Religion: Temple

Temple Emanu-El, famed synagog on the northeast corner of Fifth Ave. and 43rd St., Manhattan, erected 57 years ago on land which cost $55,000, was sold last week for $7,500,000 to a Polish Jew named Benjamin Winter, who came to the U. S. in 1905 to paint tenements. As the site for a new temple, the congregation (the Reformed Hebrew Society) has purchased the large marble dwelling at the northeast corner of Fifth Ave., and 65th St. owned by Vincent Astor, and upon its ruins will erect a magnificent temple.


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