Ohavi Zedek Synagogue
Ohavi Zedek Synagogue is Vermont's oldest and largest synagogue. It is an open, diverse, and vibrant congregation welcoming all people regardless of background. Its community numbers over 300 families who espouse Conservative, Reform, Reconstruction, or Renewal Judaism. The congregation was founded in 1885 by Lithuanian immigrants. At that time, only 18 families were members.
Backstory and Context
Axtell, John. "Old Ohavi Zedek Synagogue." National Park Service - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. January 31, 1978. https://npgallery.nps.gov/pdfhost/docs/NRHP/Text/78000233.pdf.