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Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation records,

Title
Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation records, 1963-1995.
Author
Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation (Mount Vernon, N.Y.)
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box 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 568 box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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.2 linear ft.
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Note
  • Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
  • Audiotapes transferred to the Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division.
  • Zakor: Israelite History and Archives Project.
Source (note)
  • Leana Yahonatan
Biography (note)
  • In 1972, Rabbi and Rabbinit Yahonatan founded the Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian (Black) Hebrew Congregation in St. Albans, Queens, New York, as a spiritual branch of the Headquarters Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Harlem. By the early 1980s, the Beth Ha-Tefilah congregation had relocated to Mount Vernon, New York. Although the temple was still in existence as of 2005, there was no congregation.
Call Number
Sc MG 568
Author
Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation (Mount Vernon, N.Y.)
Title
Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation records, 1963-1995.
Summary
The Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation records include the constitution; by-laws; minutes of board meetings (1963-1988); and a scrapbook containing correspondence with other Hebrew congregations, newsletters, flyers, programs, and copies of telegrams expressing sympathy upon the death of members' relatives.
Biography
In 1972, Rabbi and Rabbinit Yahonatan founded the Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian (Black) Hebrew Congregation in St. Albans, Queens, New York, as a spiritual branch of the Headquarters Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Harlem. By the early 1980s, the Beth Ha-Tefilah congregation had relocated to Mount Vernon, New York. Although the temple was still in existence as of 2005, there was no congregation.
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