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Synagogues dotted the state in the 1930s, As Eastern European immigrants increased during the early 1900s, the number of synagogues grew, especially in Detroit. But synagogues existed in many places since the mid to late 19th century.

Hancock

Iron Mountain

Image of Temple Jacob, Hancock
Image of Anshe Knesseth Israel, Iron Mountain
Temple Jacob, Hancock Anshe Knesseth Israel, Iron Mountain

Traverse City

Port Huron

Image of Beth El, Traverse City Image of Mount Sinai Congregation, Port Huron
Beth El, Traverse City Mount Sinai Congregation, Port Huron

Bay City

Grand Rapids

Image of Shaarey Zedek, Bay City, Michigan Image of Temple Emmanuel, Grand Rapids
Shaarey Zedek, Bay City, Michigan Temple Emmanuel, Grand Rapids

Lansing

South Haven

Image of Shaarey Zedek, Lansing Image of First Hebrew Congregation, South Haven
Shaarey Zedek, Lansing First Hebrew Congregation, South Haven

Kalamazoo

Benton Harbor

Image of Congregation of Moses, Kalamazoo Image of Children of Israel, Benton Harbor
Congregation of Moses, Kalamazoo Children of Israel, Benton Harbor

Detroit

Detroit

Image of Ahavas Zion, Detroit
Image of Mishkan Israel, Detroit
Ahavas Zion, Detroit Mishkan Israel, Detroit

Detroit

Detroit

Image of Detroit -- Synagogue for Downtown Workers Image of Temple Beth El, Detroit
Detroit -- Synagogue for Downtown Workers Temple Beth El, Detroit

Detroit

 
Image of Procession of the Torah Scrolls at the dedication of the new Shaarey Zedek Synagogue on Chicago Boulevard, Detroit  
Procession of the Torah Scrolls at the dedication of the new Shaarey Zedek Synagogue on Chicago Boulevard, Detroit
Courtesy The Jewish News, Commemorative Issue