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Creator:  Sagalovitch familyRequires cookie*
 Title:  Sagalovitch-Sagall family papers  
 Dates:  1923-1988 
 Call No:  2003.097 
 Abstract:  The Sagalovitch (later Sagall) family was a prominent Zionist rabbinic family in Russia and Poland, tracing its roots back to the medieval French commentator, Rashi. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, notes, personal documents, newspaper clippings, and programs belonging to the Sagalovitch-Sagall family. The majority of the items relate to either Jacob Meir Sagalovitch or his son Solomon Sagall. 
 Size:  2.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish law | Jewish sermons | Jews -- Belgium -- Brussels | Jews -- Poland -- Gdańsk | Predigten / von Jakob Meïr Sagalowitsch | Rabbis -- Belgium -- Brussels | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- Poland -- Gdańsk | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionism -- Great Britain 
Creator:  Schiff, Alvin I., 1926-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Alvin I. Schiff Board of Jewish Education collection  
 Dates:  1970-1990 
 Call No:  2001.097 
 Abstract:  Alvin Schiff, a renowned Jewish educator, served as executive vice president of the Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York (BJE) from 1970-1991. The collection primarily consists of materials created and collected by Schiff during his time at the BJE, and is on a broad range of topics relating to Jewish communal life, the majority of which are on Jewish education. The materials mostly consist of printed reports and pamphlets, however there are also some internal organizational reports and studies, as well as several term papers. 
 Size:  3.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish day schools | Jewish religious education | Jewish way of life | Jews -- Education | Jews -- United States | Judaism -- Study and teaching 
Creator:  Schlesinger familyRequires cookie*
 Title:  Gabriel Schlesinger correspondence and family papers  
 Dates:  1868-1964; Bulk Dates: 1930-1940 
 Call No:  2009.004 
 Abstract:  The collection contains a variety of materials belonging to the Schlesinger family, including correspondence, notes and official documents. It contains many letters and documents pertaining to Hachalutz Hamizrachi, a Zionist organization in Hungary, and also many personal documents including birth and marriage certificates, and certificates of Rabbinic ordination. 
 Size:  .25 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Hungary -- Ethnic relations | Jewish youth -- Hungary -- Societies and clubs | Jews -- Hungary -- History | Rabbis -- Hungary | Religious Zionism -- Hungary 
Creator:  Schonfeld, MosesRequires cookie*
 Title:  Moses Schonfeld sound recordings  
 Dates:  1960-1992 
 Call No:  1992.019 
 Abstract:  Moses Schonfeld was born in 1910 in London. He worked as a UN correspondent for most of his life, conducting radio interviews and news broadcasts. He died on January 23, 1998. This collection contains audio recordings of his radio broadcasts on various topics of Jewish interest beginning in 1960. 
 Size:  11 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Arab-Israeli conflict | Israel -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century | Israel -- History -- 20th century | Israel -- History, Military -- 20th century | Jews -- United States -- History | Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948 | Zionists -- United States 
Creator:  Schwab, Abram J.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Abram J. Schwab genealogical chart  
 Dates:  1980-1981 
 Call No:  1985.004 
 Abstract:  Abram J. Schwab of Memphis, Tennessee contributed his family's genealogical chart to the Yeshiva University Archives in response to an article in The Genealogical Helper that mentioned the repository's interest in Jewish genealogies. The collection contains three photocopies of the Abram J. Schwab family genealogy chart. 
 Size:  1 Folder 
Creator:  Shaarey Tfiloh CongregationRequires cookie*
 Title:  Shaarey Tfiloh Congregation testimonial dinner-dance journal  
 Dates:  May 29, 1966 
 Call No:  1994.024 
 Abstract:  On May 29, 1966, Shaarey Tfiloh Congregation held a dinner-dance at Rubenfeld's Monsey Park Hotel in Spring Valley, NY and dedicated the journal from it in honor of Rabbi Solomon Zeides, the Congregation's rabbi. This journal contains letters from the rabbi and president, followed by many pages of advertisements. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Shore, IsraelRequires cookie*
 Title:  Israel Shore papers  
 Dates:  1913-1959; Bulk Dates: 1953-1959 
 Call No:  1977.097 
 Abstract:  Israel Shore was a life insurance agent for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and a Yiddish and Hebrew writer. The collection consists of some of his correspondence with Yiddish writers, letters pertaining to the insurance business, and other materials. 
