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Creator:  Carmilly, MosheRequires cookie*
 Title:  Moshe Carmilly-Weinberger papers  
 Dates:  1935-2009 
 Call No:  2002.099 
 Abstract:  Dr. Moshe Carmilly-Weinberger (1908-2010) was Chief Rabbi of the Neolog community of Cluj-Kolozsvar in Northern Transylvania, a professor at Yeshiva University, and a prolific scholar of Jewish history, Hebrew literature, and art. The collection consists of his papers, including correspondence, research notes, typescripts, reprints, personal documents, and photographs. 
 Size:  33.25 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Art -- Censorship | Censorship -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Censorship and Freedom of Expression in Jewish History | Hebrew poetry -- Hungary | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Hungary | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Romania -- Transylvania | Jewish historians | Jewish refugees -- Romania -- Transylvania | Jews -- Hungary -- Economic conditions | Jews -- Hungary -- History | Jews -- Romania -- Cluj-Napoca | Jews in art | Memorial books (Holocaust). Romania. Cluj-Napoca | Rabbinical seminaries -- Europe | Rabbis -- Romania -- Cluj Napoca | Studia Judaica (Cluj-Napoca, Romania) | Transylvania (Romania) -- Ethnic relations | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Hungary | ספר וסייף : חופש הבטוי והמחשבה אצל עם ישראל 
Creator:  Caro, Joseph H.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Caro family geneology chart  
 Dates:  1962 
 Call No:  1986.035 
 Abstract:  The first person with the name Caro was a 2nd century Tanna, Rabbi Haninah Caro. Many of his descendents became rabbis, including his most famous descendent, Rabbi Joseph Caro, the author of the Shulchan Aruch. This geneological chart gives names and biographical information about many of the members of the Caro family, up until 1962. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Genealogy 
Creator:  Caro, Kate DiamantRequires cookie*
 Title:  Kate Diamant Caro oral history collection  
 Dates:  1987 
 Call No:  1987.006 
 Abstract:  Kate Diamant Caro was a German-born Jewish activist. She and her family survived the Holocaust by hiding in Belgium. Mrs. Caro's brother Maurice Diamant was active in Rescue Children, Inc. operations in Belgium in 1946. Mrs. Caro brought Charles Caro (no relation) and Irene Gutman to New York in 1947 for a Busy Buddies fundraising luncheon (coordinated by affluent American women to assist the orphans) and helped arrange for their adoptions by American families. The collection contains a tape recording and transcript of the interview with Mrs. Caro. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Belgium -- Emigration and immigration | Holocaust survivors | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Belgium | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the WarRequires cookie*
 Title:  Records of the Central Relief Committee, Volume I  
 Dates:  1914-1948; Bulk Dates: 1914-1918 
 Call No:  1963.099 
 Abstract:  Orthodox Jewish overseas relief organization affiliated with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Established in October, 1914 to help Jews suffering as a result of the outbreak of World War I. After the war, the Central Relief Committee shifted its attention from providing economic relief to Orthodox Jewry overseas to preserving its religious and cultural identity. CRC supported hundreds of yeshivot in Europe and Palestine through 1950, when its affiliation with the JDC ceased. The Federated Council of Israel Institutions succeeded the CRC. 
 Size:  57 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Europe, Eastern | International relief -- Egypt | International relief -- Europe | International relief -- Palestine | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc. | Palestine | Rabbinical seminaries -- Europe | Rabbinical seminaries -- Palestine | Rabbis -- Europe | Rabbis -- Palestine | Rabbis -- United States | Refugees, Jewish | Synagogues -- New York (N.Y.) | Synagogues -- United States | United States -- Emigration and Immigration | World War, 1914-1918 -- Jews -- Rescue | Yeshivas -- Europe | Yeshivas -- Palestine 
Creator:  Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the WarRequires cookie*
 Title:  Records of the Central Relief Committee, Volume II  
 Dates:  1914-1958; Bulk Dates: 1919-1950 
 Call No:  1963.099 
 Abstract:  Orthodox Jewish overseas relief organization affiliated with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Established in October, 1914 to help Jews suffering as a result of the outbreak of World War I. After the war, the Central Relief Committee shifted its attention from providing economic relief to Orthodox Jewry overseas to preserving its religious and cultural identity. CRC supported hundreds of yeshivot in Europe and Palestine through 1950, when its affiliation with the JDC ceased. The Federated Council of Israel Institutions succeeded the CRC. 
