The Mural is on the Move!

Dear Friends of the Lost Shul Mural, At last, the Lost Shul Mural is scheduled to make its journey from 105 Hyde Street in the Old North End of Burlington to Ohavi Zedek Synagogue at 188 North Prospect Street. You can imagine how excited we all are to be so close to having the...
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Exciting Updates in July!

June was a busy month for both fundraising and planning for the move of the Lost Shul Mural! Read all about it below! LOST SHUL MURAL” NEARS FUNDING GOAL FOR PLANNED MOVE First Conservation Phase Completed The Lost Shul Mural Project (www.lostshulmural.org) announced today that...
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NY Times Features Lost Shul Mural Project

The Lost Shul Mural project was featured in today’s edition of the New York Times (Page A10 leading the National section).  To read the complete article please click on the following link: Salvage Drive for Rare Jewish Mural in Vermont
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Jewish Daily Forward Publishes Article about Mural Project

The Lost Shul Mural project was featured in today’s edition of the Jewish Daily Forward.  To read the complete article please click on the following link: Century-Old Jewish Mural’s Hidden History in Vermont
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Videos of Both Mural Lectures Online!

In November of 2013 Dr. Samuel Gruber delivered two amazing lectures at Ohavi Zedek detailing just what a precious treasure the Lost Shul Mural is for the Jewish Community. In case you could not be here in Burlington to join us, both lectures were videoed, and links are now...
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Governor Madeleine Kunin Endorses the Lost Shul Mural Project!

Former Vermont Governor Madeleine May Kunin has endorsed the Lost Shul Mural restoration project. To view the complete video click below:
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Upcoming Guest Lecture – Synagogue Mural Revealed

SYNAGOGUE MURAL REVEALED: PRESERVING A FOLK ART TREASURE Ohavi Zedek Synagogue,  in Burlington, Vermont presents a series of illuminating lectures by Samuel D. Gruber, Ph.D. Dr. Gruber, Scholar-In-Residence, will present his lectures, and be available for questions during the...
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Major Endorsement

Dr. Samuel D. Gruber, an internationally renowned expert on synagogue art and architecture, has published an article about the Lost Shul Mural on his website.   Click here to read the article!
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Let the Fundraising Begin!

100 years ago the Jewish Community of Burlington, VT paid $200 to a little-known Lithuanian painter brought to the US for the task to paint the Chai Adam Synagogue. Little did they know that within a few decades their shul would be one of the only ones left in the world to bear...
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