Congregation Tifereth Yehuda Veyisroel

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Congregation Tifereth Yehuda Veyisroel
Kerhonkson Synagogue, 08-25-2012.jpg
Congregation Tifereth Yehuda Veyisroel is located in New York
Congregation Tifereth Yehuda Veyisroel
Congregation Tifereth Yehuda Veyisroel is located in the United States
Congregation Tifereth Yehuda Veyisroel
Location24–26 Minnewaska Trail, Kerhonkson, New York
Coordinates41°46′14″N 74°17′52″W / 41.77056°N 74.29778°W / 41.77056; -74.29778Coordinates: 41°46′14″N 74°17′52″W / 41.77056°N 74.29778°W / 41.77056; -74.29778
AreaLess than 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1924 (1924), c. 1954
NRHP reference #13000632[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 27, 2013

Congregation Tifereth Yehuda Veyisroel, also known as the Kerhonkson Synagogue, is a historic synagogue located at Kerhonkson, Ulster County, New York. It was built in 1924, and is a one-story, rectangular, wood frame building with a gable roof with overhanging eaves. It sits on a concrete covered stone basement and is clad in stucco on three sides. The front facade has a false front that extends above the roof with three curves surmounted by a Star of David. Also on the property is the contributing Community House (c. 1954). It was built to serve Jewish merchants and farmers in the Kerhonkson area and is one of 20 intact early 20th-century Catskill synagogues.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 6/16/14 through 6/27/14. National Park Service. 2013-09-06.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-03-01.[permanent dead link] Note: This includes Kathleen LaFrank (April 2013). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Congregation Tifereth Yehuda Veyisroel" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-03-01. and Accompanying photographs