Fonds F0199 - Beth Tzedec Congregation fonds

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Beth Tzedec Congregation fonds


  • 1948-1986 (Creation)

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3.3 m of textual records. -- 14 photographs. -- 3 film reels

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The Beth Tzedec Congregation in Calgary, Alberta was established in 1987 as a result of the amalgamation of the Beth Israel and Shaarey Tzedec congregations. Beth Tzedec is a conservative congregation with a synagogue located at 1325 Glenmore Trail SW. Beth Israel was a conservative congregation founded in 1950; Shaarey Tzedec was a modern Orthodox Jewish congregation established in 1959.


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Gift of Beth Tzedec congregation, 1987-1994.

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The fonds consists of records of the Beth Israel and Shaarey Tzedec congregations which include incorporation documents; board, executive and committee minutes; membership lists; correspondence; newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs and a film showing the dedication ceremony for Shaarey Tzedec Synagogue.

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The material is in English.

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The Beth Israel Players fonds at Glenbow documents a theatrical group affiliated with the synagogue.

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