Buffalo Jews: Shuffling Off

04/25/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

The Jewish landmarks of my childhood in the Jewish section of north Buffalo are now Christian.

Temple Emanu-El, the Conservative congregation where I became bar mitzvah under the tutelage of one of the denomination’s most prominent scholars, Rabbi Isaac Klein, is now a church. So is the Modern Orthodox shul down the block. And another synagogue a few blocks away.

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