“My father always said you have to be twice as good as anyone else.”
“In the history of modern Jewish suffering, only the Nazi Holocaust obscures the memory of the Eastern European inferno during and after World War I.”
“A well founded reputation for hospitality on a grand scale”
1880 marked a turning point for immigration in general, and Jewish immigration to Pittsburgh followed the trend.
The synagogue is the center of Jewish life. By looking at the history of Jewish congregations in Pittsburgh, we see a rough mirror of the movement pattern of the Jewish population of Western Pennsylvania.
A brief overview 1791-2001
Introduction to the exhibit