History of Mount Zion

Our History

For a list of Mount Zion’s archives at the Upper Midwest Jewish Archives, click here and here. Laying the Cornerstone of 1300 Summit Ave The ceremony laying the Mount Zion cornerstone on August 16, 1953. Including scenes of the previous … Continue reading »

Our Building

Mount Zion Building Renovation Presented an Award Mount Zion was presented the Heritage Preservation Award on May 3, 2004 at the Louis and Maud Hill House on Summit Avenue. The award by The Saint Paul Heritage Preservation Commission and the … Continue reading »

Our Art

Mount Zion has an incredible art collection on display in Margolis Hall and lining our hallways. Many styles of art are represented and our collection includes works by Chagall, Rubin, Caldor, Wolf, Gat, Dobkin and Ginzburg. Murals, craft works, and … Continue reading »

Our Torah Scrolls

“From [Mount] Zion shall go forth Torah” – Isaiah 2:3 The Torah is our most sacred text, the earliest recordings of the conversations and encounters between God and the Jewish people. In Mount Zion’s Sanctuary and Chapel arks are seven … Continue reading »

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