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general Androscoggin County information.

Auburn information. [August 2005]

Documenting Maine Jewry: Phyllis Graber Jensen - Auburn-Lewiston, [November 2010]

119 Jewish population was 300 according to "Directory of Jewish Local Organizations in the United States", pp. 330-583 in American Jewish Year Book 5680 (September 25,1919 to Sept. 12, 1920); Volume 21, edited by Harry Schneiderman for the American Jewish Committee and submitted by Alan Hirschfeld. Jim Marin, 1063 Beacon St. #6, P.O. Box 1555, Brookline, MA 10146 (617) 232-3937 possibly may have information.

The Congregations of Beth Jacob in Lewiston and Beth Abraham in Auburn were established in the 1920's. A more-informal place of prayer and religious education preexisted these. In 1981, Beth Jacob congregation merged with the Community Center: The Temple Shalom Synagogue-Center. Both Temple Shalom and Beth Abraham are conservative. [February 2010]

  • Temple Shalom, 786-4201, 74 Bradman St., Auburn, Maine 04210, Temple Shalom: Wendy Rosov, 207-786-4201, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . [August 2005]
  • Beth Abraham Synagogue: Rabbi Martin Shorr, 35 Laurel Ave, Auburn, ME 04210, 207-783-1302. 1933 news article.

Temple Shalom Cemetery Association : 147 Old Danville Road, Auburn, ME 04210 . directions [February 2010]

burial list: The records and headstones images for Temple Shalom Synagogue Cemetery in Auburn are now available on-line. There are  349 burials records and 433 headstone images. Each burial record includes the English-language inscription, Hebrew name of the deceased , and birth and death date information, whenever possible.   [February 2010]

Beth Abraham Cemetery Association: 147 Old Danville Road, Auburn, ME 04210 . directions [February 2010]

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