Congregation Shevet Achim records, 1988-2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Congregation Shevet Achim (Mercer Island, Wash.)
Title
Congregation Shevet Achim records
Dates
1988-2000 (inclusive)
Quantity
.23 cubic feet (1 box and 2 vertical files)
Collection Number
4374
Summary
Clippings documenting Mercer Island Orthodox-style traditional congregation which has grown from a home-based place of worship to having its own facility and rabbi
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Congregation Shevet Achim, a Mercer Island Orthodox-style traditional congregation, began as the Eastside Minyan in 1988. In 1990, they changed their name to the South Island Jewish Center and in 1996, their name changed again to Congregation Shevet Achim. The rabbis serving the congregation have been Rabbi Yitzchak Schwartz (1990-1994), Rabbi Gedalia Meyer (1994-1995), Rabbi Ephraim Maoz (1995-1996), and Rabbi Yehezkel Kornfeld (1996- ).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photocopied clippings and a scrapbook containing a history of the congregation, minutes, newsletters, bulletins, clippings, and correspondence.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 4374-001: South Island Jewish Center of Mercer Island records, 1989-1991Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Photocopied clippings documenting the congregation.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Laurie Young, 9/10/1991.

Description
South Island Jewish Center of Mercer Island records

Accession No. 4374-002: Congregation Shevet Achim records, 1988-1996Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Scrapbook containing materials generated from the South Island Jewish Center, now called Congregation Shevet Achim. Materials include a timeline and history of the congregation, minutes, newsletters, bulletins, newsclippings, and correspondence

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Ze'ev Young, 2000-01-12

Description
Congregation Shevet Achim records

Accession No. 4374-003: Congregation Shevet Achim records, 1989-2000Return to Top

.23 cubic feet (1 box )

Scope and Content: This addition contains mailings regarding events and schedules from Island Synagogue while it was Eastside Minyan and South Island Jewish Center. Also included is a 10th anniversary event program and invitation.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on Use: Restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections for details.

Description
Congregation Shevet Achim records

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Mercer Island
  • Corporate Names :
  • Congregation Shevet Achim (Mercer Island, Wash.)--Archives
  • Congregation Shevet Achim (Mercer Island, Wash.)--Correspondence
  • Congregation Shevet Achim (Mercer Island, Wash.)--History
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Newsletters
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Schwartz, Yitzchak, (associated name)
    • Young, Ze'ev, (associated name)
    • Corporate Names :
    • South Island Jewish Center of Mercer Island (creator)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington), (host institution)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)