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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 
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 Title:  Rabbinic letters on works published and other materials  
 Dates:  undated, 1968 
 Call No:  1994.009 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of letters between various rabbis recommending books which they should purchase, as well as some blank letterhead belonging to one G. Wolf Margolis, Rabbi of the United Reform Community of N.Y., and a business card belonging to one Rabbi Isaac Sodden of the Congregation Ohav Sholom in Brooklyn, N.Y. The five letters in the collection are in a variety of languages, including Hebrew, Spanish and English. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish publishing | Jewish scholars -- Correspondence | Rabbis 
Creator:  Rabbinical Assembly of AmericaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Rabbinical Assembly of America membership list  
 Dates:  October 15, 1945 
 Call No:  1994.020 
 Abstract:  The Rabbinical Assembly (RA) was founded in 1901 to be an organization of Conservative rabbis who would make decisions regarding law and practice for the Movement. The collection consists of a 15-page typed list of the names and addresses of the members of the Rabbinical Assembly of America from October 15, 1945. The members were from all across the United States, as well as a few from Canada and Palestine. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Conservative Judaism | Rabbis -- Directories 
Creator:  Rabinowitz, Yisrael ShmuelRequires cookie*
 Title:  Rabinowitz family (Koretsʹ, Ukraine) genealogy  
 Dates:  circa 1954 
 Call No:  1993.010 
 Abstract:  Collection consists of handwritten family history notes, in Hebrew, from 1888 to 1954, by Yisrael Shmuel Rabi(nowitz?), who was born in Korets, presently in Ukraine. They are written on pages of a copy of Solomon Ganzfried's Kitzur Shulhan Arukh (Code of Jewish Law), printed in Warsaw in 1874, which belonged to Rabinowitz. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Genealogy | Jews -- Ukraine -- Koret︠s︡ʹ | Koret︠s︡ʹ (Ukraine) | Sefer Ḳitsur Shulḥan ʻarukh 
Creator:  Ramaz School (New York, N.Y.).Requires cookie*
 Title:  Ramaz School 52nd annual dinner-dance journal  
 Dates:  January 15, 1989 
 Call No:  1994.023 
 Abstract:  The Ramaz School is a Modern Orthodox day school which was founded in 1937 by Rabbi Joseph Lookstein, and it is named after Rabbi Lookstein's grandfather-in-law, Rabbi Moses Zevulun Margolies, who was known as the RaMaZ. This collection consists of the journal from the 52nd annual dinner-dance held by the school in honor of Rabbi Joshua Bakst for 25 years of teaching Judaic studies at the high school. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish day schools | Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York | Judaism -- Study and teaching 
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 Title:  Receipts collection  
 Dates:  1933-1943 
 Call No:  1994.010 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of 9 receipts for financial gifts to various schools, religious organizations, relief organizations, and newspapers in England, the United States, and Palestine, as well as one empty envelope for the purpose of mailing in a donation. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish orphanages -- Palestine | Jewish religious education -- England -- London | Jews -- England -- London -- Charities | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Charities | Jews -- Palestine | Jews -- Palestine -- Charities 
Creator:  Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the WarRequires cookie*
 Title:  Records of the Central Relief Committee, Volume I  
 Dates:  1914-1948; Bulk Dates: 1914-1918 
 Call No:  1963.099 
 Abstract:  Orthodox Jewish overseas relief organization affiliated with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Established in October, 1914 to help Jews suffering as a result of the outbreak of World War I. After the war, the Central Relief Committee shifted its attention from providing economic relief to Orthodox Jewry overseas to preserving its religious and cultural identity. CRC supported hundreds of yeshivot in Europe and Palestine through 1950, when its affiliation with the JDC ceased. The Federated Council of Israel Institutions succeeded the CRC. 
