Beth Israel Congregation (Ann Arbor, Mich.) records: 1938-2016 (bulk 1956-2016)
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Leadership 1958-1998 [series]

The Leadership series sheds light on some of the history and activities of Beth Israel's most prominent leaders from 1958 to 1998. This includes various correspondence to and from Rabbi's Julius Weinberg (1952-1961), Harold S. White (1962-1968), Mervin B. Tomsky (1969-1970), and Allan D. Kensky (1971-1988). The series also includes installation and service anniversary notices, of the congregation's current Rabbi, Robert Dobrusin (1988- ) and a digitized 1997 video recording of the congregation's first woman president, Gerda seligson (1971-1973), receiving the Jewish Theological Seminary's Second Century award. However, the majority of the records in this series were created by Rabbi Kensky and include his installation ceremony remarks, addresses, messages, sermons, and among other writings, his letter of resignation. The series also contains photo albums highlighting the tenth anniversaries of Rabbi's Kensky and Dobrusin.

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Cantor Joseph A. Horowitz 1969-1971
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Congregation President Gerda Seligson Jewish Theological Seminary Second Century Award Presentation November 16, 1997 (3.7 GB)  [This recording may be protected by copyright law. Access to this material is restricted to the reading room of the Bentley Historical Library.] [access item] [access part 1] [access part 2]
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Rabbi Robert Dobrusin 1989-1998
 
Rabbi Allan D. Kensky 1971-1988
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Addresses 1977-1987
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Installation Ceremony November 7, 1971
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Messages 1985-1988
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Remarks 1982-1988
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Resignation April 4, 1988-July 30, 1988
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Sermons and Benedictions 1983-1987
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Writings 1977-1988 (scattered dates) , undated
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Rabbi Mervin Tomsky 1969-1970
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Rabbi Julius Weinberg 1958-1960 , undated
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Rabbi Harold S. White 1963-1968
 
Photographs
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Cantor Joseph A. Horowitz undated
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Rabbi Robert Dobrusin undated
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Rabbi Allan D. Kensky undated
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Photo Album-Rabbi Dobrusin's 10th Anniversary Celebration November 10, 1998 (1 volume)
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Photo Album-Rabbi Kensky's 10th Anniversary Celebration December 4-5, 1981 (1 oversize volume)