 Size:  107 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Europe, Eastern | International relief -- Egypt | International relief -- Europe | International relief -- Palestine | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc. | Palestine | Rabbinical seminaries -- Europe | Rabbinical seminaries -- Palestine | Rabbis | Rabbis -- Europe -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- Palestine -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- United States | Refugees, Jewish | Shehitah -- Europe | Shehitah -- United States | United States -- Emigration and immigration | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue | Yeshivas -- Europe | Yeshivas -- Palestine 
Creator:  Central Orthodox CommitteeRequires cookie*
 Title:  Central Orthodox Committee Collection  
 Dates:  1942, 1945-1953; Bulk Dates: 1947-1950 
 Call No:  1963.098 
 Abstract:  Correspondence, financial records, reports, and other material concerning relief work with displaced persons following World War II. Includes correspondence and reports of European Directors Samuel L. Sar, Rabbi Solomon Shapiro, and Rabbi Manuel Laderman, and Treasurer A.M. Stavsky; and material concerning relations with Joint Distribution Committee, Vaad Hatzala, United Service for New Americans, and United States government agencies, as well as Jewish Central Orthodox Committee commission to Europe. 
 Size:  5.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  International relief -- Europe | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Europe | Orthodox Judaism | Refugees, Jewish -- Europe | United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 
Creator:  Charney, Leon H.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Leon Charney Report television series video recordings  
 Dates:  1988-2016 
 Call No:  2017.005 
 Abstract:  Consists of digital files of episodes from 1988-2016 of The Leon Charney Report, a public affairs program created and hosted by Leon Charney, a lawyer, businessman, Middle East expert and media personality, which was broadcast on cable television. 
 Size:  1031 Digital files; 2.1 TB of video files on two hard drives 
 Subjects:  Arab-Israeli conflict | Israel -- Economic conditions | Israel -- History | Israel -- Politics and government | Israel -- Religious life and customs | Israel -- Social conditions | Jews -- History | Jews -- Israel -- Intellectual life | Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life | Middle East -- Politics and government | New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government | Public affairs television programs | Television talk shows | Terrorism -- Israel | United States -- Economic conditions | United States -- Foreign relations--Middle East | United States -- History | United States -- Politics and government 
Creator:  Chevrah Poel Zedek Anschei IlliaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Chevrah Poel Zedek Anschei Illia Collection  
 Dates:  1893-1961 
 Call No:  1977.098 
 Abstract:  Records of a landsmanschaft synagogue founded by immigrants from the village of Illia (Lithuania) in the 1880s on the Lower East Side. 
 Size:  10 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Friendly societies | Ilʹi︠a︡ (Byelorussian S.S.R.) | Jews -- Charities | Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- History | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Chevre Tifaras Israel Bensonhurst (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Chevre Tifaras Israel Bensonhurst (Brooklyn, N.Y.) certificate of incorporation and blueprints  
 Dates:  1923-1927 
 Call No:  2004.097 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of the Certificate of Incorporation for Chevre Tifaras Israel Bensonhurst (Brooklyn, N.Y.), issued on September 20, 1923 or 1924. There are also blueprints for a basement renovation dated June, 1927. 
 Size:  1 linear foot 
 Subjects:  Fraternal organizations -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Charities | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Churgin, Pinkhos, 1894-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Pinchas Churgin correspondence with Aaron Etra regarding the Talmudic Encyclopedia  
 Dates:  October 28, 1928 
 Call No:  1993.009 
 Abstract:  The Hahme Hatalmud: Talmudic Encyclopedia in Ten Volumes was published in 1928 by the Erez Israel Publication Committee. It was compiled by Rabbi Nahum Ben-Horim, along with a committee of prominent scholars in the field from the United States and Israel. This collection contains a letter from the committee to a potential donor, Aaron Etra, for the publication of this work. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Ḥakhme ha-Talmud | Jewish learning and scholarship | Jewish publishing 
Creator:  Commission of Inquiry on the Rights of Soviet JewsRequires cookie*
 Title:  Commission of Inquiry on the Rights of Soviet Jews collection  
 Dates:  1971 
 Call No:  2012.003 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of reports and other documents presented at hearings of the Commission of Inquiry on the Rights of Soviet Jews, held on June 22, 1971. 
