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Collection consists primarily of correspondence, genealogical charts, newpaper clippings, published material, photographs, and memorabilia of the Waterman-Ehrenreich-Krensky family. Of particular interest are the items relating to Bernard Ehrenreich, Louise Waterman Wise, and Stephen Samuel Wise.
Contains 12 family documents relating to the following members of the Ehrlich family: David Ehrlich of Germany, d. 1861, 1 item; Leopold Ehrlich of Rogasen, Germany, 1852-1921, 6 items, including certificates of election to city council; Jonas Alexander Israel Ehrlich, 1886-1953, who emigrated in 1939 to Brazil, 5 items, including a recommendation for a travel visa to Brazil.
Consists of two genealogical charts. Early descendants include Meir Katsenelenbogen (1482-1565), Rabbi in Padua and Venice, and his wife Hanna (d. 1564).
Collection contains: 2 tickets to Palestine Exhibit, New York World's Fair 1939; 1 ticket to Chasidim Ball 1928; 1 ticket to Bolszowcer Young Friends Social Club Fancy Dress Ball, 1924.
Papers of Elaine Pittell cover the period from mid-1970’s to early 1990’s and document her and her husband’s Robert Pittell’s activities as the Chair of the Jewish Federation of South Broward’s Soviet Jewry Committee. The documents include correspondence, memos, minutes, publications, news clippings, audiocassettes, videocassette, disc negatives and pins.
Contains two manuscripts (undated) written by Elbert Aidline-Trommer, one on the Jews' struggle for equal rights in America, and one about the heroics of a Russian women, Sophia Perovskaya in that country's revolution. It also contains clippings of Trommer's poetry, reminiscences and short stories which were published in the Jewish newspapers and journals "American Hebrew," the "Menorah Journal," and the "Jewish Daily News" during the 1910's and 1920's.
Consists of an affidavit witnessed by Elias Noah and B. Alexander certifying that Josiah Ellis has been confined to the New York City jail as an insolvent debtor, and has turned over his estate to Levy for the use of his creditors. Also contains an oath by Levy to manage the estate faithfully.
Collection consists of a manuscript receipt signed by Cohen to Charles Graff of Philadelphia.
Contains c. 1931 typewritten copy of an extract from Boudinot's will, in which he makes provision for the settling of European Jews on his property in Pennsylvania. Includes brief biographical paragraph of Boudinot by Pliskin.
The collection consists of correspondence, articles, documents, publications and other materials gathered by Elie Faust-Levy personally and arising from her work as a journalist and as managing editor for the Women's American ORT Reporter. One major topic in the collection is the dissent in the American Jewish community during the 1970's concerning the controversial organization Breira, an associate of which was one of Levy's contributors at the Reporter. Contains articles produced by Breira, (1975-1976), internal publicity and membership information, copies of InterChange, a Breira publication (1975-1977), and mailings relating to it (1976-1977), as well as materials from a 1977 Breira national membership conference. Also includes articles relating to the debate about Breira in the Jewish press (1977-1978), as well as Levy's own, and ORT's internal correspondence regarding their involvement in the controversy, based on a 1977 article in Vol. 27, no. 3 of the Reporter by a writer linked to Breira. The American Sephardic community is the other major topic in the collection, and included are materials from several Sephardic organizations from the 1970's, such as the American Sephardi Federation, the Sephardic Caucus at the 1972 American Zionist Federation, and the Central Sephardic Jewish Community of America. There also are publications and correspondence of The Foundation for the Advancement on Sephardic Studies and Culture, established to promote the Sephardi heritage. Of particular interest are materials relating to the organizations's response to Stephen Birmingham's depiction of American Sephardim in his 1971 book, The Grandees, of which Levy had written a review. Several Sephardic American periodicals and newsletters, or articles on Sephardic American Jewry in Jewish periodicals (1972-1976) are also included.
Consists primarily of Hebrew language Responsa, including: replies to practical questions involving Jewish law and ritual submitted by congregants and other Jews in the communities Drucker served as a Rabbi; correspondence with prominent American Orthodox rabbis, among whom are Rabbis Jacob Joseph, Solomon Jaffe, Jacob Ridbaz and Hayyim Jacob Vidrowitz; and newspaper clippings regarding on Drucker's career, family and communal activities.
Collection includes newspaper clippings, articles, an excerpt from an oral history interview, and a short biographical summary of Elizabeth Blume and her husband, Max Silverstein. Of interest is Ms. Blume's oral history excerpt, where she describes an opinion she helped prepare for the American Jewish Congress concerning the Balfour Declaration.
Collection consists of two scrapbooks, photocopies of biographical and autobiographical sketches, newspaper clippings, and correspondence relating to Abram Elkus and his family. The bulk of the collection relates to the appointment of Abram Elkus as U.S. Ambassador to Turkey in 1916. Also includes biographical sketch of Katharine Elkus White, appointed U.S. Ambassador to Denmark in 1964.
This collection consists primarily of the family photographs the Bierman, Bressler, Bretzfelder, Brett, Lieberman and Loeb families. It also includes a significant quantity of the papers of David M. Bressler and the Bretzfelder / Brett family, including correspondence and newspaper clippings. The collection offers a view of the domestic life of a prominent American Jewish family in the first half of the 20th Century.
Consists of news clippings written by and about Wiesel, and about Stern's book, Elie Wiesel: Witness for Life.
