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Item 53998

Title: Bar mitzvah invitation, Portland, 1957

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh

Date: 1957

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 22556

Title: Etz Chaim Synagogue, Biddeford, 1916

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1916

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 5498

Title: Teachers of the Portland Hebrew School, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1926

Location: Portland

Media: Glass negative

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Exhibit

Hiram Adelman, Mars Hill, ca. 1935

The Jews of Maine

Like other immigrant groups, Jews came to Maine to make a living and enjoy the natural and cultural environment. Their experiences have been shaped by their occupational choices, Jewish values and, until recently, experiences of anti-Semitism.

Exhibit

Shaarey Tphiloh synagogue, Portland, ca. 1911

Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.

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Bar mitzvah invitation, Portland, 1957

Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh

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