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Jewish Museum and Cultural Center

 Jewish Museum, Portsmouth VA - Photo by Steven Forrest

Chevra T’helim Synagogue

Chevra T’helim Synagogue is the Jewish Museum & Cultural Center. This Synagogue is a rare surviving example of Eastern European Jewish Orthodoxy. It is a place where visitors from home and around the world can celebrate and learn about Jewish history, faith, and culture. The Museum has artifacts and exhibits about the history of the Jewish community in the local area. This Synagogue has an eighteenth-century Torah Scroll from a synagogue in Trebíc, Czechoslovakia.

Basic Information

Hours: Saturdays & Sundays
2 - 4 pm.

Admission Cost: ?

Address: 607 Effingham Street

Phone: 757-391-9266

Web site for more information: jewishmuseumportsmouth.org

Helpful Information

Call before visiting. Parking meters are free on Sunday.