Beracha Veshalom Vegimulth Hasidim Synagogue, Charlotte Amalie
(4.6/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 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 »
  • Beautiful synagogue with lots of history. Informative care taker as well. Very welcoming atmosphere. 
  • Four of us trudged up the hill to get here but were very happy we did. The docent was very informative and very eager to share her appreciation for the synagogue. The sandy floor was unique. The archi...  more »