The Vilna Shul of Boston recalls era of Jewish immigration

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BOSTON– “We are here because the meek shall inherit the earth,” stated Steven Greenberg, the executive director of the Vilna Shul, Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture, as we sat on the Vilna’s front patio. The Vilna Shul is a synagogue museum on the backside of Beacon Hill, and is the only surviving intact synagogue building of the 50 synagogues located in Boston in the 1930’s. I had expected to see the inside of the shul right away, but instead, after greeting me as I climbed the last stair to the old building, Greenberg walked us to a wicker couch and chair on the patio where he indicated we should sit.

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