Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim

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Built in 1833, this National Historic Landmark since 2001 has served the Jewish population on the island for over 175 years. Come explore the St. Thomas Synagogue and learn about this active minority and how they have become a welcomed part of the island's heritage.

Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim

What to Expect

In addition to being an active synagogue for the Jewish religious, this building also serves as a information center and historical exhibit on Jewish history in the Caribbean.

Originally built in 1833, the original mahogany pews and bima are still on display at the synagogue.

Staying Close

Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim is located in downtown Charlotte Amalie, meaning those staying in this region of the Virgin Islands will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction during their time there. There a reasonable number of lodgings around the area within the vicinity of Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim.

Hotels near Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim
Hotel Type Distance Direction
The Crystal Palace B & B 0.0 mi. (0.6 km) W
Bellavista Bed and Breakfast B & B 0.0 mi. (0.6 km) NW
Bunker Hill Hotel B & B 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) ENE
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast B & B 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) E
Windward Passage Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) E
At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast B & B 0.2 mi. (1.4 km) E
The Green Iguana Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.5 km) NE

Location and What's Nearby

If you've worked up an appetite during your visit, don't worry -- there is a plentiful supply of local restaurants within traveling distance. The most frequented nearby place to eat is Trenchtown Rock Jamaican Bar & Restaurant, which has a menu full of Caribbean food. The restaurant is a small distance off, but out of the way enough that you might decide to arrange for employing some means of transport to transport your party. Also near Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim you and your party will come across restaurants including Coconuts Bar & Grill and Cuzzin's Caribbean Restaurant & Bar where you and your party can't get up and go without sampling their specialty, barbecue, among others.

Information

Operating Hours

The main office at the synagogue is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, as well as on Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

There are a few holidays in which the synagogue is closed to the public. They are New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, the first and seventh days of Pesach, Memorial Day, Shavuot, Independence Day, Labor Day, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, the first and eighth days of Sukkot, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Payment

There is no cost to worship in or visit the synagogue.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 774-4312 Or (340) 774-3249

Location: 15 Crystal Gade, downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Website: http://www.synagogue.vi/

Email: hebrewcong@islands.vi

 

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