The Jewish community of Salt Lake City is one that may go unnoticed to many travelers and locals of Utah. The Jewish community has been residents in Utah for many years, according to the Utah History Encyclopedia, the first Yom Kippur event was held in 1864 and the first synagogue was formed in 1881.

Though Utah is known to be a highly concentrated state of Latter-Day Saints, it holds many welcoming spaces for the Jewish community. Within Salt Lake City there are multiple congregations such as the Chabad Lubavitch of Utah as well as a Jewish Community Center. The center…

Reede Nasser

Student at the University of Utah. Studying Political Science and Journalism.

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