Caring for Community: Jewish Aid through Primary Sources

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Caring for Community: Jewish Aid through Primary Sources

Instructional Resource

This Learning Lab collection is drawn from the records of Beth Hamedrash Hagodol, the oldest Orthodox congregation in Pittsburgh. As with other synagogues, since its founding, the congregation has been the recipient of donations and has responded to appeals from Jewish organizations, here and abroad. Explore the work of aid organizations like HIAS through these primary sources so that students can better understand the role of community giving.