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Item ID   156718    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.520 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1977.013 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1977.013 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Sinai Memorial Chapel similar items
Title   Sinai Memorial Chapel miscellany similar items
Filing Title   Sinai Memorial Chapel miscellany similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1949-1992 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 folder. similar items
Biographical History   San Francisco's Chevra Kadisha was founded in 1901 by San Francisco's Eastern European Jews to provide burials in accordance with Jewish law. In 1919, a founder, Abraham Sugarman, proposed that indigent Jews be buried free of charge. This motion was unanimously adopted. The organization changed its name to Sinai Memorial Chapel in 1937. It has since become a non-profit organization that contributes its earnings to charitable and educational institutions. similar items
Scope and Content   Collection consists of membership information, brochures, clippings, a typewritten organizational history written by Dr. Abraham Bernstein, entitled "A history of Sinai Memorial Chapel in San Francisco," and a copy of the 1949 booklet "The Perfect Tribute: The Story of a Unique Institution." similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156718 similar items
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18284490~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/sinai-memorial-chapel-miscellany-1949-1992    
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