The Chesed El Synagogue was built in 1905 on the grounds of Meyer's luxurious residence on Oxley Rise, and is architecturally magnificent. The deep green trees that surround the structure accent the traditionally designed white exterior of the building. Impressive doorways, windows, and pillars complement the white marble floor, and the gold motifs add to its beauty. In 1905, when the Chesed El Synagogue was built, there were roughly 500 Jews in Singapore. The community numbered close to 600 Jews in 1911, and 832 Jews in 1931. The 1931 census also indicated that there was a significant Arab population as well, which together with the Jews, were the largest property owners in the city. Synagogue is on Oxley Rise; is near Oxley Walk; is near Jalan Rumba; is near Cte (n); is near Cte (s); is near Clemenceau Avenue; is near Fort Canning Road; is near Oxley Road; Synagogue is geographically located at latitude(1.2975 degrees) 1° 17' 51" North of the Equator and longitude (103.8426 degrees) 103° 50' 33" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Singapore or JB.
The locations related to Synagogue are represented by the nearest distances for a beam of light to travel and may not be nearest by road. For example, Synagogue is located 57 metres from Hollywood Apartments. Synagogue is located 102 metres from Vision Crest. Synagogue is located 109 metres from Belle Vue. Synagogue is located 134 metres from Oxley Garden. Synagogue is located 166 metres from Haw Par Centre.
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|Hollywood Apartments is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Synagogue. Hollywood Apartments - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Vision Crest is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Synagogue. Vision Crest - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Haw Par Centre is located 0.2 Kilometres away from Synagogue. Haw Par Centre - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
YWCA 0.2km, Lloyd's Inn 0.3km, Le Meridien 0.4km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Synagogue.
Singapore Shopping Centre 0.2km, Park Mall 0.3km, The Atrium 0.4km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Synagogue.
Fort Canning Gothic Gate 0.6km, Robertson Walk 0.6km, Fort Canning Gothic Gate 0.6km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Synagogue.
Chicago Gsb 0.2km, Stansfield College 0.2km, Singapore Art School 0.7km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Synagogue.
Istana Park 0.2km, Penang Road Park 0.3km, Fort Canning Park 0.5km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Synagogue.