"The Carlebach Shul"
Kehilath Jacob, known as the Carlebach Shul, is an established
landmark of Manhattan's West Side. It is certainly one of the
most unique synagogues in New York City, possibly in the world.
the founding of the synagogue in the 1940's, the Shul has been
in the same location, 305 West 79th Street. This unique building
has become infused with over 50 years of loving prayers and Torah
Naphtali Carlebach was a leading Rabbi of Berlin and later Baden,
Austria who emigrated with his family as a result of Nazi tyranny.
Rabbi Naphtali assumed the spiritual leadership of the Synagogue
in the year 1945.