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Creator:  Pelham Bay Sephardic Jewish CongregationRequires cookie*
 Title:  Pelham Bay Sephardic Jewish Congregation records  
 Dates:  1928-1930 
 Call No:  1999.006 
 Abstract:  The Pelham Bay Sephardic Congregation records contains the congregation's certificate of incorporation (1930), minutes of meetings (1928-1930), a list of residents of Pelham Bay Park, the synagogue's early financial records (1929), several prayer books and other religious works, various printed materials, and paintings of an unidentified man and woman. 
 Size:  2.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Bronx (New York, N.Y.) | Judaism -- Sephardic rite -- prayers and devotions | Sephardim -- New York (State) -- New York | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Perlmann, MichaelRequires cookie*
 Title:  Ballin family genealogy (photocopy)  
 Dates:  circa 1913 
 Call No:  1986.014 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a photocopied manuscript in German titled "Geneologie der Familie Ballin". It records the genealogy of the Ballin family in Germany from 1440-1874. The genealogical history was researched and compiled by Michael Perlmann. 
 Size:  1 item 
 Subjects:  Family -- Germany | Germany -- Genealogy | Jews -- Germany 
Creator:  Philip M. Kleinfeld, 1894-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Philip M. Kleinfeld correspondence regarding calendar reform  
 Dates:  1938 
 Call No:  1994.060 
 Abstract:  The collection contains letters by or concerning Senator Philip M. Kleinfeld and his opposition to the World Calendar Association's efforts at calendar reform. Senator Kleinfeld served as Democratic senator for the fourth district in Brooklyn from 1922 to 1941. As Senator, Kleinfeld was involved in many issues pertaining to Jewish life, such as kosher food laws and the calendar reform. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Calendar reform | Jewish calendar | Perpetual calendars | Religious calendars | Sabbath 
Creator:  Plitt, Henry G.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Henry G. Plitt papers  
 Dates:  1945- 1989; Bulk Dates: 1989 
 Call No:  2000.028 
 Abstract:  The collection contains the papers of Henry G. Plitt, a Brigadier General in the United States Army during World War II and Chairman of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. The collection includes letters signed by Chaim Herzog, President of the State of Israel (April 18, 1989), and Yitzchak Rabin, then Minister of Defense (March 23, 1989), regarding Friends of the IDF. Also included are photocopies of articles from the New York Times regarding Plitt's capture of Nazi war criminal Julius Streicher (May 24, 1945). 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish soldiers -- United States | War criminals -- Germany | Zionists -- United States 
Creator:  Ponevez Yeshiva.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Ponevez Yeshiva collection  
 Dates:  1994 
 Call No:  1994.053 
 Abstract:  When the Ponevez Yeshiva was destroyed in the Holocaust, its leader, Yosef Kahaneman, set about rebuilding it in the Israeli town of Bnai Brak and by 1943, it was already beginning to flourish. In 1994, the yeshiva held its 54th anniversary dinner, honoring Rav Avraham Kahaneman, the president of the yeshiva and the son of its founder. The collection consists of the journal from that dinner and another concurrent publication with articles about Rabbi Yosef Kahaneman and the yeshiva. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Israel -- Religious life and customs | Jewish religious education -- Israel | Lithuania -- Religious life and customs | Yeshivas -- Israel | Yeshivas -- Lithuania 
Creator:  Post, Emil L., (Emil Leon), 1897-1954Requires cookie*
 Title:  Emil L. Post mathematic notebooks  
 Dates:  1921-1953 
 Call No:  1989.004 
 Abstract:  Emil L. Post was a prominent Jewish mathemetician. Born in Poland, his family emigrated to New York when he was a child. His work focused on proof theory and logic. The collection contains photoduplicates of mathematical treatises by Emil L. Post (1897-1954), including his work on closed truth systems, creative logic, the theory of finite processes, definability, and absolutely unsolvable problems. 
 Size:  4.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Logic, Symbolic and mathematical 
Creator:  Progressive Brethren of Nieshwies. (New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Progressive Brethren of Nieshwies collection  
 Dates:  1930-1938 
 Call No:  1991.003 
 Abstract:  The Progressive Brethren of Nieshwies was a Landsmanshaft (benefit society) located on New York City's Lower East Side. It was founded in 1888 by emigrants from Nieshwies (Neshwies, Niasvizh) in Belarus. The collection consists of an invitation and admission tickets to their 42nd anniversary banquet, a Golden Jubilee Book from its 50th anniversary dinner (1938), the Constitution of the Progressive Sisters of Nieshwies, and a souvenir journal from its 10th anniversary dinner (1935). 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Friendly societies -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. | Jews, East European -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. | New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs