100384 | UNITED STATES. Congregation Emanu-El bronze Medal.
100384 | UNITED STATES. Congregation Emanu-El bronze Medal. Issued 1995. Presented for the Bequeathal of a Gift [unengraved] (75mm, 172.38 g, 12h).
CONGREGATION EMANU-EL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK / • THE HERITAGE SOCIETY •, representation of the iconic rose window of the temple; Star of David at center / PRESENTED TO / ... / IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF / YOUR INTENT TO HELP PROVIDE FOR / FUTURE GENERATIONS OF THE / CONGREGATION THROUGH A GIFT / BY BEQUEST TO TEMPLE / EMANU-EL / ... in nine lines. Edge: Plain.
As Issued, lustrous golden-bronze surfaces, with a darker brown hue on the stippled recessed areas. Very rare and interesting piece of Judaica. Includes original box of issue.
The first Reform Jewish congregation in New York City, the branch there has served as a pivotal congregation within Progressive Judaism since its founding in 1845. Located on 5th Avenue in the Upper East Side, the Temple Emanu-El features a distinctive rose window, represented here on the reverse of this unengraved honorary medal.