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Touro Synagogue (New Orleans, La.)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Rabbi Isaac L. Leucht papers

Identifier: LaRC-853
Scope and Contents Speeches, sermons, and prayers presented by Isaac L. Leucht, Reader, Congregation Gates of Mercy (New Orleans, 1868-1872, 1879-1881); Reader, Temple Sinai (New Orleans, 1872-1879); Reader, Congregation Gates of Mercy of the Dispersed of Judah (New Orleans, 1881-1886); and rabbi of the same congregation (1886-1914), which was later named Touro Synagogue. There are also after-dinner speeches, explanations of Bible portions for particular weeks, the significance of various holidays, and prayers...
Dates: 1881-1912

Touro Synagogue records

Identifier: LaRC-224
Scope and Contents Minutes, office files, marriage, death, and interment records, and other records documenting Touro Synagogue and its two preceding congregations, Gates of Mercy and Dispersed of Judah. Particularly noteworthy are volumes documenting Gates of Mercy from 1866 and continuing as Touro Synagogue through 1944, and minutes from 1853 -1947.
Dates: 1829-1999