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Dor Hadash Sabbath of Learning program

13-page program. Black text on blue paper. Contains selection of readings and prayers as part of a "Sabbath of Learning" service.

Historical Notes

Congregation Dor Hadash created a recurring "Sabbath of Learning" initiative in memory of member Leslie Reggel. The program brought a scholar-in-residence to Pittsburgh for a weekend of prayer and study. The 1993 event featured Judith Kummer from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.

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Property rights reside with the Senator John Heinz History Center. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Library and Archives of the Senator John Heinz History Center.

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Congregation Dor Hadash (Pittsburgh, Pa.)