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Creator:  Kobrin, Lawrence A.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Lawrence Kobrin Papers  
 Dates:  1944-2009, 2017 
 Call No:  2012.018 
 Abstract:  Lawrence A. Kobrin, a New York attorney born in 1933, is a leading Jewish communal figure who has dedicated much of his life to Jewish causes and to the work of a variety of Jewish organizations. The collection documents a broad spectrum of Kobrin's activities on behalf of the Jewish community. 
 Size:  5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Agunahs | Jewish camps -- United States | Jewish college students --United States --Societies, etc. | Jewish day schools -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish youth -- Religious life -- United States | Jewish youth -- Societies and clubs | Jews -- United States | Orthodox Judaism -- United States | Rabbinical courts -- United States | Schools of Social Work -- New York (State) -- New York | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Tradition | Women in Judaism--United States 
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 Title:  Le Flambeau  
 Dates:  1939-1961, with gaps 
 Call No:  YU.2007.004 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of issues of Le Flambeau from 1939-1961, with gaps. Le Flambeau was a French literary journal published by Le Cercle français de Yeshiva College, the Yeshiva College French Club. 
 Size:  0.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  College students' writings, American -- New York (State) -- New York -- Periodicals | French language -- Study and teaching -- Periodicals | Jewish college students -- New York (State) -- New York -- Periodicals 
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:  Laufer, Leo ; Laufer, ShirleyRequires cookie*
 Title:  Leo and Shirley Laufer Soviet Jewry collection  
 Dates:  1970-2006 
 Call No:  2008.001 
 Abstract:  Shirley and Leo Laufer were a couple from Dallas, Texas, who worked diligently to help Soviet Jews escape from the Soviet Union. They wrote to refuseniks and encouraged others to do so as well, and they helped immigrants to the United States find homes and jobs. The collection consists of correspondence, notes, articles, leaflets, booklets and bulletins belonging to the Laufers. 
 Size:  0.25 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union -- Social conditions | Refuseniks -- Case studies | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations 
Creator:  Jung, Leo, 1892-1987Requires cookie*
 Title:  Leo Jung Papers  
 Dates:  1878-1992; Bulk Dates: 1970-1979 
 Call No:  1994.006 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Leo Jung served as Rabbi of The Jewish Center Synagogue (Manhattan) for over 60 years, and was deeply involved in Jewish communal life and the development of Modern Orthodoxy in the United States. The collection contains correspondence (primarily from 1970s), personal materials, and writings of Rabbi Jung and others, as well as various financial records of the Jewish Center relating to fundraising and charitable donations. 
 Size:  28 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish Library | Jewish authors | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Kfar Eliyahu (Israel) | Kosher food | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Orthodox Judaism | Rabbis -- United States | Refugees, Jewish | Shehitah -- Germany | Sinaist | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Yad Benjamin (Israel) | Yeshivas -- Israel | Yeshivas -- United States 
Creator:  Aaron, Leon, 1926-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Leon Aaron memoir "My Father Sang Happy"  
 Dates:  2005 
 Call No:  2008.006 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a 287-page typescript memoir entitled "My Father Sang Happy", written by Leon Aaron, a lifelong Philadelphia resident and public relations professional. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Israel -- History -- 20th century | Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 
Creator:  Charney, Leon H.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Leon Charney Report television series video recordings  
 Dates:  1988-2016 
 Call No:  2017.005 
 Abstract:  Consists of digital files of episodes from 1988-2016 of The Leon Charney Report, a public affairs program created and hosted by Leon Charney, a lawyer, businessman, Middle East expert and media personality, which was broadcast on cable television. 
