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B'nai B'rith (Lynn, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-554

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains newsletters published from 1946 to 1962.

Dates

  • undated, 1946-1962

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for researcher use. Please contact us to request access or to make an appointment to view this collection at jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of this collection. For more information contact jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Historical Note

There is no information available about the B'nai B'rith chapter of Lynn, Massachusetts. Internationally, B'nai B'rith is the oldest Jewish service organization in the world. Founded by Henry Jones and twelve German-Jewish immigrants in 1843, “B'nai B'rith” means “Sons of the Covenant” in Hebrew. Their mission is to combat anti-Semitism and ensure the continuity of the Jewish people and the State of Israel through education, advocacy, and social services.

References

  1. B'nai B'rith International, "About Us," http://www.bnaibrith.org/about-us.html>.

Extent

0.5 linear feet (1 manuscript box)

Abstract

Although there is little information available about the Lynn, Massachusetts chapter of B'nai B'rith, internationally the organization is known for ensuring the continuity of the State of Israel and the Jewish people through education, advocacy and social services. This collection contains newsletters from the Lynn, Massachusetts chapter.

Physical Location

Located in Boston, Mass.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Jewish Heritage Center of the North Shore in 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Xingyan (Jessie) Xu, 2014
Title
Guide to the B'nai B'rith, (Lynn, Mass.) Records
Author
Processed by Xingyan (Jessie) Xu
Date
2014

Repository Details

Part of the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society Repository

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