Touro Synagogue, Newport
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The tour guide was very informed about the history of the Hebrew community in Newport and the history of Touro Synagogue. They allowed for pictures to be taken but not all areas are accessible.
The synagogue and visitors center offered great insight to Jewish life and culture in Rhode Island. Besides being the oldest synagogue in America, the Touro is also where George Washington maintained ... read more »
Fascinating to see 1st synagogue in USA and learn of the beautiful letter George Washington wrote to the congrergation. Apparently George though never came here and the letter is privately owned and h... read more »
The tours are phenomenal.
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