Temple Israel

Temple Israel, the first Jewish congregation in Minneapolis, was organized in 1878 and was originally named Shaarai Tov, “The Gates of Goodness.” The 23 founding members rented a hall at Nicollet and Washington Avenues for Friday night worship services, and taught Sunday school classes in the president’s home.

2323 Fremont Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405, USA

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Torah Academy

Torah Academy, Minnesota’s first Jewish day school, founded in 1945, provides Jewish boys and girls in nursery school through eighth grade with a complete education in Judaic and General Studies. Torah Academy was named “School of the Year” by Torah Umesorah. Prospective parents can call to arrange a personal tour.

2800 Joppa Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, United States

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