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Contains the 1969, and 1971-1973 issues of The South End, the Wayne State University student paper. Also includes: correspondence, public statements, petitions, and a tape-recording relating to controversies generated by the printing of alleged anti-Zionist/anti-Semitic articles in the newspaper. The correspondence consists for the most part of an exchange of letters between university officials, Jewish community leaders and Leonard N. Simons, a Detroit advertising executive, during the 1969 controversy; and correspondence with Philip Slomovitz, editor of the Detroit Jewish news, in 1972-73. The tape recording is of a February 2, 1969 interview with John Watson, editor of the South End.
The collection consists of research materials on the history of Philipp Brothers collected by Helmut Waszkis for his book Philipp Brothers: the Rise and Fall of a Trading Giant, 1901-1990.
This Collection contains personal papers, correspondence, and other material relating to the Phillips family, 1733-1954. The majority of the materials are in regard to the following family members: Jonas Phillips (1733-1802), Naphtali Phillips (1815-1868), Joseph Phillips (1811), Rebecca Hart Phillips (1812), Joshua Phillips (1852-1858), Isaac Phillips (1830-1884), Roslie Solomons Phillips (1872-1945), Naphtali Taylor Phillips (1895-1954).
Notable objects in this collection include Jonas Phillips' copy of a book on the laws and practice of shehita, printed in Wandsbeck, Germany, in 1733; Naphtali Phillips' letters regarding Congregation Shearith Israel; Isaac Phillips' correspondence relating to his position as Appraiser of Merchandise for the Port of New York; Roslie Solomons Phillips' letters from Eleanor Roosevelt; and Naphtali Taylor Phillips' correspondence relating to Congregation Shearith Israel, the Touro Synagogue, the Federation of American Zionists, the National Conference of Jewish Charities (Committee on Palestinian Charities), and Adolphus S. Solomons. Collection also contains published Masonic materials, political memorabilia, and a letter from George Mifflin Dallas to an unidentified member of the Phillips family, 1856.
The materials in this record group document the entirety of Hadassah’s history and work in Israel and the United States in photographs—prints, slides, glass lantern plates, and digital images.
Papers of Rabbi Pinchas Mordechai Teitz (1908-1995) cover the period from the late 1960s to the early 1980s and document his activities related to Soviet Jews. The collection contains correspondence, related to Soviet Jews, documentation of Rabbi Teitz’ trips to the USSR, his articles on Soviet Jews, the Russian-Hebrew religious books published for Russian-speaking Jews by the enterprise MOHIR ( established by Teitz) records of shipments of books and religious items to the Soviet Union, a sound recording reflecting the visit of the Chief Rabbi of Moscow to the USA in 1968, and photographs related to Rabbi Teitz Soviet Jewry activities in the USA and the USSR. The documents include articles, correspondence, notes, prayer books, publications, news clippings, a trip report, photographs and a vinyl record.
This collection contains a wide variety of genealogical research materials, especially family trees, as well as photocopied and original family documents, on the both the Plaut family and other families, all assembled by Elizabeth Strauss Plaut.
U.S. Synagogue Series The synagogue postcard series contains one hundred postcards of synagogues across the United States and U.S. Virgin Islands. Some postcards are of the same synagogue, but from different time periods. It includes one private mailing card, a few labeled souvenir cards and nineteen post cards from the Undivided Back Period (1901-1907).
Consists of 2 certificates indicating completion of a course of study in poultry management, given by the State of New Jersey.
The collection includes an annual report, brochures, photographs, newsclippings, and issues of the resident newsletters Pride Survey and the Judea Journal, and the alumni newsletters The Voice and Rose Nadler Schefer Chapter. Some photographs contain names of those depicted. The collection also contains articles and a publisher's order form for the 1998 release of the book An Orphan Has Many Parents as well as information and newsclippings of a 1933 Rockaway Beach outing that ended in tragedy.
