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Broad Street Synagogue

Broad Street Synagogue


One of two major synagogues built in Providence during the early twentieth century, the former Temple Beth El (now referred to locally as the Broad Street Synagogue) was designed by Banning and Thornton architects, and constructed in 1910-1911. The building served the Congregations of the Sons of Israel until 1954, when a new Temple Beth El was built on Orchard Avenue. After 1954, the building occupied by the Shaare Zedek congregation, a group merged from several older congregations. When this

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Broad Street Synagogue

688 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02907