Links to Historical & Other Sources

The Orchard Street Shul
website for the Shul with many pictures

"Death of a Neighborhood" by Rob Gurwitt
published in September 2000 in Mother Jones

"Keeping an Old Synagogue Alive" by Andri Rierden
published February 1999 in the NY Times

"Boxer, & Old Neighborhood, Back Up For The Count"
Review and Author Interview of Save Me, Julie Kogon, by Allen Ruff

by Paul Bass, the New Haven Independent
published October 19, 2007

Synagogue Reborn: Renovations Begin at Historic Orchard Street Shul

Historical Overview


Other Essential Links


The John Slade Ely House, Center for Contemporary Art
Exhibition Site for the Orchard Street Shul Project

Research at the Yale Graphics Lab
overview of research that includes 3D models of the Orchard Street Shul

New Haven Colony Historical Society

Jewish Historical Society of Greater New Haven

Links to Press Releases & Statements

November 15, 2009

Press Release on the CHAP Orchard Street Shul

November 24, 2009

Press Release on Statement by NCAC

Notes on the NCAC Press Release
point by point discrepancies, in pdf format

Original Call for Participation
posted November, 2008