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The American Israelite (Newspaper) - March 1, 1917, Cincinnati, OhioM ass Eirian will meet you Mecklenburg m a after o dedication a a a a if Vav g font. In 1858 the after. G. A gob ii formerly Chaun in the of Flemal end Annel new York was elected to fill a similar position Here i the next step toward of Forn a was taken on ftptembe859. When tiny Board resolved to recommend to the Genera meeting the abolition of the second holy Days. At the general meeting held on october 2, 1859, it was resolved by a Rote of 66 to 31 to abolish Lff al zip a eco id a Fabb Faical. Holy a Dayis with the exception of the second Day of new year. The congregational records from november 1859, to 1872 Are lost and the sources of information ii8u�g this k Rod Pps the files of the an car israelite and Quot die Deborah and the recollections of old members. The proper Observance of Thelmah Bath Ras seriously discussed As Early As 85ftj a general 5meeting of israelite was held in the vestry rooms of the Synagog on october 41859. Earnest resolutions demanding a strict Observance of the Sabbath were passed and Many / merchants agreed to close their stores on the Sabbath Ida. In Jun it i 1881, the Chazan or Phi Hen reigned and Hir. Solomon Levi again officiated until August 186. This congregation has a Ever been known for the important part it Lias played in purely Public affairs. Mention has already been made of the fact that in 1848 the Rev. Or. Gut Hetro delivered a thanksgiving address and to this Day the fourth of july is appropriately observed on april 14. 1865, Wise preached a stirring Sermon taking As his text president al College was opened for a fear during this period. A Relief society and a ladies society for widows and or my nk8b likewise organized. Latteociet3 a became a feeder ithe Cleveland orphan asylums which waa later established by the . B. B. Durics this time this congregation and the congregation Rene Israel formed Jant association called the United cemetery association and 6o-Day wife two congregations still in Fatafe a Beautiful cemetery on Walnut to is. Is the new templs Quot a ii a the congregation steadily increased p membership and influence and it Soma became evident that its Lodge Street Synagog was too Small and that the character of that was not Uch As Lould lend Force to congregational work. At the an Nua i meeting of 1860 a Resolution was passed to the effect that the Yinsi no of was too Small and a committee was appointed to propose plans Ang specifications for a new Temple a Fang to the approaching civil War and the. Olt tical crisis nothing was accomplished at this time. In 1861, it will be remembered a committee had been appointed to secure the co operation of the sister congregations in a Paf of the talmud be Lodhi Institute. This scheme gave Rise to an other. Many of the leading and wealthy jewish men in the Community conceived the idea of building a palatial Temple the pulpits of which should be occupied by drs. Wise and uffizi a Hal the former to lecture in English the latter in German and the this was in the main due to the High War prices. At this meeting the following committees were chosen Gin building Henry Mack chairman m. Made Secretary m. Thir Naner Chi on finance. B. Stir in chairman messes. Jacob Elsas Max Mack Solomon Levi Solomon Fri Man a. Heinsheimer we Krans. Marcos Fechheimer Martin Sadler and a. Free Sander. S ground for the new Temple was broken in july 1863. And the foundation begun in August. The Corner Stone was Laid with ap-1 prop Riate ceremonies on Friday May 1 jjy1865her�? were Issei ble Ltd at the old Lodge Street Synagog in addition to members of the k. K. B. Yaj the children and teachers of the talmud Yel Odim Institute the members of the four sister congregations the mayor of the City. Chas. W was Tach City officials members of City Coli Cyril. Lodges of the various courts the Clef by of other denominations and other invited guests. To this assemblage Kir. Max Lilienthal delivered a most eloquent address. Hie entire multitude then formed a grip procession end Ami music and banners marched through the principal streets until eighth and Plum was reached. A this procession the five oldest members of the congregation. Silver Stone s. Levi s. Stix sr., l. Loeb sr., and a. Cohn carried the Caps with Oil the wine the Corn the Silver trowel the Bible and the u. S Flag two hymns were then Sung by a Iran Merchor under the direction of prof. Barns. A Short history of the congregation was read after which Kiriu a a it a i 1&Quot a a c a to it. It a it 1�?T 4�?~�?o v �2 4ft a 1 a 1 v v so a Wojt a a a a a r 4 it a the Eagle Picher Lead company corrodes by the old dutch process of White Lead and manufacturer of Sublime White in Blue leads a 3. A a i. Quot a a Wivi a a by j.-1. A Jar 1 \ a a a a. A a Flake and powdered lit Harge red Lead and Orange Mineral pig Lead plumbers Lead goods Aad Spelter k ii f f plants Iii i a. T. A. .1 a to. J u r a a we x Joplin mo., Cincinnati on Galena kas., Henryetta okla. Newark n. J., Webb City mo., Collinsville 18� general office 208 South u Salle Street Chicago York offices 100 Williams St., new York qty i Cincinnati off Cee Broadway and Reading Road warehouse in All principal cents / see t Cincinnati and 9m my hem Mpa a Louis gros8mann rabbi k. K. Bene yeah run Amr Tran Sopr Ainuu Wirra dump tag Howard s. K1bbee Cincinnati Branch 646-64850 main St. Connection with your correspondence use or so 5 a a it a a. �?o.�?T. 4 tax a a a a a. A. T fat a typewriter ribbon Sand i a it the Barrett company the largest roofing paving and Waterproof manufacturers h in the world. R. T tar via Amazon Amittie a Der a of he j Maral Swiac paving pitch 4ekphooes jest 4113-4114 a 515-539 Carr Street Cincinnati a Lincoln a proclamation of that Day. On that Friday eve he delivered a grand peace oration. A the next morning the nation awoke Only to find that it had lost daring the night its brightest jewel its greatest hero its noblest son. Abraham Lincoln was dead anal dead by the hand of an Assassin. On that mourn Ful and sad Sabbath Day april 15th. The congregation Bene Yeshurun listened to an excellent Eulogy on the great departed and thus it May be recorded that k. K. B. Y. Was the first congregation in the land to pay Honor to the Noble dead. On wednesday april 26, 1865, the congregation for Mally held memorial services. The Temple was draped in Black the oration was impressive the Organ and choir Lent solemnity to the occasion. F in August 1865, or. Solomon Stix died and in his will he bequeathed 6500 to the congregation and this legacy was used to defray Hie expense of holding two daily prayer meetings at which the prayer for the dead was said. Amp of a. �?