Waco in McLennan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Congregation Rodef Sholom
Waco architect W.W. Lamour designed the congregation's first synagogue, which was built by R. Rogers and located at 924 Washington Avenue; the congregation dedicated it August 1881. The
Congregation Rodef Sholom grew and relocated to 1717 N. 41st Street (North New Road) with a new synagogue in 1961. The congregation continues its heritage of service and philanthropy.
Erected 2006 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13693.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1879.
Location. 31° 32.507′ N, 97° 10.862′ W. Marker is in Waco, Texas, in McLennan County. Marker is at the intersection of North New Road and Richfield Avenue, on the left when traveling south on North New Road. The marker is located east of the main entrance to the Temple Rodef Sholom. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1717 North New Road, Waco TX 76707, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waco Lodge No. 92, A.F. & A.M. (approx. 0.6 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Waco (approx. Cobbs-Walker Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Castle Heights (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Cottonland Castle (approx. 1½ miles away); Congregation Agudath Jacob (approx. 1½ miles away); Central Christian Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Albert Turner Clifton House (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waco.
Also see . . . B'nai B'rith. Wikipedia
B'nai B'rith International (/bəˌneɪ ˈbrɪθ/, from Hebrew: בְּנֵי בְּרִית, romanized: b'né brit, lit. 'Children of the Covenant') is a Jewish service organization. B'nai B'rith states that it is committed to the security and continuity of the Jewish people and the State of Israel and combating antisemitism and other forms of bigotry.(Submitted on August 11, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
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