Congregation Bene Yeshurun (Cincinnati, Ohio) Records, 1841-1968 (bulk 1900-1960).

Consists of correspondence, minute books, reports, committee records, financial records, and newsclippings. The collection includes a good description of the various affairs of the Cincinnati Jewish community from 1925-1968. Full description

Creator: Congregation Bene Yeshurun (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Availability: Marcus Repository
Call Number(s): MS-62
Language: English
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Summary: Consists of correspondence, minute books, reports, committee records, financial records, and newsclippings. The collection includes a good description of the various affairs of the Cincinnati Jewish community from 1925-1968.
Physical Description: 10.4 linear feet.
History:

Congregation Bene Yeshurun was founded in 1841 as a result of a large migration of German Jews to Cincinnati, Ohio in the mid-19th century. The congregation's most prominent rabbi was Isaac M. Wise, who led the congregation from 1854 to 1900.

Arrangement: Organized into four series: I. Correspondence (1920-1957), II. Financial records (1894-1914), III. Minute books (1841-1968), IV. Miscellaneous (1866-1932).
Provenance: Congregation Bene Yeshurun (Cincinnati, Ohio), Permanent loan, 1952-