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This is an artificial collection that contains digitized photographs and slides selected from various collections in the Archives of the American Soviet Jewry Movement, and other related collections at the American Jewish Historical Society. The physical part of the collection consists of one manuscript box containing 415 photographs that were separated from their parent collections.
This is an artificial collection that contains digitized posters and ephemera selected from various collections in the Archives of the American Soviet Jewry Movement at the American Jewish Historical Society.
This record group contains materials related to the local units of Hadassah—groups, chapters, regions, and co-ops—as well as Junior Hadassah, a youth organization that functioned as a group within the Hadassah Chapter structure. The record group documents over one hundred years of Hadassah’s growth, and illuminates a century of American Jewish communal life, particularly that of Jewish women, across the United States. The record group reflects the formation, administration and activities of the individual groups, chapters, co-ops and regions, and contains information on local events and programs organized around fundraising, Zionism, Jewish heritage, religion and holidays celebration, the study of Hebrew and Yiddish, women's issues, fashion, health, technology and many other topics.
This record group includes documents created and maintained by the Office of the President, the Office of the Executive Director and the Chair of the Division Coordinators/Directors Committee. Prominent is the Henrietta Szold series, containing correspondence by and to Szold as well as printed materials written by and about her. The files in this record group were created by a national president or executive director, or for their use, or maintained in their office during their years in office. Included are correspondence, minutes, memos, publications, reports and subject files on topics with which these individuals were involved.
This collection documents the activities of a human rights grassroots organization on behalf of Jews in the Soviet Union. The collection features annual reports, calendars, general correspondence, announcement pamphlets, meeting fliers, banners used at rallies, miscellaneous speakers and conferences information, membership documents, and materials about engineering, legal, medical, youth, and women’s coalitions.
University professor, historian, and scholar Oscar I. Janowsky sought to understand Jewish culture and human rights in light of modern anti-Semitism, imperialism, and pluralistic states. Throughout his robust career he was a professor of history at the City College of New York, he also served as an advisor to League of Nations High Commissioner James G. McDonald, directed and authored major studies in the fields of Jewish community centers and education. The papers in this collection include his correspondence with colleagues and friends, research notes and article drafts, and his unpublished memoirs.
The materials in this record group document the entirety of Hadassah’s history and work in Israel and the United States in photographs—prints, slides, glass lantern plates, and digital images.
This collection consists of general reference files from the New York City headquarters of the American Jewish Committee (AJC). Materials originated in various AJC departments and were maintained by a Central Records office until 1962, when records retention policy was decentralized. Document types include correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, and published materials concerning individuals, businesses, government agencies, and other organizations related to the work of the AJC.
The Robert Rifkind Papers document the Jewish philanthropic and lobbying activities of Robert Singer Rifkind. Robert Rifkind was born in New York City in 1936 and became a partner at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine and Moore in 1971. He served on the boards of many Jewish philanthropic and activist organizations, including the American Jewish Committee, the Jewish Theological Seminary and the Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies. The collection includes correspondence, photographs and publications from Rifkind’s involvement in these and other organizations, primarily dating from the 1980s to the 2010s.
- American Jewish Historical Society 8
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1
- United States 8
- Correspondence 6
- Antisemitism 5
- Reports 5
- Articles 4
- Israel 4
- Jerusalem 4
- Jews, Soviet 4
- Pamphlets 4
- Photographs 4
- Civil rights demonstrations 3
- Clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Emigration and immigration 3
- Jewish children 3
- Jewish diaspora 3
- Jewish women--United States--Societies and clubs 3
- Jews -- Education 3
- Judaism -- 20th century 3 + ∧ less
- Hebrew 4
- German 3
- French 1
- Polish 1
- Russian 1
- Yiddish 1 + ∧ less
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 3
- Meir, Golda, 1898-1978 3
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 3
- Shcharansky, Anatoly 3
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 3
- Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016 3
- American Jewish Committee 2
- Anti-defamation League 2
- Bay Area Council for Soviet Jews 2
- Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 2
- Berman, Muriel, 1914-2004 2
- Bluestone, E. Michael (Ephraim Michael), 1891-1979 2
- Brandeis University 2
- Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985 2
- Clinton, Hillary Rodham 2
- Dushkin, Alexander M. (Alexander Mordecai), 1890-1976 2
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 2
- Freier, Recha 2
- Freund, Miriam K. (Miriam Kottler), 1906-1999 2
- Goldberg, Hannah 2 + ∧ less