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Synagogue - First
Benoni, Gauteng

Date:1908
Type:Synagogue
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
26°11'14.39" S 28°19'18.45" E Alt: 1640m

This synagogue was replaced by the new Synagogue in Howard Avenue.

Wording on plaque:

ON THIS SITE THE FIRST SYNAGOGUE IN BENONI
WAS ERECTED IN 1908 AND USED FOR THE
HIGH FESTIVALS THAT YEAR.
IT REMAINED IN USE UNTIL 1950
WITH THE GROWTH OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY
A NEW SYNAGOGUE WAS BUILT IN PARK STREET
IN 1933.
SPONSORED BY / GEBORG DEUR
UNITED HEBREW INSTITUTIONS OF BENONI

These notes were last edited on 2020 01 15