West Point Jewish Chapel

The Jewish Chapel at the United States Military Academy is a synagogue and chapel for the worship of Jewish cadets, faculty and members of the West Point community. Construction began in 1982 and was completed on November 13, 1984,[1] it was the culmination of 20 years of effort on the part of the West Point Jewish Chapel Fund, a private nonprofit organization which raised more than US$7.5 million for its construction.[2]

United States Military Academy Jewish Chapel
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West Point Jewish Chapel
Coordinates: 41°23′34″N 73°57′45″W / 41.39278°N 73.96250°W / 41.39278; -73.96250
LocationWest Point Cemetery, United States Military Academy
CountryUnited States
DenominationJewish
History
Founded1984
Founder(s)West Point Jewish Chapel Fund

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  1. ^ Gilligan, Tommy (November 19, 2009). "West Point celebrates 25th anniversary of Jewish Chapel openin (sic)". United States Army. Retrieved March 16, 2013.
  2. ^ "The Jewish Chapel". Office of the USMA Chaplin. Retrieved 2010-03-06.

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