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Jewish Community of Elkhart Revives, Builds Center

This city, long dormant as a Jewish communal center, despite its 100 Jewish families, will be revivified Sunday night when its new synagogue and Jewish community center, the Kehilath Israel, will be formally dedicated before Jewry of all the surrounding cities, including South Bend, Mishawaka, Michigan City, Gary and Hammond.

A congregation was formed recently with Rabbi Abraham Goldberg at its head. Through the efforts of H. J. Ferman, funds were raised for the erection of the synagogue, and Philip Soslawsky was elected its president. Rabbi William M. Stern and Rabbi Philip S. Greenstein of South Bend will speak at the exercises, at which will also be presented the Torahs, the Ark and the Ten Commandments.