houston, Texas, United States
via mobile

My husband and I wandered in here as it looked interesting and it was a highlight of our day. The... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Esther H
Canton, Connecticut
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21 Jul 2016
“Annual Family Gathering”
12 Jun 2016
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44 N 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2153
City Centre East
+1 215-922-5446
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Reviewed 22 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.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 13 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...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Esther H
Reviewed 3 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...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 1 July 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?

Date of experience: April 2015
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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,.

Date of experience: April 2015
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