05.53rd.hebrew by Kevin Walsh October 23, 2011 October 23, 2011 2 comments FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin 2 comments Joel F. October 24, 2011 - 9:47 am It says in the picture “Kahal Kehilas Yoseph Papa” which means “Congregation Community of Yosef Pupa” the second word is a rough translation of the word Kehilas (or Kehilat) is spoken Hebrew. Papa or Pupa was a town in Eastern Europe where the group that created the synagogue came from. Who Yoseph (or Joseph) is i don’t know because i am not from the area. Reply Ghottistyx June 16, 2015 - 10:55 am “Kahal Kehilat Yoseph Puppa” is Hebrew. Puppa (pronounced Poop-uh) is a town currently located in NW Hungary. Most of their adherents died during the Holocaust. But after the war, they proliferated like crazy. Currently, they are the second largest group in Williamsburg, with around 3,000 followers (in Brooklyn alone). Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.