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Ruthie & Bill Katz Archives

Welcome to the Ruthie and Bill Katz Archives page. Our mission is to preserve NSCI's history, provide access and promote education, all while documenting today for future generations. We invite you to read our articles and learn about the history of NSCI. 

About Us
Click here to learn how the Archives fulfills its mission to preserve NSCI's history, provide access and promote education, all while documenting today for future generations. 

History of NSCI
Read A Brief History of NSCI to learn about NSCI's founding in 1920 until current time.  

 

Our Early Senior Rabbis

NSCI has been fortunate, in its 100 years of existence, to have consistently had well-educated, and intellectually curious rabbis. Click here to read an article that covers our senior rabbis from our foundation through 1947.

Supporting articles:

"Your membership at NSCI can make a difference in others lives." (Merle Branner)

"A Look Back in History from the Ruthie & Bill Katz Archives: Rabbi Mischkind" (Merle Branner & Ellen Katz Block)

"A Look Back in History from the Ruthie & Bill Katz Archives: Rabbi Hirsch" (Ellen Katz Block)

 

A Look Back in the 100 Years of North Shore Congregation Israel: The War Effort

NSCI is now in its 100th year. Click here to learn about our congregational involvement in World War II.

 

North Shore Forum Lectures

NSCI has a long history of providing cultural enrichment through lecture series. Click here to learn about some of the most fascinating lectures that have taken place at NSCI.


The Ruthie and Bill Katz Articles 
In 2018, the Archives created "Our Immigration Stories," which shares the journey of a NSCI congregant who immigrated to the United States. Click below to read our recent articles.

Fortunee Massuda 

Edgar Rose 
Arvey Wolke
Ruth Herzog 
Inge Rothschild
Lilli Greenebaum
Ralph Samuel 

Lore Kirchheimer

 

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