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In 1867, Charlotte was a community of 4500. Among these citizens were a handful of devout Jews. Faithful to their laws and traditions, the Hebrew Benevolent Society purchased 11 acres of what is now Statesville Avenue to be their Hebrew cemetery. …

Historical Booklet/Pamphlet published by the Masonic Fraternity which includes the evolution of the Masonic Temple Association, and the Events leading to the construction of the structure (designed by prominent Charlotte architect, Charles Christian…

Morris Speizman (1905-1987) was a Charlotte businessman, author, and Jewish community leader. He founded Speizman Industries, Inc., a textile machinery company. In addition to his business, Speizman was very active in the Jewish and civic…