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Wood Street Shul Stein family in Chicago. #usa


Stuart Kaufer
 

My grandparents and my mother talked about walking to the Wood St Shul in Chicago from their home on Grand and Damen in Chicago.   Does anyone know the real name as it was always referred to as Wood St Shul?


Bob Silverstein
 

Try the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois and Chicago Jewish history sites.


ddubin@...
 

While I can't directly answer your question, these books and website might be helpful 

Chicago's Forgotten Synagogues
Doors of Redemption: The Forgotten Synagogues of Chicago
http://forgottensynagogues.com/
https://interactive.wbez.org/curiouscity/synagogues/ 


Mike Karsen
 

Stuart
 
I believe the Shul was B'nai David at 1271 Woods Street. It was at that location from 1896 to around 1917. I don't know if that fits your time when your grandparents lived there.
It would have been about a 25 minute walk (1.3 miles) from Grand and Damen.
 
I can provide you more info if you email me directly at karsen.mike@...
 
Best
 
Mike Karsen
JGS Illinois Help Desk


Sheri Prager
 

My great great grandfather, Aron Stern, was Rabbi for B’nai David. I probably don’t have any information that can’t be easily found but I’m happy to share what I have.

 

Mike, do you possibly have any photos of the Shul or the Rabbi?

 

Sheri Prager

Vancouver, WA

 

 

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Stuart

 

I believe the Shul was B'nai David at 1271 Woods Street. It was at that location from 1896 to around 1917. I don't know if that fits your time when your grandparents lived there.

It would have been about a 25 minute walk (1.3 miles) from Grand and Damen.

 

I can provide you more info if you email me directly at karsen.mike@...

 

Best

 

Mike Karsen

JGS Illinois Help Desk