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Address: 13623 Sanford Ave, Flushing, NY 11355-3100
Phone Number: +1 718-961-0030
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri 09:00 - 14:00
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A Reformed Jewish house of worship for nearly a century, the free Synagogue...

A Reformed Jewish house of worship for nearly a century, the free Synagogue of Flushing is the oldest liberal Reform synagogue in Queens. Services are open to all who wish to attend, and take place on Friday evenings at 7:30. We are located one block from the Flushing branch of the Queens Public Library. We have a beautiful garden right in the heart of Flushing, and our stained glass windows attract many visitors every year. If you would like to tour this historic landmark, please call to make a reservation.

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A Reform Sephardic Temple in Asia Town

Flushing, one of the oldest villages in NYC, was a Jewish neighborhood 100 years ago when this huge Shul was built in the Sephardic Style. Now Flushing is Chinese & Korean... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Flushing, one of the oldest villages in NYC, was a Jewish neighborhood 100 years ago when this huge Shul was built in the Sephardic Style. Now Flushing is Chinese & Korean - there are less than a Minyan of Jews left - but Jews love Chinese food so commute in for services. The building is beautiful and worth a visit,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I really appreciate a contribution to local community. I'm not sure it's local actually as I come here from another city. Just to be here and listen to people talks and look at the beauty of this place.

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Merrick, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Six or seven years ago our son discovered this synagogue while driving by on the bus. He visited and was immediately impressed with the thoughtfulness and eloquence of Rabbi Michael Weisser. He joined and we soon followed. At the time, the synagogue was coming off of a low ebb, but as of 2015, they are resurgent with a room full... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Majestic old temple with beautiful stained glass windows. Very historical sanctuary still going strong even though the demographics of the neighborhood It is now a reformed temple!I only hope it will remain in the neighborhood!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

It amazed me. The sanctuary was magnificent! The actual speaking, singing, and piano playing were so sweet that it actually brought tears to my eyes at some points. It was a wonderful experience.

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Floral Park, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

It looks like it needs help, IT DOES. But has been in place for decades, and the actual sanctuary is quite beautiful. If in the area, stop in & see.

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Manhasset, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

Nestled in the heart of Flushing, this historic Reform Synagogue is trying to remain viable in the face of changing demographics. Their dedicated membership works hard to be welcoming. The building itself needs some work, but the Sanctuary is what should bring you there. And, you don't have to be Jewish to enjoy its beauty.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

This large, stately brick synagogue with classic pillars was built in 1917--almost 100 years old. It is about a half block off Main Street and is a magnficent structure both inside and out. The synagogue is the oldest reform synagogue in Queens and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The are regular actvities and services throughout the... More 

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