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Historic Sites of Manitoba: House of Ashkenaze Synagogue (297 Burrows Avenue, Winnipeg)

The House of Ashkenaze is the oldest existing synagogue in Winnipeg. Daily Orthodox Jewish services have been held here, site of a former Tabernacle Baptist Church at the intersection of Burrows Avenue and Charles Street, since 1922. The original building was destroyed by fire in April 1945 and was replaced by the present brick structure three years later.

House of Ashkenaze

House of Ashkenaze (May 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

House of Ashkenaze

House of Ashkenaze (May 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.91583, W97.13440
denoted by symbol on the map above


Ashkenazie Synagogue, 297 Burrows Avenue by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.

“Firmly rooted” by Cheryl Girard, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 February 2014, page D15.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 October 2022

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