1904Jewish Chevra Ahavas Achim was founded.People and Communities, Jewish History, Religion

It was established on May 18 and incorporated a month later, on June 18, 1904 “for the purpose of promoting the religious and social well-being of the residents of Gloucester, Mass., of Hebrew descent.” The name means the “Brotherly Love Group of Friends.”

Dunlap, Sarah V., editor. The Jewish Community of Cape Ann: An Oral History. Cape Ann Jewish Community Oral History Project, 1998.
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