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20th Century Jewish Neighborhoods

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Stop At: 2450 Strawberry Mansion Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19132-2850

We will drive through this neighborhood that once buzzed with Jewish life in the first half of the twentieth century. We may be able to enter one former synagogue and will see the outside of half a dozen.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Albert Einstein Medical Center Heliport, Old York Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA

We can visit the historic Frank Synagogue located on the grounds of the former Jewish Hospital, as well as drive by other synagogue buildings in the historic Logan neighborhood, which thrived with Jewish life between 1920-1980.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Temple University, 1801 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA

Temple University stands in the middle of what was the German Jewish neighborhood of the gilded age, around the turn of the 20th century. We will see historic synagogues and the sites of this once center of the elite of Philadelphia's Jewish community.

Pass By: Wynnefield, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

This neighborhood on the edge of West Philly was home to a tight-knit, thriving Jewish community between 1920-1980, and small vestiges remain. We will see the former Har Zion Temple and other synagogues, and the Jewish shopping district along 54th St.

Stop At: Beth Sholom Synagogue, 8231 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027-1595

Opportunity to enter, tour, and see the visitors center of this National Historic Landmark synagogue designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the most significant American architect of the 20th century.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2495

We will visit the 1929 Moorish and Byzantine synagogue of this first Ashkenazic synagogue in the Western Hemisphere.

Duration: 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Snacks - Possible to stop for snacks or lunch on your own
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Beth Sholom Synagogue
  • Entry/Admission - Congregation Rodeph Shalom
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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