Jewish Historical Society

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Adas Israel Congregation (Washington, D.C.) - Buildings - First Building (1876-1908)
... nation’s Centennial celebration—providing a strong and symbolic presence for Jewish immigrants on that historic occasion ... the support of federal and city agencies, the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington saved the building and moved it three city blocks to its current ... Nixon signed a law authorizing the District to purchase the building and lease it to the Society for historic preservation purposes—at $1 a year for 99 years ...
Australian Jewish Historical Society
... The Australian Jewish Historical Society was founded in 1938 in Sydney ... At the first business meeting of the Society, the then president of the Royal Australian Historical Society K ... the view that the chief object of the Society should be the encouragement of individual research ...
Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum - History
... Grant attended the synagogue's dedication on June 9, 1876 — the first Jewish service attended by a sitting U.S ... to face east, the standard orientation in Jewish tradition ... Centennial celebration—providing a strong and symbolic presence for Jewish immigrants on that historic occasion ...
Rafael Medoff - Academic Career
... In 2001 he was Visiting Scholar in Jewish Studies at the State University of New York at Purchase ... Medoff has taught Jewish history at Ohio State University, Purchase College of the State University of New York, and elsewhere ... Medoff has served on the editorial boards of American Jewish History, Southern Jewish History, Shofar and Menorah Review ...

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