Contributed by Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh
A card announces the weekend celebration for the installation of Rabbi Morris Bekritsky at Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh in Portland in 1948 when it was at its height.
Bekritsky initiated a weekly Sunday morning radio program, "Hear O Israel." He also led the congregation in installing a new ark at the synagogue on Newbury Street and later building a new synagogue on Noyes Street.
He was the congregation's rabbi until 1971.
About This Item
- Title: Rabbi installation announcement, Portland, 1948
- Creation Date: 1948
- Subject Date: 1948
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh
76 Noyes St., Portland, ME 04103
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