Mount Zion was founded in 1856, the first Jewish congregation in the Upper Midwest. Learn more about our history.

Mount Zion’s current building was designed by world renowned architect Erich Mendelssohn. Learn more about our architecture.

Mount Zion’s vast art collection reflects many historic and contemporary styles. Learn more about our art.

Mount Zion has nine Torah scrolls including one saved  from Czechoslovakia after the Holocaust, one written for our sesquicentennial in 2006, and one from Tunisia/Morocco. Learn more about our Torah scrolls.