Brith Sholom (Charleston, S.C.)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 1068
Abstract The collection consists of the surviving records of Brith Sholom, an orthodox congregation founded in Charleston, South Carolina in 1852, Beth Israel, another orthodox Charleston congregation founded in 1911, and the records of Brith Sholom Beth Israel founded in 1954 when the two congregations merged. Also included are the records of Charleston Hebrew Institute, founded in 1956, and later known as the Addlestone Hebrew Academy. With records of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society, the...
Identifier: Mss 1157
Assorted personal papers and photographs of Macey Kronsberg (1911-2001), Adele Jules Kronsberg (1909-2002), and their daughter Peggy Kronsberg Pearlstein.
Dates: 1917-2022; Majority of material found within 1944-2013
Identifier: Mss 1034-067
Collection Overview Contains one letter, dated August 28, 1856, from Nathan Rosenband, president of Berith Shalome. The letter appears to be a general notice informing the congregation of Berith Shalome that Mr. Elias Jacobs had been hired "for one year to be Chazan (Conductor of Prayers), Shochat (Butcher), and Moel, Circum'r." The duties of the Shochat are given in four main points. This letter was obtained by Henry Aaron (Harry) Alexander, Sr., given to his son Henry Aaron Alexander, Jr., and then given by...
Identifier: Mss 1034-051
Collection Overview The minutes (1917-1933 with a gap from May 1922-November 1923; and 1940-1944) cover all the special and regular meetings of the organization. Members attending are listed and there are various lists throughout the volume, detailing the approximately 100 or so men and women who belonged. Topics were discussed, at first, in both Yiddish and English. Dues were collected and there are frequent mentions of the need to raise more funds for specific causes, and the need to energize the populations...