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Shuls of Grandeur – Lower East Side Walking Tour
October 9 @ 10:45 am - 1:45 pm$25.00
Join us on Columbus Day for an exploration of two of the last remaining grand synagogues on the Lower East Side – Bialystoker Synagogue and our own Eldridge Street Synagogue. The Bialystoker Synagogue is home to the largest active congregation on the Lower East Side today. It is housed in a former church believed to be a site of the Underground Railroad. The ornate interior features Tiffany-inspired glass windows and hand-painted zodiac murals. The Eldridge Street Synagogue is a National Historic Landmark and the first great house of worship built in America by Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe.
This event is co-sponsored by the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy. The tour meets at the Bialystoker Synagogue at 7-11 Willett/Bialystoker Place. Tickets are $25 in advance and $27 at the door.