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Temple Beth Sholom Records

Identifier

MS-00711

Abstract

The records of Temple Beth Sholom date from 1945 to 2015 and include scrapbooks, photographs, bulletins, meeting minutes, by-laws, correspondence, and publications. The collection contains documentation of the Board of Directors, the Sisterhood, the Men's Club, the history of the congregation, events held by the temple, and construction of the temple building in Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Archival Collection

Invitation and program for Temple Beth Sholom building dedication, September 2000

Date

2000

Archival Collection

Description

Temple Beth Sholom invitation and program for the building dedication includes a guide to the Judaic art in the synagogue and a list of past presidents.

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Members of Temple Beth Sholom oral history roundtable

Identifier

OH-02459

Abstract

Oral history roundtable with members of Temple Beth Sholom conducted by Barbara Tabach on January 14, 2015 for the Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project. Sandy Mallin, past president of Temple Beth Sholom, leads a group of past leaders of the earliest Jewish synagogue (founded in 1946) in a discussion reminiscing on the temple’s beginning and growth as the Jewish population of Las Vegas, Nevada grew.

Archival Collection

Program for The Wedding event at Temple Beth Sholom, June 11, 1995

Date

1995-06-11

Description

Booklet for the Wedding celebrations and vow renewals of couples at Temple Beth Sholom.

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Photograph of Temple Beth Sholom Choir, 1969

Date

1969

Archival Collection

Description

The Temple Beth Sholom Choir circling a piano and singing music. 4x5 negative.

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Temple Beth Sholom

Temple Beth Sholom was the first Jewish congregation in Southern Nevada and continues to function as a religious, educational, and social center for a considerable portion of the Jewish community of Las Vegas. Previously known as the Jewish Community Center of Las Vegas, it became affiliated with the Conservative Movement and officially known as Temple Beth Sholom in 1958. The congregation originated in Las Vegas in the 1930s with a small group of families and grew to be the largest temple in Nevada during the 1960s.

Essay or speech transcript by George Katz on the history of Temple Beth Sholom, 1960s

Date

1960 to 1969

Archival Collection

Description

Essay or speech transcript about the beginning of Temple Beth Sholom and the contributions of the temple presidents.

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