 Size:  0.25 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Friendly societies | Insurance agents | Yiddish language | Yiddish newspapers 
Creator:  Silberman, MordecaiRequires cookie*
 Title:  Mordecai Silberman papers  
 Dates:  1921-1963 
 Call No:  1986.019 
 Abstract:  The collection contains photo albums with photographs of Rabbi Silberman, his family, Karlsruhe and other subjects. It also includes a diary with poetry and some illustrations, dedicated to Fillie Silberman by her classmates (in German, 1921-1924), and an unidentified notebook, circa 1963, filled with notes on a variety of topics and drafts of sermons for several important occasions. 
 Size:  4 folders 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Germany | Rabbis 
Creator:  Silver, Eliezer, 1882-1968Requires cookie*
 Title:  Eliezer Silver collection  
 Dates:  1914-1968 
 Call No:  1994.051 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Eliezer Silver was born in Lithuania in 1882, and received Rabbinic ordination in Dvinsk in 1906. He emigrated to the United States in 1907, where he was involved with relief and rescue efforts of Jews during World War I and World War II. The collection, which is comprised entirely of photocopies, consists of commentaries, correspondence, official documents and photographs belonging to him. 
 Size:  3 folders 
 Subjects:  Jewish sermons, American | Jews -- Dietary laws | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cincinnati | Rabbis -- United States 
Creator:  Simmons, DanielRequires cookie*
 Title:  Daniel Simmons business correspondence  
 Dates:  1848-1851 
 Call No:  1986.029 
 Abstract:  Daniel Simmons was a blacksmith and axemaker based in upstate New York. He founded a prosperous business in Cohoes, New York. The collection includes correspondence with customers, and invoices for axes shipped from Cohoes, N.Y. to Cincinnati, Ohio, Richmond, Virginia, and St. Louis, Missouri. 
 Size:  6 folders 
 Subjects:  Axe industry -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources | Cohoes (N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources | Industrialist -- New York (State) -- Cohoes 
Creator:  Singer, HarryRequires cookie*
 Title:  Harry Singer papers  
 Dates:  1981 
 Call No:  1984.003 
 Abstract:  Harry Singer was a Jewish businessman. In 1982 Mr. Singer, together with his wife Anna, set up the Anna and Harry Singer Endowed Fund for Yiddish Studies at Yeshiva University. The fund was designed to support Yiddish courses and cultural programs at Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women. The collection contains greeting cards to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Singer (one of which is an anniversary card written in Yiddish) and a color photograph taken at a dinner. 
 Size:  1 folder 
Creator:  Smithline, JacobRequires cookie*
 Title:  Jacob Smithline pamphlet  
 Dates:  undated 
 Call No:  2000.008 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a 12-page pamphlet by Jacob Smithline entitled "Der visenshaftlikher tsad fun geshlekhtliher higiene: dos tevileh-bod (di mikveh)," translated by Dr. L. M. Herbert. The pamphlet discusses the medical and hygenic benefits of immersing in a mikvah (Jewish ritual bath). 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Hygiene, Sexual | Mikveh | Purity, Ritual -- Judaism 
Creator:  Society for the Advancement of Judaism.Requires cookie*
 Title:  The Society for the Advancement of Judaism provisional Sabbath prayerbook  
 Dates:  undated 
 Call No:  1993.002 
 Abstract:  The Society for the Advancement of Judaism (SAJ) was founded in 1922 by Rabbi Mordechai Kaplan, the founder of Reconstructionist Judaism. Rabbi Kaplan developed his own prayerbook in 1945 which was first used at the SAJ. This prayerbook contains many traditional prayers in Hebrew and English, as well as readings and meditations in English. 
