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Freies Jüdisches Lehrhaus (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)

 Organization

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Eduard Strauss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7192
Abstract

This collection contains the writings and correspondence of Eduard Strauss. Strauss was a chemist and philosopher who taught at the Freies Juedisches Lehrhaus in Frankfurt am Main and later immigrated to New York, where he helped establish a new Lehrhaus.

Dates: 1854-1988; Majority of material found within 1891-1952

Ehrenberg-Rosenzweig Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4584 / MF 914
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence among members of the Ehrenberg and Rosenzweig families, including let-ters from Franz Rosenzweig, Adam Rosenzweig, Philipp and Richard Ehrenberg, as well as with other parties, including Rudolph von Jhering, Betty Mauthner, Claire von Gluemer, Jacob Freudenthal and, in copies only, Leopold and Adelheid Zunz and Heinrich Heine. Also included are engagement contracts, marriage banns, school curricula and certificates, character refer-ences, eulogies, family histories, and other documents concerning family members. This material also reflects much of the history of the Samsonschule in Wolfenbuettel of which members of the Ehrenberg family were principals.

Dates: 1772-1930

Erich Ahrens Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4384
Abstract

The collection is composed of personal documents of Erich Ahrens and various manuscripts and translations.

Dates: 1911-1972

Frankfurt am Main Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 279
Abstract

This collection contains a wide range of materials, ranging from personal correspondence to programs and mass mailings, which for the most part have to do with various community institutions and membership organizations of the pre-war Frankfurt community.

Dates: 1614-2005

Franz Rosenzweig Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3001
Abstract

Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929), philosopher and theologian, belonged to the important personalities of the German Jewish intellectual life after the First World War. Franz Rosenzweig started the Freie Juedische Lehrhaus, where he tried to teach Jewish tradition and culture as part of real life experience and in this way bring it closer to assimilated German Jewry. He wrote several philosophical works and translated the Hebrew Bible with Martin Buber. The Franz Rosenzweig collection contains manuscripts of many of Franz Rosenzweig’s smaller works, some of his personal items, and correspondence with his parents and with more than fifty of his friends and colleagues. The collection contains other correspondence, and a great number of newspaper clippings, photographs, and some objects.

Dates: 1832-1999

Henry Rothschild Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6512
Abstract

The collection is made up primarily of letters written by Henry Rothschild while travelling, mostly to the United States.

Dates: 1921-1993

Martin Buber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 105
Abstract

The collection holds materials by and about Martin Buber.

Dates: 1921-2003

Martin Buber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 9
Abstract

This collection contains papers of the philosopher, author and scholar Martin Buber. Notable among the papers are his letters to his colleague and friend Franz Rosenzweig on a number of subjects, including their translation of the Bible. Other material consists of typescripts of lectures, a few letters to other individuals, photographs, invitations and some material on events about him.

Dates: 1897-1985; Majority of material found within 1921-1929

Max Dienemann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 60 / MF 614 / MF 96(2)
Abstract

Dienemann's dissertation, articles and manuscripts by him on theology and Jewish history, and lecture notes for his Jewish history course during the 1930s at the Freies Juedisches Lehrhaus, Frankfurt; sermons by Dienemann, and records kept by him of rabbinical duties performed in Offenbach.

Dates: 1898-1948

Moritz Werner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 304
Abstract

This collection contains manuscripts and clippings of writings by Werner, correspondence, programs of the Freies Jüdisches Lehrhaus and various other materials.

Dates: 1896-1939; Majority of material found within 1928-1936

Nahum N. Glatzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 148
Abstract

The collection contains typescripts of articles by Nahum N. Glatzer, mostly with his handwritten additions. Interspersed are newspaper clippings about Glatzer (including an obituary). Also included are printed and typed pages, listing archival holdings in the Glatzer estate.

Dates: 1958-1990

Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden. Schulabteilung Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 557
Abstract

The file contains various documents pertaining to the educational activity of the Reich Representation of German Jews (Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden) and comprises six folders.

Dates: 1931-1939