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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1940 - 2006

Creator:  Congregation Sha’arey Israel (Macon, Ga.)

Summary/Abstract:  Congregation Sha'arey Israel Records, 1940-2006, consisting of oral interviews (cassette tapes) of past presidents, undated; bulletins, 1985-2006; minutes, 1940-2002; directories, 1972-1990; constitutions, 1960-1981; sisterhood conference records, 1979; handbooks, 1965-1967; membership rosters; board of education records, 1983-1993; synagogue history, 1999; and miscellaneous newspapers articles and photographs.

Quantity/Physical Description: 7 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 317, Congregation Sha’arey Israel, Macon (Ga.) Records, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Related Materials:  Mss 151, Temple Beth Israel (Macon, Ga.) Records.

Separated Material:  Photographs removed to visual arts, except those in scrapbook.

Processed by:  Demece Harvey, February 2015

Arrangement:  The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder. 

Biographical/Historical Note:  Congregation Sha’arey Israel, is an egalitarian synagogue dedicated to the celebration of Conservative Judaism and Jewish Life in Middle Georgia.  The Congregation, a community which has strengthened over the years due to the dynamic programs, worship services and dedicated families.

Congregation Sha’arey Israel is a spiritual home where children and adults are inspired to explore Judaism and find new and meaningful ways to make God an integral part of their daily lives.  The congregation strive to serve the ritual, religious, social and educational needs of members and instill a deep sense of pride in Southern Jewish identity and heritage.  For synagogue history, see http://www.csimacon.org/history.cfm.

Scope and Content:  Congregation Sha'arey Israel Records, 1940-2006, consisting of oral interviews (cassette tapes) of past presidents, undated; bulletins, 1885-2006; minutes, 1940-2002; directories, 1972-1990; constitutions, 1960-1981; sisterhood conference records, 1979; handbooks, 1965-1967; membership rosters; board of education records, 1983-1993; synagogue history, 1999; and miscellaneous newspapers articles and photographs.     

Collection Inventory

Box

File

Description

Date

 

1

1

250 years of Jewish settlement in Georgia

1984

 

2

Bar/Bat Mitzvah list

1941 – 1988

 

3

Board of Governors Membership list

1979 – 1988

 

4

Bulletins

1940 – 1960

 

5

Bulletins

1961 – 1965

 

6

Bulletins

1966 – 1973

 

7

Bulletins

1974 – 1977

 

8

Bulletins

1978 – 1980

 

9

Bulletins

1981 – 1983

 

10

Bulletins

1984 – 1986

 

11

Bulletins

1986 – 1987

 

12

Bulletins

1988 – 1989

 

13

Bulletins

1990 – 1999

 

14

Bulletins

2000 – 2002

 

 

 

 

2

1

Bulletins

2003 – 2004

 

2

Bulletins

2005 – 2007

 

3

Cemetery

1993

 

4

Confirmation

2003, 2005, 2006

 

5

Constitution

1960, 1979, 1981

 

6

Correspondence

1940, 1963- 2004

 

7

Diamond Jubil33

1965

 

8

Dr. Lawrence A. Haskins Memorial Trust

No date

 

9

Edelstein, Rabbi Dov

1989

 

10

Flyers

No date

 

11

Gifts and Memorials Annual Report

1987 – 1995

 

12

The Great Migration and the Founding of Congregation Sherah Israel

1990

 

13

Handbooks

1965. 1967, no date

 

14

History

No date

 

15

Journal Calendar

1980 - 1981

 

16

Journal Calendar

1981 – 1982

 

17

Journal Calendar

1982 – 1983

 

18

Journal Calendar

1983 – 1984

 

19

Journal Calendar

1984 – 1985

 

20

Journal Calendar

1986 – 1987

 

21

Journal Calendar

1987 – 1988

 

22

Journal Calendar

1988 – 1989

 

23

Journal Calendar

1989 – 1990

 

24

Journal Calendar

1992 – 1993

 

25

Journal Calendar

1993 – 1994

 

26

Journal Calendar

2006 - 2007

 

 

 

 

3

1

Membership List

1958 1991

 

2

Men’s Club

1967 - 1968

 

3

Minutes

1943 – 1952

 

4

Minutes

1956 – 1959

 

5

Minutes

1960 – 1962

 

6

Minutes

1963 – 1964

 

7

Minutes

1965 – 1966

 

8

Minutes

1967 – 1969

 

9

Minutes

1970 – 1972

 

10

Minutes

1973 – 1974

 

11

Minutes

1975

 

12

Minutes

1976

 

13

Minutes

1977

 

14

Minutes

1978

 

15

Minutes

1979

 

16

Minutes

1980

 

 

 

 

4

1

Minutes

1981

 

2

Minutes

1982

 

3

Minutes

1983

 

4

Minutes

1984

 

5

Minutes

1985

 

6

Minutes

1986

 

7

Minutes

1987

 

8

Minutes

1988

 

 

 

 

5

1

Minutes

1989

 

2

Minutes

1990

 

3

Minutes

1991

 

4

Minutes

1992

 

5

Minutes

1993

 

6

Minutes

1997

 

7

Minutes

1998

 

8

Minutes

1998

 

9

Minutes

1999

 

10

Minutes

2000

 

11

Minutes

2001

 

12

Minutes

2002

 

13

Minutes

2003

 

14

Minutes

2004

 

 

 

 

6

1

Minutes of Board of Education

1983 – 1988

 

2

Officers and Board of Governors

1997 – 1999

 

3

Old deeds

1927 - 1963

 

4

Programs

1958 – 1986

 

5

Religious School

1961 – 1964

 

6

Religious School

1964 - 1967

 

7

Religious School

1973 – 1974

 

8

Religious School

1979 – 1990

 

9

Scrapbook (clippings from various books)

varies

 

10

Sisterhood Journal Calendar

1970 – 1971

 

11

Sisterhood Journal Calendar

1971 – 1972

 

12

Sisterhood Journal Calendar

1972 – 1973

 

13

Sisterhood Journal Calendar

1973 – 1974

 

14

Sisterhood Journal Calendar

1974 – 1975

 

15

Sisterhood Journal Calendar

1975 – 1976

 

16

Sisterhood Journal Calendar

1976 – 1977

 

17

Sisterhood Journal Calendar

1977 – 1978

 

18

Sisterhood Journal Calendar

1978 - 1979

 

19

Sisterhood Journal Calendar

1979 - 1980

 

20

Southern Branch Conference

1978 – 1982

 

21

Survey

1975

 

22

Synagogue Facilities

1963

 

23

United Synagogue Youth

1966 – 1978

 

 

 

 

7

1

Youth Scrapbook

1961 - 1967

 

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