 Size:  .5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Antisemitism -- Soviet Union | International law -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Refuseniks | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations 
Creator:  Congregation Anshe Centreville Station (Woodridge, N.Y.).Requires cookie*
 Title:  Congregation Anshe Centreville Station constitution  
 Dates:  circa 1903 
 Call No:  2000.016 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a photocopy of the constitution of Congregation Anshe Centreville in Centreville Station, NY, which was founded on September 15, 1903. The constitution consists of 19 articles pertaining to various functions of the synagogue, such as the finance committee, membership, and the ritual burial committee. The end of the constitution contains a list of members. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Catskill Mountains (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century | Jews -- New York (State) -- Catskill Mountains -- History -- 20th century | Jews -- New York (State) -- Catskill Mountains Region -- History -- 20th century | Jews -- New York (State) -- Woodridge | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- Catskill Mountains Region | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- Woodridge | Woodridge (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs 
Creator:  Congregation Beth Hillel-Beth Israel (New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Congregation Beth Hillel-Beth Israel (New York, N.Y.) records  
 Dates:  1940s-1990 
 Call No:  2001.001 
 Abstract:  Congregations Beth Hillel and Beth Israel of Washington Heights, both of German-Jewish origin, merged in 1980. Beth Hillel, founded in 1939, had been a Conservative congregation, while Congregation Beth Israel had been established in 1949 under Orthodox auspices. The collection contains bulletins, newsletters, correspondence, dinner journals and other printed material relating to Congregation Beth Hillel & Beth Israel. 
 Size:  4.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews, German -- New York (State) -- New York | Music -- manuscripts | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Refuseniks | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York | Synagogue music -- High Holiday services | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Washington Heights (New York, N.Y.) 
Creator:  Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun (New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun Collection  
 Dates:  approximately 1890s-2019; Bulk Dates: 1940-1990 
 Call No:  2011.004 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of the institutional records of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, a Modern Orthodox synagogue established in 1872 on Manhattan's Upper East Side. 
 Size:  126 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish day schools -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish educators -- Israel | Jewish educators -- United States | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews--Persecutions--Soviet Union | Kosher food industry -- New York (State) -- New York | Military chaplains -- United States | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Religious Zionism | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Congregation Sharah Tephilah (Troy, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Congregation Sharah Tephilah letter of recommendation for Yaakov Gershon Mendelsohn  
 Dates:  1899 
 Call No:  1994.041 
 Abstract:  The collection contains a letter of recommendation for Yaakov Gershon Mendelsohn who was the cantor, mohel (performer of ritual circumcisions) and butcher of Congregation Sharah Tephilah in Troy, New York. The letter is signed by Yaakov Eliyahu Lazdon, financial secretary and has blank space for six other signatures. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- New York State -- Troy | Synagogues -- New York State -- Troy | Troy (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs 
Creator:  Congregation Solel (Highland Park, Ill.).Requires cookie*
 Title:  Congregation Solel (Highland Park, Ill.) Sabbath Evening Services prayer book  
 Dates:  1963 
 Call No:  1995.001 
 Abstract:  Congregation Solel is a Reform congregation which was founded in 1957, and its name, which means "pathfinder," was suggested by its first full-time rabbi, Arnold Jacob Wolf. The collection consists of a prayerbook, created by the men and women of the congregation, which contains four variations on the Sabbath evening service. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Highland Park (Ill.) -- Religious life and customs | Jews -- Illinois -- Highland Park | Reform Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts | Reform Judaism -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Siddur. Sabbath | Synagogues -- Ilinois -- Highland Park 
Creator:  Coordinating Committee for the Religious Needs of Children Emigrating to IsraelRequires cookie*
 Title:  Coordinating Committee for the Religious Needs of Children Emigrating to Israel Records  
 Dates:  1948-1951 
 Call No:  2018.009 
 Abstract:  The Coordinating Committee for the Religious Needs of Children Emigrating to Israel was a coalition of Orthodox Jewish rabbis and laymen formed in New York in 1949 to stop the placement of children from religious backgrounds, including Holocaust orphans and others, into “non-religious or anti-religious” housing in Israel. The collection consists of a meeting agenda, minutes, correspondence, memos, and other supporting materials. 
 Size:  2 Folder(s) 
 Subjects:  Holocaust survivors -- Religious life -- Israel | Immigrant children -- Religious life -- Israel | Israel -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century | Jewish children in the Holocaust 
Creator:  Corona Company, Ltd (Palestine).Requires cookie*
 Title:  Corona Company Limited booklet  
 Dates:  1936 
 Call No:  1994.057 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a circa 1936 brochure, intended to interest investors in shares of the Corona Company, Ltd., a shoe manufacturing company in Palestine founded in 1923. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Business enterprises -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century | Footwear industry -- Palestine -- History | Palestine -- Economic conditions -- 1917-1948 | Shoe industry -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century | Shoemakers -- Palestine -- History