Board Member Spotlight: Fred Wolfson
Beth Sholom is truly a second home to Preservation Foundation Board member Fred Wolfson. Fred’s strong feelings for his congregation and his community have led him to devote his time and energy to the preservation of this Landmark building. 

According to Fred, Beth Sholom is “in his blood.”  Growing up at Beth Sholom, Fred has spent his whole life inspired by Wright’s work. His first leadership position in the congregation was on the House Committee, sparking a path of stewardship for the rest of his life. Visitors to the building are wowed by the design and awesome structure that Wright created. As a past president of the congregation, Fred knows that congregants sometimes take for granted this scared space and he feels as though it is his responsibility to preserve this treasure and take care of it for generations to come. His favorite time of the day is sunset, where he can sit in the sanctuary and watch the light come in through the glass and hit the pulpit and illuminate the space.

Recently retired from Wolfson Trucking, Fred is an active Board member for both the Preservation Foundation and the congregation. Fred realizes that education is key to preservation. He feels that the history of Beth Sholom and Frank Lloyd Wright are an important part of American and Jewish history. “Outreach to the community is critical,” explained Fred, “as it is fundamental to our mission of preservation.” He is proud to be a serve the Foundation and to be a part of its mission of insuring Beth Sholom’s place in both architectural and Jewish history.
Please join us for a compelling book discussion with acclaimed author
Paul Hendrickson
Sunday, October 18, 2020
4:00 PM  6:00 PM
Zoom Webinar 

From the award-winning and nationally best-selling author of Hemingway's Boat and Sons of Mississippi--an illuminating, path-breaking biography that will change the way we understand the life, mind, and work of the premier American architect.

This event is free and open to the community. Please RSVP by clicking the link below and indicate if you would like a free signed bookplate.

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Beth Sholom Partner Site News
The past few months, Wright sites have partnered to share virtual tours with members and the community.

In the first episode of’s new TALKS series, the publication gets to know Emily Butler, Preservation Director at the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Taliesin West. Learn about Frank Lloyd Wright’s legacy and preservation efforts at Taliesin West & Taliesin as the editor interviews Emily in this video.

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Shop Our Design Store For Fall Fun and Gift Ideas!
Searching for the perfect gift or stay-at-home activity? Beth Sholom Preservation Foundation has you covered. Check out our unique selection of Design Store items for FLW fans of all ages!

This month, in celebration of the dedication of Beth Sholom on September 20, 1959, any purchase from the Design Store will come with a complimentary tour ticket. This ticket can be used by the purchaser, or given as a gift to a friend!
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Support the Preservation Foundation During COVID-19

Beth Sholom is open for tours on a limited basis, but is currently unable to accommodate large groups and special events. Please consider becoming a member of the Preservation Foundation or by making a gift to support the historic preservation of this National Historic Landmark.
During this time, many visitors are unable to visit our Landmark Building. Please consider purchasing a gift card to use for a future tour. A gift card can be used for the Design Store or for tour tickets.
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