�11 f in 1866 the congregation requested or. Wise to prepare the second part of his min hag America viz., the new year and Day of atonement services. The books were satisfactory except in one particular no service for the second i Day of new year was tided and or. Wise steadfastly refused to write one. The congregation however adopted the books without j this service and shortly thereafter the second new year Day. Was abolished. A i during this period 1854-1866, the congregation indirectly took an Active interest in Many questions and so cities whose objects i were of religious character. Thus in 1855, and even before the k. K. B y. Objected to the Swiss treaty and drs. Wise Lilienthal and others went to Washington. Where president Buchanan re received them i cordially and patiently heard them. Thu Mission was successful for shortly thereafter the jews Wera guaranteed equal rights by the Swiss government. M the jewish Hospital which is the direct outgrowth of he medical poin Mittee appointed in 1849 to a Kilt in tier Cho Lajes victims was likewise fostered by the congregation. Then too a project called the Zion College a rabbinic old Synagog were to be abandoned to those who would or could not join in the new movement. This new project was quietly worked and met with seeming Success. Finally this congregation asked or. Wise directly whether he favored the new movement. His answer was As Noble As unequivocal. Said he 1 will not leave k. K. Bene Yeshurun. The Honor of Judaism in Cincinnati and throughout the West requires k. K. Bene Yeshurun hitherto the Banner bearer of Reform and Progress on this Side of the Aile shanies should come out of Lodge Street into the Broad Daylight of a More suitable locality. Still if the congregation believes that the time has not come for such an Enterprise. I will patiently wait with you. If some of our wealthy members leave us i will stay with you even if by necessity my salary most be reduced one these generous and a outspoken words killed the new movement and urged the hesitating members to build a new Temple. A general meeting of the congregation was called for april 5, 1863. In the meantime the Akebi can Ibar Lite printed a Call signed by fifty seven members of the k. K. B. 1. Addressed to gentlemen of our persuasion Quot for a meeting on april fms a a to establish a Temple 4 meanwhile this congregation held a general meeting and contrary to All expectations it almost unanimously decided to build a new Temple. Marcus Fechheimer and i Jacob it Elsas started the subscriptions with two thousand dollars each others followed giving Large amounts and in a Short time $21,000 was secured which a and was soon thereafter increased to 40,-000. Two committees were appointed one on finance and one on propositions. So decided was this action that nothing was Ever heard again of the other project at another general meeting held May 8, 1863, the committees reported that suitable building Sites could be secured on Southeast Corner of eighth and Plum streets for 635,000, and that handsome Structure could be erected for �55 0004 the lot 132 feet on phimpeetbjl00 on eighth a Fig up was order to he bought. But the i building % estimate was nearly 6150.000 out of the Way. Henry Mack assisted by the five elders above named Laid the Cornerstone. Or. Wise then delivered the oration which expounded the principles upon which american Judaism was based. It was the Judaism of american citizens the religion Quone god one human family giving Freedom Equality Justice and salvation to All. The building of the Temple was pushed Forward with such rapidity As the funds permitted. In september it was reported that the Structure was under roof and that already 690,000 had been expended. The committee proposed to sell the Choice of pews As follows class 1, 61.100 class 2, 6600 class 3, 64�?�. Seventy two thousand dollars was obtained from this Sale of pews and it was believed this would be sufficient to Complete the building. The Structure was finally completed at a Cost of 6263,525.56. It is an Alhambra Temple with slender pillars and thirteen domes. Its architectural Beauty is Sublime and imposing and reflects great credit on the architect or. K. Wilson j on the evening of August 23, 1866, the Temple was opened for the first time to the Public. The grand Organ at that time one of a finest in the City pealed Forth its Majestic anthems and three Hundred lights Lent splendor to the finished work of Art. One of the daily Papen said a Cincinnati never before had seen so much grandeur pressed into so Small a the dedicatory exercises were held in August 24, 1866. The marshals of the Day a were m. Mack n. New Burgh l. Schloss and Leopold Fechheimer. A at 3 p. M. The congregation met at the Lodge Street Synagog where the usual prayers were read. A procession consisting of the members of various congregations and societies marched to the new edifice. He oldest members carried the scrolls of the Law Young Hoys the curtains covers and mantles and Young girls the Flowers and decorations. At the Entrance the procession halted until the Cantor the Rev. It. Rubin of Temple in Pasarel new Yor choir Organ and orchestra had rendered Ini impressive grandeur the closing verses of psalm xxiv. The key of the Temple was handed to Henry Mack chairman of the building a orca Ron Papos k inked ribbons All purposes. Carbon pers various weights and colors for every requirement Nejl a it it it jew manufacturers Cincinnati a Ohio. Branch houses in the Principali cities

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