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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.
The Jewish Chronicle is a weekly newspaper covering local, national and global news for the Jewish community of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA and its vicinity. The collection contains information and photographs used by The Jewish Chronicle for coverage of the situation of Jews in the Soviet Union during the decades of 1960s and 1970s. The bulk of the materials originated from the Soviet Jewry movement organizations and other Jewish institutions in the United States and includes publications, press releases, correspondence and photographs related to Soviet Jews.
This collection consists of the papers of Nathan Perlmutter, a lawyer, lecturer, author, political activist, and a long-time leader of the American Jewish community. It contains certificates, newspaper clippings, correspondence — including numerous condolence cards and letters sent to his family after his death — manuscripts and drafts of Perlmutter’s writings, obituaries, printed materials, programs, and subject files relating to topics he was interested in and that he wrote about.
This collection documents the activities, administration, planning, proceedings, and correspondence of the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council, 1944-1994. The collection includes correspondence, programs, minutes, proposals, reports, clippings, press releases, and publications.
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 collection contains the records of the Jewish Defense League (JDL), a militant Zionist organization with a stated goal to protect Jews from all forms of antisemitism. The materials document the origins of the JDL, the organization's mission statement and recruitment strategies and account for its most definitive actions. The collection also reflects the League's turbulent relationship with, and its criticism of the mainstream Jewish agencies, as well as examples of criticism of the League's controversial methods from various sources. The collection prominently covers the JDL's role as a pioneer of the American Soviet Jewry movement. Materials on the 1971 World Conference of Jewish Communities are also included. The documents include the Articles of the Organization, correspondence and press releases, membership and recruitment materials, newsletters, newspaper clippings and ephemera.
The collection documents the advocacy on behalf of the Soviet Jewry of the Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism, a non-profit organization concerned with Jewish social justice and legislative activity in Washington, D.C.
- American Jewish Historical Society 6
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1
- United States 6
- Antisemitism 5
- Clippings (information artifacts) 5
- Human rights 5
- Jews, Soviet 5
- Articles 4
- Israel 4
- Memorandums 4
- New York (N.Y.) 4
- Press releases 4
- Civil rights 3
- Emigration and immigration 3
- Jews -- Soviet Union -- Politics and government 3
- Refuseniks 3
- Soviet Union 3
- Zionism 3
- Minutes (administrative records) 2
- Newsletters 2 ∧ less
- German 2
- Hebrew 2
- Italian 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Yiddish 1
- American Jewish Committee 3
- Brandeis University 2
- Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds 2
- National Community Relations Advisory Council (U.S.) 2
- National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council (U.S.) 2
- American Civil Liberties Union 1
- American Council for Judaism 1
- American Israel Public Affairs Committee 1
- American Jewish Conference 1
- American Jewish Congress 1
- American Zionist Medical Unit 1
- Association of Americans & Canadians in Israel 1
- Association of Reform Zionists of America 1
- B'nai B'rith 1
- B'nai B'rith International 1
- Band, Jordan C. 1
- Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 1
- Ben-Shemen (Youth village: Ben-Shemen, Israel) 1
- Berman, Muriel, 1914-2004 1 ∧ less