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Box 2

 Container

Contains 9 Collections and/or Records:

Congregation Kehilat Shalom Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 200.04
Overview Organizational papers documenting aspects of the congregational life of Congregation Kehilat Shalom. Materials include minutes, newsletters, programs, financial statements, video, ritual Judaica, and clippings.

Holidays, Hanukah, 1987-1999

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: II
Scope and Contents Includes envelope with expense receipts for Jewish businesses 1987. A second envelope includes a list of attendees, flyers for the holiday and meeting related information for the holiday and donations.

Holidays, Purim, 1988-1999

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: II
Scope and Contents Includes flyers, member lists with duties, minutes. Expenses are housed in two different envelopes: 1988-1990 and 1993-1999.

Holidays, High Holidays, 1990-2001

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: II
Scope and Contents Includes small envelope with expenses for "Simchat Torah." Also includes high holy day tickets, expenses of invited clergy, schedule of services, donations given for high holidays and the details of the Yom Kippur breakfast.

"Special Projects", 1991-2001

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: II
Scope and Contents Includes materials relating to the bar mitzvah celebrations of congregants, the Kiddush (celebratory meal after Shabbat services) schedule and kosher rules. Also includes donations made in memory of various individuals for the benefit of Operation Exodus (aiding Jewish emigration to Israel from the former Soviet Union) and prayer book dedications.

Special Events, Bar Mitzvah of Congregation, 1990

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 5
Identifier: II
Scope and Contents Thirteenth anniversary of the congregation includes clippings, flyers, attendee lists, responsibilities of members and expenses.

Special Events, Party for Dr. Mitchell Parker, 2000

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 6
Identifier: II
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, finances, and minutes relating to the planning of a goodbye party for Dr. Mitchell Parker, who served as religious coordinator.

Special Events, Party for Dr. Mitchell Parker, VHS Video Recording, June 18, 2000

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 7
Identifier: II
Scope and Contents The papers of Kehilat Shalom illustrates the activities of a conservative traditional group who looked for a more participatory form of service style similar to a havurah (fellowship), where members were active in roles often the preserve of clergy. Minutes, minutes of special meetings as well as correspondence, illustrate the day-to-day workings of this all-volunteer group, and the efforts required to sustain a religious organization committed to a particular stream of Judaism. Through the...

Silver plate Kiddush (wine) cup, undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: III
Scope and Contents Cup engraved with "Kehilat Shalom."