Category:Congregation Mikveh Israel (Philadelphia)

Congregation Mikveh Israel, Mikveh Israel synagogue, officially called Kahal Kadosh Mikveh Israel (Hebrew: קהל קדוש מקוה ישראל‎, which translates as "Holy Community of the Hope of Israel) is a synagogue located at 44 N. 4th Street between Arch and Market Streets in the Old City neighborhood of Philadelphia, which was founded in the 1740s, and is known as the "Synagogue of the American Revolution". It is one of the oldest synagogues in the United States. Currently home to a Sephardic community originally established by Spanish and Portuguese Jews, the congregation continues to practice according to the Spanish and Portuguese Sephardic rite.

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