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Date Original

1941 November 28

Description

This image is of the seventy fifth anniversary dance and dinner celebrating the founding of Congregation B'nai Israel.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Congregation B'nai Israel was originally named 'The Little Rock Congregation' before it was officially formed on November 11, 1866, at which time the name changed to B'nai Israel (Sons or Children of Israel). Meetings where held in the Ditter Building at Main and Water streets with ninety charter members, and 214 families and pioneer members or individual persons. This image is of the congregation at B'nai Israel celebrating its seventy-fifth year in Little Rock, Arkansas. The celebration lasted two days, from November 27th and 28th in 1941. The guest speaker was Rabbi Ferdinand Isserman from the Temple Israel in St. Louis.

Transcription

DINNER-DANCE: NOVEMBER 28TH, 1941, SEVENTY
FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF
CONGREGATION B'NAI ISRAEL, LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS

Physical Description

Black and white photo, 10" x 8"

Subjects

Religious groups; Religious communities; Religion; Jewish Community

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

General photo file, G3006

Resource Type

Image

Collection

General photo file

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Seventy Fifth Anniversary of Congregation B'nai Israel, General photo file, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6901 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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