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Creator:  Farb familyRequires cookie*
 Title:  Farb Family correspondence  
 Dates:  1916-1937 
 Call No:  2000.013 
 Abstract:  The collection contains receipts and correspondence for funds sent by the Farb family in Brooklyn to their relatives in Eastern Europe, chiefly in Zolkiew (near Lvov), between World War I and World War II. It also includes material for funds sent by the family to the rabbi of Zolkiew, Rabbi Shmuel Avraham Rabinowitz. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Charities | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions | Jews -- Ukraine -- Z︠H︡ovkva | Rabbis -- Ukraine -- Z︠H︡ovkva 
Creator:  Bing, FelixRequires cookie*
 Title:  Felix Bing essays  
 Dates:  1942, 1945 
 Call No:  1990.002 
 Abstract:  The collection contains essays written by Felix Bing on music (in Dutch) and an autobiographical account of his experiences in Holland, Westerbork and Bergen-Belsen during WWII (dated June 1945) and in the UNRRA-Jeanne d'Arc Refugee Center in Philippeville, Algeria (in German). A photograph of the the author, Felix Bing, is also included. 
 Size:  2 folders 
 Subjects:  Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp) | Holocaust survivors -- Algeria -- Biography | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Netherlands -- Personal narratives | Jews -- Music | Westerbork (Concentration camp) 
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 Title:  Feminism and Orthodoxy collection  
 Dates:  1997-1998 
 Call No:  2000.017 
 Abstract:  The collection contains packets from the 1st and 2nd International Conferences on Feminism and Orthodoxy, which are sponsored by the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, an organization founded by Blu Greenberg in 1997. Also included are articles (originals and photocopies) on feminism and Orthodoxy, and a photocopy of the Vaad HaRabonim of Queens statement forbidding women's prayer groups. 
 Size:  3 folders 
 Subjects:  Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Judaism -- Congresses | Jewish women -- Religious life | Jewish women -- Religious life -- Congresses | Orthodox Judaism | Orthodox Judaism -- Congresses | Women in Judaism | Women in Judaism -- Congresses 
Creator:  First Independent Hebrew Congregation of Jamaica (Queens, New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  First Independent Hebrew Congregation of Jamaica (Queens, N.Y.) records  
 Dates:  1952-1988 
 Call No:  2003.099 
 Abstract:  The First Independent Hebrew Congregation of Jamaica (Queens, N.Y.), also known as Congregation Ahavas Israel, was founded in 1900 and their synagogue building was built in 1905. The congregation fell into financial hardships in the mid-1970s, and sold their building in 1980 to the Bethany French Baptist Church. The collection consists of a minute book, cemetery records, legal documents, and financial records of the Congregation during the final years of its existence. 
 Size:  1.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Queens (New York, N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Ershṭe Rumenish-Ameriḳanishe Ḳongregatsiyon "Shaarey Shomayim"Requires cookie*
 Title:  First Roumanian-American Congregation "Shaarey Shomayim" annual reports  
 Dates:  1915-1919 
 Call No:  1994.029 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of printed annual reports (1915-1919) of the First Roumanian-American Congregation on the Lower East Side. The First Roumanian-American Congregation, also known as the Congregation Shaarey Shamoyim or the Roumanische Shul, was founded in 1885 on the Lower East Side in New York City. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Financial statements | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York 
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 Title:  Frankfurt-Trager family genealogical collection  
 Dates:  1980-1981 
 Call No:  1985.008 
 Abstract:  The Frankfurt-Trager family had its roots in Germany as far back as the eleventh century, stemming from prominent Jewish scholars such as Rashi (1040-1096), the Yalkut Shimoni (12th century), and the Beer Heteiv of Frankfurt (1730-1770). Members of the Trager family settled in the United States prior to the Civil War. The collection contains genealogical charts, letters and an essay. 
 Size:  1 Folder 
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 Title:  French Consistorial Collection  
 Dates:  1809-1939 
 Call No:  1987.012 
 Abstract:  Consistories were created by Napoleon I in 1808 to administer Jewish religious matters and facilitate the acculturation of French Jews. This collection contains diverse materials relating to Jewish communal life in nineteenth-century France, and includes personal and official correspondence, drafts, engravings, essays, community and organization records, accounts and financial records, petitions, demographical statistics, reports and membership lists. The Consistorial system was dissolved in 1905, after which some Consistories regrouped into Consistorial associations ("Associations consistoriales"). 
 Size:  4.75 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Antisemitism -- France | France -- Religious life and customs | Jewish law | Jewish religious education of children -- France | Jews -- France -- History -- 19th century | Jews -- France -- Politics and government | Judaism -- France | Rabbis -- France 
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 Title:  Friends of the Palestine Conservatoire letter and subscription card  
 Dates:  circa 1940s 
 Call No:  1994.018 
 Abstract:  The Palestine Conservatoire of Music was founded in 1935 by Emil Hauser, O.B.E. and other refugee musicians who fled Europe from the Nazis. The Friends of the Conservatoire was a group of people in England who attempted to publicize the Conservatoire and donate money to help it grow and survive. This letter is an attempt to convince more people to join the Friends and help support the Conservatoire. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Conservatories of music -- Palestine | Jews -- Intellectual life -- Palestine 
Creator:  Friends of Yad Sarah (United States)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Friends of Yad Sarah, Inc. anti-smoking posters  
 Dates:  1991 
 Call No:  1992.010 
 Abstract:  Friends of Yad-Sarah, Inc. is an American fundraising organization affiliated with Yad Sarah, one of the largest volunteer organizations in Israel. Yad Sarah organizes care for the sick, elderly and disabled throughout Israel, and lends medical equipment to those in need. The collection consists of four medium sized anti-smoking posters. They contain Hebrew and English wording, and are in photographic form. 
 Size:  1 manuscript box 
 Subjects:  Antismoking movement -- Israel | Charities -- Israel | Jews -- Israel -- Charities | Smoking -- Health aspects | Smoking cessation -- Posters