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Creator:  Langsam, Naftali M.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Naftali M. Langsam Jewish educational materials  
 Dates:  1940-1967 
 Call No:  2000.003 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of papers, notes, journals, and pamphlets pertaining to various Jewish topics that were collected by Rabbi Naftali M. Langsam, a teacher of Jewish studies both to children and to adults. These include items pertaining to Jewish holidays, Jewish literature and issues in Jewish law, as well as publications from synagogue organizations and youth groups. 
 Size:  4.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Antisemitism | Bible. O.T. Prophets (Neviʾim) -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Fasts and feasts -- Judaism | Jewish religious education | Jewish youth -- Societies and clubs | Judaism -- Customs and practices | P'rakim | Prayer -- Judaism | Responsa --1948- | Zionism 
Creator:  League for Labor Palestine.Requires cookie*
 Title:  League for Labor Palestine collection  
 Dates:  1933-1935 
 Call No:  1994.033 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of materials relating to the activities of the League for Labor Palestine which was founded in 1933 to assist the operations of the Histadrut (General Jewish Federation of Labor) in Palestine and garner support in America for Labor Zionism. The collection includes brochures, bulletins from the organization (1933), a newspaper and magazine, and a pamphlet which contains statements by prominent Reform rabbis endorsing Labor Zionism (1935). 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Dos arbiṭende Erets-Yisroel | Labor Palestine | Labor Zionism -- Palestine -- Societies, etc. | Labor Zionism -- United States | Reform Judaism -- United States -- History -- 20th century 
Creator:  Lederer, Helene Karo FriedmanRequires cookie*
 Title:  Helene Karo Friedman Lederer oral history collection  
 Dates:  1987 
 Call No:  1987.011 
 Abstract:  Helene Karo Friedman Lederer is a French-born Jewish educator. After World War II she was adopted by the Friedman family of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, through the Rescue Children, Inc. adoption program. The collection contains a sixty minute cassette tape and summary of an interview with Helene Lederer as well as some original photographs. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust survivors | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- France | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Levine, AbeRequires cookie*
 Title:  Abe Levine Jewish Defense League collection  
 Dates:  1971-1995 
 Call No:  2007.002 
 Abstract:  The collection contains materials relating to the publication of JDL magazines and literature. Included is correspondence between Abe Levine, who was responsible for printing and distributing Kahane Magazine, and Rabbi Meir Kahane, concerning publishing matters, as well as other items related to the Jewish Defense League. 
 Size:  2.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Israel -- Politics and government | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Kach newsletter | Kahane Magazine | Only thus: official publication of the Kach Movement | Political activists -- United States 
Creator:  Levine, LouisRequires cookie*
 Title:  Louis Levine papers  
 Dates:  1932-1953 
 Call No:  1978.099 
 Abstract:  Louis Levine, and American businessman and Jewish communal leader, worked tirelessly for a variety of Jewish causes. Levine's papers relate to his activities in the Jewish Council for Russian War Relief, the Independent Order B'rith Shalom, Yeshiva University, and the American Jewish Congress. Other material includes correspondence, legal and financial documents, leases, and building plans concerning his real estate and contracting business (1932-1953). 
 Size:  53 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Friendly societies -- Ukraine | Friendly societies -- United States | Fund raising -- New York (State) -- New York | Holocaust survivors -- Soviet Union | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | International relief -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc. | Real estate business -- United States | Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Soviet Union | Refugees, Jewish -- Soviet Union 
Creator:  Lifshitz, David, 1907-Requires cookie*
 Title:  David R. Lifshitz papers  
 Dates:  1924, 1930, 1936-1991; Bulk Dates: 1941-1988 
 Call No:  2001.099 
 Abstract:  Rabbi David Lifshitz (1907-1993) was chief rabbi of Suwalk, Poland before World War II and, following the Holocaust, taught at The Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) for nearly fifty years. The collection documents his involvement with Suwalki Holocaust survivors, his career at RIETS, his leadership position in organizations such as Agudath Harabanim and Ezras Torah and in numerous other issues in the Jewish and Israeli political, rabbinic and communal world. It contains correspondence, some writings and speeches, copies of various publications he collected, and a small amount of personal and family materials. 
 Size:  11.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Chief Rabbinate -- Israel | Elections -- Israel | Eulogies | Fraternal organizations -- New York (State) -- New York | Fund raising -- New York (State) -- New York | Holocaust survivors | Israel -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century | Israel -- Politics and government | Jewish law | Jewish refugees -- France | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews, Algerian -- Israel | Judaism and state -- Israel | Orthodox Judaism -- Israel | Political parties -- Israel | Rabbis -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- Poland -- Suwalki | Sabbath | Sefer Minḥat Yosef | Suwalki (Poland) | Talmud -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish | Washington Heights (New York, N.Y.) 
Creator:  Lincoln Square Synagogue (New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Lincoln Square Synagogue Records  
 Dates:  1963-2000 
 Call No:  2013.001 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of administrative records, printed material, audio and video recordings, photographs and slides, rabbis' files and adult educational materials of Lincoln Square Synagogue, a Modern Orthodox congregation on Manhattan's Upper West Side. 
 Size:  80 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish Religious Education of Adults | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- Return to Orthodox Judaism | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Upper West Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations | Upper West Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs 
Creator:  Loeb, Isidore, 1839-1892Requires cookie*
 Title:  Isidor Loeb letter to Joseph Jacobs  
 Dates:  1889 
 Call No:  1987.002 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a manuscript letter from Isidore Loeb, a French rabbi and scholar, to Joseph Jacobs, an Australian-born folklore scholar who was also a historian of Jewish culture. In the letter, Loeb deciphers an Arabic seal. He acknowledges the assistance of Joseph Derenbourg, a French orientalist and educator. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish scholars -- Correspondence | Orientalism 
Creator:  Loewenthal, Sigfried FritzRequires cookie*
 Title:  Sigfried Fritz Loewenthal papers  
 Dates:  1940-1941 
 Call No:  1987.010 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of correspondence, affadadvits, and receipts of Siegfried Fritz Loewenthal, concerning his attempts to bring his relatives out of Nazi-occupied countries to the United States, Ecuador, Brazil, and Uraguay. One noted correspondent is Jacob Rosenheim, president of Agudas Israel World Organization. 
 Size:  3 folders 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue