Houses of Worship: Touro Synagogue

1677: Jewish diaspora is in Newport, Rhode Island. Families are arriving in Newport after long journeys beginning in Spain and Portugal, then onto Amsterdam

Touro Synagogue

Custody Battle over Oldest Synagogue in U.S. to be Decided by Judge in July

Two feuding Jewish congregations will soon have an answer on the ownership of the oldest synagogue in America. On June 1, 2015, the court