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Creator:  Ballarat Hebrew CongregationRequires cookie*
 Title:  Ballarat Hebrew Congregation (Australia) letter of appeal  
 Dates:  circa 1975 
 Call No:  1994.026 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a fundraising appeal to renovate Ballarat Hebrew Congregation, a historic synagogue in Ballarat, Australia. The appeal includes a brief history of the congregation and the Jewish community of Ballarat, which began in the 1850s when the discovery of gold drew young Jewish men to the area. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Australia -- Ballarat (Vic.) | Synagogues -- Australia -- Ballarat (Vic.) -- History 
Creator:  Baruch, NathanRequires cookie*
 Title:  Nathan Baruch oral history collection  
 Dates:  1985 
 Call No:  1985.015 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Nathan Baruch served as a representative of the Vaad Hatzala in Europe in the aftermath of World War II. He worked actively to provide the Jewish refugees and displaced persons with their material and spiritual necessities. The collection contains a tape and summaries of an interview concerning Rabbi Baruch's activities as representative of the Vaad Hatzala in Europe. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe | International relief -- Europe | Jews -- Europe | Political refugees -- Europe | Refugees, Jewish -- Europe | World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees 
Creator:  Belfus, BaruchRequires cookie*
 Title:  Baruch Belfus letter to Joseph Raphael  
 Dates:  September 22, 1930 
 Call No:  1994.019 
 Abstract:  The collection contains a letter written in 1930 by Baruch Belfus of Bialystok, Poland to his boyhood friend Joseph Raphael. The letter is in Hebrew and it is seven pages long. In the letter, Belfus describes his daily life and mentions some of his and Raphael's childhood friends who remained in Poland. 
 Size:  1 item 
 Subjects:  Bialystock (Poland) -- Religious life and customs | Jews -- Poland -- Bialystock 
Creator:  Benathen, Morris B.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Morris B. Benathen papers  
 Dates:  1943-1966 
 Call No:  1999.004 
 Abstract:  The collection documents Morris B. Benathen's career in the field of Jewish education. The material relates to his work with the Board of Jewish Education in St. Louis, Missouri, and with Yeshiva University and the Jewish Education Committee in New York, as well as his involvement in Zionist causes and other interests. 
 Size:  5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Education -- Study and teaching | Jewish day schools -- United States | Jewish educators -- United States | Jewish religious education | Jewish teachers -- Training of | Jews -- Education | Zionism 
Creator:  Berman, Morton Mayer, 1899-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Our first century, 1852-1952; Temple Isaiah Israel (Chicago, Ilinois)  
 Dates:  1952 
 Call No:  2012.022 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a history of Chicago's Temple Isaiah Israel published in commemoration of the synagogue's 100th anniversary. 
 Size:  1 Item 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History | Synagogues -- Illinois -- Chicago 
Creator:  Bernstein, Louis, 1927-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Louis Bernstein papers  
 Dates:  1943-1995 
 Call No:  2006.099 
 Abstract:  The collection contains materials arising from the rabbinic and public service career of Louis Bernstein, Rabbi of Young Israel of Windsor Park (Queens, N.Y.), his leadership of the Rabbinical Council of America, the Religious Zionists of America and his involvement in various other Jewish institutions and causes. Also includes correspondence from Heidelberg, Germany, where Bernstein served as an army chaplain in 1953-54. 
 Size:  9.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish camps -- United States | Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York | Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Chaplains | Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, Jewish | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Religion and state -- Israel | Religious Zionism | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionism 
Creator:  Bernstein, Mordechai Wolf, 1905-1966Requires cookie*
 Title:  Mordechai Bernstein collection  
 Dates:  1605-1965 
 Call No:  1966.099 
 Abstract:  Mordechai Bernstein was a Jewish historian and Yiddish cultural activist who lived in Poland, Argentina, and the United States. The collection contains unique documents on Jewish life in Germany since the seventeenth century, on Displaced Persons camps in Germany after World War II, and Jewish life in Argentina in the 1950s, as well as transcripts, photocopies and descriptions of numerous original documents and publications maintained in Germany and on German Jewry. Bernstein's personal papers are also included in the collection. 
 Size:  30 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Archives -- Germany | Forṿerṭs | Holocaust survivors | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Jewish Daily Forward (New York, N.Y.) | Jewish learning and scholarship | Jewish sermons | Jews -- Argentina | Jews -- Europe, Eastern | Jews -- Germany -- History | Jews -- History | Jews -- Poland | Jews -- United States | Libraries -- Germany | Refugee camps -- Germany | Refugees, Jewish -- Germany | Yiddish language | Yiddish periodicals | Zionism 
Creator:  Beth Jacob Esther Schoenfeld Senior High School.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Beth Jacob Esther Schoenfeld Senior High School yearbook "HaLapid"  
 Dates:  1960 
 Call No:  2002.096 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of the 1960 yearbook HaLapid from the Beth Jacob Esther Schoenfeld Senior High School for Girls in New York. The yearbook contains photographs of the 24 graduating seniors as well as a short paragraph about each one. It also contains artwork, short stories and poetry by the graduates, in English and Hebrew, as well as a number of pages of advertisements. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish day schools | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Binder, Edwin A.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Edwin A. Binder correspondence  
 Dates:  1934-1960 
 Call No:  1991.002 
 Abstract:  Edwin A. Binder was a Swiss-American and a senior partner in Corn Schwartz and Co., cotton and commodities brokers, who dealt substantially with Europe. He tried to obtain United States visas for his Jewish contacts as the status of Jews deteriorated in Nazi Europe. The collection contains the correspondence of Edwin A. Binder with, or regarding, business contacts and other individuals in Europe. 
