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Age of the Rescued Scrolls

Of the 1,564 Scrolls in the collection that was brought to Westminster Synagogue from Prague in 1964, the oldest is MST no.1,554 from Kolin which dates from 1650. About 20 of the oldest Czech Memorial Scrolls are dated between 1650 to 1720:

MST No. Cz No. Czech Town Written Location as at 2009
1554 61475 Kolin 1650 Temple Havurat Emet, Sun Lakes, Arizona, USA
1155 61473 Kolin 1690 E. Northport Jewish Center. East Northport, New York, USA
419 61485 Kolin 1690 University Synagogue, Los Angeles, California, USA
255 54275 Susice C17 Temple Emanuel, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
1068 61479 Kolin 1700 Imperial War Museum, London, England
1446 61480 Kolin 1700 B’nai Israel Synagogue, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
* 61481 Kolin 1700  
443 61487 Kolin 1700 Congegation B’nai Tikvah, North Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
1386 61573 Prague 1700 Temple Emanu-El of West Essex, Livingston, New Jersey, USA
* 73481 Pisek /
Strakonice
1700  
MST No. Cz No. Czech Town Written Location as at 2009
* 73507 Hostomice 1700  
1057 73508 Hostomice 1700 Memorial Scrolls Museum
1557 65301 Lostice BegC18 Holocaust Education Center, Houston, Texas, USA
1007 65372 Kolin BegC18 Jewish Centre of Bay Shore, Bay Shore, New York, USA
* 73430 Vlasim BegC18  
1233 73480 Pisek /Strakonice BegC18 Sarasota – Manatee Jewish Federation, Sarasota, Florida, USA
1080 46209 Prague 1719 Solomon Schechter Day School, Route 45, New City, New York, USA
416 61478 Kolin 1720 Temple B’nai B’rith of Wilkes- Barre, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USA
330 61493 Kolin 1720 Temple Isaiah, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA
* Scrolls which have not been allocated an MST Number