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Schur, A. J., 1883-1957


Abraham "A.J." Schur was the first president (1943-1945) of Temple Beth Sholom in Las Vegas, Nevada. A lawyer, Schur moved his family to Las Vegas around 1930 and helped to establish the city's Jewish community. His sister was Las Vegas businesswoman Kitty Wiener.

Marschall, John P. Jews in Nevada: A History. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2008.