This record group consists of printed materials and publications, produced by Hadassah projects and departments, Young Judaea, and other Zionist organizations from 1911-2011. Materials in the record group include periodicals, newsletters, greeting cards, certificates, invitations, brochures, pamphlets, catalogs, and other professionally produced printed materials. Besides Young Judaea, projects documented include Hadassah Magazine, the Hadassah Medical Organization, Youth Aliyah, the Jewish National Fund, and Hadassah Israel Education Services.
This collection documents the Prölsdorfer and Lederman families, of Gerolzhofen and Neckarsteinach, Germany and the United States.
This broadside was issued by the Protest Committee of Non-Jewish Women Against the Persecution of Jews in Germany, chaired by Carrie Chapman Catt.
This is a collection of the records of Rabbi Salamon Faber, Chair of the Queens Bet Din or Rabbinic Court, concerning the gittin (plural of get, Jewish religious divorces) that the Queens Bet Din granted between 1947 and 1992. These records include Rabbi’s Faber’s personal notes about the gittin, correspondence with the husband and wife and with any other concerned parties, copies of civil and religious marriage and divorce documents, divorce contracts signed by the husband, and copies of conversion certificates.
This collection documents the time Rabbi Abraham Haselkorn spent stationed overseas during World War II. Photographs include those of comrades and soldiers, as well as refugees. Scenes include daily life as well as religious services.
Papers of Rabbi David Goldstein and Shannie Goldstein contain materials reflecting their work on behalf of Jews in the Soviet Union. The materials include notes, correspondence, fliers, news clippings and photographs. The bulk of the collection consists of oversized cardboard-mounted photographs taken by Rabbi Goldstein on the trip to the Soviet Union in 1983.
The Rabbi Robert L. Lehman Collection focuses on the development of a rabbi and of his role leading his congregations. The collection includes copious sermons, substantial correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, notes, congregational and conference publications, photographs, diplomas, and a few objects.
The Papers of Rabbi Samuel Geffen document his professional career as the rabbi of the Jewish Center of Forest Hills West in Queens. The collection is the result of Rabbi Geffen's work as a religious leader and educator at the Jewish Center and depicts the center's and Rabbi Geffen's role in the Jewish community there.
The collection contains papers of the American Soviet Jewry movement activist Rachel Braun. The materials focus on the tour of the Soviet Union she took in 1979, under the guise of a tourist, with the intention to secretly meet Soviet Jews, deliver messages and material aid for the Refuseniks and Soviet Jewish Prisoners of Conscience, and to collect information on their circumstances. The materials include diaries, photos and clippings.
This collection consists mainly of correspondence sent from Berlin banker and businessman Walter Davidsohn to his wife, actress and writer Rahel Sanzara, in the late 1920s and early 1930s. The letters discuss the political, economic, and cultural state of Germany, France, and Switzerland at the time along with personal matters. In addition to the couple’s correspondence are letters from notable German writers and editors to Cleveland State University professor Klaus-Peter Hinze regarding the writer Ernst Weiss. Some of these letters discuss Weiss's relationship with Sanzara, who acted in productions of his dramas.
The Rahn Family Collection centers on the lives of Alfred and Lilli (née Bechmann) Rahn, but also contains many documents of their parents, siblings, and even more distant family members. It also documents the family members' attempts to receive restitution for their losses. The collection includes a large amount of correspondence, official, personal, and legal documents, photographs and photo albums, financial documentation, manuscripts and fragments of creative and academic writing, family trees and genealogical notes, newspaper clippings, poetry, educational certificates and diplomas, texts of lectures, teaching materials, a few recipes, and other papers.
The Ralph Bettelheim Collection includes materials documenting Ralph Bettelheim’s involvement with the Committee for Fair Play in Sports working towards boycotting the Olympic Games in Germany in 1936 and genealogical materials on the Bettelheim family. Included in the collection are correspondence, brochures, and clippings, copies of vital documents, genealogical charts and family trees.
Papers of an American Soviet Jewry movement activist Rabbi Ralph A. Dalin that contain correspondence with Refuseniks in the Soviet Union, sermons, and reports on trips to the USSR, publications and newspaper clippings related to his activism.
