Dedication of chisuk Eumanna Synagogue

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Dedication of chisuk Eumanna Synagogue - - - - a BOTH OLD AND NEW PLACES OF WORSHIP TO...
- - - a BOTH OLD AND NEW PLACES OF WORSHIP TO 'BE HONORED IN DEDICATORY EXERCISES Chisuk Emuna Congregation Will Pay Last Respects to Former Building Before Opening New Synagogue Synagogue at Sixth and Forster Streets. . Elaborate .' Services. ' . st l ;S its CANTOR MEISELS . Dedicatory ceremonies will 'be held to - morrow at the Chizuk .Emuna Synagogue, at Sixth and Forster streets. Farewell exercises will be held at the old place of worship in Filbert street, at 12.30 O'clock. - Addresses Addresses will be made - and refreshments refreshments served in the old synagogue in Filbert street The concluding ceremonies ceremonies will take place at 3 o'clock in the new synagogue. - Prominent Speakers - On the program ' are well - known speakers of the city and also' prominent prominent Jewish persons. ' Cantor 3. Meisels, accompanied by his daughter, daughter, will sing several vocal selections. Cantor Meisels sings for the Columbia Columbia Phonograph Company. Another well - known speaker will be Rabbi Ashinsky. of Pittsburgh. The other men who will take part in the dedication are Joseph Claster, chairman of the building committee; Rabbi Louis Haas, of the Ohev Sho - lom temple; Judge George Kunkel, Senator E. E. Beidleman, City Commissioner Commissioner E. Z. Gross, Robert Rosenberg Rosenberg and Eugene Cohen. ' The following program will be followed: followed: Opening, " Joseph Claster, chairman; prayer, ' Rabbi Haas; "Sweet Land of Liberty," orchestra; "Ma - Tovu." Cantor Meisels, accompanied accompanied by Miss Meisels; address, Rabbi Ashinsky; "Haben Takir." Cantor Meisels, accompanied by Miss Meisels; address, Judge Kunkel; music, music, orchestra, ten pieces; address. Senator E. E. Beidleman; "Ab Ho - rachmim," Cantor Meisels, accompanied accompanied by Miss Meisels; address. Commissioner - Edward Z. Gross; "Rzeh," Cantor Meisels, accompanied accompanied by Miss Meisels; address, Rabbi Haas; "Veshomru," Cantor Meisels, accompanied by Miss Meisels; address, address, Robert Rosenberg; "Ki Kes - bimcho," Cantor Meisels, accompanied accompanied by Miss Meisels; address, Eugene Eugene G. Cohen; "Adon Olam," Cantor Cantor Meisels, accompanied by Miss Meisels; "Star Spangled Banner.'" Old Congregation The Chizuk Emuna congregation is one of the oldest orthodox congregations congregations In thel city .having been or - ganized more than thirty - seven N I I I" V. - MISS ELIZABETH MEISELS RABBI . ASHINSKY . years ago. At the time of its organization organization its membership was only ten. To - day it comprises more than two hundred and fifty of. the most prominent persons or Jewish - faith in the city and vicinity. - The struo ture replaces the one in the Capitol Park extension zone, and is made of pressed brick , with marble trim mings. - The windows are of art glass and well finished in the interior. The total cost of the building and furnishings furnishings is more than .$55,000. : The site of ' the - new synagogue was ' for merlys occupied I by the St. Paul's Episcopal. Church and later used as an annex to the Central High school. Mr. ' Claster, . chairman i of the building ' committee, ; praises . the hearty - co - operation of :the .fifteen other - members - of - the ' committee who worked zealously, and hard' that the newv building. would' be a - reality and" worthy of the, congregation. . - , Mi V ,

Clipped from Harrisburg Telegraph04 Aug 1917, SatPage 14

Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)04 Aug 1917, SatPage 14
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