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Creator:  Halberstadt, Joseph HayimRequires cookie*
 Title:  Joseph Hayim Halberstadt collection  
 Dates:  1947-1967 
 Call No:  1992.014 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Joseph Hayim Halberstadt served as the community leader for the Machzikei Talmud Torah Torath Moses Synagogue. The congregation was founded in 1912 in the Bronx, New York. The collection contains broadsides, newspaper clippings, and correspondence concerning the career of Reverend Joseph Hayim Halberstadt and the Machzikei Talmud Torah Torath Moses Synagogue. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Halberstam, ToviaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Tovia Halberstam Religious Broadside and Ephemera  
 Dates:  1960-1985 
 Call No:  2008.004 
 Abstract:  Collection is made up of broadsides, clippings and printed ephemera from Brooklyn, N.Y., the largest hasidic community in the world outside of Israel. Materials relate to communal issues, the Lubavitch hasidic group, Zionism, and the anti-Zionist group Neture Karta U.S.A. 
 Size:  0.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Belz Hasidim -- Israel | Cemeteries -- Desecration -- Israel | Divorce (Jewish law) | Family violence -- New York (State) -- New York | Habad -- United States | Hasidim -- Israel | Hasidim -- New York (State) -- New York | Israel -- Social conditions | Jewish messianic movements | Jews -- Dietary laws | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions | Judaism and state -- Israel | Kosher food industry -- New York (State) -- New York | Orthodox Judaism -- Israel | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Sabbath | Violence -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Zionism -- Controversial literature 
Creator:  Handel, MauriceRequires cookie*
 Title:  Maurice and Sara Handel cantorial manuscripts collection  
 Dates:  circa 1930-1980s 
 Call No:  1992.021 
 Abstract:  Cantor Maurice Handel was an active cantor in the United States for more than 35 years. He officiated at Jewish congregations in Los Angeles, New York and St. Paul. The collection contains 5,000 hand-written manuscripts of liturgical music which he had collected over the course of 60 years and donated to the Philip and Sarah Belz School of Jewish Music at Yeshiva University in 1989. 
 Size:  6 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Cantors (Judaism) -- United States | Music -- manuscripts | Synagogue music -- Scores and parts 
Creator:  Harris, Hyman H. (Hyman Hirsch), b. 1882Requires cookie*
 Title:  Hyman H. Harris business card  
 Dates:  undated 
 Call No:  1992.006 
 Abstract:  Hyman Hirsch Harris was born in Granov, Russia in 1882, and he moved to the United States in 1913. He was a pharmacist and also a lecturer and author on Jewish music and other Jewish topics. The collection consists of a business card of Hyman Hirsch Harris, P.D., with a note handwritten on it in Hebrew to Dr. Azriel concerning the former's book "Toldot ha-neginah veha-chazanuth be-Yisrael". 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Music | Toldot ha-neginah ṿeha-ḥazanut be-Yiśraʻel 
Creator:  Hebrew Compendium Publishing Company (London, England).Requires cookie*
 Title:  Hebrew Compendium Publishing Company (London) advertisements and subscription letter  
 Dates:  1926-1927 
 Call No:  1994.034 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a letter from James H. Lowe of the Hebrew Compendium Publishing Company of London, England, the author of "Lowe's English Tutorial Preparations for Rabbinics," to Nathan Lamport, the president of the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary at Yeshiva University, dated from February 14, 1926. Along with the letter is a page of short opinion pieces and testimonials regarding Lowe's work "Tutorial Preparation for Mishnoh and Gemoro," as well as an advertisement for his forthcoming "Rashi on the Pentateuch." 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish learning and scholarship | Jewish publishing | Mishnah -- Study and teaching | Rashi, 1040-1105. Perush Rashi ʻal ha-Torah -- Study and teaching | Talmud -- Study and teaching 
Creator:  Hebrew Old Age Society of Bensonhurst (Brooklyn, N.Y.).Requires cookie*
 Title:  Hebrew Old Age Society of Bensonhurst (Brooklyn, N.Y.) certificate of incorporation  
 Dates:  February 23, 1934 
 Call No:  2004.096 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of the Certificate of Incorporation for the Hebrew Old Age Society of Bensonhurst (Brooklyn, N.Y.), issued on February 23, 1934. 
 Size:  1 item 
 Subjects:  Bensonhurst (New York, N.Y.) -- Societies, etc. | Certificates of Incorporation -- New York (State) -- New York | Fraternal organizations -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- Kings County | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Charities | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. 
Creator:  Herzberg, Irving I.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Irving I. Herzberg photograph collection  
 Dates:  1950-1988 
 Call No:  1994.008 
 Abstract:  Irving I. Herzberg was best known for his human interest photographic essays. The collection consists of negatives, slides, and prints from his works on Brooklyn's Hasidic community, Israel, and scenes of general New York City life. 
