Congregation Mickve Israel (Savannah, Ga.)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Documents, invitations, and announcements relating to Kaye and Don Kole of Savannah, Georgia, and Kaye Kole’s book The Minis Family in Georgia.
Papers of the Kuhr and Wortsman families of Savannah, Ga.
The personal papers of Martin Leffler, Sr., a Past President of Congregation Mickve Israel.
In 1773 Mordecai Sheftall, a leader among the Jews of Savannah, Georgia, established a second burial site specifically for the Jewish community. Items contain correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and minutes related to the work of the trustees of the Mordecai Sheftall Cemetery, the care of the cemetery and adjacent property, the establishment of the Hebrew Cemetery Trust Fund, the Mickve Israel Memorial Endowment Fund, and the Mordecai Sheftall Memorial Building.