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 Title:  Ideas  
 Dates:  1954-1970 
 Call No:  YU.1994.039 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of issues of Ideas, a publication of Yeshiva University's Community Service Division that contained articles, essays, programming samples, activities and other resources for rabbis and synagogue administrators, as well as several issues of Youth Ideas, which provided resources for those working with Jewish youth. 
 Size:  1.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish religious education of children -- United States | Jewish religious education of teenagers -- United States | Rabbis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Synagogues -- Administration | Youth Ideas 
Creator:  North American Orthodox Leadership Conference (1993 : New York).Requires cookie*
 Title:  Inaugural North American Orthodox Leadership Conference program  
 Dates:  1993 
 Call No:  1993.021 
 Abstract:  The inaugural North American Orthodox Leadership Conference was held on November 25-28, 1993, at Homowack Lodge in Spring Glen, New York. The conference discussed many relevant issues, including Tanach and Talmud education, ethics and morals, Israel, and conflicts with modernity. This program lists the events of the conference and the participants. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Judaism -- 20th century -- Congresses | Orthodox Judaism -- Congresses 
Creator:  Institute of Jewish Affairs.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Institute of Jewish Affairs report collection  
 Dates:  1941-1947 
 Call No:  1986.049 
 Abstract:  The Institute of Jewish Affairs was established in New York by the American and World Jewish Congresses in February, 1941. The purpose of the Institute was to investigate Jewish affairs from the previous twenty five years and to outline suggestions on the basis of which Jewish interests could be claimed in a post-World War II settlement. The collection contains two copies of the Report of the Institute of Jewish Affairs for the period February 1, 1941 - April 30, 1947. 
 Size:  2 folders 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Jews -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Reparations 
Creator:  Inter-Yeshiva Student CouncilRequires cookie*
 Title:  Inter-Yeshiva Student Council pamphlet and directory of Yeshiva high schools  
 Dates:  1951, 1960 
 Call No:  1994.021 
 Abstract:  The Inter-Yeshiva Student Council was founded in the 1940s through the guidance of Rabbi Shraga Feivel Mendlowitz. The Council was a voluntary organization made up of students and alumni from the major Talmudical Seminaries in New York to promote Jewish education. The collection consists of a pamphlet advocating for a Yeshiva high school education (1951), and a directory of boys, girls, and co-ed Yeshiva high schools in the United States (circa 1960). 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish day schools | Jewish religious education of teenagers -- United States 
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 Title:  Irgun Zvai Leumi collection  
 Dates:  1942-1948, 1978-1985, undated; Bulk Dates: 1942-1948 
 Call No:  2007.007 
 Abstract:  The Irgun Zvai Leumi (IZL) was a Jewish defense organization founded in Palestine in 1931 by former members of the mainstream Haganah who took a more militant approach to violence against Jews and carried out armed reprisals against Arabs and, beginning in 1939, against the British Mandatory government. The collection consists of publications, announcements, memos and a political cartoon related to and published by the IZL, as well as a scrapbook created by an unknown IZL member. 
 Size:  2 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Af-ʻal-pi | Altalena (Ship) | Fighting Judea | Ḥerut | Jews -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century -- Sources | Mishpaṭ ha-20 | Palestine -- History -- 1929-1948 -- Sources | Palestine -- Politics and government -- 1917-1948 -- Sources | Radio Program -- Palestine | Revisionist Zionism -- Palestine -- History -- Sources 
Creator:  Bunim, Irving M., 1901-1980Requires cookie*
 Title:  Irving Bunim family papers  
 Dates:  1920-1992; Bulk Dates: 1945-1980 
 Call No:  2007.004 
 Abstract:  Irving M. Bunim was a businessman, Jewish lay leader, and major figure in the Vaad Hatzala to help Jewish refugees. The collection contains photographs, telegrams, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other material chiefly related to the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School, Vaad Hatzala, Young Israel, and Bunim's book, Ethics From Sinai. 
 Size:  2.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish authors -- United States | Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish refugees -- United States | Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Pictorial review [of] Vaad Hatzala, Germany, 1948 | Rabbis -- United States | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Bunim, Irving M., 1901-1980Requires cookie*
 Title:  Irving Bunim oral history collection  
 Dates:  1976-1978 
 Call No:  1985.014 
 Abstract:  Irving Bunim was a businessman, Jewish lay leader, and major figure in the Vaad Hatzala to help Jewish refugees. The Vaad Hatzala, an Orthodox Jewish relief organization established in 1939, provided funds for rabbis and religious students in war-torn Europe and worked for their emigration. The collection contains a photocopy of a transcript of an interview with Irving Bunim by Rabbi Moshe Kolodny of the Agudath Israel of America Orthodox Jewish Archives concerning the work of the Vaad Hatzala during World War II. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Refugees, Jewish | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
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:  Alcalay, Isaac A., (Isaac Abraham)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Isaac Abraham Alcalay photographs and other materials  
 Dates:  1942-1978 
 Call No:  2006.098 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Dr. Isaac Abraham Alcalay (1882-1978) served as the Chief Rabbi of Yugoslavia from 1923-1941 and then of the Central Sephardic Communities in America fom 1943-1968. The collection primarily consists of photographs of Alcalay's rabbinic career in the United States. There are also numerous family photographs, a small number of images from his pre-war career in Europe, and various other materials from his personal life and rabbinic career. 
