Pittsburg Jewish Organizations 1899

American Jewish Yearbook 1899-1900


[CONGREGATION] BETH JACOB. 73-75 Logan Street. Founded 1884. Cantor, Julius Bloom. Officers and Board of Trustees: President, D. S. Osgood; Vice-President, A.Rapport; Treasurer, Max Goldberg-; Trustees: H. Stein, Friedman, Reich and Rosenberg1; Secretary, Jacob Malachofsky, 138 Crawford Street. Board meeting every two weeks. Members, 62. Services three times daily.' Annual income, about $2500.

*CONCORDIA CLUB, 45 Stockton Avenue, Allegheny. President, B. Forst; Corresponding Secretary, Emanuel Grafner.

*CONGREGATION, 4th Avenue and Ross Street. Rabbi, S. Sallinger.

*CONGREGATION, Washington Street near 5th Avenue. Rabbi, Ziwitz.

CONGREGATION, Wylie Avenue near Fulton Street. Rabbi, Ziwitz.


[CONGREGATION] RODEF SHOLEM, Eighth Street. Founded 1850. Rabbi, Dr. L. Mayer, Western Avenue, Allegheny; Assistant, David M. Lazarus. Officers and Board of Trustees: President, A. Lippman; Vice-President, Josiah Cohen; Treasurer, Meyer Joseph; Secretary, Chas. Zeugschmidt; Samuel Westheimer, Simon Kaufman, Phil. Hamburger, Louis Goldsmit, Morris Kingsbacher, Isaac Lehman, A. Klinordlinger and Sol. Kaufman. Board meeting first Sunday of the month. Members, 138; seatholders, 62. Services, Saturday, 10 a.m. Religious School, Sunday, 9.30 a.m. Pupils, 211. Auxiliary Societies meeting in our vestry rooms: United Hebrew Relief Association, Ladies' Sewing Society, Gusky Home and Orphanage, Young Men's Hebrew Association. Hebrew Benevolent Society and Ladies' Aid Society. Lectures alternate Sundays from November to March.

*[CONGREGATION] SHARE TORAH, 35 Townsend. Rabbi, Ziwitz.

*[CONGREGATION] TREE OF LIFE, 4th Avenue and Ross. Rabbi, Michael Fried.



1 * indicates that the information is derived from unofficial sources. When Congregation, Temple, Kahal Kadosh (with its abbreviation and its variations), Ghebra. Chebra Kadisha, or Cemetery, is prefixed to the name of an organization, it is bracketed, and not taken into consideration in the alphabetical arrangement. The transliteration of Hebrew names is that officially employed by the organizations themselves.