Former home of Jewish resident
Jews and Christians lived together in this prosperous town.
Now used as a cultural center
Ten commandments removed by the Nazis, recovered after the communists left, and restored.
Gallery repurposed by a floor covering the opening to the Sanctuary.
Original staircase to women’s gallery
Stage replaced the Bimah
Photo of original Sanctuary supplied by town archivist
Photo of looted Synagogue after WWII supplied by town archivist
Photo of original second Synagogue converted to a restaurant. Photo supplied by town archivist
Photo of reconstructed Synagogue. Photo supplied by town archivist
Second section of graves in Jewish Cemetery
Oldest graves in Jewish Cemetery
Gravestones in Jewish Cemetery
Grassy area set aside for the future generations in Jewish Cemetery. Remains vacant.
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Current Synagogue Use:
The Arthur I Meyer Jewish Academy
Hasten Hebrew Academy of Indianapolis