An emotional look at a shul that has meant so much to so many people and its will to continue. We have discussed the history of this institution in three parts, and in this final installment we see it through to this very day. Discusses Rabbi Avraham Gross ZtL, and the shul today under the […]
From its heyday in the 50s and 60s until it took on a new role as the last of its kind. Tribute to Rabbi Abraham Krauss. Opening music by Seymour Silbermintz off a rare recording. /closing song:::: MIPAS Celtic Field – Patrick Smith, BMI. Some footage at the end lifted from the film “we were […]
Rev. Walter Hes passed away this last year at the age of 101. He and our beloved Mr. Hellmann o.b.m might have been the last two remaining alumni of the famed Wurzburg Seminary. This video tells the story of the students who dreamed of becoming “lehrer” and the lives they built on these shores.
Studying the history of our community means knowing it from its earliest days. From Its North to its South. The places we’ve come from and the places we’ve moved to. Our shuls our culture and our shared history. It means coming 2gether and talking. New Series. Breuers 2gether.
Here is a long-awaited beginning to what I hope will be a fruitful journey to the four corners of the neighborhood and to the various German kehillos they produced. Here we learn about the first Rav of Sharei Hatikvah and his previous position in Wurzburg. The project sent me down the path of learning about […]
Although I am personally a fan of all our chazzonim, the late, beloved Ch. Frankel has become the icon of the candle lighting in our Shul. It is at this time of the year that we think of him as we behold the Menorah he faced in service for so many decades. Some of the […]
The spirit of our choir is not the “Kol Demama Daka”- the mild and meek voice- that rose out of the hollow chambers that produced “churchy” music, but the fervor of German Jewry al fortissimo. Here we discuss the history of the choir and its early origins. Rav Hirsch commisioned I.M. Japhet to compose for […]