Recent Submissions

  • Voices of Temple Emanu El radio broadcast about the making of Gates of Prayer 

    KTRH Houston (1976)
    “Voices of Temple Emanu El” was a weekly radio program sponsored by Congregation Emanu El that aired on KTRH on weekends, beginning in 1974. Organized by temple members Ruth Lack and Dolores Wilkenfeld, and often featuring Rabbi Robert I. Kahn, the program highlighted Emanu El members and their service to the greater Houston community. It also provided ...
  • Congregation Emanu El Building Dedication Program 

    Congregation Emanu El (1949-09)
    Congregation Emanu El was established in Houston in June 1944 as the city's second Reform temple, following a contentious debate among the members of Congregation Beth Israel over support for Zionism and the establishment of a Jewish state. In 1945, the congregation acquired property at 1500 Sunset Boulevard, across the street from Rice. Their building, ...