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The Jewish Museum and Cultural Center.

Chevra T'helim Synagogue is now known as the Jewish Museum & Cultural Center.

This rare surviving example of Eastern European  Jewish Orthodoxy is located at the main entrance to the City of Portsmouth, VA
It is a place where visitors from home and around the world can celebrate and learn about the Jewish history, faith, and culture.

The Jewish Museum & Cultural Center houses artifacts and exhibits that reflect the history of the Hampton Roads / Tidewater Jewish Community.


View of the bimah and ark.

Chevra T'helim Need Never Fade Away

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Jewish Museum & Cultural Center

607 Effingham Street

Portsmouth, VA 23704



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