Black and white photograph of the exterior of Mount Zion Temple c. 2012.

Mount Zion Temple c.2012

The exterior of Mount Zion Temple c.2012.

Black-and-white photograph of the third Mount Zion building.

Third Mount Zion building

Black-and-white photograph of the third Mount Zion building.

Black-and-white photograph of the second Mount Zion building.

Second Mount Zion building

Black-and-white photograph of the second Mount Zion building.

Black and white photograph of the first Mount Zion building c.1881.

Mount Zion building c.1881

Mount Zion building c.1881.

Color photograph of the exterior of Mount Zion Temple c. 2012.

Mount Zion Temple

Mount Zion Temple c. 2012.

Mount Zion Temple, St. Paul

In 1856, eight German-Jewish families in St. Paul founded the first Jewish congregation in Minnesota. It was called Mount Zion Hebrew Association. In 2012, Mount Zion Temple had 1,000 members. The synagogue building on Summit Avenue in St. Paul was designed by internationally recognized architect Erich Mendelsohn.

Black and white photograph of Albert Minda, rabbi of Temple Israel, Minneapolis, 1921–1963, undated.

Rabbi Albert Minda

Albert Minda, rabbi of Temple Israel, Minneapolis, 1921–1963, undated.

Black and white photograph of the interior of Temple Israel, Minneapolis.

Interior of Temple Israel, Minneapolis

Interior of Temple Israel, Minneapolis.

Black and white photograph of service at Temple Israel, Minneapolis. Photographed in 1964.

Service at Temple Israel, Minneapolis

Service at Temple Israel, Minneapolis, 1964.

Black and white photograph of Participants in a patriotic pageant held at Temple Israel in Minneapolis, c.1939.

Temple Israel (Minneapolis) pageant

Participants in a patriotic pageant held at Temple Israel in Minneapolis, c.1939.

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