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This collection primarily consists of correspondence to Pepi Cypres from her siblings. It also contains other Cypres family correspondence; vital and travel documents; contracts and receipts concerning the family home in Cracow; and archival and genealogical research about the family. An item-level inventory is found in the folder 11.
The Eugen Kullmann Estate Collection contains documentation of the professional life and personal connections of the philosophy and religion professor and scholar Eugen Kullman. Much of the collection is made up of his correspondence from others, but there are also many notes related to his teaching and research along with professional and official documents. Notes and papers of the philosopher Karl Joël also form a significant portion of this collection. The collection includes notes such as research and lecture notes as well as notebooks; extensive correspondence from others, including family, friends, and colleagues to Eugen Kullmann; and official, professional, and personal documents.
This collection of mainly anti-Semitic material was compiled by a Jewish librarian of German descent who infiltrated the pro-Nazi community developing in New York City in the years leading up to World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of publications and printed matter, with the notable exception of narrative reports that describe first-hand experiences and observations of Nazi-affiliated events. Document types include advertisements, event announcements, books, clippings, correspondence, magazines and newspapers, travel guides, political memorabilia, and other print ephemera.
This collection contains oral history materials collected by Tamar Morad, Robert Shasha, and Dennis Shasha, in connection with the writing and compilation of the book Iraq's Last Jews: Stories of Daily Life, Upheaval, and Escape from Modern Babylon (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), including approximately 60 audio recordings of interviews, with at least one third accompanied by transcripts; and a small amount of related biographical material, including memoirs and other writings, one family history, and photographs. The collection contains the interview recordings on which 18 of the 20 narratives in the published book were based. In addition, it contains oral histories or autobiographical narratives pertaining to more than 40 individuals whose stories are not told in the book. The interviewees and their families represent a range of professions, including international merchants and bankers, as well as rabbis, doctors, politicians, intellectuals, musicians, poets, and artists. The materials convey personal accounts of Jewish life in Iraq from approximately the 1920s to the early 1980s, as well as Iraqi Jewish experiences of emigration, transit journeys, and new lives in the diaspora, in locations including Iran, India, Japan, China, Israel, Great Britain, Canada, and the United States.
Papers of Hans Kohn (1891-1971), historian and lawyer, who was active in Zionist organizations. He published extensively on questions of nationalism and related topics. The collection consists of documents relating to Hans Kohn's professional experience, materials relating to his political activities, correspondence, diaries, materials relating to his experience in World War I and as a prisoner of war, personal documents, photos, clippings.
The National Committee for Labor Israel (NCLI) was an American fundraising organization closely associated with Israel’s federation of labor and trade unions (Histadrut). NCLI provided financial support for the Histadrut’s educational, health, and social programs in Israel through national and regional solicitation campaigns. Major donors included Labor Zionist organizations, American labor unions, and other Jewish community associations. Financial problems eventually led to the dissolution of NCLI, and the bulk of this collection documents its final decades of operation. A large portion of the records pertain to development projects in Israel during the 1960s -1970s.
The collection documents the work and correspondence of Joseph A. D. Sutton and reflects various aspects of his life, personal research and writings in the field of Syrian Jewish culture and society, mainly as the Syrian Jews made their way in the United States. The collection also documents the Syrian Jewish experience of the immigrants who came to America and settled, as they are described in his two books: Magic Carpet: Aleppo-in-Flatbush and Aleppo Chronicles. An extensive portion of the collection examines the Syrian community which settled in Brooklyn, including articles by colleagues as well as correspondence.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Shmuel Mordkhe Zygielbojm, a Jewish-Polish Socialist politician, Bund leader, member of the National Council of the Polish Government-in-Exile in London, and a labor and political leader. These materials include Zygielbojm’s writings, personal correspondence, clippings, and some photographs. These materials relate mainly to Zygielbojm’s work in London as well as the worldwide reactions after his suicide.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Victor D. Sanua, including published and unpublished articles, materials used in researching these articles, correspondence, and documentation of the various organizations with which Professor Sanua was involved. These materials reflect his work as a psychologist and his active involvement with the history of Jews from Egypt. In addition, there are various materials relating to various Sephardic communities, Israel and the Middle East and cultural factors in mental illness, particularly among Arabs and Jews.
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.
The primary contents of these papers are a collection of communal records created by the Sudan Jewish Community (approx. 183 pp.). These records deal with the lives and interactions of the Sudan Jewish Community, including such materials as Betrothals (Ketubot), Marriages (Kiddushin), and Divorces (Gittin). These records were initiated by Rabbi Eliahu Hazzan Chief Rabbi of Alexandria, and continued by Rabbi Shlomo Malka (Rabbi from 1906 until 1949). Originals are to be found in the Jewish Nation and University Library in Jerusalem; its signature JNUL Heb 4 7306/I-2. Copies are in the library of Beit Hatefsoth in Tel Aviv, and Ben Zvi Institute in Jerusalem. Includes photo-copies of: A) Betrothals (Ketubot) B) Divorces (Gittin) C) Marriages D) Conversions
- American Sephardi Federation 4
- Leo Baeck Institute 4
- American Jewish Historical Society 2
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1
- New York (N.Y.) 9
- Correspondence 8
- Clippings (information artifacts) 6
- Photographs 5
- Israel 3
- London (England) 3
- Newsletters 3
- Notes (documents) 3
- Zionism 3
- Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) 2
- Direct mail 2
- Genealogical tables 2
- Iraq 2
- Jews -- Middle East 2
- Magazines (periodicals) 2
- Manuscripts (documents) 2
- Pamphlets 2
- Poems 2
- Publications (documents) 2
- Reports 2 + ∧ less
- Hebrew 10
- French 9
- German 7
- Spanish; Castilian 6
- Yiddish 5
- Italian 4
- Russian 3
- Ladino 2
- Polish 2
- Portuguese 2
- Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE); Imperial Aramaic (700-300 BCE) 1
- Czech 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Latin 1
- Lithuanian 1
- Sanskrit 1
- Swedish 1 + ∧ less
- New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) 2
- Patai, Raphael, 1910-1996 2
- Sanua, Victor D. 2
- AFL-CIO 1
- Aharoni, Ada 1
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 1
- American Association of Jewish Friends of Turkey 1
- American Jewish Congress 1
- Angel, Marc 1
- Bard College 1
- Bet ha-sefarim ha-leʼumi ṿeha-universiṭaʼi bi-Yerushalayim 1
- Blit, Lucjan 1
- Brooklyn College 1
- City University of New York. City College 1
- Cohen, J. X. (Jacob Xenab), 1889-1955 1
- Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations 1
- Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979 1
- Edmondson, Robert Edward, 1872-1959 1
- Elias, Emil 1
- Elias, Pepi 1 + ∧ less