 Size:  1031 Digital files; 2.1 TB of video files on two hard drives 
 Subjects:  Arab-Israeli conflict | Israel -- Economic conditions | Israel -- History | Israel -- Politics and government | Israel -- Religious life and customs | Israel -- Social conditions | Jews -- History | Jews -- Israel -- Intellectual life | Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life | Middle East -- Politics and government | New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government | Public affairs television programs | Television talk shows | Terrorism -- Israel | United States -- Economic conditions | United States -- Foreign relations--Middle East | United States -- History | United States -- Politics and government 
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 Title:  Leon H. Charney Collection  
 Dates:  1912-2016; Bulk Dates: 1965-2016 
 Call No:  2017.006 
 Abstract:  Digital collection of materials documenting the life and activities of Leon Charney, a lawyer, author, businessman and philanthropist who hosted a public affairs program on cable television for more than 20 years. Charney also served as an advisor to various government leaders, and as an expert in Middle East affairs, was called upon to function as a backdoor liaison during the negotiations between Israel and Egypt leading to the 1979 Peace Treaty signed by the two countries. 
 Size:  3155 digital files and one small box; 141 GB of image and audio/video files 
 Subjects:  Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1973-1993 | Cantors (Judaism) -- United States | Egypt--Foreign relations--Israel | Israel -- Foreign relations -- United States | Israel -- Politics and government | Israel--Foreign relations--Egypt | Jewish authors -- United States | Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish philanthropists | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Middle East--Foreign relations--United States | Songs, Hebrew | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration | Synagogue music | United States -- Foreign relations -- Israel | United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century | United States--Foreign relations--Middle East 
Creator:  Mauer, Leonard, 1929-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Leonard Mauer Palestine collection  
 Dates:  undated, 1947-1948 
 Call No:  2000.021 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of UN reports from 1947-48, the end of the period of the British Mandate in Palestine. There are maps of the proposed Partition Plan and the boundaries of Jerusalem. There are also maps of the Middle East and Asia Minor delineated with Roman provinces. Also included is a 1948 poster from the Lohame Herut Yisrael (Lehi), a militant Zionist organization, advocating freedom from Arab terror. 
 Size:  2 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Israel -- Politics and government | Palestine -- History -- Partition | Palestine -- Maps 
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 Title:  Letter to Adat Yeshurun synagogue leaders  
 Dates:  undated 
 Call No:  1994.044 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of one page of an unsigned and undated letter to the leaders of Adat Yeshurun synagogue discussing the issue of eruv (perimeter in which carrying on the Sabbath is permissible according to Jewish law) and Sabbath desecration. The letter is in Hebrew. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Eruv | Judaism -- Customs and practices | Sabbath 
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 Title:  Letter to Chaim Zimmerman  
 Dates:  circa 1942 
 Call No:  1994.043 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Aharon Chaim Zimmerman (1915-1995) was the Rosh Yeshiva (Dean) of Hebrew Theological College until 1964, and then was a Rosh Yeshiva in New York City until he moved to Jerusalem, Israel in 1975. He wrote several books on Jewish law, philosophy and Israel. The collection contains an unsigned letter to him, commenting on his book Binyan Halakhah on Maimonides' Mishneh Torah. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Binyan halakhah | Jewish scholars -- Correspondence | Maimonides, Moses, -- 1135-1204 -- Mishneh Torah | Rabbis -- United States 
Creator:  Prins, Liepman Philip, 1835-1915 ; Hirschler, GertrudeRequires cookie*
 Title:  Liepman Philip Prins pamphlet "On Zionism"  
 Dates:  1904, 1991 
 Call No:  1992.003 
 Abstract:  The collection contains an English translation of a pamphlet entitled "On Zionism". The pamphlet consists of one letter from Rabbi Liepman Philip Prins of Amsterdam to Rabbi Isaiah Silberstein of Weitzen, dated June 24, 1904. Gertrude Hirschler translated the letter from a German translation of the original Hebrew (now lost), and wrote the letter's introduction and commentary. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Zionism -- Europe 
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:  Bernstein, Louis, 1927-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Louis Bernstein papers  
 Dates:  1943-1995 
 Call No:  2006.099 
 Abstract:  The collection contains materials arising from the rabbinic and public service career of Louis Bernstein, Rabbi of Young Israel of Windsor Park (Queens, N.Y.), his leadership of the Rabbinical Council of America, the Religious Zionists of America and his involvement in various other Jewish institutions and causes. Also includes correspondence from Heidelberg, Germany, where Bernstein served as an army chaplain in 1953-54. 
