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The Barney House is located at 58 Spring Street, on the northeast corner of Spring and Touro streets. Benjamin Barney sold the house and lot to Jacob Barney in 1730; therefore the house must have been constructed prior to 1730. Ezra Stiles map of…

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The Torah ark or ark in a synagogue is known in Hebrew as the Aron Kodesh by the Ashkenazim and as the Hekhál amongst most Sefardim. It is generally a receptacle, or ornamental closet, which contains each synagogue's Torah scrolls (Sifrei Torah in…

Painting of Ten Commandments
Hangs over the Ark

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As in all Spanish-Portuguese synagogues, the Banca is situated in the middle of the northern wall

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