The East Boston Immigration Center will:
Interior of the Ohabei Shalom Chapel (1903), Massachusetts’s oldest surviving Jewish cemetery chapel. The original spiritual and physical beauty of the landmark Ohabei Shalom Chapel will be restored for visitors and services.
Rendering of the interior of East Boston Immigration Center after restoration is complete.
The Ohabei Shalom Chapel is located on the grounds of the first Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts, founded in 1844. This beautiful fieldstone neo-gothic chapel was built in 1903 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a recognized historic landmark by Bostonian Historical Society and Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston.
We invite you to join us in this far-reaching $3.5 million historic project. Make your tax-deductible contribution to the “JCAM Charitable Foundation” for the East Boston Immigration Center and future home of the Exhibit Hall.
To share your ideas and information, use our online form to tell us how you might contribute materials and ideas or stories. Or, contact us at the JCAM Charitable Foundation at 617-244-6509.
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