Congregation Rodeph Sholom

Congregation Rodeph Sholom (HM1BQL)

Location: Tampa, FL 33629 Hillsborough County
Country: United States of America

N 27° 55.256', W 82° 29.343'

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Congregation Rodeph Sholom, Tampa's oldest Conservative congregation, was founded in 1903, at the home of J. L. Mairson, with 20 families. The goal was to serve the Jewish community by providing a religious, educational and social gathering place in the "true spirit of Judaism." Rodeph Sholom grew from a small building on Palm Avenue in Ybor City to a larger structure on the same grounds in 1909. A permanent building was constructed in 1936. The Ladies Auxiliary and Brotherhood organizations were formed in 1917. In 1918, the Religious School was organized to offer children a Jewish education. With continued growth of Tampa's Jewish population. Rodeph Sholom constructed its current facility was added on the same grounds. The congregation has a history rich with tradition and will serve Tampa's Conservative Jewish community for many years to come.
Year Placed2004
Placed ByCongregation Rodeph Sholom, The Hillsborough County Historic Advisory Council and The Tampa Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 353476 N 3089335
Decimal Degrees27.92093333, -82.48905000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 55.256', W 82° 29.343'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 55' 15.36" N, 82° 29' 20.58" W
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Area Code(s)813, 850
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2715 Bayshore Blvd, Tampa FL 33629, US
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