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Our Shul

From Wikipedia: Founded as Congregation Beth El of Borough Park in August 1902, it erected a brick building in 1906, at 12th Avenue and 41st Street. A three-story building that currently houses the organization was built between 1920 and 1923. It has Moorish and Egyptian design influences. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010. Further detail on this listing is here.

Our Rabbis - click for more info

Rabbi Avroham Ever Hirshkowitz (1906 - early 1920s)
Rabbi Simon Glazer (1927 - 1930) 
Rabbi Israel Schorr (1938 - 2000)
Rabbi Moshe Snow (2000 - present)

Our Chazzanim (Cantors) - click for more info

Mordechai Hershman                          (throughout the 1920s)
Berele Chagy (1940s - early 1950s)
Moshe Koussevitzky    (1952 - 1966)
Paul Zim (Zimelman) (1966 - 1968)
Moshe Stern (1968 - 1977)
Benzion Miller (1981 - present)

Dinner Journals over the Years


See the entire 1988 Dinner Journal honoring Rabbi Israel Schorr

This was from the last Congregation Beth El Dinner before the merger of "Beth El" with "Young Israel"  created the wonderful shul we have today.  VIEW IT HERE (AS A PDF).

Tue, June 18 2019 15 Sivan 5779