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City of Syracuse

Submitted by Kathy Crowell

Source:  Dwight H. Bruce (ed.), Onondaga's Centennial.  Boston History Co., 1896, Vol. I, pp. 538-539.

This congregation was organized August 7, 1854.  The first services were held at the house of Moses Hart on Adams street.  The following were the first officers of the society:  Joshua Jacobs, president; Hery Lazarus, vice-president; P. Lee, secretary; Moses Hart, J. Samson, E. Labischinsky, N. Marks.  The synagogue was built in 1856 and remodeled in 1887.  The society owns a cemetery in the southern part of the city.

Submitted 18 July 1998