Instead of a monthly newsletter,
each week the Temple would mail a Bulletin
to its members. The Bulletin for the week of April 22, 1917
announces that Rabbi Abba Hillel
Silver of Wheeling West Virginia will "occupy the pulpit" at
their Sunday service on April 22. No title for his sermon is
The Temple board's decision
had been made and it would be announced to members at the annual meeting
week later. The Jewish
Independent had reported his selection on the Friday
before this service.
This appearance was a way members could
hear their next rabbi and see how well their Board had done.