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Jews, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur A. Goren Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-985
Overview This is the collection of Arthur A. Goren, a historian and professor of American Jewish history at the Hebrew University and Columbia University. This collection consists of his research material and professional files from his academic pursuits and career as a professor, primarily at Columbia University. Included in the collection are copies of articles and photocopies of archival material used for research, drafts of speeches and manuscripts, handwritten and typed research notes, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and teaching and course material such as syllabi, readings, notes, and bibliographies.
Dates: 1951-2007; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

Central Committee Knesseth Israel Charity of Rabbi Maier Baal Haness Donation Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-544
Overview This collection is comprised of correspondence and financial documents from and to the Central Committee Knesseth Israel Charity of Rabbi Maier Baal Haness from 1924 through 1950. The charity was a Jewish charity formed in 1924 in both Israel and the state of New York with the purpose of collecting contributions to help the state of Israel and American Jews. The collection contains charity donation records from 1924 through 1950.
Dates: undated, 1924-1950

Fred Firschein. Blake Avenue, East New York (New York, N.Y.) Color Slides, collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-926
Overview The collection contains eight (8) color slide photographs taken by Fred Firschein, a one-time resident of East New York, a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. Firschein writes in a letter regarding the collection, "The slides are dated May of 1962 and they depict a neighborhood area on Blake Ave. near Ashford St. There were push carts selling all kinds of fresh fruits and vegetables, stores selling spices, sour pickles and sour tomatoes from the barrel and Morris Meat Market selling, of course, all kinds of Kosher meats."
Dates: May 1962

Judah J. Shapiro, papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-913
Overview This collection documents the time Judah J. Shapiro spent as writer and broadcaster of the radio show “Highlights and Background of the Jewish News” on WEVD in New York City. He wrote and broadcast the show from 1971 until his death in 1980. The bulk of the collection is transcripts of the radio show. The show focused mainly on the politics and current affairs of the state of Israel.
Dates: undated, 1916-1980; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1977

Records of Present Tense Magazine

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1374
Overview Present Tense magazine, which was published by the American Jewish Committee from 1973-1990, published articles on Jewish affairs with an international bent. These papers contain the letters of the magazine’s editor, Murray Polner, photographs collected for publication, and subject files which consist primarily of article proofs and correspondence with contributing authors.
Dates: undated, 1940-1991

Records of the American Association for Jewish Education

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1550
Overview The records of the American Association for Jewish Education contain meeting minutes, budget reports, and newsletters issued by the AAJE in the course of their activities, which centered around supporting and organizing Jewish schools throughout America.
Dates: 1939-1969