September 11, 1908
Dedication ceremonies of the beautiful new temple of the congregation B'nai Jehudah, Linwood boulevard and Flora avenue, will begin at 7:30 o'clock this evening and conclude tomorrow morning. Tomorrow afternoon there will be special children's services tomorrow night at 8 o'clock a fewllowship meeting, to which all clergymen of other denominations, and the public are invited.
The interior of the temple will be decorated for the occasion. There will be special music by the choir and individuals, and addresses by well known Jewish clergymen from other cities, included among them are Rabbi Henry Berkowitz of the Temple Rodef Shalom, Philadelphia, Pa., Rabbi Louis Bernstein of the Temple Adath Joseph, St. Joseph, Mo., and Rabbi Joseph Krauskauph of the Temple Keneseth Israel of Philadelphia. Many prominent local men, members of the congregation, also will deliver addresses pertaining to the wonderful progress made by the church since its organiztion in 1870.
This evening's services will consist of "Depositing the Scrolls in the Ark," with Nathan Schloss and C. J. Wolf as scroll bearers; invocation by Rabbi Henry Berkowitz, presentation and acceptance of the keys of the building, reading of the scripture by Rabbi Samuel Schulman, dedicatory address by Rabbi H. H. Mayer, pastor of the church, and special vocal and instrumental music. Tomorrow morning's services will consist of addresses by the visiting clergymen and a closing address by Rabbi Mayer.
Rabbi Mayer will preside during the children's services tomorrow afternoo, and visiting clergymen will address the little ones. The service will be brought to the conclusion by the singing of the national anthem, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee."
During the fellowship meeting tomorrow evening importand addresses will be delivered by the visiting clergymen, while Rev.Dr. J. C. Schindel, Rev. Charles W. Moore and Rev. Father William J. Dalton, all of this city, also will address the gathering.