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Plans, Synagogue for Chester B'nai Sholam

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Title: Plans, Synagogue for Chester B'nai Sholam, New Bern, N.C.

Creator: Simpson, Herbert Woodley

Description: Plans for Temple Chester B'nai Sholom, 505 Middle Street, New Bern, N.C. The Temple was built in 1908. The congregation was named in honor of Chester Reizenstein, the son of Charles Reizenstein, "whose innocent questionings of his mother as to why they did not have a church to go to led to [the organization of the Jewish congregation]" (New Bern Weekly Journal, May 25, 1893, page 3, column 3).

Format: 1 image.

Identifier: New Bern Historical Society Collection

Source: Donation.

Rights: Permission to use this item must be obtained from the New Bern Historical Society, 512 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28560.

 


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Images scanned by John B. Green, III.  Text prepared by John B. Green, III and Victor T. Jones, Jr.
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