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Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
Just a block away from Philadelphia’s beautiful Rittenhouse Square, Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel (BZBI) has been a fixture of Center City since 1954. The original synagogue, Temple Beth Zion, held its first services in 1946. After acquiring a breathtaking neo-Gothic former church at the corner of 18th and Spruce Streets, it merged in 1964 with