Anniversary of Establishment of Congregation Emanuel (1883)
August 19, 2021
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 19 of August, repeating indefinitely
“Congregation Emanuel was organized at Isaac Wallace’s home (on) August 19, 1883, where a large room was used for services. Prior to this we find recorded that Jewish Merchants’ Stores were closed for Jewish Holidays and the members extended thanks to Benjamin Ash for conducting services.”
Source: Re-consecration of Synagogue and Dedication of Educational Building [booklet]. (December 1, 1957) Statesville, N.C.: Congregation Emanuel.