Congregation Bene Israel (Cincinnati, Ohio) Records, 1829-1960 (bulk 1920-1960).

The collection consists of correspondence (primarily of Rabbi David Philipson), reports, vestry records, minute books of the board of trustees and the school board, business and financial records, roll of members, burial records, pew deeds, records of the Hebrew Relief Association, numerous... Full description

Creator: Congregation Bene Israel (Cincinnati, Ohio).
Availability: Marcus Repository
Call Number(s): MS-24
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Language: English
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Summary: The collection consists of correspondence (primarily of Rabbi David Philipson), reports, vestry records, minute books of the board of trustees and the school board, business and financial records, roll of members, burial records, pew deeds, records of the Hebrew Relief Association, numerous committees, and miscellaneous.
Physical Description: 18.9 linear feet.
History:

Congregation Bene Israel, the oldest Jewish congregation west of the Alleghenies, was founded in 1824.

Arrangement: Organized into six series: I. Correspondence (1901-1949), II. Financial Records (1830-1927), III. Minutes (1835-1941, IV. Committees, V. Pew Deeds (1836-1919), VI. Miscellaneous.
Provenance: Congregation Bene Israel, Cincinnati, Ohio Permanent loan 1949-1977.