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The collection contains Bernard G. Richards personal and official correspondence, papers from his involvement with the American Jewish Congress and Jewish Information Bureau, published and unpublished writings, publications collected by Richards, articles about Richards and his activities, correspondence and articles from testimonial dinners in honor of Richards, and photographs. Significant correspondents include Joseph Barondess, Louis D. Brandeis, Vladimir Jabotinsky, J.L. Magnes, Louis Marshall, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jacob H. Schiff, Philip Slomovitz, Arthur Hays Sulzberger, Morris Winchovsky, and Stephen S. Wise.
The Howard Lenhoff Papers were generated and accumulated by Howard Lenhoff starting with his involvement with the American Association for Ethiopian Jews (AAEJ) in 1974 and running up until his final preparations for his book, Black Jews, Jews and Other Heroes: How Grassroots Activism Led to the Rescue of the Ethiopian Jews (2007). In addition to chronicling Lenhoff’s participation in AAEJ, the collection documents AAEJ’s relationships with other activists and organizations; Israeli government officials’ responses to AAEJ pressure; requests for help and stories of trauma from the Ethiopian Jews; AAEJ’s extensive publicity efforts; and American Jewish press coverage of the struggles of Ethiopian Jewry. The materials include correspondence, clippings, notes, drafts, photographs, audiocassettes and posters.
Isidore Meyer was an editor (1940-1968), librarian (1940-1962) and archivist (1940-1968) at the American Jewish Historical Society and a rabbi at the Jewish Center of Bay Shore, Long Island (1937-1943). Also a historian, Meyer wrote and spoke on the use, study and impact of Hebrew language and texts during the colonial period in the United States. The collection documents his AJHS career, historical writing and research, rabbinical work, teaching experience and general professional activities. Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photostats, clippings, printed materials, photographs, slides and negatives.
This collection contains correspondence, documents, and newspaper clippings relating to the life and activities of Frankel in the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, as well as in other social welfare Jewish organizations. Includes biographic and bibliographic data; manuscript and printed copies of his writings; speeches on the subjects of health, insurance and Jewish affairs; and miscellaneous personal correspondence, particularly especially with Milton Rosenau.
The collection documents the National Jewish Welfare Board's (JWB) evolution from an organization founded in 1917 to provide support for soldiers in times of war to an agency involved in all aspects of Jewish life both in the United States and abroad. In 1990 JWB recreated itself as the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America.
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.
Rabbi William F. Rosenblum was head rabbi of the reform congregation at Temple Israel in New York City, 1930-1963. He was also an active leader in a number of Jewish social welfare and religious organizations. In addition to broadly documenting his rabbinical career and organizational activities, the William F. Rosenblum Papers reflect Rosenblum's interests in military chaplaincy, relations between Catholicism and Judaism, the media, race relations, post-WWII Europe, and the Vietnam War. Materials include correspondence, scrapbooks, sermons, speeches, notes, radio transcripts, clippings, photographs, audiotapes, and film.
- Articles 4
- Minutes (administrative records) 4
- Notes (documents) 4
- Pamphlets 4
- Rabbis 4
- Drafts (documents) 3
- Memorandums 3
- New York (N.Y.) 3
- Press releases 3
- Publications (documents) 3
- Reports 3
- Antisemitism 2
- Audiotapes 2
- Bylaws (administrative records) 2
- Financial records 2
- Invitations 2 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 6
- Dutch; Flemish 3
- Russian 3
- Hungarian 2
- Polish 2
- Afrikaans 1
- Amharic 1
- Arabic 1
- Chinese 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Latin 1
- Portuguese 1
- Swedish 1 + ∧ less
- American Association for Ethiopian Jews 2
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 2
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 1
- Altman, S. Morton 1
- American Association for Jewish Education 1
- American Jewish Congress 1
- American Jewish Historical Society 1
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1
- American Jewish Relief Committee for Sufferers from the War 1
- American Public Health Association 1
- B'nai B'rith 1
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 1
- Berger, Graenum 1
- Boy Scouts of America 1
- Catholic Church (General subdivision: Relations. General subdivision: Judaism.) 1
- Congregation Brother's of Israel (Long Branch, N.J.) 1
- Council of Jewish Communal Institutions 1
- Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds 1
- Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
- Eisenstein, Ira, 1906-1991 1 + ∧ less