|Young Israel of the Concourse||1930||1937|
|Pure Gospel Miracle Revival Church||church|
at East 164
Bronx, NY 10452
The building is currently a church.
small - medium - large - full
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When I was growing up, money was always being raised to build a new Young Israel to replace the building. Finally, a new larger building was erected on the Grand Concourse. Now, the synagogue we built from all the money we raised isn't even a synagogue - it's a museum.
I was member of the Junior group for a few years until my interest in religion waned.
Young Israel was a small shul when I attended. Because of its limited seating capacity, the shul held High Holy Day services at the Concourse Plaza. A part of the service each year (for twenty years) was an appeal for money for a new building.