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This Week in History: A fact for December

Touro Synagogue

Newly dedicated Newport Synagogue introduces an open-view women's gallery

December 2, 1763

The new synagogue dedicated in Newport, Rhode Island introduced a design that reflected women's changing status in "new world" Judaism.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for December." (Viewed on July 31, 2015) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/dec/random>.

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