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Scholem, Gershom, 1897-1982

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1897-1982-

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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

Gershom Scholem Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1791
Abstract This collection contains 3 short manuscripts on Jewish mysticism and history, a manuscript draft of speech on Walter Benjamin, as well as photocopies of some personal and professional correspondence.
Dates: 1939-1986; 1898-1977

Hans Tramer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 836
Abstract The Hans Tramer Collection consists of 8 boxes and 52 folders.
Dates: 1929-1992, undated.; Majority of material found within 1929-1979

Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 1085
Abstract The collection contains the correspondence of the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem from 1950 up until 2005 and comprises 42 folders. The file contains internal correspondence of the institute's staff, as well as correspondence with other individuals and institutions. The correspondence includes minutes of meetings, requests for support, applications for scholarships, and research inquiries. It also addresses topics such as book publishing, donations of archival materials, cooperation with other institutes, and current affairs.
Dates: 1950-2005

Leo Baeck memorial lectures.

 Collection
Identifier: DM 264
Abstract The Leo Baeck Institute was founded by representative organizations of Jews from Germany for the purpose of collecting material on and sponsoring research into the history of the Jewish community in Germany and in other German-speaking countries from the Emancipation to its dispersion. The Institute is named in honor of the man who was the last representative figure of German Jewry in Germany during the Nazi period. The Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture is an annual event at the Leo Baeck Institute in New York, when esteemed academics and scholars talk about various aspects of the German-Jewish experience and history, as well as to other, related topics.
Dates: 1958-2015.

Martin Buber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 105
Abstract The collection holds materials by and about Martin Buber.
Dates: 1921-2003

Porges von Portheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 277
Abstract Handwritten memoir (photocopy) by Moses Porges and his description of Jakob Frank's "court”, as well as typed transcripts and related correspondence.
Dates: 1959 - 1970