B'nai Israel Temple

"For Jews, a life of compromise"

Newspaper clipping from the Detroit Free Press of an article about Temple B'nai Israel's centennial celebration.
Jewish Muskegon

Temple bulletin for March 1989. Includes Congressional Record proceedings post from Senator Carl Levin dated November 10, 1988 discussing the Jewish Centennial celebration held in Muskegon in 1988.
Temple B'nai Israel Newsletter

Temple B'nai Israel Newsletter from April 1988.
"Muskegon getting nationwide raves for Jewish celebration"

Newspaper clipping of an article about the Temple's Centennial Celebration.
"Ticket sales open for Perlman concert"

Newspaper clipping about the solo recital of Itzhak Perlman, an Israeli-born artist.
"Muskegon Jewish community to mark centennial"

Newspaper image of Sylvia Kaufman, chairwoman of the Jewish Centennial Celebration Committee.
Hassadah Buds Charter certificate

Hassada Buds Charter certificate, September 1952. Text reads: "Be it hereby known by all present that the following are chartered as founding members of the Hadassah Buds of Muskegon by the parent chapter of Muskegon Hadassah for the purpose of…
Confirmation Class photo

Photograph of Confirmation Class of 1979/1980
Temple construction

Photograph of two workmen at the construction site of the Temple, 1947. Neighborhood houses and cars in background.
"First dig for new temple - Oct - 1946"

Photograph of the bucket of an excavator as it breaks ground at the site of the new temple, 1946.
Hebrew School Class

Photograph of Hebrew School students sitting around a table with open books while the teacher stands at the head of the table in front of a chalk board, circa 1950s.
Simcha Dancers

Photograph of the Simcha Dancers wearing red blouses with floral skirts.

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Title

B'nai Israel Temple

Creator

Temple B'nai Israel (Muskegon, Mich.)

Description

Collection of photographs, scrapbooks, programs, minutes, and other records of the Temple B'nai Israel in Muskegon, Michigan. The collection was created as part of the L'dor V'dor project directed by Dr. Marilyn Preston, and was supported by grants from the Kutsche Office of Local History and Michigan Humanities Council. Original materials were digitized by the University Libraries and returned to the synagogue.

Source

Digital objects were contributed by Temple B'nai Israel as part of the L'dor V'dor project.

Rights

Subject

Jews--United States
Muskegon (Mich.)
Scrapbooks
Synagogues
Women--Societies and clubs
Minutes (Records)

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Contributor

Preston, Marilyn
Grand Valley State University. Special Collections and University Archives

Relation

L'dor V'dor (project)

Identifier

DC-08

Format

Image
Text

Type

image/jpeg
application/pdf

Language

eng

Date

Circa 1920s-2018


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