Rabbi installation announcement, Portland, 1948

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.

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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

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Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh
76 Noyes St., Portland, ME 04103
(207) 773-0693

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