Beth Israel Congregation (Ann Arbor, Mich.) records: 1938-2016 (bulk 1956-2016)
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Title: Beth Israel Congregation (Ann Arbor, Mich.) records
Creator: Beth Israel Congregation (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Inclusive dates: 1938-2016
Bulk dates: 1956-2016
Extent: 9.06 linear feet
Extent: 3.9 GB (online)
Extent: 4 oversize folders
Founded in 1916 by Osias Zwerdling, Philip Lansky, and other members of the Jewish Community, Beth Israel was the first formally established conservative Jewish congregation in Ann Arbor, Mich. The record group chronicles the history and activities of the congregation over a period of 78 years, from 1938 to 2016. The collection includes materials pertaining to the congregation's history, its leadership, as well as the social, philanthropic, and civic endeavors surrounding Jewish history and immigration, education, civil rights, and the advancement of Jewish women in society. The collection also contains historical data on the Jewish population of Ann Arbor.
Call number: 2017057 Ba 2
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
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Finding aid created by Nichole L. Manlove, December 2017