Young Jewish Boy, Harlem, 1960’s

Young Jewish Boy, Harlem, 1960'sA young black Jewish boy one of The Commandment Keepers at the Harlem Synagogue in Harlem, New York, 1960’s.

The synagogue originally opened it’s doors in a 1890’s brick town house at West 123rd Street at Mount Morris Park West that was originally built for a baking-soda tycoon.

The Commandment Keepers were a sect of Black Hebrews, founded in 1919 by Nigerian-born Rabbi Wentworth Arthur Matthew.

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