New York Historical Synagogues Map

Bene Aaron Anshe Vilkomir
Address: 26 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002
Year Organized: 1890
Associated Towns: Ukmergė (Lithuania), historically known as Vilkomir
Aux Societies: Sick Benefit
Notes: According to the 1907/1908 American Jewish Year Book, this Congregation was organized in 1890, was known as Bene Aaron Anshe Vilkomir, and was located at 26 Orchard Street. According to the 1939 WPA Survey, this congregation was organized by immigrants from Wilkomir in 1887. It had previously been located at 16 Allen Street and 27 Ludlow Street, then rented quarters at 26 Orchard Street from 1900 to 1934 before renting the first floor of a three-story brick building at 136 Henry Street in 1934, where it was still located in 1939.
Name: Bene Aaron Anshe Vilkomir
Alternate Name: Chevra Bnei Aaron Anshei Wilkomir; Congregation, Sons of Aaron Men of Wilkomir
Address: 26 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002
Borough: Manhattan
Type: Orthodox
Year Organized: 1890
Year Established: 1900
Associated Towns: Ukmergė (Lithuania), historically known as Vilkomir
Aux Societies: Sick Benefit
Notes: According to the 1907/1908 American Jewish Year Book, this Congregation was organized in 1890, was known as Bene Aaron Anshe Vilkomir, and was located at 26 Orchard Street. According to the 1939 WPA Survey, this congregation was organized by immigrants from Wilkomir in 1887. It had previously been located at 16 Allen Street and 27 Ludlow Street, then rented quarters at 26 Orchard Street from 1900 to 1934 before renting the first floor of a three-story brick building at 136 Henry Street in 1934, where it was still located in 1939.
1907-1908 American Jewish Year Book: Listed
Jewish Communal Register (1917-1918): Listed