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This is the collection of Arthur A. Goren, a historian and professor of American Jewish history at the Hebrew University and Columbia University. This collection consists of his research material and professional files from his academic pursuits and career as a professor, primarily at Columbia University. Included in the collection are copies of articles and photocopies of archival material used for research, drafts of speeches and manuscripts, handwritten and typed research notes, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and teaching and course material such as syllabi, readings, notes, and bibliographies.
The Irving J. Block Papers are a blend of personal papers and organizational records, documenting the evolution of the Brotherhood Synagogue (Congregation Beth Achim) in Manhattan and Block’s role as rabbi and his involvement in efforts outside of the congregation. The collection is primarily comprised of correspondence, sermons, minutes, notes, clippings, photographs, audiocassettes, and drafts of Rabbi Block’s memoir.
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.
Morris U. Schappes, self-taught historian of American Jewish History, author, teacher, and editor of Jewish Currents for 40 years, is also known as a victim of hearings conducted in 1941 by the Rapp-Coudert Committee, a New York legislative committee investigating Communist activities in the state educational system.
This collection is comprised of materials related to the Rapp-Coudert proceedings and Schappes' subsequent imprisonment, and of materials generated in the following decades. Topics represented include academic freedom, Communism in the U.S., the roles of Jews in U.S. history, and Emma Lazarus. The formats primarily present in the collection are research notes, manuscripts, clippings, and correspondence.
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.
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.
- Clippings (information artifacts) 5
- Photographs 5
- Speeches (documents) 4
- Drafts (documents) 3
- Jews -- United States -- History 3
- United States 3
- African Americans--Relations with Jews 2
- Israel 2
- Legal documents 2
- Photocopies 2
- Rabbis 2
- Scrapbooks 2
- Sermons 2
- Academic freedom 1
- African American Jews 1
- Archivists 1
- Articles 1 ∧ less
- Yiddish 5
- French 4
- Italian 2
- Russian 2
- Arabic 1
- American Association for Ethiopian Jews 1
- American Jewish Historical Society 1
- American Veterans of Israel 1
- Bellesiles, Michael A. 1
- Block, Irving J. 1
- Block, Phyllis Robinove 1
- Brotherhood Synagogue (New York, N.Y.) 1
- Catholic Church (General subdivision: Relations. General subdivision: Judaism.) 1
- City University of New York. City College 1
- Columbia University 1
- Faber, Salamon, 1911-1998 1
- Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York. Task Force on Addictions in the Jewish Community 1
- Friedman, Lee M. (Lee Max), 1871-1957 1
- Glueck, Nelson, 1900-1972 1
- Goren, Arthur A., 1926- 1
- Greenwich Mews Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.) 1
- Halpern, Ben 1
- Jewish Center of Bay Shore (Bay Shore, N.Y.) 1
- Jewish Community of New York City 1
- Jewish Theological Seminary of America 1 ∧ less