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ADATH ISRAEL CONGREGATION.

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Collection
ADATH ISRAEL CONGREGATION.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.125 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
I0001
Scope and Content
Minutes (1971). Documents about the sale of the building (1976). Agreement with Young Israel. Arbitration hearings documents. Correspondence. Notes. Report to Canadian Jewish Congress and other related documents (1977-1979). Financial reports (1947, 1957, 1966, 1968-1979). Money raised and owed (19…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
ADATH ISRAEL CONGREGATION.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.125 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Minutes (1971). Documents about the sale of the building (1976). Agreement with Young Israel. Arbitration hearings documents. Correspondence. Notes. Report to Canadian Jewish Congress and other related documents (1977-1979). Financial reports (1947, 1957, 1966, 1968-1979). Money raised and owed (1963). Members lists (1957). Outremont documents (1974-1978). Building recommendations (1977). Press releases. Correspondence (1935-1936, 1944, 1978-1979). Bulletins (1941-1944, 1947, 1952-1972, 1978). School statistics (Canadian Jewish Congress 1948). Graduation booklet (1948). Dedication/ anniversary booklets (1947, 1965, 1980). Fundraising information (1953-1957). Model Seder report (1977). Proposed architectural plans (not used. c.1938). Flyers. Invitations. Clippings (1939-1940, 1944-1956, 1966, 1981, 1986-1987)
Date
1935-1987.
Fonds No.
I0001
History Biographical
The Adath Israel Congregation first met in a rented hall in 1930. In 1936, land was bought in Outremont; in 1938 the synagogue was incorporated; by 1940 the building was completed. The Adath Israel, an Orthodox synagogue, also ran the first congregational day school in Canada in the synagogue building; a school was built in 1947. A Hebrew high school, the Adath Israel Academy, was begun in 1952, also with its own building. It was later called Hebrew Academy, and both schools amalgamated with Young Israel Synagogue's schools in 1965. The Adath Israel has its own cemetery. It also ran an afternoon school and developed a separate Sephardi service (Adat Yisrael S'faradi). Eventually, due to the shifting Jewish population, the Outremont buildings were sold and the congregation moved to a newly built synagogue in Hampstead in 1980. The Adath Israel had one of the first "contemporary" synagogue designs and was the first large, new synagogue built in the post-Depression era in Montreal.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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ABEL, Solomon = immigration and family documents.

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Collection
ABEL, Solomon = immigration and family documents.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
7 textual records.
Fonds No.
P0176
Scope and Content
6 documents and cards. U.S. Circuit Court certificate, 1904. Circuit Court Montreal, 1914. Naturalization, 1918, affidavit with photo and bio. Annie Abel Protestant school documents, 1909, 1914, vote card 1940. 1 delegate card for the Prime Minister's delegation to Jerusalem, 2000.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
ABEL, Solomon = immigration and family documents.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
7 textual records.
Scope and Content
6 documents and cards. U.S. Circuit Court certificate, 1904. Circuit Court Montreal, 1914. Naturalization, 1918, affidavit with photo and bio. Annie Abel Protestant school documents, 1909, 1914, vote card 1940. 1 delegate card for the Prime Minister's delegation to Jerusalem, 2000.
Date
1904-1940, 2000.
Fonds No.
P0176
History Biographical
Solomon Abel came to Canada from Russia via the United States, entering Canada in 1907. His six children (as of 1914) included daughter Annie, whose school documents are in this collection. Another daughter was the mother of Jack Silverstone, the donor. Mr Silverstone was the Executive Vice-President of Canadian Jewish Congress. These early immigration and school documents, all originals, are important for their display potential - one includes a photo and describes the subject's profession and Hebrew marriage.
Custodial History
The collection was donated by Mr. Jack Silverstone.
Notes
P00/07.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
Images
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