Chicago Sinai Congregation Records 1861-1976.

Consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, membership lists, addresses, and pamphlets that record the founding and major activities of Chicago Sinai Congregation. Full description

Creator: Chicago Sinai Congregation (Chicago, Ill.)
Availability: Marcus Repository
Call Number(s): MS-56
Language: English
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Summary: Consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, membership lists, addresses, and pamphlets that record the founding and major activities of Chicago Sinai Congregation.
Physical Description: 5.0 linear feet.
History:

Reform congregation founded in 1861. Chicago Sinai Congregation was founded in 1861 to serve the more religiously liberal German Jews on the south side of Chicago. Some of the rabbis to serve the congregation include Bernhard Felsenthal, Isaac Low Chronik, Kaufmann Kohler, Emil G. Hirsch, Louis Mann, Samuel E. Karff, and Philip N. Kranz.

Arrangement: Organized into four series: I. General (1863-1976), II. Board of Directors Minutes (1871-1928), III. Miscellaneous Topics (1861-1921), IV. Financial Reports (1874-1887).
Provenance: Kranz, Philip N., Chicago, Ill., Gift, 1977-1978.

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