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Temple B’nai Jacob (Lexington, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-102

Scope and Content Note

This collection is in English and Yiddish.

Dates

  • 1938-1945

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English and Yiddish.

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

Temple B'nai Jacob was an Orthodox synagogue on Sylvia Street in Lexington, Massachusetts. Their first service was held on Passover, 1916. Although this congregation is no longer operational, two synagogues in Lexington—Temple Emunah (Conservative) and Temple Isaiah (Reform)—have their roots in Temple B'nai Jacob.

References

  1. Materials from the collection.
  2. "History." Temple Emunah, Lexington, MA. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr 2011. (http://templeemunah.org/history).

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 half-manuscript box)

Abstract

Temple B'nai Jacob was an Orthodox synagogue on Sylvia Street in Lexington, Massachusetts. Their first service was held on Passover in1916. Although this congregation is no longer operational, two synagogues in Lexington—Temple Emunah (Conservative) and Temple Isaiah (Reform)—have their roots in Temple B'nai Jacob. This collection contains one financial ledger in English and Yiddish.

Physical Location

Located in Boston, Mass.

Processing Information

Reprocessed by Stephanie Call, 2011
Title
Guide to the Temple B’nai Jacob (Lexington, Mass.) Records, I-102
Author
Reprocessed by Stephanie Call
Date
2011
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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