Rodef Shalom Temple
Rodef Shalom Temple is a National Register of Historic Places landmark in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania designed by architect Henry Hornbostel. Located on Fifth Avenue on the border of the Oakland and Shadyside neighborhoods, it houses Congregation Rodef Shalom, the oldest Jewish congregation in Western Pennsylvania and the largest Reform congregation in the area. Across the street from the temple is the headquarters of Pittsburgh's PBS station WQED. On the grounds of the building is Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden.

The congregtion was organized in 1856 and constructed its first building in 1861.

The Temple's imposing, domed Beaux Arts 1907 building was designed by a leading Pittsburgh architect, Henry Hornbostel.

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