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Labor -- Religious aspects -- Judaism

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Histradut collection

Identifier: I-364

This collection consists of annual campaign fund literature, promotional fliers and brochures, reports, invitations and programs for miscellaneous events and an organizational chart. The documents in the collection describe the activities of the American Histadrut Cultural Exchange Institute and the Histadrut Development Foundation. Of particular interest to researchers will be the extensive memorandum concerning the activities of the National Labor Committee for Palestine.

Dates: undated, 1921-1971

Jewish Labor Committee collection

Identifier: I-377

This collection contains correspondence, brochures, memorandum, pamphlets, fliers, invitations, reports, programs and press releases. The documents in this collection describe issues concerning the Holocaust, Jewish resistance, European labor concerns, the Jewish Labor Movement in America and anti-communism and Soviet Jewry. Included are invitations, programs and general information concerning miscellaneous concerts, conventions, symposia, and summer fellowships. A brochure regarding the Jewish Labor Committee's Child Adoption Program and materials relating to the Women's Division and Workmen's Circle also are found in the collection. In addition the collection contains publications issued by other organizations, including: American Federation of Labor, American Jewish Committee, American Jewish Congress, Friends of Democracy, National Community Relations Advisory Council, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and the United States Displaced Persons Commission.

Dates: undated, 1933-1969

National Committee for Labor Israel Records

Identifier: I-535

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.

Dates: 1931-2007; Majority of material found within 1964-2006

Records of the Jewish Sabbath Alliance of America

 Collection — Consolidated Box I5, Folder: Collection I-282
Identifier: I-282

This collection contains correspondence, reports, addresses and statements issued by national organization with the objective of promoting the observance of the traditional Jewish Sabbath through legal and economic efforts.

Dates: 1908-1927