Richard Jacobs

Eco-Friendly Temple

In its latest building expansion project,
Westchester Reform has been
a LEED-er among synagogues.

05/11/2010
Special To The Jewish Week

Moral imperatives and new building projects aren’t usually spoken of at the same time.

But for Richard Jacobs, senior rabbi at Scarsdale’s Westchester Reform Temple, and his congregants, the decision to expand in an environmentally sustainable way was precisely that.

The sanctuary at Westchester Reform is enhanced by subtle cedar bands that surround it.
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