Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Aschaffenburg; Jewish Community Collection
The collection holds clippings from local German newspapers and journals pertaining to the former Jewish community in Aschaffenburg, Germany. Also included are issues of the journal Spessart and a brochure, "Aschaffenburg : Vergangen, nicht verfessen – Sieben Jahrhunderte jüdische Gemeinde in Aschaffenburg, 1984“.
Berlin Community Collection
The collection consists of various materials covering aspects of the Berlin Jewish community’s history from the 1880s to the 1990s, concentrating on documents from the community’s sole official congregation, “Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin”.
Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) Jewish Community Collection
The collection contains manuscripts and other documents as well as publications pertaining to the Jewish community in Breslau.
Buchau Jewish Community Collection
This collection contains a original and photocopied clippings and articles, documents, booklets, photographs and pieces of writing pertaining to the Jewish community of Buchau.
Congregation B'nai Jacob Collection
The Congregation B’nai Jacob Collection includes materials documenting the history of the congregation and includes bank statements, circulars, correspondence, documents, membership lists, minutes of Annual Meetings, journals containing information about the congregation’s cemetery, a prayer book, and rubber stamps.
Congregation Shaari Tephillah Collection
This collection consists almost exclusively of materials documenting the administration of Congregation Shaari Tephillah's plots in three New Jersey cemeteries. Congregation Shaari Tephillah was founded in 1935 as the first German-Jewish congregation formed in the United States after 1933.
Duisburg Jewish Community Collection
Two manuscripts on the history of the Jewish community of Duisburg.
Fuerth Jewish Community Collection
Various materials related to the Jewish community of Fuerth.
Gedern and Ober-Seemen Jewish Community Collection
List of names of Jewish residents & businesses of Gedern and Ober-Seemen as of 1933. Photographs of the Jewish cemetery of Ober-Seemen.
Guide to the Isaac Bitton (1926- ) Papers
Isaac Bitton (1926- ) was born in Lisbon, Portugal. He immigrated to Palestine in the early 1940s where he would go on to serve in the Jewish Brigade of the British Army and later the Israeli Defense Force. He and his family moved to the US in 1959, eventually settling in Woodstock, Illinois. He was a successful executive and philanthropist. This collection contains correspondence and addresses related to the efforts of Isaac Bitton in the restoration of the Jewish cemetery in Faro, Portugal and the recognition of Portuguese diplomat Aristides de Sousa Mendes in the aid given to Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany. The collection also contains some material related to his work with the US government, in particular the Small Business Administration.
Hannover Jewish Community Collection
This collection contains correspondence and printed materials related to the history of the Jewish community of Hannover.
Jüdische Friedhöfe im Kreis Bad Kreuznach - Rheinland-Pfalz.
The file contains documentation of the Jewish cemeteries in Bad Kreuznach County: photographs of the gravestones, transcripts and translations of the inscriptions that appear on them and correspondence.
Kassel Jewish Community Collection
This collection contains clippings, photocopied documents, a bibliography, and manuscripts pertaining to the history of Kassel and its Jewish community.
Malvin Warschauer Collection
This collection contains two volumes of biographical notes on individual congregation members that Warschauer created for use in eulogies, as well as a small amount of correspondence and biographical material on Warschauer himself.
Max and Eva Feuermann Collection
This collection pertains to the lives of Max and Eva (née Hausen) Feuermann, who were both exiled from their respective homes in Berlin in 1938. It contains extensive correspondence between Eva and her parents, who remained in Berlin, up until 1943, as well as documents relating to Max’s academic and professional life prior to exile. Half of the collection consists of materials of the Free Sons of Israel Benevolent Association, Liberty Lodge No. 192, a Jewish cultural association and burial society in New York; these records consist largely of cemetery plot deeds.
Moritz Schweizer Collection
The collection contains documentation of the life of Moritz Schweizer, particularly his persecution during World War II. Included in the collection is a diary excerpt listing concentration camp victims he buried after his liberation; correspondence; documents pertaining to his emigration from Germany to Amsterdam; documents pertaining to his internment in Westerbork and Bergen-Belsen; information kept by Schweizer on children in the orphanage at Bergen-Belsen; and letters of sympathy to his wife after his death.
Offenbach Jewish Community Collection
This collection contains Siegfried Guggenheim's handwritten manuscript on the Offenbacher Haggadah, statutes of the burial society (ḥevra kaddisha) and some other original documents, and various other materials pertaining to the Offenbach community.
Papers of Iyda Hirsh Levitt
The papers of Iyda Hirsh Levitt are composed of two sections: (1) Notes derived from Ms. Hirsh Levitt’s work serving as the secretary for Rev. Dr. David de Sola Pool and (2) genealogical family trees for five families dating back to the colonial period, prior to the Revolutionary War. Dr. Pool served as the spiritual leader for Congregation Shearith Israel-the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue of New York from 1907 till his death in 1970. Ms. Hirsh Levitt worked as his secretary from 1935 till 1945.
Records of the Congregation Mikveh Israel (Philadelphia, Pa.)
The collection contains materials related to various activities of the Congregation Mikveh Israel, one of the oldest synagogues in the United States. There is a variety of documents, including correspondence, annual reports, addresses, programs, printed materials, reports, and materials pertaining to the synagogue's burial ground.
Rolf Hofmann Collection
This collection contains manuscripts, genealogical tables, photographs, clippings, and correspondence originating from Rolf Hofmann's genealogical research on Jewish communities in southern Germany from the 17th century to the present, including extensive materials from his Harburg Project.
Schneidemühl (now Piła, Poland) Jewish Community Collection
This collection contains two original documents dating to the 17th and 18th centuries concerning the legal status of a Jewish community and the sale of a piece of land to the community. There are also photocopies and transcriptions of the burial register, pre-war photographs of the Jewish cemetery, and a clipping on the community's history.
Schwalenberg (Lippe); Jewish Community Collection
Stephen Nicholls Collection
The collection consists mainly of clippings from German and British newspapers collected by Stephen Nicholls, documenting his interest in Jewish communities in the German East as well as Jewish-German relations in general, anti-Semitism, etc. Also included are reprints of several of his manuscripts touching on these topics and a few articles from other authors, including Ken Ambrose; Udo Beer; Frauke Dettmer; Peter Pulzer; Judith Sternberg; and Martin Tielke.
Sulzbach Family Collection
The collection contains documents pertaining to the Sulzbach family, as well as documents pertaining to the Jewish communities of Hungen and Birstein.
Worms Jewish Community Collection
This collection contains a original documents dating back to the 19th century, clippings and articles, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, photographs and pieces of writing relating to the Jewish community and synagogue of Worms.