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New Synagogue for Seattle

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More than 300 persons witnessed the ground-breaking ceremonies here for the new, two-story brick Machzikay Hadath Synagogue, to be Seattle’s seventh Jewish house of worship. Rabbi Baruch Shapiro, Seattle spiritual leader for more than twenty years, is head of the congregation.

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  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund