Filed Under Butte

B'Nai Israel Temple

Butte National Historic Landmark District

Butte’s ethnic diversity is well represented in this beautiful synagogue, dedicated in 1904. After the Jewish community split into one reform and two orthodox groups, this temple was built for use by the reform congregation. The three-story masonry building features a corner bell tower with an onion dome roof, an ornately corbelled front gable with rosette window beneath, and semicircular brick arches. In 1969, the three groups reunited and a congregation of thirty families now worship together in the synagogue.

Images

B'Nai Israel Temple
B'Nai Israel Temple B'Nai Israel Temple, facing northwest, front view. Source: MontanaPictures.net Creator: MontanaPictures.net Date: June 2008
B'Nai Israel Temple
B'Nai Israel Temple B'Nai Israel Temple, facing north up South Washington Street, view of National Register sign. Source: MontanaPictures.net Creator: MontanaPictures.net Date: June 2008

Location

327 West Galena Street, Butte, Montana | Private

Metadata

The Montana National Register Sign Program, “B'Nai Israel Temple,” Historic Montana, accessed July 12, 2024, https://historicmt.org/items/show/1922.