Folder contains articles and obituaries from the New Yorker and New York Times, a summary of Nat Hentoff's book "Our Children Are Dying," and the seating arrangements and souvenir program for a testimonial dinner given in honor of Shapiro in 1964.
Consists of the listing of baggage imported by Isaacs from Jamaica to New York.
Contains printed and manuscript letters, written in English, Yiddish and Hebrew, requesting funds, addressed to Emily Phillips from the Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem, private individuals and private institutions.
Of special interest are a printed announcement of the investiture of Jacob Saul ben Eliezer Elyasher as Haham Bashi, and a series of letters in which Simon Muhr, acting on Miss Phillips' behalf, undertook to discover, through inquiries of Lazard Freres, France, whether the claims of a petitioner were correct. Includes also a printed New Year's greeting to Miss Phillips signed by a petitioner.
Lazarus is best remembered as author of "The New Colossus," and as a strong supporter of Jewish immigrants' rights. Her collection includes correspondence, articles, a notebook of her poetry, published copies of her poems, and copies of her obituaries.
Coordinating Committee of Jewish Organizations Dealing with Employment Discrimination in War Industries, records
Collection contains the minutes of meetings of various committees, position papers, and correspondence with agencies and individuals.
This collection consists of buttons, a keychain, and a sticker advocating support for Holocaust survivors, human rights issues, Israel, and Soviet Jews. Organizations represented include Boston Mobilization for Soviet Jewry, Coalition to Free Soviet Jews, Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, Jewish Students Network, National Conference on Soviet Jewry, Student Zionist Council, and Young Judaea.
Contract for donation of Sefer Torah, 1935.
Collection consists of eleven letters written by Lisitzky to Mrs. Naomi Buchhalter Flock of Detroit, Michigan, 1934-1962, as well as some published poems and a short obituary.
Primarily contains information regarding the descendants of Solomon Epstein (b. 1863 in Magin) and his wife Monia Roth (b. 1868 in Barditchev).
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.
This collection contains applications, certificates, directories, yearbooks, and ephemera from the following summer camps: Jewish Ys and Centers Camp Arthur/Reeta (Zieglerville, PA); Union of American Hebrew Congregations Camp Harlam (Philadelphia, PA); Buck's Rock Work Camp (New Milford, CT); and Cejwin Camp (Port Jervis, NY).
Collection contains genealogical charts of the Oberlander, Ichenhauser, Moses, Dulken, and Teitz families; and 3 sheets of notes on the families.
This collection contains the papers of Ernest W. Michel, Holocaust Survivor Journalist and public speaker,including clippings of newspaper articles written by and about Michel, correspondence between Michel and many important Jewish and political figures and autograph files, which Michel collected. Many of these files concern Michel’s Holocaust experiences, speaking engagements, the World Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, and Michel’s work with the United Jewish Appeal.
The collection contains papers of the American Soviet Jewry movement activist Estelle Newman. The materials focus on the trip to the USSR taken by Newman, her husband, and their teenage daughter in 1983, during which they met with and delivered material aid to many Soviet Jewish Refusenik families in Moscow, Leningrad, Uzbekistan, Georgia, and Siberia. The collection features hundreds of photographs taken during the trip including pictures of Refuseniks in their homes, scenes of Jewish life in the communities visited, and street scenes in the Soviet Republics. A detailed trip report and news clippings related to the Refuseniks visited by the Newmans are also included.
Collection includes an article on the history of Congregation B'nai Jacob, Jersey City; an article regarding Esther Burg's efforts to "tell Jersey City's Jewish story;" a pamphlet titled "75 Year History of the Bayonne Section, National Council of Jewish Women;" articles concerning and remarks made by Esther Burg to the Hudson County Community College's "Senior Speak Out" conference; and outlines Esther Burg created for presentations on the history of the Jersey City, NJ Jewish community.
- Repository: American Jewish Historical Society X
- Correspondence 311
- Clippings (information artifacts) 219
- Photographs 185
- New York (N.Y.) 168
- United States 149
- Jews, Soviet 110
- Minutes (administrative records) 110
- Reports 109
- Antisemitism 107
- Emigration and immigration 93
- Publications (documents) 93
- Refuseniks 92
- Human rights 88
- Newsletters 88
- Pamphlets 88
- Israel 85
- Articles 84
- Memorandums 83
- United States -- Economic conditions 78
- Soviet Union 73 + ∧ less
- English 1244
- Hebrew 292
- Yiddish 239
- German 177
- French 159
- Spanish; Castilian 110
- Italian 90
- Hungarian 73
- Swedish 72
- Latin 71
- Afrikaans 68
- Russian 65
- Dutch; Flemish 18
- Polish 15
- Portuguese 14
- Chinese 5
- Arabic 4
- Lithuanian 4
- Amharic 3
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 3 + ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 97
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 42
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 30
- American Jewish Congress 25
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 25
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 25
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 24
- Shcharansky, Anatoly 23
- American Jewish Committee 22
- Union of Councils for Soviet Jews 22
- United Jewish Appeal 22
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 20
- Zionist Organization of America 20
- B'nai B'rith 19
- Nudel, Ida 19
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 17
- Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929 17
- Jewish Theological Seminary of America 16
- National Council of Jewish Women 16
- Union of American Hebrew Congregations 16 + ∧ less