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Synagogue/Society Identification
Synagogue/Society ID: USA-00575
Synagogue/Society Name: Congregation Ezras Israel
Synagogue/Society Location
Country: USA
City: CHicago
Street: 7001 North California Avenue
Synagogue/Society Details
Number of Memorials: 1399
Number of Photographs: 0
Synagogue/Society Description: Meites' History records that Ezras Israel (spelled Ezrath Israel by Meites) was founded in 1895. Meites records that the congregation purchased a building at Potomac and Artesian in 1912, presumably the former Zion Evangelical Lutheran church. Previously, Ezras Israel had met at 1237 N. Irving (now Bell.) In 1954, the congregation broke ground on a new synagogue at 7000 N. California. A centennial book of the congregation was published in 1995.
Data last updated: 07/11/2023

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