Contract Hiring Cantor Jack Lefkowitz to Serve as Cantor for the Kneseth Israel Congregation (Cincinnati, Ohio) for the High Holiday Services in 1939 / 5699

July 25 1939

This agreement be made and entered into by and between JACK LEFKOWITZ of Cleveland Ohio (hereinafter called Cantor) and the KNESETH ISRAEL CONGREGATION, Cincinnati Ohio (hereinafter called CONGREGATION THIS 9th DAY OF AV. 5699) WHEREAS said Congregation is desirous of hiring a Cantor for the High Holiday services held in its Synagogue, and Whereas, said Cantor is desirous of officiating at said services, It is hereby mutually agreed as follows:

  1. Said Cantor will come to Cincinnati and officiate at the slichos, Rosh Hashonah, and Yom Kippur Services held in said Synagogue at the time designated by said Congregation.
  2. It is understood that the said cantor will come to Cincinnati in sufficient time to officiate at said Services.
  3. Said Congregation agrees to pay said Cantor for services enumerated in number 1 the sum of FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00) plus his necessary expenses incurred in coming to and from Cincinnati.
In witness whereof the parties have hereunto set their names in duplicate.
Jack Lefkowitz
By Pres. Ben Levinson


Identifer: CJF-KI2013115


Kneseth Israel Congregation Collection

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