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Eisenstein, Ira, 1906-1991

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1906-11-26 - 2001-06-28

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-71
Abstract

The records chronicle the ideology behind the Reconstructionist movement, the founding and activities of the Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation, and its growth and transformation from an ideology and movement into an established American Jewish denomination, Reconstructionist Judaism. The records also document two seminal figures in Reconstructionist Judaism, Mordecai Menahem Kaplan and Ira Eisenstein. Included in the collection are the administrative records of the Foundation (minutes, financial records, bylaws), publications produced by the Foundation including manuscript submissions for the influential publication The Reconstructionist, correspondence, sermons, prayer books produced by the Foundation, syllabi, sheet music, photographs, and speeches, among other material. In the correspondence are letters from Martin Buber, J. Edgar Hoover, and Albert Schweitzer.

Dates: Undated, 1920, 1928-1983; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1976

Records of the Society for the Advancement of Judaism

 Collection
Identifier: I-70
Abstract

This collection contains several types of materials relating to the various activities of the Society for the Advancement of Judaism, including published bulletins, yearbooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, audio recordings, and photographs. This collection also contains disbound scrapbooks, some of which are extremely fragile.

Dates: 1922-1970

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Articles 1
Brochures 1
Bylaws (administrative records) 1
Cantatas 1
Compact discs 1