Hebrew Sinai Congregation






An Act to incorporate the Hebrew Sinai Congregation.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the- State of Texas, That E. Marx, E. Eberstaat, P. Eldridge , M. Dapplemayer, H. Ablowitch, A. Rosenthal, I. Lewis, J. Oppenheimer, L. Goldberg, and their associates and successors, and all such persons as shall become members of said congregation hereby incorporated, shall be a body corporate, by the name of the "Hebrew Sinai Congregation ;" and shall have succession, a common seal, and power to plead and be impleaded; to sue and be sued in their corporate capacity and in their corporate name ; to organize, act and contract; to elect, employ and appoint officers, trustees and ministers; to have, enjoy and exercise all the powers necessary to the end to build, provide, own and hold a place for the worship of God, according to the Hebrew or Jewish faith, and all things necessary to the end to organize, maintain and carry on the same.

Sec. 2. The object of this corporation is the permanent establishment of a Jewish Synagogue, or place of worship.

Sec. 3. The said corporation shall be managed by nine directors or trustees, and the persons named in section first of this act shall be the first directors or trustees thereof, and shall so continue for one year from date of organization of this corporation; and said directors or trustees may appoint or elect from their number all officers incident or necessary to the said corporation; and any vacancy which may occur from death or otherwise may be filled by a majority of said directors or trustees remaining. The members of the said congregation may meet at such time, not exceeding one year from the date of such organization, as the officers thereof may fix upon, and annually thereafter, and elect by ballot, from their own number, nine directors or trustees to serve for the term of one year, or until their successors are chosen; and they shall have power to make and execute such by-laws as may be necessary and consistent to, and with the object of this corporation, and not inconsistent with the laws of the State or of the United States.

Sec. 4. The domicile of said corporation shall be at the city of Jefferson, in the county of Marion, State of Texas.

Sec. 5. This act shall be deemed a public act, of which all courts and magistrates shall take notice, and shall take effect on and after its passage.

Approved June 2d, 1873.

Laws Passed by the ... Legislature of the State of Texas

by Texas 

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