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Rockland Synagogue Celebrates 100th Anniversary...Part I
12/19/2012   Reported By: Keith Shortall
Outside Adas Yashuron Synagogue in Rockland

A century ago, a community of Jews in midcoast Maine was looking for a building to house a synagogue. With help from a local Catholic priest, their prayers were answered. Keith Shortall paid a visit recently to the Adas Yashuron synagogue in Rockland, which is marking its 100th anniversary, and produced this profile.

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Photos by Keith and Griffin Shortall.

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