Centenary celebrations at Gloucester Street synagogue: Picturing Canterbury

Centenary celebrations at Gloucester Street synagogue. Christchurch Star Archive. In copyright. CCL-StarP-01560A.

Clergy from the Canterbury Hebrew Congregation standing outside the Synagogue on Gloucester Street following the 100th anniversary commemorative service. Clergy, from left, Rabbi A. Astor (Auckland), Rev H. Kustanowicz (Wellington), Rev J. Weiman (Christchurch), Mr B. C. Boulton (president of the Congregation) and his wife Mrs Boulton. 12 August 1963.

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