Newspaper

Newspaper articles about Homestead’s Jewish community. (See all documents.)

Events Leading to the First Synagogue, Jan. 1900-Feb. 1902

A collection of newspaper articles documenting the lead-in to the congregation’s first building.

Jews in the News, 1901

A year of newspaper clippings from Homestead’s paper related to members of the Jewish community.

1901 Cornerstone-Laying Newspaper Articles

The Homestead paper reported on the cornerstone-laying for the first shul on Ammon St.

Preparing for the New Shul, Aug. 1901-Dec. 1901

After the cornerstone laying and before the dedication, many preparations took place that caught the attention of the local paper.

Jews in the News, 1902

A year of newspaper clippings from Homestead’s paper related to members of the Jewish community.

Newspaper Articles about the Dedication of the First Synagogue

A few local papers described the first synagogue dedication, reprinting Lasdusky’s speech and summarizing Bernhardt’s.

1902 Synagogue Dedication Speech from Homestead Newspaper

A newspaper article covering the dedication of the 1902 synagogue includes the speech by President Lasdusky.

Jews in the News, 1903

A year of newspaper clippings from Homestead’s paper related to members of the Jewish community.

Paying off the Mortgage on the First Synagogue

A little over a year after the building was dedicated, the congregation paid off its $1,500 mortgage!

Jews in the News, 1904

A year of newspaper clippings from Homestead’s paper related to members of the Jewish community.

Jews in the News, 1905

A year of newspaper clippings from Homestead’s paper related to members of the Jewish community.

Jews in the News, 1906

A year of newspaper clippings from Homestead’s paper related to members of the Jewish community.

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