PROLOGUE
1ST DETROIT SERVICE
SHULS
1ST HEBREW DELRAY
AARON ISRAEL [STOLINER]
ADAS YESHURN [TYLER]
ADAT SHALOM
AHAVATH ZION
AMARATH TEMPLE
AVAS ACHIM [DELMAR]
AVAS ACHIM 2
BETH AARON
BETH AARON V ISRAEL
BETH ABRAHAM
BETH ABRAHAM 2
B'NAI DAVID
BETH EL [BONSTELLE]
BETH EL
BETH EMMANUEL [TAYLOR]
BETH ITZCHOCK
BETH MOSES
BETH MOSES 2
BETH MOSES [OWEN]
B'NAI MOSHE
BETH SCHMUEL
BETH TICHVAH [PETOSKEY]
BETH YEHUDA
B'NAI ISRAEL
B'NAI ISRAEL 2
B'NAI JACOB
B'NAI JACOB
B'NAI ZION [HUMPHREY]
DOWNTOWN SYNAGOGUE
EL MOSHE
EZRAS ACHIM TUROVER
HERES ISRAEL
MISHKAN YISROEL
NUSACH HARI
SHAAREY SHOMAYIM [FENKELL]
SHAAREY TORAH
SHAAREY ZEDEK
SHAAREY ZION [PIGGLY WIGGLY]
TEMPLE ISRAEL
INSTITUTIONS
BETH DAVID CEMETERY
BETH EL ELMWOOD CEMETERY
BETH OLEM CEMETERY
BUTZEL BUILDING
FREE BURIAL ASSN
JCC MEYERS
JCC WOODWARD
JEWISH WELFARE FED
MANUEL URBACH
SHAAREY ZEDEK SCHOOL
SINAI HOSPITAL
THE SCHVITZ
TUSHIYAH UHS
UHS DELMAR
YESHIVA BETH YEHUDA & MOGEN AVROM

Beth Yehuda

1600 Pingree at Woodrow Wilson

Now
New St. Peter's

 

 

 

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Shared Memories of Beth Yehuda

My grandparents were founding members of this Synagogue. This congregation moved to the Curtis-Wyoming area and my brother had his Bar Mitzva there. It then moved to 10mi. & Greenfield where it merged and is called B'nai Israel Beth Yehudah. My Uncle was the president of the synagogue for more than 40 years.
-NN

I went to a day school there took both english and hebreww classes
there.

I remember taking my lunch and getting chocolate milk at lunch and for snacks. I remmember taking a dsr bus from 14th and davison the davison bus to dexter then taking the dexter bus to y b y. It those days we were safe to travel.. I was plagued by severe migrane headaches and had to return to longfellow elementary in the 5th grade was it tough to be a religious jew at longfellow. The years that i went to y b y was 1944, 1945, 1946 2-4th and part of the 5th grade , due to my migraine headaches, it was recommended that i just go to longfellow and get a private tutor to train me for my bar mitzvah, my bar mitzvah was at a school which was a store front on linwood about 3 blocks south of the avalon theatre. My bar mitzvah teacher used to come to my house 3 time a week for a half hour for 5.00 a week, and i missed plenty classes as i was a paper boy for the detroit times

I moved to santa barbara and pickford in 1950 after my bar mitzvah, i remember having the first outside catered bar mitvah at a kosher caterer on dexter where they had weddings, i had no friends at my bar mitzvah, only relatives and friends of my parents.

There we joined adas shalom and i remember rabbi seigel, and remember that
i used to volenteer as a usher from 15 years old to 19 years old when i left detroit to attend chiropractic college in davenport iowa and that is my detroit religous experience.
Dr. Bernard

"My parents were married in this synagogue in 1937. My mother thinks the name of the congregation was Temple Beth Yehuda. She is not sure, so she is looking for a copy of the wedding invitation to check on the name. She says it was an orthodox congregation, that also contained a Mikvah (ritual bath)." Later he adds, "I just received a phone call from my mother saying she had found her wedding invitation which states the name of the synagogue as Congregation Beth Yehuda, Pingree at Woodrow Wilson."
- Sheldon

This was the site of Beth Yehuda from 1932 - 1944.
- Ruthe

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