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National Conference of Synagogue Youth

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jewish Student Organizations Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-61
Abstract The collection contains the periodicals of, and relating to, many Jewish student organizations.
Dates: undated, 1907-2006; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1985

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-66
Abstract Collection documents the activities and missions of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (UOJCA), primarily during the presidencies of William Weiss (1933-1942), Samuel Nirenstein (1942-1948), Moses Feuerstein (1954-1965), and Rabbi Pinchas Stolper’s tenure as Executive Vice President (1976-1994).

Founded in 1898, the UOJCA, also known as the Orthodox Union, serves as the leader, organizer, and voice of affiliated Orthodox Jewish congregations in North America. Divisions of the UOJCA reflected most prominently in the collection include the National Conference of Synagogue Youth, the Women’s Branch, the Kashruth Division, the Department of Synagogue Services, the Israel Center, as well as regional branches.

Subjects addressed in the collection include Sabbath and high holiday observance, dietary laws, Baal Teshuva, slaughterhouse legislation, funeral standards, education, and synagogue management and outreach. Materials include correspondence, minutes, clippings, speeches, UOJCA publications, financial documents, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1911-1915, 1925-1997; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1992