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    • 1954 graduating class, Minneapolis Talmud Torah, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1954
    • Portrait photograph of the young men and women in the graduating class of 1954, from the Minneapolis Talmud Torah. Most of the young people in the photo are about 13, the age at which they would participate in their bar or bat mitzvah.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Rabbi Kassel Abelson, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1993-06-24
    • In this interview, Rabbi Kassel Abelson speaks of his life, times, and views regarding Judaism. Abelson spent over forty years as senior Rabbi at Beth El synagogue in North Minneapolis and later Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, serving as a leader in...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Minneapolis Talmud Torah Bar Mitzvah class, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1946
    • Photograph showing the young men of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah Bar Mitzvah class. Bar Mitzvahs celebrate the coming of age at 13 of Jewish boys. At this age, young men become obligated to observe scripture. They may also lead prayer services...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1997-09-24

    • 1997-09-24
    • Volume 4, Number 18, Issue 173. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1997-09-17

    • 1997-09-17
    • Volume 4, Number 17, Issue 172. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1997-09-10

    • 1997-09-10
    • Volume 4, Number 16, Issue 171. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • Sam Wiener and his family at his Bar Mitzvah party in St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Friends and family raise a glass, at Sam Weiner's Bar Mitzvah. Bar Mitzvah literally means "Son of the Commandments." It refers to the boy (or with a Bat Mitzvah, girl) who comes of age at 13. it also refers to the ceremony celebrating the young...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • St. Paul Hebrew Institute and Shelter Home, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1915
    • A view showing the front exterior of the building which housed the Saint Paul Hebrew Institute, and the Jewish Shelter Home. The Hebrew Institute was on the second floor, and served children of Orthodox families affiliated with several St. Paul...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Temple of Aaron confirmation class, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1924
    • Rabbi Kleinman is seated at the center. Young people are encouraged to attend confirmation classes after they are Bar/bat mitzvah'ed.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Ken Tilsen, Judges and Lawyers Oral History Project, Hudson, Wisconsin

    • 2009-06-22
    • In this interview, Ken Tilsen gives a brief account of his life as a Jewish Minnesotan and lawyer, touching also on Minnesota politics. He was born in Leipzig, North Dakota, to parents of eastern European heritage. An account is given as to why...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Roz Baker (1923 - ), Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1999-06-24
    • In this interview, Roz Baker (1923 - ) gives an account of her life as a Jewish native of Minneapolis. She relates her family background which includes an immigration story to the United States from Russia through Cypress in 1915. She describes her...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Amos Heilicher (1917 - ), Golden Valley, Minnesota

    • 2006-02-23
    • Businessman Amos Heilicher (1907 - ) grew up poor and Jewish in St. Paul, Minnesota, during the Depression. As a teenager he started a coin-operated machine company that later blossomed into several successful businesses, including a national...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Lawrence Cohen, Judges and Lawyers Oral History Project, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 2008-11-24
    • In this interview, Judge Lawrence Cohen, mayor of St. Paul during the 1970s, gives an account of his life as a Jewish Minnesotan, politician and legal practitioner. Cohen recounts that he was born in St. Paul and has always lived in the western...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Ada Rubenstein (1917 - ), Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1984-09-18
    • Ada Rubenstein (1917 - ) was born in St. Paul, Minnesota; became involved with Jewish organizations at an early age and later took on several leadership positions. In this interview, the women discuss Rubenstein's career in community service and...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Rabbi Bernard Raskas (1924 -2010), St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 2005-01
    • Rabbi Bernard Raskas (1924 - 2010), who led Temple of Aaron synagogue of St. Paul, Minnesota for 37 years, here gives a detailed account of his life and times as one of the most prominent leaders of the Twin Cities Jewish community. Highlights...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Ada Rubenstein (1917 - ), Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1984-09-18
    • Ada Rubenstein (1917 - ) was born in St. Paul, Minnesota; became involved with Jewish organizations at an early age and later took on several leadership positions. In this interview, the women discuss Rubenstein's career in community service and...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

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