Beracha Veshalom Vegimulth Hasidim Synagogue, Charlotte Amalie

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Religious Site
Visit Beracha Veshalom Vegimulth Hasidim Synagogue to uncover the rich history packed within a relatively small building. One of the oldest synagogues on U.S. soil, this building has held a weekly service since its construction in 1833. Wonder inside to admire the pews, altar, and the bimah, all of which are carved from mahogany. You'll notice that the synagogue has a sand floor, which allegedly represents the Israelite journey through the deserts of Egypt. Visit with a guide for an in-depth explanation of the building, or pick up a brochure and go at your own pace. By using our Charlotte Amalie vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Beracha Veshalom Vegimulth Hasidim Synagogue and other attractions in Charlotte Amalie.
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  • Historic jewish heritage, part of the island history. Well maintained, friendly guidance on site and a must visit historic site.  more »
  • I have visited the synagogue before but it still is well worth the visit. The history is incredible. There are members who are there every day to act as docents explaining everything. The gift shop ha...  more »
  • It's a long hike uphill, especially on a warm humid afternoon, but the beautifully restored and maintained synagogue is cooler inside, especially on the upper pews where the breezes blow through. Thos...  more »