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Beth Israel Congregation

   
 
 
 

Beth Israel Renovation Project

April 24-August 21, 2006

In order to give you an overview of what is happening in our renovation project, we are posting representative pictures as the process continues. There have been a few surprises so far. There were tin walls and wooden beadboard wainscoting under the paneling. Unfortunately nail holes and water had ruined them. There was even a pass-through from the kitchen to the function room. You can also see that there was no insulation at all in the walls.

For years we had heard about a mikvah that was used in the original building, but never knew where it was. We discovered its location under the floor of the bathroom off the kitchen. We found the original pipes that supplied water to it.

How it was...

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Moving out...

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Behind the walls...

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Discoveries...

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The construction begins...

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Our new rooms...

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