St. Paul Hebrew Institute and Shelter Home

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St. Paul Hebrew Institute and Shelter Home

The Hebrew Institute was on the second floor, and served children of Orthodox families affiliated with several of St. Paul Orthodox synagogues. The Jewish Shelter Home on the first floor functioned as a way house for indigent and transient Jews, thus fulfilling an important mitzvah to care for the traveler and the homeless.

Date: 1915
Source: 24 cm x 20.5 cm
Format: Black and white original photo
Subject: Social issues; Locations–St. Paul–Other and Unknown; Hebrew Institute
Coverage: St. Paul; Ramsey; Minnesota; United States
Part of: AJW Collection
Local Identifier: P247
Link to our record:,70

From the Steinfeldt Photography Collection of the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest.

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