Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
This is an artificial collection that contains digitized photographs and slides selected from various collections in the Archives of the American Soviet Jewry Movement, and other related collections at the American Jewish Historical Society. The physical part of the collection consists of one manuscript box containing 415 photographs that were separated from their parent collections.
The Bina Weinreich collection consists of correspondance, memos, articles, documents pertaining YIVO publications (Max Weinreich's "History of the Yiddish Language;" the "Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry;" Nahum Stutchkoff's "Thesaurus of the Yiddish Language" and Alexander Harkavy's "Yiddish-English-Hebrew Dictionary"), Uriel Weinreich's publications "College Yiddish" and "English-Yiddish Yiddish-English Dictionary," as well as her own publications "Yiddish Folktales" and "Yidishe Folkmayses," personal papers, photographs, folklore and ethnographic materials collected by Bina Weinreich, lectures, papers given, offprints of articles, teaching material, and sound recordings from the "Dialect Project."
This collection documents the activities of a human rights grassroots organization on behalf of Jews in the Soviet Union. The collection features annual reports, calendars, general correspondence, announcement pamphlets, meeting fliers, banners used at rallies, miscellaneous speakers and conferences information, membership documents, and materials about engineering, legal, medical, youth, and women’s coalitions.
Video tapes of Hasidic dance relating to the Satmar, Bobov, Lubavitch, and Stolin groups. Events include weddings, bar mitzvahs, farbrengens (special religious gatherings conducted by Lubavitcher Hasidim), religious holiday celebrations.
Manuscripts, correspondence and clippings relating primarily to Cahan's work in Yiddish folklore. Correspondence with Max Weinreich, Shmuel Zanvil Pipe, Zalman Reisen, Nechama Epstein, and Nahum Shtif relating to the organization of YIVO, Vilna. Collections of folklore including items used in Shtudyes vegn yidishe folksshafung (Studies on Jewish Folk Creativity), ed. Max Weinreich, N.Y., 1952. Materials of the J.L. Cahan Folklore Club of YIVO, 1949.
The collection documents the National Jewish Welfare Board's (JWB) evolution from an organization founded in 1917 to provide support for soldiers in times of war to an agency involved in all aspects of Jewish life both in the United States and abroad. In 1990 JWB recreated itself as the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America.
The collection consists primarily of published Jewish and Yiddish sheet music. Included are choral and orchestral arrangements, and some manuscripts of Jewish liturgical music. Miscellaneous music catalogs. Slides and text of a Bobover Purim play. Slides of the wedding of Rabbi Ben-Zion Halberstam in Bobowa, Poland, in 1931. Manuscripts of papers submitted for courses in Jewish folkore, especially relating to Orthodox and Hasidic communities in Brooklyn.
The collection relates to Cogan's teaching career and includes such teaching materials as school plays, Purim plays, Yiddish songs and poems. Personal correspondence, clippings, autobiographical notes.
Contains the surviving papers of Rabbi Tobias Geffen who served as a rabbi in New York City (1904-1907), Canton, Ohio (1907-1910), and Atlanta, Georgia (1910-1970). Includes extensive correspondence with members of his family, autobiographies in Yiddish and English (several versions) and other material relating to his personal life.