 Size:  9.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish camps -- United States | Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York | Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Chaplains | Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, Jewish | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Religion and state -- Israel | Religious Zionism | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionism 
Creator:  Hurwich, Louis, 1886-1967Requires cookie*
 Title:  Louis Hurwich Papers  
 Dates:  1894-1927 
 Call No:  1977.099 
 Abstract:  Louis Hurwich was an American-Jewish educator and founder of the Boston Hebrew Teachers College. He promoted the Hebrew language in the United States through publications and programs. The collection contains his correspondence, poetry, business accounts and diary, as well as several photographs. 
 Size:  1.4 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- Soviet Union | New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel | New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Soviet Union -- Commerce | Zionism 
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:  Rittenberg, Louis, 1892-1962Requires cookie*
 Title:  Louis Rittenberg papers  
 Dates:  1918-1963 
 Call No:  1964.099 
 Abstract:  Louis Rittenberg was the managing editor of the Universal Jewish Encyclopedia and the American Hebrew. His collection includes his wide correspondence with outstanding personalities, Jews and non-Jews, from all over the world. Among the archives are files of material for the supplementary volume eleven of the Universal Jewish Encyclopedia which he planned to issue. 
 Size:  164 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  American Hebrew | Bonds | Family -- New York (State) -- New York | Hungarian Americans -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish youth -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies and clubs | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Ethiopia | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews, Ethiopian | Journalism -- United States -- Societies, etc. | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Overseas Sentinel | Reform Judaism | Universal Jewish Encylopedia | Women teachers | World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish 
Creator:  Werfel, LouisRequires cookie*
 Title:  Louis Werfel correspondence with Ellis family of Philadelphia, PA.  
 Dates:  1937-1943 
 Call No:  2010.006 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of seven items of correspondence from Louis Werfel, the only Orthodox Jewish chaplain killed in action in World War II, to members of the Ellis family in Philadelphia, PA, from the time Werfel was a student at Yeshiva University through his military service. 
 Size:  7 Items 
 Subjects:  Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence | Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Correspondence | Military chaplains -- United States -- Correspondence | World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains | World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish 
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 Title:  Lubavitch ephemera collection  
 Dates:  1989-1991 
 Call No:  1994.013 
 Abstract:  Collection consists of newsletters, pamphlets, and announcements produced by the Habad/Lubavitch movement, a Hasidic movement founded in the late 1700s, relating to preparations for the coming of the Messiah and a proclamation of Menachem M. Schneerson declaring Israel safe for travel during the Gulf War. Also included is a video about Joseph Isaac Schneersohn, and a program guide to the Jewish Children's Expo in 1989 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. 
 Size:  1 manuscript box and 1 oversized item 
 Subjects:  Chabad in America | Habad -- United States | Messiah -- Judaism | Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Israel 
Creator:  Weinstein, Lucie RuthRequires cookie*
 Title:  Lucie R. Weinstein Holocaust memoir  
 Dates:  2000 
 Call No:  2000.014 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a typed reflection by Lucie R. Weinstein on her days as a student at the Realschule in Bad Berleburg, Germany and subsequent escape from the Holocaust. With the help of friends, her family escaped to America in 1941. In the late 1990s, Lucie worked to establish a memorial to Jewish victims from Bad Berleburg who died in the Holocaust. The collection includes a speech given by Weinstein in Bad Berleburg at the dedication ceremony in May 2000. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Bad Berleburg (Germany) | Holocaust memorials -- Germany -- Bad Berleburg | Holocaust survivors | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal Narratives | Jews -- Germany -- Bad Berleburg