Rabbis -- Germany -- Biography
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Abraham Geiger Collection
The collection contains original autographs as well as photocopied correspondence by Rabbi Abraham Geiger. Also included are a family tree of the Geiger family and a photograph.
Adolf Eckstein Collection.
Alfred Philipp Collection
Various documents pertaining to Alfred Philipp’s work as a community rabbi and a scholar, primarily his doctoral thesis about Werner Sombart’s work ´Die Juden und das Wirtschaftsleben´ (“Jews and the economy”).
Benno Jacob Collection
This contains some of the literary critic Benno Jacob's writings and correspondence.
Dagobert Nellhaus Collection
The collection contains documents of Dagobert Nellhaus, mostly pertaining to his work as a rabbi. Included are a marriage contract; sermon; correspondence; essay by Nellhaus on the Jews of Silesia; birth, death, and marriage records of the Jewish community of Pirmasens for the years 1931 to 1939; and Nellhaus' records for his activities as a rabbi in Hirschberg (Jelenia Góra) and Pirmasens for the 1920s and 1930s, including records of sermons, bar mitzvahs, and birthdays.
Emil Bernhard Cohn Collection
This collection contains a few letters sent to Cohn by notables such as Leo Baeck, Stefan Zweig, Martin Buber, and others, as well as a couple of Cohn's sermons and manuscripts and two scrapbooks.
Erich Ahrens Collection
The collection is composed of personal documents of Erich Ahrens and various manuscripts and translations.
Fritz Leopold Steinthal Collection
The collection contains handwritten letters by a variety of prominent rabbis and Jewish thinkers, including Jacob Bernays, Philipp Bloch, Zacharias Frankel, Abraham Geiger, Heinrich Graetz, Ludwig Philippson, and Gabriel Riesser, all regarding applications and recommendations for positions at the Jewish teacher training school of the Marks-Haindorf-Stiftung in Münster. Two brief letters by Alexander Haindorf, the founder of the Marks-Haindorf-Stiftung, are administrative in nature. Also included is a passport issued to Hermann Steinthal by King Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia.
Guide to the Rabbi Leo Baeck Collection
The collection consists of material pertaining to Rabbi Leo Baeck. The material, mostly secondary, was collected by the Leo Baeck Institute’s staff and in some cases bear markings and notes by the Institute’s staff.
Joseph Carlebach Family Collection.
Photos of Joseph Carlebach and the synagogue in Altona; obituary; inventory list for the microfilmed "Joseph Carlebach Archiv" (assembled by Mirjam Gillis-Carlebach, 26 p.); complete "Joseph Carlebach Archive" on microfilm; video tape of family history of the Carlebach family; J. Bamberger's recollections of Dr. Josef Carlebach
Joseph Lehmann Collection
The collection consists of published sermons and speeches by Joseph Lehmann in folder 2, as well as obituaries for him by the Jewish Reform Congregation in Berlin in folder 1.
Leo Baeck Family Collection
The Leo Baeck Family Collection documents the lives and influential events of members of the Baeck and Berlak families, specifically Leo Baeck, Ruth and Hermann Berlak, and Marianne and A. Stanley Dreyfus. Most prominent is the documentation on Leo Baeck's life; other salient themes include the World War I experience of Hermann Berlak and the Dreyfuses' involvement in preserving the memory of Leo Baeck's life and teachings. The collection includes extensive correspondence; a large accumulation of articles, especially those focused on Leo Baeck; a smaller amount of personal papers, manuscripts, drafts and notes; and a few photographs and slides.
Leopold Rosenak Collection
Series I of the collection pertains to Rabbi Leopold Rosenak's work as a field chaplain during World War I in Kaunas (Kowno) in Lithuania. It contains manuscripts by Rosenak including a report on his work as field chaplain in 1915, private and official correspondence (letters, cables) with individuals and institutions such as "Ausschuss fuer fahrbare Kriegsbuechereien an der Front", Leo Baeck, "Hilfsverein der deutschen Juden", "Kriegsministerium" (Prussian War Office), "Kaiserlich Tuerkisches Generalkonsulat zu Bremen" (Turkish Consulate in Bremen), and Erich Ludendorff. The correspondence documents in particular his activities for the native Jewish population in Lithuania in particular regarding food supplies and education, his service as a field chaplain, and his efforts to support and supply libraries for Prussian soldiers. The series contains, furthermore, various certificates of L. Rosenak, a typescript by L. Hoppe, Protestant field chaplain, titled "Ein Ostermorgen im Grossen Hauptquartier" (typescript, 3 pp.), and flyers in German and Yiddish inviting to services of L. Rosenak in Lida.
Ludwig Rosenthal Collection
The Ludwig Rosenthal Collection includes Ludwig Rosenthal’s writings as well as genealogical materials on the Rosenthal family.
Max Nussbaum Collection
This collection holds foremost copied typescripts of holiday sermons of Rabbi Max Nussbaum, given in Berlin 1935 to 1940. Synagogues include Friedenstempel and those in Lützow-, Levetzov-, and Joachimsthaler-Strasse. Also included are manuscripts by Max Nussbaum, as well as some correspondence and clippings.
Nehemias Anton Nobel Collection
This collection contains three folders following three general categories: newspaper articles and written material about Rabbi Nobel; correspondence from Rabbi Nobel; and speeches by or about Rabbi Nobel (after death). The latter folder also contains a eulogy for Nobel's son Rabbi Nehemia Zevi.
Peter Freund Collection
The collection contains various documents pertaining to Peter Freund and his activity as a rabbi, scholar, and writer.
Prager Family Collection
The collection contains various documents pertaining to Rabbi Dr. Isaac Prager and his son the psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Prager.
Sally Baron Collection
This collection contains a number of Kaiserslautern Rabbi Sally Baron's homiletic writings and notebooks, as well as a small number of his documents and papers.
Samson Raphael Hirsch Family Collection
Contains three signed letters from Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch and an unsigned and undated nine page letter/report. The latter report and a letter of August 20, 1860 were discussed in a 1940 article on Rabbi Hirsch in the Dutch newspaper Nieuw Israelitisch Weekblad, a copy of which along with partial English translation is in this collection. There are also eight lengthy letters from leaders of the Amsterdam Jewish community sent to Rabbi Hirsch. Other documents in this collection include bank checks, photocopies of Hirsch letters circa 1834-1835, photocopy of Hamburg citizen oath (1851), and a Raphael Hirsch family tree tracing lineage to 17th century.
Schweinfurt Jewish Community Collection
Various documents pertaining to Jewish residents within the town of Schweinfurt in Lower Franconia, Germany.