 Size:  35 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Pictorial works | Hasidism -- New York (State) -- New York -- Pictorial works | Israel -- Pictorial works | Jews -- Israel -- Pictorial works | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Pictorial works | Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Pictorial works | Photographers -- United States | Subways -- New York (State) -- New York -- Pictorial works | Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.) -- Pictorial works 
Creator:  Hevrah Anshe Emet (Trenton, N.J.).Requires cookie*
 Title:  Hevrah Anshe Emet (Trenton, N.J.) constitution  
 Dates:  1925 
 Call No:  2000.015 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of the 1925 constitution of the synagogue Hevrah Anshe Emet of Trenton, New Jersey. The bound constitution is in Yiddish. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- New Jersey -- Trenton | Synagogues -- New Jersey -- Trenton 
Creator:  Higger, MichaelRequires cookie*
 Title:  Michael Higger typescript on the agunah issue in Jewish law  
 Dates:  undated 
 Call No:  2000.032 
 Abstract:  Michael Higger was born in Regovo, Lithuania in 1898, where he received a traditional Jewish education before emigrating to the United States in 1915. He received rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and published many books and articles on the Talmud and Jewish law. The collection consists of a typescript with manuscript notes entitled "A Prolegomena to a Bibliography of the Aguna in Responsa" which he wrote, as well as a photocopy of the same document. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Agunahs | Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Jewish law) 
Creator:  Hirschler, GertrudeRequires cookie*
 Title:  Gertrude Hirschler papers  
 Dates:  1929-1994 
 Call No:  1994.007 
 Abstract:  Gertrude Hirschler was a translator and editor of literary works, and was the leading translator of the works of the nineteenth century German rabbi, Samson Raphael Hirsch. The collection primarily consists of materials relating to Hirschler's publishing career, containing her publishing correspondence, as well as manuscripts, articles and miscellaneous writings by other authors that were sent to Hirschler for editing or translating. There is also a small amount of personal materials and original writings by Hirschler. 
 Size:  8 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish authors -- Manuscripts | Jewish religious literature -- Germany | Translators -- United States -- Correspondence 
Creator:  Hochstein, JoshuaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Joshua Hochstein papers  
 Dates:  1932-1980 
 Call No:  1999.008 
 Abstract:  The collection contains the correspondence, research materials, and publications of Joshua Hochstein, an independent scholar and educator, who collected an abundance of material on the Jewish communities in Latin America, Spain and Portugal, Jewish life and practices, branches of Christianity, Latin American affairs, and Jewish-Christian relations. Hochstein's correspondence with leaders of various faiths about religious issues is also included in the collection. 
 Size:  17.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Antisemitism | Arab-Israeli conflict | Christianity | Conversion -- Judaism | Fasts and feasts -- Judaism | Hebrew language | Jewish diaspora | Jewish educators -- United States | Jewish sects | Jews -- Israel | Jews -- Italy | Jews -- Japan | Jews -- Latin America | Jews -- Portugal | Jews -- Spain | Jews -- United States | Judaism -- Customs and practices | Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity | Ladino language -- History | Ladino literature | Latin America -- Ethnic relations | Latin America -- Relations -- United States | Sephardim -- History | Spain -- Ethnic relations | United States -- Relations -- Latin America | Women in Judaism | Yiddish language 
Creator:  Hoffman-Bialek, SheilaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Sheila Bialek collection on Lillian Hoffman Soviet Jewry activism  
 Dates:  2010-2011 
 Call No:  2010.004 
 Abstract:  Lillian Hoffman was born and lived in Denver, Colorado, and was active in numerous philanthropic causes throughout her life, in particular, Soviet Jewry. The collection consists of a six-volume work compiled by Hoffman's daughter Sheila Bialek to document her mother's life and work in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Hoffman's Soviet Jewry activism. Video recordings of recollections of Hoffman by former Soviet refuseniks and Soviet Jewry activists, as well as several news articles about an event Bialek held in East Hampton, N.Y. in August, 2010 to honor of her mother's accomplishments, are also included. 
 Size:  .5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Freedom From Tyranny | Jewish women -- United States -- Biography | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Political activists -- United States | Soviet Union -- Emigration and Immigration -- Government policy | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations 
Creator:  Hurwich, Louis, 1886-1967Requires cookie*
 Title:  Louis Hurwich Papers  
 Dates:  1894-1927 
 Call No:  1977.099 
 Abstract:  Louis Hurwich was an American-Jewish educator and founder of the Boston Hebrew Teachers College. He promoted the Hebrew language in the United States through publications and programs. The collection contains his correspondence, poetry, business accounts and diary, as well as several photographs. 
 Size:  1.4 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- Soviet Union | New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel | New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Soviet Union -- Commerce | Zionism 
Creator:  Hurwitz familyRequires cookie*
 Title:  Hurwitz family papers  
 Dates:  1924-1956 
 Call No:  1985.002 
 Abstract:  The Hurwitz family made various contributions to Yeshiva University and the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary in the 1920s and 1930s. The collection contains a receipt for tuition for Teachers Institute of Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (1924), a certificate for a donation to the Yeshiva Endowment Foundation (1931), and a thank you letter for a donation to Yeshiva (1924). 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish teachers colleges -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Charities | Rabbinical seminaries -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Hyamson, Moses, 1863-1949Requires cookie*
 Title:  Moses Hyamson collection  
 Dates:  1931-1937 
 Call No:  1994.037 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a pamphlet submitted by Rabbi Moses Hyamson (1862-1949) to the League of Nations on the issue of the world calendar reform, as well as a journal from a testimonial dinner given at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on the occasion of Hyamson's 75th birthday. A long-time dayan (judge) for the London Beth Din and rabbi in New York, Rabbi Hyamson spoke out against the calendar reform which would have resulted in the Jewish Sabbath no longer being on the seventh day of each week. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Calendar reform | Jewish calendar | Perpetual calendars | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York