Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas

Visiting hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

Services: Shabbat services are 6:30 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Holiday closings: New Year's, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Passover (first and seventh days), Memorial Day, Shavuot, Independence Day, Labor Day, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot (first and eighth days), Thanksgiving, Christmas.

Admission: There is a box for donations and, for $36 annually, nearly 1,500 people worldwide are Chai members of the congregation.

Related sites: The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas owns and maintains two historic cemeteries in Charlotte Amalie: Altona (epitaphs date as far back as 1837) and Savan (1792).

Online: www.synagogue.vi and www.nps.gov.

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