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Orthodox Synagogues in Canada - Beth Israel Synagogue (Edmonton, Alberta), Beth Israel Synagogue (Halifax, Nova Scotia) (Paperback) Loot Price: R173
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Orthodox Synagogues in Canada - Beth Israel Synagogue (Edmonton, Alberta), Beth Israel Synagogue (Halifax, Nova Scotia) (Paperback)

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Chapters: Beth Israel Synagogue (Edmonton, Alberta), Beth Israel Synagogue (Halifax, Nova Scotia), Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto, Beth Israel Congregation (Kingston, Ontario), Shaarei Shomayim, Machzikei Hadas, Beth Ora. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Beth Israel Synagogue (Edmonton, Alberta) - Beth Israel was founded on September 16, 1906 as the Edmonton Hebrew Association. Hyman Goldstick was hired as the rabbi, mohel (circumciser), and ritual slaughterer. Subsequent rabbis would, for decades, also fill all three roles. The following year, the group purchased grounds for a cemetery, which it would own until 1938, when it transferred title to the chevra kadisha (burial society). That same year William Diamond was appointed president of the congregation, a post he would hold until 1938. In 1907 the Association also created a Talmud Torah for the community's five children, and purchased its first Torah scroll. In 1910, Diamond donated land on 95th Street near Grierson Hill to the congregation for a synagogue building. Construction of the $11,700 building began on 1911, and was completed in 1912. That year a mikveh (ritual bath) was constructed next to the synagogue, and Goldstick was replaced as rabbi by A. Pinsky. Pinsky resigned as rabbi in 1933, and was replaced by Isaac Haft. In 1940 his son-in-law Abraham Postone would join as assistant, and in 1941 would take on the senior role, after the death of Haft. In 1945 three lots on 113th Street were purchased to accommodate a new synagogue building. By 1949, however, the land was "deemed unsuitable," as the location was not central to the Jewish community. That year two lots were purchased instead on 119th Street, in Edmonton's Oliver neighborhood. The construction of the new building at that loca...http: //booksllc.net/?id=18496130

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Editors: Books Llc • Books Group
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-28522-8
Barcode: 9781158285228
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LSN: 1-158-28522-1

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