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TIPHERETH ISRAEL (Pride of Israel) SYNGOGUE, Jacob Circle

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“Tiphereth Israel” Synagogue, was erected at Jacob Circle, due to the increase of the Bene Israel population in this area during the 1870s and the 1880s. It was initiated in 1886 by Benjamin Samson Ashtamkar, among others, in rented premises and was known as the “Jacob Circle Prayer Hall”. In 1896, the Synagogue was renamed as “Tephereth Israel” Synagogue.

Further steps were taken in 1922, to locate a permanent residence for the Synagogue. Jacob Isaac Aptekar and Aaron Benjamin Kandlekar, raised funds for purchasing the premises known as “Rosh del Villa”, the site of the present Synagogue, which was consecrated on March 23, 1924.

Over the years, the Synagogue has undergone several renovations with the last major one coming as late as 2000.




Vaishali Nagar, RTO Colony,

Mumbai Central,

Mumbai, Maharashtra


Friday: 09:00 - 12:00

Saturday: Closed 

Sunday:  09:00 - 18:00

Monday: 09:00 - 18:00

Tuesday: 09:00 - 18:00

Wednesday: 09:00 - 18:00

Thursday: 09:00 - 18:00


* For security reasons, Please coordinate your visit in advance.

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