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The collection contains Dutch and Portuguese documents pertaining to the Jewish community and dealing especially with Congregation Mikve Israel and Neve Salom, the David Aboab controversy, and the communal reorganizations of 1750-51. Four rolls of microfilmed documentary and printed materials are present in the collection
The papers consist of correspondence and reports of Cecelia Razovsky (married name: Davidson), noted social worker specializing in immigration and resettlement of refugees. The collection includes information about her work with the National Council of Jewish Women in the 1920s, and with the National Refugee Service (and predecessor organizations) in the 1930s. Information is included about her work as a Resettlement Supervisor in the post-World War II Displaced Persons camps in Europe, and as a field worker in the southwestern U.S. for the United Service for New Americans in 1950. The collection contains reports and correspondence from her trips to South America, primarily Brazil, to explore possibilities of refugee settlement in 1937 and 1946; as a representative for United HIAS Service to aid in settling Egyptian and Hungarian refugees in 1957-1958; and as a pleasure trip and evaluation of the changes in the Jewish community of the country in 1963. Also included in the collection are many of Razovsky's articles, plays, and pamphlets.
Contains a receipt for a donation made to the synagogue building fund (1853), and a copy of a birth certificate (1866), taken from the records of the Portuguese-Jewish community of Hamburg.
Contains letters and articles in manuscript to Leeser pertaining to: his work as editor of The Occident, his translation of the Bible and his other literary works; discussions concerning Jewish law, the Reform movement in the United States and in Curaçao; Reform and Orthodox Judaism in Albany, N.Y., Massachusetts Senator Henry Wilson's anti-Semitic comments in the United States Congress; the founding of a synagogue in San Francisco; the condition of Jews and Jewish education in America and in England; equal rights for Jews in Massachusetts and North Carolina; the controversy over the Touro Monument; slavery and the Civil War; and converts to Judaism. Also includes information on Israel Joseph Benjamin's trip in the U.S., 1859-1862; Isaac Mayer Wise; Sabato Morais; a manuscript guidebook on Jewish ritual slaughter written by Moses Julian in Barbados in 1820; Moses Montefiore's report on his mission to Rome on behalf of the Edgardo Mortara affair; articles discussing Christian theology; the Jews in Cochin, India and in China; a Latin preface to Leeser's Hebrew Bible; a Portuguese prayer against the evil eye; and poems on topics of Jewish interest.
The collection contains the periodicals of, and relating to, many Jewish student organizations.
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.
This collection contains the records of the National Conference on Soviet Jewry, the largest and most influential American Jewish organization created to coordinate efforts on behalf of Soviet Jewry; the NCSJ containes its work today, under the name, the National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry (NCSEJ).
The bulk of the collection covers the NCSJ's activities from the early 1970s, through late 1980s. It includes meetings minutes, memoranda, correspondence, newsletters and publications of the NCSJ and its precursor organizations (primarily the American Jewish Committee on Soviet Jewry, 1964-1971), and the individual files maintained on Refusenik, prisoners of conscience, and Jewish émigrés.
The collection also includes a considerable number of reports from the visits to the USSR by Soviet Jewry Movement activists and other. A significant part of the collection is represented by the audio recordings that include 13-minute programs on the WEVD Radio dedicated to Soviet Jewry topics and recordings of phone conversations with Refuseniks. There is also a considerable number of photographs, posters and publications, several film strips and VHS tapes.
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.
- Pamphlets 4
- Clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Correspondence 3
- Photographs 3
- Reports 3
- Antisemitism 2
- Articles 2
- Curaçao 2
- Emigration and immigration 2
- Legal documents 2
- Memorandums 2
- Minutes (administrative records) 2
- Newsletters 2
- Press releases 2
- Refugees 2
- Speeches (documents) 2
- Alabama 1
- Albany (N.Y.) 1
- Amsterdam (Netherlands) 1
- Antisemitism -- United States 1 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 7
- Hebrew 6
- Yiddish 6
- French 5
- Russian 4
- Dutch; Flemish 3
- Italian 3
- Polish 2
- Arabic 1
- Georgian 1
- Japanese 1
- Latin 1
- Norwegian 1
- Papiamento 1
- Serbian 1
- Ukrainian 1 + ∧ less
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 2
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 2
- Hashachar (Organization : U.S.) 2
- Montefiore, Moses, Sir, 1784-1885 2
- Aboab, David 1
- Ad Hoc Student Committee to Free the Damascus Two 1
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- Adler, Nathan Marcus, 1803-1890 1
- Advisory Board for Jewish Student Activities (Philadelphia) 1
- American Council for Nationalities Service 1
- American Friends of the Hebrew University 1
- American Jewish Relief Committee for Sufferers from the War 1
- American Public Health Association 1
- American Zionist Youth Foundation 1
- Andrade, Isaac 1
- Athias, David Israel 1
- Avukah, American Student Zionist Federation 1
- Baltimore Jews for Peace 1
- Begun, Yosif, 1932- 1
- Beit Ephraim (Columbia University) 1 + ∧ less