Congregation Mishkan Tefila [Brookline, MA.] Records 1858-2016, 1925 - 2006

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Abstract/Description: This collection comprehensively documents the history of Congregation Mishkan Tefila, the oldest Conservative synagogue in New England, representing the congregation's administrative, religious, educational, and social activities from the late nineteenth through the early twenty-first centuries. Records include correspondence, music manuscripts, cemetery records, sermons, event programs and tickets, photographs, scrapbooks, budgets, meeting minutes, flyers, clippings, event invitations and programs, prayer books, wedding invitations, newsletters, audio recordings, museum exhibition materials, building records, education materials, and artifacts. The collection is rich and varied in its depiction and documentation of Conservative Judaism in the Boston area and contains the personal material of Israel Kazis, Solomon Braslavsky, Gregor Shelkan, and Herman and Mignon Rubenovitz.
Subject(s): Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990
Braslavsky, Solomon G, 1887-1975
Cushing, Richard, 1895-1970
Glickstein, I.G, 1890-1947
Kaitz, Louis, d. 2009
Kazis, Israel J, 1911-2001
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009
Menitoff , Michael, 1942-
Rubenovitz, Herman H, 1883-1966
Rubenovitz, Mignon L
Shelkan, Gregor, 1915-1999
Yamins, Nathan, 1888-1968
Yellin, Richard
Boston Jewish Choral Society (Boston, Mass.)
Boston Pops Orchestra
Cantors Assembly of America
Federal Music Project (U.S.)
Temple Israel (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)
This is your life (Television program)
Art, Jewish
Cantors (Judaism)
Conservative Judaism
Conservative Judaism--Israel
Conservative Judaism--United States
Jewish composers
Jewish museums--Boston
Judaism -- Chaplains
National Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs
Rabbis -- United States
Synagogue Music
Synagogue music--United States
Synagogues--United States
World War, 1939-1945
Date Issued: 1858