tag: Rituals

  • Mikveh Israel cemetery plot map, Philadelphia.


  • Dedication prayer for Mikveh Israel synagogue in Philadelphia.


  • Honor card for circling the room carrying the Torah at the dedication of Mikveh Israel synagogue in Philadelphia.


  • Passage on charity and burial in the United Hebrew Congregation (St. Louis, Missouri) constitution and bylaws.


  • 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.


  • David Sacks, Attorney and former Board member of the Stephen Wise free synagogue, speaks on his early religious education as a reform, German – American Jew, and attending the Stephen Wise free synagogue on Sundays in Carnegie Hall.



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