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Congregation Beth Israel

Type / Call #INSTITUTIONAL / I-051CONSTITUTION, HISTORY OF THE CONGREGATION, MINUTE BOOK, FINANCIAL RECORDS. OF SPECIAL INTEREST ARE THE SYNAGOGUE'S INVOLVEMENT IN THE PROVIDING OF KOSHER MEAT IN THE CAMBRIDGE AREA, AND ITS RELATION WITH THE CAMBRIDGE AND SOMERVILLE LITERARY ASSOC. WHICH MAINTAINED A HEBREW FREE SCHOOL. MINUTE BOOK FROM THE WWII PERIOD CONTAINS MATERIAL ON THE CONGREGATION'S WAR AND ANTI-NAZI EFFORTS.
Years1911-1945
LocalityMA, CAMBRIDGE
Size3 boxes

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