(originally Chizuk Amuno Synagogue)The B'nai Israel Synagogue, erected in 1876, is the longest actively-used synagoue in Baltimore. It was built by Congregation Chizuk Amuno ("Strengthening of the Faith"), whose members had seceded from the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation in 1870 to protest changes in traditonal Jewish practice and ritual. The traditionalists were led by Jonas Friedenwald, whose family exercised such influence over the congregation that for many years Chizuk Amuno was known as the Friedenwald Schul (or, "Friedenwald Synagogue").
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|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland: Baltimore City Historical Markers series|
|Placed By||The City of Baltimore, Sun Life Insurance Company of America, sponsor and Clarence "Du" Burns, mayor, rededicated 2005 by Martin O'Malley, mayor|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 3:27am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 361920 N 4350169|
|Decimal Degrees||39.28990000, -76.60111667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 17.394', W 76° 36.067'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 17' 23.64" N, 76° 36' 4.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||301, 410, 443|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 55-99 Lloyd St, Baltimore MD 21202, US|
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