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Item 54083

Title: Letter of thanks to Shaarey Tphiloh Sisterhood, Portland, 1951

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh

Date: 1951

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 54192

Title: Shaarey Tphiloh Sisterhood, 1990

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh

Date: 1990

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 54196

Title: Shaarey Tphiloh officers, Portland, 1954

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh

Date: 1954

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

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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.


Carved eagle for Anshe Sfard synagogue Torah ark, Portland, ca. 1917

Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

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Bar mitzvah invitation, Portland, 1957

Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh

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