Re: [Cz-L] Our Temple

Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:35:28 +0300
To: Miriam Taylor <>

The Temple was Reformist :
   It was not Jewish but Israelite
   I[t] was not a Shil but a Temple
    It had an Organ whereas the Shil had a Lokshentop
      The women sat together with men.
       The men wore fur coats and not Kaftans.
         The language was German not Yidish.
   " Hosti Geld bisti a Knacker
      Hosti nisht, bisti a groisse Kaker ,

----- Original Message -----
From: "Miriam Taylor" <>
Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:42 PM
Subject: Re: [Cz-L] Our Temple

> The Temple was NOT only for the very rich. It may have been built
> with money donated by the very rich, but the services were attended
> by many of the middle and lower class who preferred a more modern
> service.
> My mother was born and lived till 1924 on Karolinengasse #4,
> right next to the Temple. She sang in the quire of the Temple
> and her family attended the Temple services on all Jewish holidays.
> The fact that she lived in a tenement building but in the center of town,
> is evidence enough that her family was not very rich, but also not very
> poor.
> Mimi

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