Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 2, Folder: 1
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.
File — Box: 2, Folder: 2
File — Box: 2, Folder: 3
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.
File — Box: 2, Folder: 4
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.
File — Box: 2, Folder: 5
File — Box: 2, Folder: 6
File — Box: 2, Folder: 7
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...