Congregation Achduth Vesholom
Founded in 1848, Congregation Achduth Vesholom is Indiana's oldest Jewish congregation. It has been located at other places in Fort Wayne before constructing this building in 1961. It has expanded in recent years and is now a large facility called Campus at 5200, which houses the Congregation, the Madge Rothschild Resource Center, the Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne, the Fort Wayne Jewish Cemetery Association, and the Brightpoint Head Start pre-school. The purpose of the campus is consolidate the Jewish community's educational and cultural efforts at one location. The campus also includes a museum and library.
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