Black and white photograph of the construction of a new building for B'nai Abraham Congregation (later B'nai Emet Synagogue) at Ottawa Avenue and Highway 7, St. Louis Park, December 8, 1958.

Construction of B'nai Abraham Congregation (later B'nai Emet Synagogue)

Construction of a new building for B'nai Abraham Congregation (later B'nai Emet Synagogue) at Ottawa Avenue and Highway 7, St. Louis Park, December 8, 1958.

B'nai Emet Synagogue, St. Louis Park

The product of multiple mergers between some of the Minneapolis area's oldest congregations, B'nai Emet Synagogue held worship services at its St. Louis Park location from 1972 until 2011. The synagogue enjoyed a moment in the spotlight as a shooting location for a 2009 Coen Brothers film before joining with Minnetonka's Adath Jeshurun Congregation in 2011.

Black and white photograph of Men's board, Adath Jeshurun Congregation, Minneapolis, c.1950.

Men's board, Adath Jeshurun Congregation, Minneapolis.

Men's board, Adath Jeshurun Congregation, Minneapolis, c.1950.

Black and white photograph of Adath Jeshurun Congregation, 3400 Dupont Avenue South, Minneapolis, 1948.

Adath Jeshurun Congregation, 3400 Dupont Avenue South, Minneapolis.

Adath Jeshurun Congregation, 3400 Dupont Avenue South, Minneapolis, 1948.

Black and white photograph of children at Adath Jeshurun Nursery School, Minneapolis, 1938.

Adath Jeshurun Nursery School, Minneapolis.

Adath Jeshurun Nursery School, Minneapolis, 1938.

Black and white portrait of Albert I. Gordon, c.1930, Rabbi of Adath Jeshurun Congregation in Minneapolis 1930-1946.

Albert I. Gordon, rabbi of Adath Jeshurun Congregation in Minneapolis from 1930 until 1946.

Albert I. Gordon, c.1930, Rabbi of Adath Jeshurun Congregation in Minneapolis from 1930 until 1946.

Black and white portrait of C. David Matt, c.1915, Rabbi of Adath Jeshurun Congregation from 1912-1927.

C. David Matt

C. David Matt, c.1915, Rabbi of Adath Jeshurun Congregation from 1912 until 1927. Rabbi Matt was the first American-trained Rabbi to serve at Adath Jeshurun.

Black and white photograph of Adath Jeshurun Women's League, Minneapolis, c.1930.

Adath Jeshurun Women's League, Minneapolis.

Adath Jeshurun Women's League, Minneapolis, c.1930.

Adath Jeshurun Congregation, Minnetonka

Known for being the oldest Conservative congregation west of Chicago, Adath Jeshurun has been a mainstay of the Twin Cities Jewish community for well over a century. Though rooted in South Minneapolis, the congregation moved to Minnetonka in 1995 to accommodate its growing membership.

St. Bernard's Catholic Church

Side view of St. Bernard's Church in Cologne taken in the spring of 1999. The church's school can be seen on the right side of the image. Photograph Collection, Carver County Historical Society, Waconia.

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