About Maghain Aboth Synagogue
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The Maghain Aboth Synagogue (Hebrew: מגן אבות, Ma'gen Ahvot; "Guardian of Patriarchs") is a synagogue in Singapore. It is located at Waterloo Street in the Rochor Planning Area, within the Central Area in Singapore's central business district.
The synagogue was constructed by 1878. It is the oldest Jewish synagogue in Southeast Asia. Till today, there are still several Jewish buildings standing within its vicinity. Descendants of some of Singapore's earliest Jewish settlers are still living and doing business in Singapore.