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Lexington (Mass.) Leisure Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-334

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the Lexington Jewish Leisure Group’s correspondence, bulletins, memoranda, releases, budgets, receipts, meeting minutes, news clippings, prayers and a resource kit from 1972 to 1990.

Dates

  • undated, 1972-1990

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in Englisha and Hebrew.

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

The Lexington Jewish Leisure Group was formed in 1972 by members of Lexington's Temple Emunah and Temple Isaiah to serve as a social group for older and retired Jewish people. After the Group affiliated with the Golden Age Council, a service of the Associated Jewish Community Centers, in 1972, it would also hold meetings at Belmont's Temple Beth-El. The Leisure Group organized outings and activities for the Jewish senior citizens of the area.

Chronology

1972
Jewish Leisure Group formed
1973
Leisure Group affiliates with the Golden Age Council
1974
Ex-Group President Murray Ward dies
1974
Rachel Kessler becomes President
1975
Leisure Group affiliates with the Associated Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston

Extent

1.5 linear feet (1 document box, 1 half document box)

Abstract

The Lexington Jewish Leisure Group was formed in 1972 by members of Lexington’s Temple Emunah and Temple Isaiah to serve as a social group for older and retired Jewish people. After the Group affiliated with the Golden Age Council, a service of the Associated Jewish Community Centers, in 1972, it would also hold meetings at Belmont’s Temple Beth-El. The Leisure Group organized outings and activities for the Jewish senior citizens of the area.

Physical Location

Located in Boston, Mass.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Rachel Kessler in May 1996.

Processing Information

Processed by Margaret Whiteside, 2011
Title
Guide to the Lexington (Mass.) Leisure Group Records, I-334
Author
Processed by Margaret Whiteside
Date
2011

Repository Details

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

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