Synagogue Seal from the Shaari Zedek Congregation (Brooklyn, NY)

20th century

Ornate cast and molded iron press with lion's head motif; decorative scrolled handle and brass seal, with the inscription, "Congregation Shaari Zedek, Brooklyn, N.Y.." The initials "G.R." are centered in the seal, from the English translation of the congregation's name, Gates of Righteousness.

Identifer: CJF.2009.001.117

Seals & Stamps of Jewish Individuals and Organizations

University of Cincinnati Hillel Collection

The 1919 American Jewish Year Book lists Shaarei Zedek at 765 Putnam Ave, Brooklyn, and Rabbi Maxwell Silver as its rabbi.

Dedicated by Dr. Stuart Bassman, in memory of his beloved aunt, Mildred Union.

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