Beth Yeshurun Scrapbook - Ben S. Hurwitz, 1946
Congregation Beth Yeshurun
Ben S. Hurwitz was the first president of Congregation Beth Yeshurun, elected at the first board meeting, January 20, 1946. The scrapbook was presented to Congregation Beth Yeshurun by his family February 22, 1991.Congregation Adath Yeshurun, founded in 1891, and Congregation Beth El, founded in 1924, merged in 1946 to form Congregation Beth Yeshurun. Beth Yeshurun absorbed the membership of Congregation Shearith Israel in 2002.
The scrapbook contains correspondence, news clippings, event materials, newsletters, and flyers created by Ben S. Hurwitz.