|SPRINGFIELD: Greene County|
http://ozarkswatch.smsu.edu/v12n12/art03_01.html has local Jewish information. [October 2002]
Mostly, (Rheinland) German Jewish shopkeepers in the 1880s settled this Ozark community.
The synagogues are 1893 Temple Israel (Reform, new building in 1933) and Sha'are Zedek (Orthodox). The two congregations shared a cemetery organized by fraternal Jewish organization. Sha'are Zedek paid off the mortgage Temple Israel and created United Hebrew Congregations. [October 2002]
Temple Israel Cemetery: 1900 photo at http://ozarkswatch.smsu.edu/v12n12/art03_02.html [October 2002]
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