Lager's correspondence to his family begins with his training in Camp Gordon, GA and Camp Campbell, KY; continues with his service in Italy; and ends with his admission into an Italian hospital.
Founded in 1969, the American Association for Ethiopian Jews (AAEJ) was instrumental in the international effort to promote recognition of the Beta Israel (known among non-Jewish Ethiopians as "Falashas") by Israeli authorities, and to assist Jewish emigration from Ethiopia to Israel. The extensive files of the AAEJ include case work files, research materials and Jewish artifacts collected in Ethiopia by AAEJ workers. In the wake of the successful evacuation of Ethiopian Jewry to Israel in 1993, the AAEJ decided to disband and voted to deposit its records at the American Jewish Historical Society. Included are correspondence, office files, photographs, slides, videotapes, audiocassettes and other materials which pertain to AAEJ's efforts to raise the consciousness of the American Jewish community about this unique Jewish subculture. The organization's papers supplement those of its founder, Graenum Berger, which are also held at the American Jewish Historical Society.
This collection contains annual reports, board minutes, case studies, correspondence, newsletters, survey reports, and other items.
Century Productions produced the one-woman show, "Hannah Senesh: Portrait of a Woman Warrior," written and directed by David Schechter and starring Lori Wilner as Senesh. The script was based on the diaries and poems of the WWII Hungarian-Jewish paratrooper Hannah Senesh, with songs and music composed and arranged by Steven Lutvak with additional music by Schecter and Elizabeth Swados. “Hannah Senesh” ran at the Cherry Hill Theater in New York City from 1984-1985 and traveled throughout the U.S. and Israel until 1987.
Anniversary journals. Financial records. Pamphlets of various Bessarabian and Chotiner groups. Correspondence and other material pertaining to the publication of the memorial books. Photographs.
Constitution, Chevra Mishnayos. Minutes, Chevra Mishnayos, 1938-1959. Souvenir journal.
Materials pertaining to congregational regulations. Minutes, 1911-1913, 1919-1931. Financial records, 1920s-1930s. Membership records. Materials pertaining to synagogue activities.
Certificate of incorporation, 1913. Financial materials. Burial permits. Correspondence.
- American Jewish Historical Society 486
- Leo Baeck Institute 467
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 264
- American Sephardi Federation 10
- Yeshiva University Museum 1
- Correspondence 565
- Photographs 350
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 348
- Clippings (information artifacts) 282
- New York (N.Y.) 243
- United States 226
- Immigrants -- United States. 169
- Jews -- Charities -- New York (State) -- New York. 161
- Fraternal organizations -- New York (State) -- New York. 159
- Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. 157
- Landsmanshaftn -- New York (State) -- New York 155
- Landsmanshaftn -- New York (State) -- New York. 155
- New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs. 151
- Official documents 149
- Manuscripts (documents) 144
- Mutual aid societies, Jewish -- New York (State) -- New York 126
- Mutual aid societies, Jewish -- New York (State) -- New York. 126
- Genealogical tables 111
- Legal documents 105
- Antisemitism 102 + ∧ less
- German 517
- Hebrew 202
- French 173
- Yiddish 142
- Russian 73
- Spanish; Castilian 71
- Polish 41
- Italian 35
- Dutch; Flemish 29
- Czech 22
- Hungarian 21
- Chinese 14
- Portuguese 13
- Latin 12
- Ladino 9
- Swedish 9
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 8
- Arabic 7
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 7 + ∧ less
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 24
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 23
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 22
- American Jewish Congress 21
- American Jewish Committee 20
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 20
- Shcharansky, Anatoly 18
- Union of Councils for Soviet Jews 18
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 17
- Nudel, Ida 16
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 16
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 15
- B'nai B'rith 15
- National Jewish Welfare Board 15
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 14
- Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929 14
- YIVO Archives 14
- Zionist Organization of America 14
- United Jewish Appeal 13
- Jewish Theological Seminary of America 12 + ∧ less