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[1921 Ahavath Sholom's First Confirmation Class]

[1921 Ahavath Sholom's First Confirmation Class]

Date: 1921~
Creator: unknown
Description: In 1921, Fort Worth’s Congregation Ahavath Sholom introduced the rite of Confirmation, the graduation from religious school that coincides with the Jewish holiday Shavuos when Moses received the Ten Commandments. This picture shows the twelve, 14-year-old girls in the Confirmation class wearing white dresses, holding flowers and certificates rolled up like scrolls. The students are seated in two rows and are identified as: Row 1: Lena Shosid (Cooles), Fannie Herman, unidentified, Hannah Byrens, Bess Lipshitz (Cohen), unidentified Row 2: Sarah Shosid (Bloomberg), unidentified, unidentified, Leah Goldstein (Gerson), unidentified, unidentified An article in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram of June 3, 1921, named each confirmand and also listed Dorothy Cohen, Rose Weinstein, Bertha Mosier, Ida Mosier, Edna Lipshy, and Esther Ablon. Each confirmand addressed the congregation. They completed a course of study in Jewish history, religion and literature.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[1930 Ahavath Sholom Dues Statement]

[1930 Ahavath Sholom Dues Statement]

Date: October 28, 1930
Creator: Ahavath Sholom Congregation
Description: Bill for $125 in annual dues for the Ahavath Sholom Congregation, in Fort Worth, Texas. The dues statement is for congregation member, B. Max Mehl.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Ahavath Sholom Minutes]

[Ahavath Sholom Minutes]

Date: October 6, 1895
Creator: Levenson, Ben
Description: Handwritten list of the thirty one members of the Ahavath Sholom Congregation in 1895 in Fort Worth, Texas. The front of the document lists the members of the congregation, and the back of the document lists the officers. When the list was created, Ahavath Sholom was the only synagogue in Fort Worth.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[B'nai B'rith Youth District Convention]

[B'nai B'rith Youth District Convention]

Date: June 1956
Creator: Robertson, Paul
Description: Photograph of the teenagers at a 1956 B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO) district convention n Montgomery, Alabama. The conclave was at Huntingdon College. The male wing of the organization is called Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA), and the female wing is called B'nai B'rith Girls (BBG). Text at the bottom of the photograph says, "BBYO District 7 Convention, Huntington College June 5-10, 1956 Montgomery, Ala."
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Book Fair Poster 1965]

[Book Fair Poster 1965]

Date: 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Poster for the annual book fair "sponsored by the Council of Jewish Women," as noted on the front on the poster. Full poster text reads: "Book Fair, Give your Books Now to be Sold at Nominal Prices at the BOOK FAIR, APRIL 3 thru 11, SEMINARY SOUTH SHOPPING Center. PHONE WA3-7495 for FREE PICK-UP. PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT TARRANT COUNTY Youth Projects."
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Book Fair Poster 1979]

[Book Fair Poster 1979]

Date: 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Poster for the annual book fair sponsored by the Fort Worth, Texas section of the National Council of Jewish Women, as noted on the front of the poster. The full poster text reads: "THE 21st YEAR BOOK FAIR, MARCH 11 - MARCH 19, At the Lena Pope Home, corner of Hulen and West Freeway (I-20). Sponsored by Ft. Worth Section of the NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN. All kinds of books for sale at nominal prices, proceeds for TARRANT COUNTY COMMUNITY PROJECT. Deposit your used books in barrels located throughout the city."
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Confirmation Invitation for Ahavath Sholom, 1969]

[Confirmation Invitation for Ahavath Sholom, 1969]

Date: unknown
Creator: Congregation Ahavath Sholom
Description: Invitation for the confirmation exercises for the 1969 class of Ahavath Sholom synagogue, including a list of confirmands.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Confirmation Invitation for Ahavath Sholom, 1970]

[Confirmation Invitation for Ahavath Sholom, 1970]

Date: June 1970
Creator: Congregation Ahavath Sholom
Description: Invitation for the confirmation exercises for the 1970 class of Ahavath Sholom synagogue, including a list of confirmands.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Confirmation Invitation for Ahavath Sholom, 1972]

[Confirmation Invitation for Ahavath Sholom, 1972]

Date: May 1972
Creator: Congregation Ahavath Sholom
Description: Invitation for the confirmation exercises for the 1972 class of Ahavath Sholom synagogue, including a list of confirmands.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
[Confirmation Invitation for Ahavath Sholom, 1974]

[Confirmation Invitation for Ahavath Sholom, 1974]

Date: May 1974
Creator: Congregation Ahavath Sholom
Description: Invitation for the confirmation exercises for the 1974 class of Ahavath Sholom synagogue, including a list of confirmands.
Contributing Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives
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