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Orthodox Judaism

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Adas Yeshurun Synagogue (Augusta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 163
Abstract The Adas Yeshurun Synagogue is the oldest and first congregation in Augusta, Georgia. It was founded in 1889 and is an Orthodox congregation that is still in existence today. The records are primarily minutes, some financial records, and program books relating to the varied activities and projects of this Orthodox synagogue. The history of Adas Yeshurun Synagogue can be found in Folder 4: 90th...
Dates: 1922 - 1985

B’nai Israel Synagogue (Thomasville, Ga.) records

Identifier: Mss 081

B’nai Israel Synagogue in Thomasville, Georgia, was established in 1885 and is still in existence. It is an orthodox congregation. The records consist primarily of Sisterhood of the Congregation including minutes, 1930-1972.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1974

Congregation Ariel (Dunwoody, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 218

Congregation Ariel in Dunwoody, Georgia, opened in 1993 and is an Orthodox synagogue. The records consist of photocopies of a scrapbook.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1993 - 2001

Congregation Beth Jacob (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 215

Congregation Beth Jacob is an Orthodox congregation located in Atlanta, Georgia, that was founded in 1943 and is still in existence today. The records consists of annual reports, minutes, correspondence, financial records, membership information, bulletins, newsletters, and building plans for both the 1855 LaVista Road building and its expansion in the 1970s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1958 - 1993

Congregation Shearith Israel (Atlanta, Ga.) records

Identifier: Mss 075
Abstract Congregation Shearith Israel was founded in 1904 by a segment of Atlanta’s Eastern European Jewish community. Under Rabbi Geffen’s leadership, the congregation grew as an orthodox congregation that upheld traditional Old World values and rites. The congregation later moved toward conservative Judaism. The largest piece of the collection consists of congregational minutes from 1947-1974. Many of these are in great detail, and they highlight congregational business, as well as discussion and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1990

Harry Taratoot papers

Identifier: Mss 079

Harry Taratoot was the honorary president of the Anshi Sfard Synagogue. His papers consist of immigration documents, 1922, and records from Congregation Anshi Sfard, 1929-1976.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1976

Rabbi Harry H. Epstein Papers

Identifier: Mss 001

Rabbi Harry H. Epstein was the spiritual leader of the Congregation Ahavath Achim in Atlanta, Georgia, for over 50 years. The bulk of the collection relates to his tenure and rabbinate at Ahavath Achim, but there is also material related to his academic career, personal life, and activities as a leading community figure in Atlanta and the South. His papers consist of academic course work, sermons, addresses, meeting minutes, writings, publications, correspondence, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1907 - 1984

Rabbi Nathan Katz Papers

Identifier: Mss 203

Rabbi Nathan Katz was the spiritual leader of Congregation Anshi S'fard in Atlanta, Georgia for more than 50 years. The collection consists of sermons, writings, correspondence and newspaper articles.

Dates: 1922 - 1999

Rambam Day School (Savannah, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 363

Documents relating to the Rambam Day School (formerly the Hebrew Community School and Savannah Hebrew Day School), a Jewish day school in Savannah, Georgia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1947 - 1994

United Jewish Orthodox Association (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 017

The United Jewish Orthodox Association was organized by members of the Orthodox community of Atlanta and the Southeast to encourage the Hebrew Orphans' Home to provide orphans with both a Kosher kitchen and a Jewish education. The records include correspondence, minutes (in Yiddish), and contribution lists.

Dates: 1923 - 1924

Yeshiva High School of Atlanta Records

Identifier: Mss 223

Yeshiva High School of Atlanta was a modern Orthodox Jewish school founded in 1970. The records consist of anniversary books and brochures.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1981 - 1999

Young Israel of Toco Hills Records

Identifier: Mss 420

Young Israel of Toco Hills was established in 1994 as a modern Orthodox synagogue associated with the National Council of Young Israel. The records consist of meeting minutes, reports, financial statements, bulletins, correspondence, membership directories, architectural plans and permits, and rabbinical records including sermons, writings, and correspondence.

Dates: 2001 - 2015