 Size:  2.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Yugoslavia | Jews -- Argentina | Jews -- Latin America | Sephardim -- Religious life -- United States | Sephardim -- United States | Sephardim -- United States -- Social life and customs | Sephardim -- Yugoslavia | United States -- Ethnic relations 
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:  Kornfeld, IsaacRequires cookie*
 Title:  Isaac Kornfeld papers  
 Dates:  1937-1969 
 Call No:  1985.032 
 Abstract:  The collection contains materials concerning Kornfeld's work as director of the American Federation of Polish Jews, which organized relief and economic assistance for Jews in Poland and investigated conditions in Poland and Germany following World War II. Also included is Dr. Kornfeld's correspondence with relatives in Europe after World War II. 
 Size:  7 folders 
 Subjects:  Europe -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Germany -- Social conditions -- 1945- | Holocaust survivors | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Jews -- Europe | Jews -- Germany | Jews -- Poland | Poland -- Social conditions -- 1945- | Rabbis 
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 
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 Title:  Israel Aliyah publications  
 Dates:  1980s 
 Call No:  2017.015 
 Abstract:  Publications for North Americans regarding emigrating to Israel. Included are four issues of the NAAM (North American Aliyah Movement) Newsletter and two brochures from Israel's Ministry of Immigrant Absorption regarding employment in specific professions. 
 Size:  6 items 
 Subjects:  Israel -- Emigration and immigration | Israel -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects | Jews, American -- Israel 
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:  Winograd, IsraelRequires cookie*
 Title:  Israel Winograd desertion correspondence  
 Dates:  1922-1925 
 Call No:  1992.017 
 Abstract:  The collection contains a letter of November 12, 1925, written in Yiddish, from Israel Winograd to Rabbi Sarasohn on behalf of his mother-in-law Frayde Zucker. Zucker had been abandoned by her husband, Yerahmiel Gedalyah Zucker, and Winograd had written to Rabbi Sarasohn for advice. Rabbi Gavriel Zeev Margaliyot is mentioned in the letter. Notes on the case in Yiddish are written on the back of a proclamation by the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada regarding kashruth and the "Kosher Bill", dated December 21, 1922. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Divorce (Jewish law) 
Creator:  Zuckerman, Israel, 1849-1959Requires cookie*
 Title:  Israel Zuckerman collection of charity acknowledgments from Palestine/Israel  
 Dates:  1950-1959 
 Call No:  2016.008 
 Abstract:  Consists of certificates and other documents from organizations in Palestine/Israel for donations made by Israel Zuckerman of Erie, Pa. Contains items from Rabbi Meir Baal Haness charity, Great Palestine Diskin Orphan Asylum, and Or Torah and Talmud Torah School in Tiberias. 
 Size:  10 Items 
 Subjects:  Charities -- Israel | Charities -- Palestine | Jewish religious education -- Israel | Jews -- Charities -- Miscellanea | Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Erie | Receipts (Acknowledgments) -- Israel | Receipts (Acknowledgments) -- Palestine 
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 Title:  Israeli Elections ephemera collection  
 Dates:  1988-1992 
 Call No:  1993.001 
 Abstract:  Collection contains election related materials produced between 1988 and 1992 by various Israeli political parties, as well as flyers alleging discrimination against religious Israeli Sephardim (Jews of Middle-Eastern descent) at the hands of religious Ashkenazim (Jews of European descent). 
 Size:  0.25 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Elections -- Israel | Israel - Ethnic relations | Israel -- Politics and government | Orthodox Judaism -- Israel | Political parties -- Israel | Sephardim -- Israel 
Creator:  Histadrut ha-kelalit shel ha-ʻovdim ha-ʻIvrim be-Erets-Yiśraʼel ; Hitaḥadut baʻale ha-taʻaśiyah be-E.Y.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Israeli metalworkers wage schedule  
 Dates:  1959-1960 
 Call No:  1994.040 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a small booklet which lists the wages of workers in the metal industry in Israel in 1959-1960, including plumbers, construction workers and electricians. The book describes the types of jobs, what salary each makes, what bonuses a person can be eligible for, schedules of pay raises, and percentages of income tax in each job category. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Construction workers -- Israel | Construction workers -- Labor unions -- Israel | Electricians -- Israel | Electricians -- Labor unions -- Israel | Israel -- Economic conditions | Metal-workers -- Israel | Metal-workers -- Labor unions -- Israel | Plumbers -- Israel | Plumbers -- Labor unions -- Israel | Wages -- Construction workers -- Israel | Wages -- Electricians -- Israel | Wages -- Metal-workers -- Israel | Wages -- Plumbers -- Israel 
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 Title:  Israeli Religious ephemera collection  
 Dates:  1959-1994 
 Call No:  1993.008 
 Abstract:  Collection contains pamphlets and flyers in Hebrew and Yiddish, mainly produced in Israel, relating to religious issues. Some election ephemera is also included. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Bible. O.T. Pentateuch -- Commentaries | Jerusalem -- Religious life and customs | Jewish way of life | Judaism and state -- Israel | Orthodox Judaism -- Jerusalem | Soft drink industry | Synagogues -- Israel -- Holon | Zionism -- Controversial literature