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Creator:  First Independent Hebrew Congregation of Jamaica (Queens, New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  First Independent Hebrew Congregation of Jamaica (Queens, N.Y.) records  
 Dates:  1952-1988 
 Call No:  2003.099 
 Abstract:  The First Independent Hebrew Congregation of Jamaica (Queens, N.Y.), also known as Congregation Ahavas Israel, was founded in 1900 and their synagogue building was built in 1905. The congregation fell into financial hardships in the mid-1970s, and sold their building in 1980 to the Bethany French Baptist Church. The collection consists of a minute book, cemetery records, legal documents, and financial records of the Congregation during the final years of its existence. 
 Size:  1.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Queens (New York, N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York