Documenting Maine Jewry : Bangor


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Congregation Beth Israel

1888 - 1963

(Bangor, Maine)

 

 

Table of Contents

             ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, & FORWARD,   2-6
              GREETINGS &7-15
               INTRODUCTION 16-23
   

  1.           FORCES INFLUENCING OUR HISTORY 24 - 29
 2.          THE BETH ISRAEL FOUNDERS 31
 3.          BUILDING OF THE FIRST SYNAGOGUE 37
 4.          THE FORMATIVE YEARS 42 - 47
 5.           CONGREGATIONAL LIFE     48
 6.         "BANGOR FIRE" DESTROYS SYNAGOGUE56 - 59
 7.          BUILDING OF THE SECOND SYNAGOGUE 60a
  68 - 71
 8.          IN WAR AND PEACE      72
 9,          DEDICATION TO THE NATION'S CAUSE80 - 82
 10.        THE MODERN PERIOD83
 10.        84-89
   PLANS FOR THE DIAMOND JUBILEE 90 - 93
   94-99
              These Are The Rabbis of Beth Israel99 - 107
               Beth Israel Had is Scholars 108 - 111
             111 - 113
               Religious Worship Enriched by Lyric Beauty 115
               Past Presidents117
              Officers of the Congregation Beth Israel120
              Diamond Jubilee Committee122 - 124
              126 - 128
               The Beth Israel Chevra Kadisha130
               Philanthropy and Social Service134
               138 - 141
                     Max Cohen, a Biography
               Myer Segal : Religious Rebel142
               Beth  Israel Sisterhood143 - 149
               Beth Israel Brotherhood151
               Tributes and Citations154
               Jewel Scroll160
               Members in Public Service161
               Members in Military Service 163
              

Last Updated : Jan 18 2008