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Bat mitzvah

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bar Mitzvahs, 1957-1972

 File
Identifier: B429.03.0015.0021
Abstract

Contains Bar Mitzvah charges given by Rabbi Laderman to five Jewish boys during their Bar Mitzvahs and one Bar Mitzvah address.

Dates: 1957-1972

Billings, Montana, 1977-1978

 File
Identifier: B114.04.0001.0005
Abstract

A few Jewish merchants settled in Billings in 1884, but a community began only after 1900. Congregation Beth Aaron was formed in Billings in 1918. The Jewish population grew and declined mainly with the boom (1950s) and bust (1960's) of the oil business. By 1979, there were approx. 30-40 Jewish families in Billings.

Dates: 1977-1978

Fred Veston Paintings

 Collection
Identifier: B362
Abstract Fred Veston was originally from Poland and survived the Holocaust. After World War II, he came to the US and settled in Albuquerque, NM. He was a painter and would paint portraits as bar/bat mitzvah gifts for the members of his congregation. Collection contains 2 paintings by Fred Veston. One is a portrait of a young woman lighting candles; it was a gift for her from the artist for her Bat Mitzvah. The other is a framed oil painting of two Russian Jewish men sitting at a table with a Samovar...
Dates: circa 1945-1995

Painting of Leslie Stark Doherty, 1979

 Item
Identifier: B362.01.0001.00001
Abstract

Small painting of woman with white scarf and blue shirt (Leslie Stark Doherty) lighting the shabbas candles with the covered bread and wine on the table; painted by Fred Veston. Painting appears to be done in watercolor and oil crayons. The painting was a gift for Leslie from the artist for her Bat Mitzvah. Veston created a small painting as a gift for every Bar or Bat Mitzvah for the members of Congregation B'nai Israel.

Dates: 1979