tag: Holidays

  • List of donors to the Association for Free Distribution of Matsot to the Poor.

    1850s

  • List of people and institutions who received matsot from the Association for Free Distribution of Matsot to the Poor.

    1850s

  • Receipt and accounting for the Association of Free Distribution of Matsot to the Poor purchase of matzah from the baker, marked as paid in two installments.

    1858

  • List of donors to the Association for Free Distribution of Matsot to the Poor.

    1858

  • Letter from Touro Infirmary thanking the Purim Association for donating money to support the hospital.

    1878

  • Purim Association Fancy Dress Ball invitation.

    1881

  • Account book from the Allen Street Shul in New York. It records expenses such as those for spittoons and beer.

    1883–1887

  • Purim Association financial record of money raised in charity balls.

    1901

  • Donations given to the Eldridge Street Synagogue in exchange for the honor of being called to the Torah. This record is from Passover time and notes the Torah portions assigned to each honoree.

    1904

  • Patriotic celebration on July 4th in the rooftop garden of the Shearith Israel Sisterhood’s Neighborhood House.

    1919

  • Buffalo Hebrew School notice encouraging those preparing for Passover to buy certain brands of matzah to help support the school.

    Early-20th-century

  • Simhat Torah demonstration in San Francisco.

    1983


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