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history and photos of Jewish Community. In 1937, 2,500 Jews lived in the city.  By 1968, it had declined to 1,200 Jews.  in 2009, about 1,100 Jews live in Little Rock.[January 2009]

Temple B'nai Israel (Reform) 3702 North Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock, AR 72212; (501) 225-9700. “Little Rock Congregation” changed its name to Congregation B’nai Israel. In 1872, the Reform congregation built a temple downtown at 304 Center Street. January 2009] See history and photos.

Congregation Agudath Achim, 7901 West 5th Street, Little Rock 72205; (501) 225-1683 or Rabbi Eugene H Levy, 3700 North Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock, AR 72212 (501) 225-9700 [August 2002] Agudas Achim: history and photos. Congregation Agudas Achim grew out of the B'nai Israel congregation in the early 1870s. Orthodox [January 2009]

First Jewish Cemetery: section of Mt. Holly (Listed in National Register of Historic Places), 1844- . Moved to Jewish Cemetery (section of Oakland) 1913-16. names source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Oakland Cemetery: (Congregation B'nai Israel Cemetery): founded 1875 or 1863. A list of graves at Oakland Jewish Cemetery is part of "Arkansas Ties", a family-run website that offers CD ROMs and photos of grave stones for modest prices. There is no charge for access to data at the website. Cemeteries of the US, Deborah M. Burek, ed. Gale Research Int., Detroit MI (1994) ISBN 0-8103-9245-3.

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