 Size:  0.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Emigration and immigration | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Czechoslovakia. 
Creator:  Bing, FelixRequires cookie*
 Title:  Felix Bing essays  
 Dates:  1942, 1945 
 Call No:  1990.002 
 Abstract:  The collection contains essays written by Felix Bing on music (in Dutch) and an autobiographical account of his experiences in Holland, Westerbork and Bergen-Belsen during WWII (dated June 1945) and in the UNRRA-Jeanne d'Arc Refugee Center in Philippeville, Algeria (in German). A photograph of the the author, Felix Bing, is also included. 
 Size:  2 folders 
 Subjects:  Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp) | Holocaust survivors -- Algeria -- Biography | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Netherlands -- Personal narratives | Jews -- Music | Westerbork (Concentration camp) 
Creator:  Blum, A. K.Requires cookie*
 Title:  A. K. Blum letter to Chaim Morris Yud  
 Dates:  1925 
 Call No:  1994.042 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a letter to Rabbi Chaim Morrid Yud (Jood) and his wife Dina in Brooklyn, New York, from A.K. Blum of Wysokie-Litewskie, Poland, congratulating him on his new position and discussing personal matters. The letter fills the front and back of a page of regular lined notebook paper, and is written in reasonably hard to decipher Hebrew. Included with the letter is the envelope in which it came. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Belarus -- Brest 
Creator:  Board of Jewish Education (New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Board of Jewish Education self-study report  
 Dates:  1972 
 Call No:  1994.062 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a book called "The Self-Study Report," published by the Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York. It describes the structure and activities of the Board of Jewish Education, and recommends ways for further organizational growth. The Board's purpose was to enable Jewish education in New York by training teachers, providing job placement, operating schools, and developing curricula. 
 Size:  1 folder 
Creator:  Brafman, MorrisRequires cookie*
 Title:  Morris Brafman papers  
 Dates:  1955-1992; Bulk Dates: 1964-1990 
 Call No:  1992.020 
 Abstract:  Morris Brafman was a journalist and businessman involved in Revisionist Zionism and active in Jewish causes, particularly Soviet Jewry. The collection consists of various records of the American League for Russian Jews, which he founded in the early 1960s, as well as numerous materials relating to Soviet Jewry, Mid-East issues, and other Jewish causes and professional interests with which he was involved. 
 Size:  58.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Antisemitism -- Soviet Union | Israel -- Emigration and immigration | Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Middle East -- Politics and government | Occupational training for Jews | Revisionist Zionists | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations | Vocational education -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionists -- United States 
Creator:  Brooklyn Jewish Center (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Jubilee Book of the Brooklyn Jewish Center  
 Dates:  1946 
 Call No:  2012.013 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a volume published by the synagogue in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of its founding. 
 Size:  1 Item 
 Subjects:  Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Bunim, Irving M., 1901-1980Requires cookie*
 Title:  Irving Bunim family papers  
 Dates:  1920-1992; Bulk Dates: 1945-1980 
 Call No:  2007.004 
 Abstract:  Irving M. Bunim was a businessman, Jewish lay leader, and major figure in the Vaad Hatzala to help Jewish refugees. The collection contains photographs, telegrams, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other material chiefly related to the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School, Vaad Hatzala, Young Israel, and Bunim's book, Ethics From Sinai. 
 Size:  2.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish authors -- United States | Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish refugees -- United States | Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Pictorial review [of] Vaad Hatzala, Germany, 1948 | Rabbis -- United States | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Bunim, Irving M., 1901-1980Requires cookie*
 Title:  Irving Bunim oral history collection  
 Dates:  1976-1978 
 Call No:  1985.014 
 Abstract:  Irving Bunim was a businessman, Jewish lay leader, and major figure in the Vaad Hatzala to help Jewish refugees. The Vaad Hatzala, an Orthodox Jewish relief organization established in 1939, provided funds for rabbis and religious students in war-torn Europe and worked for their emigration. The collection contains a photocopy of a transcript of an interview with Irving Bunim by Rabbi Moshe Kolodny of the Agudath Israel of America Orthodox Jewish Archives concerning the work of the Vaad Hatzala during World War II. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Refugees, Jewish | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Burack, Aaron D., (Aaron David), 1892-1960Requires cookie*
 Title:  Aaron David Burack papers  
 Dates:  1894-1958; Bulk Dates: 1922-1958 
 Call No:  1990.004 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Aaron David Burack (1892-1960) was a leading Rosh Yeshiva (Dean) at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) and a central figure in the Orthodox Rabbinate and the Mizrachi movement. The collection consists of the personal papers, correspondence, speech notes, and halakhic writings of Rabbi Aaron David Burack. Ranging from the 1910s to the late 1950s, the material documents Rabbi Burack's career as a rabbi, speaker and public figure. 
 Size:  4.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Israel -- Description and travel | Jewish law | Jewish sermons | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- Ordination | Sefer Pirḥe Aharon | Wills 
Creator:  Burkhard, HugoRequires cookie*
 Title:  Hugo Burkhard collection  
 Dates:  1940-1972 
 Call No:  1993.012 
 Abstract:  The collection contains materials related to Hugo Burkhard's life after the Holocaust. Hugo Burkhard (1899-1971) survived Dachau and Buchenwald and served as a leader in the post-World War II Jewish community of Nuremberg, Germany. Included are photocopies of Hugo Burkhard's obituary, a written memorial about his life, correspondence between Burkhard and Dr. Curt Metzger of Bradford, Pennsylvania. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Dachau (Concentration camp) | Holocaust survivors -- Germany | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)