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Temple Beth Israel

Excerpts from the Dedication Book, 1950

Submitted by Robert Routman


Dedication Temple Beth Israel 5711 - 1950

Excerpts from the Dedication Book for the opening ceremonies of the Temple Beth Israel in Sharon.

The excerpts contain a history of the church in Sharon, as well as, mentions of many historical events in Sharon.  Lots of photos.


Who wrote the book?  See the Dedication Book Committee Page for a list of names of contributors and editors and photos.


Photo Index

Over 40 photographs indexed by name, including identified group photographs

Temple Beth Israel Board, 1950

Past Presidents of Temple Beth Israel

Past Rabbis of Temple Beth Israel

The Sisterhood, Temple Beth Israel

Temple Beth Israel Religious School and Faculty - 1950-51 

State Street, Sharon in 1870


Temple Beth Israel, Highland Road, Sharon, dedicated Dec. 8-10, 1950.  Click to enlarge photo







Chapter 1

Early years in Sharon, Plans for a place of worship


Chapter 2

J. M. Rabinowitz, Cantor; Kosher Meat Market.


Chapter 3 -

Sharon in 1870, New synagogue opens


Chapter 4 -

1910s, Ladies' Aid Society, Montefiore County Club


Chapter 5 -

Early 1920s, Simon Cohen given loving cup, education


Chapter 6 -

1920s, Synagogue on Shenango Street, House of Israel remodeled


Chapter 7 -

Sunday school,  Confirmation Class - 1916,  Sisterhood


Chapter 8 -

1930s, Maurice Moskovitz becomes Rabbi 


Chapter 9

Mid 1940s, The Trust Agreement, Temple Beth Israel Choir


Chapter 10 - Meyer M. Abramowitz accepts post as Rabbi, Construction of the Temple Beth Israel


Chapter 11 - Groundbreaking and cornerstone of the Temple Beth Israel


Chapter 12 - Dedication of the Temple Beth Israel



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