 Size:  1 item 
Creator:  Soloveichik, Ahron, 1918-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Rabbi Ahron Soloveichik manuscript letter  
 Dates:  circa 1971 
 Call No:  2007.003 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Ahron Soloveichik was born on May 1, 1918 in Pruzana, Poland, and arrived in the United States with his mother and sister at the end of 1930. He taught at many different Jewish institutions and gave lectures about the philosophy of Judaism. The collection consists of a five page manuscript letter from him to a Miss Garmise, in response to her letter asking him for information to be used to write an article about him, which contains biographical information, details about his educational background, and some comments about his religious ideology. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish philosophy | Rabbis -- United States -- Biography 
Creator:  Soltes, Mordecai, 1893-1957Requires cookie*
 Title:  Mordecai Soltes papers  
 Dates:  undated, 1942 
 Call No:  1993.018 
 Abstract:  Moredecai Soltes (1893-1957) was a Jewish author and educator. The collection consists of Soltes' correspondence relating to the activities of the National Jewish Welfare Board (JWB), minutes of a JWB meeting, and two copies of a résumé. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish community centers | Jews -- Education 
Creator:  Spektor, Isaac Elhanan, RabbiRequires cookie*
 Title:  Isaac Elhanan Spektor ordination papers  
 Dates:  1883, 1964 
 Call No:  1984.004 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spektor (1817–1896) was a noted Talmudist, Jewish legal thinker and communal leader. Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), part of Yeshiva University, was established and named in his honor in 1896. The collection consists of a letter by Rabbi Yitzchak Blaser to Rabbi Spektor recommending an individual for ordination, an ordination certificate signed by Spektor from 1883, and an English translation of the letter (1964). 
 Size:  3 Items 
 Subjects:  Rabbis -- Ordination 
Creator:  Student Struggle for Soviet JewryRequires cookie*
 Title:  Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry Records  
 Dates:  1956-2010, 2017; Bulk Dates: 1964-1991 
 Call No:  1993.099 
 Abstract:  Grassroots national student organization formed by Jacob Birnbaum in 1964 to oppose the persecution of Soviet Jews and promote their right to emigrate freely from the Soviet Union. Collection contains correspondence, questionnaires and statistical information on refuseniks, administrative and financial records, press releases and publicity material, newsletters, clippings, photographs, publications, reports, reel-to-reel tapes, audiocassettes, videotapes, CDs, and buttons, bumper stickers, posters, uniforms and other ephemera. 
 Size:  Approximately 266 linear feet (351 manuscript boxes, 10 record cartons, 1 map box, 17 flat storage boxes, 13 exhibit panels, and 42 artifact boxes.) 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union -- Migrations -- History -- 20th century | Soviet Jewry Action Newsletter | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration | Student movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies | Students -- New York (State) -- New York -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies 
Creator:  Szeged Jewish CommunityRequires cookie*
 Title:  Szeged, Hungary Jewish Community Records  
 Dates:  Bulk Dates:1892-1943; Bulk Dates: 1892-1943; 1854-1948 
 Call No:  2014.041 
 Abstract:  Consists of records of the Szeged, Hungary Jewish Community spanning from the 1870s until the 1940s documenting a broad range of communal functions. This collection has many gaps and is a small set of the full records of the community. 
 Size:  2.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Forced labor -- Hungary -- Szeged | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Hungary -- Szeged | Ḥevra kaddisha -- Hungary -- Szeged | Jews -- Hungary -- Szeged -- Economic conditions | Jews -- Hungary -- Szeged -- History -- Sources | Jews -- Hungary -- Szeged --Social conditions | Synagogues -- Hungary -- Szeged | Szeged (Hungary) -- Ethnic relations | Szeged (Hungary) -- Religious life and customs