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Eldridge Street Synagogue: Restoring the Gem of the Lower East Side

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Eldridge Street Synagogue: Restoring the Gem of the Lower East Side

Eldridge Street Synagogue: Restoring the Gem of the Lower East Side

Eldridge Street Synagogue: Restoring the Gem of the Lower East Side

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At the recently restored Eldridge Street Synagogue in Manhattan, some congregation members remember the days before many of the neighborhood's Jews left the Lower East Side for the suburbs. The synagogue has undergone $20 million in restorations over 20 years.