Dorchester Atheneum
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Search
Site Tips
> Home
> Agriculture
> Architecture
> Artists
> Authors
> Books
> Cemeteries
> Churches
   > First Church
   > Second Church
   > Third Church
   > First Methodist Episcopal Church
   > St. Mary's Church (Episcopal)
   > Congregation Linas Hazedek
   > More on Churches..
> Dorchester Historical Society
> Entertainment
> Entertainers
> Industry & Commerce
> Institutions
> Maps
> Monuments
> Myths
> Postcard Images
> Public Figures
> Schools
> Town History
> Walking Tours
> 



Congregation Linas Hazedek
 Congregation Linas Hazedek

Michigan Avenue, Rev. Samuel Halpern, Rabi, in 1930.

Source:

Dorchester Old and New, 1630-1930. Dorchester: Chapple Publishing Company for the Dorchester, Massachusetts, Tercentary Committee, 1930.

Readers' Comments
 Users of this website occasionally offer their own comments.

Comment From:
Re: Overview: Congregation Linas Hazedek

The last rabbi of this synagogue was Rabbi Lippe Solomon, a student at the world-renowned Radin yeshiva in Poland. He became rabbi shortly after the end of World War II, and remained as rabbi until 1969, when the synagogue closed down, and he moved with his family to Brighton. Rabbi Solomon joined Congregation Chai Odom in Brighton, another former Dorchester synagogue. He was so much respected and honored in Brighton that he was given the honor of sitting next to the rabbi at Congregation Chai Odom. Rabbi Solomon remained in Brighton until he moved with his wife to Lakewood, NJ in 2002 to live near his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.


Feedback
Do you know something about this topic? Do you have other pictures or items or knowledge to share? What about a personal story? Are you a collector? Do you have questions? Contact us here.
Created: September 28, 2003   Modified: August 6, 2005