 Size:  57 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Europe, Eastern | International relief -- Egypt | International relief -- Europe | International relief -- Palestine | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc. | Palestine | Rabbinical seminaries -- Europe | Rabbinical seminaries -- Palestine | Rabbis -- Europe | Rabbis -- Palestine | Rabbis -- United States | Refugees, Jewish | Synagogues -- New York (N.Y.) | Synagogues -- United States | United States -- Emigration and Immigration | World War, 1914-1918 -- Jews -- Rescue | Yeshivas -- Europe | Yeshivas -- Palestine 
Creator:  Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the WarRequires cookie*
 Title:  Records of the Central Relief Committee, Volume II  
 Dates:  1914-1958; Bulk Dates: 1919-1950 
 Call No:  1963.099 
 Abstract:  Orthodox Jewish overseas relief organization affiliated with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Established in October, 1914 to help Jews suffering as a result of the outbreak of World War I. After the war, the Central Relief Committee shifted its attention from providing economic relief to Orthodox Jewry overseas to preserving its religious and cultural identity. CRC supported hundreds of yeshivot in Europe and Palestine through 1950, when its affiliation with the JDC ceased. The Federated Council of Israel Institutions succeeded the CRC. 
 Size:  107 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Europe, Eastern | International relief -- Egypt | International relief -- Europe | International relief -- Palestine | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc. | Palestine | Rabbinical seminaries -- Europe | Rabbinical seminaries -- Palestine | Rabbis | Rabbis -- Europe -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- Palestine -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- United States | Refugees, Jewish | Shehitah -- Europe | Shehitah -- United States | United States -- Emigration and immigration | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue | Yeshivas -- Europe | Yeshivas -- Palestine 
Creator:  Institutional SynagogueRequires cookie*
 Title:  Records of the Institutional Synagogue  
 Dates:  1917-1967; Bulk Dates: 1928-1943 
 Call No:  1977.314 
 Abstract:  Contains minutes, financial records, legal documents, and newsletters of a synagogue founded in Harlem in 1917 as a center for religious, cultural and social programs, which remained in existence until 1943. A branch was formed in 1928 on Manhattan's Upper West Side, which became the current West Side Institutional Synagogue. 
 Size:  .75 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Harlem (New York, N.Y.) | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York | Synagogues -- Administration | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Upper West Side (New York, N.Y.) 
Creator:  Rosenzweig, Rena L.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Rena L. Rosenzweig poems and other material  
 Dates:  1985-1986 
 Call No:  1986.053 
 Abstract:  The collection contains copies of Rena Rosenzweig's printed poems, several news items concerning her creative activities and letters of commendation for her work (1985). Rena L. Rosenzweig is a Holocaust survivor and poet residing in Canarsie. Among the poems is an acrostic poem written by Mrs. Rosenzweig in honor of Yeshiva University's centennial in January 1986. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Women poets 
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 Title:  Report of a conference on the Jewish experience in America  
 Dates:  1950 
 Call No:  1992.012 
 Abstract:  In 1948, Commentary magazine held a conference discussing the Jewish experience in America. The magazine was founded in 1945 by Elliot Cohen, and the conference was presided over by Harvard professor Oscar Handlin. This report records the names of the individuals who participated in the conference and contains the full proceedings. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- United States -- Congresses 
Creator:  Rescue Children, Inc.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Rescue Children, Inc. Collection  
 Dates:  1946-1985 
 Call No:  1985.024 
 Abstract:  Photographs and case files of child Holocaust survivors under Rescue Children, Inc. care in Sweden, France, Belgium, England, and Germany. Also contains some administrative records and correspondence of the organization. 
 Size:  8.25 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Belgium | England | France | Germany | Holocaust survivors | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe | Intercountry adoption | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Belgium | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- England | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- France | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Germany | Jewish children in the Holocaust-- Sweden | Jewish orphanages -- Belgium | Jewish orphanages -- France | Jews -- Charities | Sweden | United States -- Emigration and immigration | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Novick, HenyaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Rescue Children, Inc. from 1946-1948  
 Dates:  1986 
 Call No:  1986.056 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a term paper prepared in 1986 by Mrs. Henya Novick. The paper, entitled "Rescue Children, Inc. from 1946-1948", was written for Professor Herbert M. Druks' Brooklyn College class. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Jewish children in the Holocaust | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue | World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees