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Contains records on the formation, purpose, and activities of the American Jewish League for Israel, as reflected in organizational documents (including minutes), event literature, publications (including the AJLI newsletter, AJLI Bulletin, later called the AJLI News Bulletin and other titles), scholarship material, financial information, membership appeals, correspondence, media coverage, and photographs.
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papers from his involvement with the American Jewish Congress and Jewish Information Bureau, published and unpublished writings, publications collected by Richards, articles about Richards and his activities, correspondence and articles from testimonial dinners in honor of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 Eric Breindel Papers (1955-1998) provides a glimpse into the life and untimely passing of New York Post editor and columnist Eric Breindel. The bulk of this collection documents the many awards and honors he received for his contributions to the Jewish community, and the community at large. The collection also includes many photographs of Breindel with friends, colleagues, and notable individuals. Some samples of his writing and research can also be found in the collection. Other interesting material documents the grief of his early death and the sentiments expressed by many about his loss.
The Hadassah subject file record group is a collection of files of organizations, events, and genre subjects originally arranged alphabetically by Hadassah’s central filing department. These files served and serve as a ready reference source that represents both the direct and indirect involvement of Hadassah in both national and international affairs. This collection includes correspondence, clippings, newsletters, photographs, and other ephemeral documents.
The collection contains a small section of family papers and personal correspondence. The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to Bayer's professional life and his writings.
The collection consists primarily of correspondence reflecting Calmenson’s involvement in numerous national and local Jewish organizations. The largest quantity of materials is in relation to his work with the United Palestine Appeal (1926-1945, primarily 1926-1929), and the Zionist Organization of America (1919-1952). Among the local St. Paul Jewish organizations, the largest quantity of materials relates to the Emergency Committee for Palestine (1942-1951), and the Zionist Organization of America, St. Paul Chapter (1918-1950). Among his correspondents are Harry S. Truman, H.V. Kaltenborn, and Emanuel Neumann. Among the topics dealt with are the 1929 riots in Palestine, the protest against the Passfield paper, and the establishment of a Jewish army after World War I. The collection also contains materials relating to Calmenson’s private activities, and miscellaneous writings and papers belonging to the Calmenson family.
The Joseph Shubow Collection documents the life and professional activities of Joseph Shubow, military Chaplain, leader of the Congregation B’nai Moshe, Boston, MA and a prominent American Zionist leader. The collection includes correspondence, documents, lists, writings, speeches and sermons notes, photographs, and printed materials. Materials constituting the collection reflect various aspects of Joseph Shubow’s personal and professional life, religious leadership and writings in the fields of Judaism and Jewish history.
The Milton Steinberg (1903-1950) Papers documents the personal and intellectual life of the American author, philosopher, rabbi, teacher, and theologian. The collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, audio recordings, and memorabilia. In addition to numerous articles, he authored several books including, The Making of the Modern Jew (1934), As A Driven Leaf (1939), A Partisan Guide to the Jewish Problem (1945), Basic Judaism (1947), A Believing Jew (1951), Anatomy of Faith (1960), and A Prophet’s Wife (2010). In a professional career that lasted a little over twenty years, he served as rabbi at three synagogues, primarily at the Park Avenue Synagogue. In addition, he was active in the community at large, and worked with many Jewish community and civic organizations. As a disciple of Mordecai Kaplan, he and others helped to establish the Reconstructionist movement of American Jewry.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of William Edlin, editor of The Day and a prominent Socialist. It includes correspondence with individuals and with organizations, newspaper clippings, manuscripts of works by Edlin and by others as well as translations done by Edlin, and some of Edlin’s personal documents. These materials relate to Edlin’s involvement with The Day, with the Socialist Party, the Workmen’s Circle, various labor and Zionist organizations, literary clubs and activities, and with music, art and drama.
- American Jewish Historical Society 7
- Leo Baeck Institute 1
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1
- Clippings (information artifacts) 8
- Photographs 8
- Correspondence 7
- Minutes (administrative records) 5
- New York (N.Y.) 5
- Zionism 5
- Articles 4
- Manuscripts (documents) 4
- Financial records 3
- Pamphlets 3
- Press releases 3
- Invitations 2
- Israel 2
- Memorandums 2
- Monographs 2
- Newsletters 2
- Publications (documents) 2
- Agendas (administrative records) 1
- Announcements 1
- Anti-communism -- United States 1 ∧ less
- Hebrew 6
- German 4
- Yiddish 3
- French 2
- Russian 2
- Arabic 1
- Armenian 1
- Chinese 1
- Czech 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Italian 1
- Polish 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1 ∧ less
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 3
- American Jewish Congress 2
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 2
- Educational Alliance (New York, N.Y.) 2
- National Jewish Welfare Board 2
- Neumann, Emanuel, 1893- 2
- American Israel Public Affairs Committee 1
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1
- American Jewish League for Israel 1
- American ORT Federation 1
- American Zionist Council 1
- American Zionist Federation 1
- American Zionist Movement 1
- Bayer, Jerome H., 1897-1992 1
- Bernstein, Herman, 1876-1935 1
- Bernstein, Philip S. (Philip Sydney), 1901- 1
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 1
- Breindel, Eric, 1955-1998 1
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 1 ∧ less