Touro Synagogue, a Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Newport, Rhode Island, was dedicated in 1763 and is the oldest synagogue building in the United States. The synagogue is considered one of the most architecturally distinguished buildings of 18th-century America and the most historically significant Jewish building in the United States.
Each year, over 30,000 visitors cross the synagogue threshold to pray, see its magnificent interior, and hear its remarkable story. Check out the slideshow to see more.
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