american congregations: preserving & disposing of material culture
When an old synagogue downsizes, what do you do with all its stuff
Sept 5, 2018 (Alanna E. Cooper). ERIE, Pa (JTA) - There was some debate about putting the old synagogue building up for sale and moving to a new, smaller building, but not much. When a major pipe burst. . .
A Rust Belt synagogue 'runs out of people' and gathers to bury its past
Jan 4, 2018 (Alanna E. Cooper). NEW CASTLE, Pa. (JTA) - It was a frigid 10 degrees on Sunday, the last day of 2017, but some 20 people gathered at Congregation Tifereth Israel's cemetery......