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Temple Beth El
Woodward at Eliot


Now
Bonstelle Theater

The first Detroit Jewish shtetlhood was concentrated on the lower eastside of Downtown Detroit.  All the synagogues of  that era are gone.  When the Beth El Society moved it hired famed Detroit Architect Albert Kahn to design its new 1903 synagogue on the eastside of Woodward just north of the then booming downtown.

 
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