Peddlers, Shopkeepers and Professionals

January 25- April 21, 2017

In connection with the 100th anniversary of Keene’s Congregation Ahavas Achim, the exhibit “From Peddlers to Shopkeepers to Professionals: A History of the Jewish Community in Cheshire County” told the story of Jewish immigrants to Keene and Cheshire County, their descendants, and the impact of the Jewish community upon the region. The exhibition also shared the story of the Jewish religion in the region, including the story of Congregation Ahavas Achim and of the Keene synagogue.