Rabbi jack shechter young adult congregation bnai israel
B'nai Israel Congregation Oversize Records, c. As membership increased, the congregation rented various facilities. In , the congregation moved into a mansion on Highland Avenue, which held the offices, library, classrooms and meeting rooms. Sabbath services were held at a building on Collins Avenue, and larger events such as High Holiday services and weddings were held in the Pershing Theatre or in the Rittenhouse Ballroom on Highland Avenue.
Guide to the B'nai Israel Congregation Oversize Records, c. 1941-1995
Guide to the B'nai Israel Congregation Records, | Historic Pittsburgh
While we were founded over years ago, our strength lies in our willingness to look to the future. Our building includes a Sanctuary, Chapel, social hall with adjacent pavilion, library, Judaica Shop and an education center with classrooms for both preschool and religious school. What truly makes us special, however, are the people who belong here. We pride ourselves in being a place where a diverse intergenerational community forms long-lasting friendships, enriches their lives through shared learning, celebrates joyous occasions,and supports one another in times of need. Hope you can join us beginning Thursday, September 5 at a. The Book of Remembrance is created every year for the High Holy Days to honor our loved ones who have passed away, and will be distributed at the Yizkor Service on Yom Kippur.
In , one such group was chartered as B'nai Israel Congregation. As membership increased, the congregation moved into various rented facilities. In , the congregation moved into a mansion on Highland Avenue, which held the offices, library, classrooms and meeting rooms.
The Houston Friends of Rabbi Hyman Judah Schachtel founded the library in , in honor of his outstanding service to our city. Brown and Abercrombie families. The original gift has presently grown into well over 20, volumes including an extensive archive of materials dating back to the beginning of the Congregation in the mid s. The Association of Jewish Libraries has accredited the Shachtel Library at the Advanced level—a designation few synagogue libraries have attained.