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Creator:  Montefiore, Moses, Sir, 1784-1885Requires cookie*
 Title:  Moses Montefiore letter (photocopy) to Henry Solomon  
 Dates:  May 30, 1875 
 Call No:  1986.047 
 Abstract:  Sir Moses Montefiore was a leading Anglo-Jewish philanthropist, communal leader and early Zionist. He was active on behalf of Jewish settlement and development of the Holy Land. The collection contains a photocopy of an autograph letter by Moses Montefiore to Henry Solomon thanking Solomon for having initiated the movement on behalf of the Holy Land in Savannah, Georgia. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Charities 
Creator:  Alexandre, EmanuelRequires cookie*
 Title:  Emanuel Alexandre papers  
 Dates:  1943-1963 
 Call No:  1986.033 
 Abstract:  Emanuel Alexandre was an attorney, art collector, and a close personal friend of former Yeshiva University president Dr. Samuel Belkin. Mr. Alexandre donated his entire collection of 3,000 books to Yeshiva University Library in 1977. The archival collection includes an invitation to the luncheon of the American Biblical Encyclopedia Society, a list of participants at a dinner for the Jewish Publication Society of America, and a meeting announcement of a landsmanshaft synagogue. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Friendly societies -- United States | Jews -- Charities 
Creator:  Jewish World Relief ConferenceRequires cookie*
 Title:  Jewish World Relief Conference reports and pamphlets  
 Dates:  1920-1924 
 Call No:  1989.005 
 Abstract:  The first Jewish World Relief Conference was held in Karlsbad, Germany in August 1920. 105 delegates from 60 relief organizations from different countries participated. The second conference was held in 1924. The collection contains reports and pamphlets in Yiddish and German regarding the proceedings of the conference and tasks it intended to undertake. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish bankers | Jews -- Charities 
Creator:  Training Bureau for Jewish Communal Service. (New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Training Bureau for Jewish Communal Service records  
 Dates:  Bulk Dates:1947; Bulk Dates: 1947; 1946-1951 
 Call No:  1977.096 
 Abstract:  The Training Bureau for Jewish Communal Service was launched in 1947 by five major Jewish agencies to train individuals for executive positions in the field of Jewish communal work. The collection contains correspondence with members of the Training Bureau faculty and local cooperating agencies and organizations. Also included are the minutes and reports of the Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, as well as materials on courses, faculty and students. 
 Size:  34 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Education | Social work education -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Chevrah Poel Zedek Anschei IlliaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Chevrah Poel Zedek Anschei Illia Collection  
 Dates:  1893-1961 
 Call No:  1977.098 
 Abstract:  Records of a landsmanschaft synagogue founded by immigrants from the village of Illia (Lithuania) in the 1880s on the Lower East Side. 
 Size:  10 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Friendly societies | Ilʹi︠a︡ (Byelorussian S.S.R.) | Jews -- Charities | Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- History | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  National Council of Jewish Women. Department of Service for the Foreign BornRequires cookie*
 Title:  National Council of Jewish Women, Department of Service for the Foreign Born Records  
 Dates:  1920-1968 
 Call No:  1976.001 
 Abstract:  The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) was founded in 1893. It undertook a wide range of religious, philanthropic, and educational activities in response to the wave of Jewish immigrants to American shores. One department, the Service for the Foreign Born, was founded in 1903 to help new immigrants adapt to life in the United States. The collection consists of this department of the NCJW's New York and Brooklyn Sections' case files dealing with the agency's efforts to help refugees adjust to the United States, its work to locate immigrants' missing relatives and friends, and administrative records of the Service for the Foreign Born. 
 Size:  430 linear feet (388 record storage boxes) 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Jewish women -- Societies and clubs | Jews -- Charities | Refugees, Jewish | United States -- Emigration and immigration 
Creator:  Central Orthodox CommitteeRequires cookie*
 Title:  Central Orthodox Committee Collection  
 Dates:  1942, 1945-1953; Bulk Dates: 1947-1950 
 Call No:  1963.098 
 Abstract:  Correspondence, financial records, reports, and other material concerning relief work with displaced persons following World War II. Includes correspondence and reports of European Directors Samuel L. Sar, Rabbi Solomon Shapiro, and Rabbi Manuel Laderman, and Treasurer A.M. Stavsky; and material concerning relations with Joint Distribution Committee, Vaad Hatzala, United Service for New Americans, and United States government agencies, as well as Jewish Central Orthodox Committee commission to Europe. 
 Size:  5.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  International relief -- Europe | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Europe | Orthodox Judaism | Refugees, Jewish -- Europe | United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 
Creator:  American Jewish Joint Distribution CommitteeRequires cookie*
 Title:  American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Russian relief collection  
 Dates:  1913-1946; Bulk Dates: 1915-1928 
 Call No:  1987.013 
 Abstract:  The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) was founded in 1914 to provide aid to Jews in Palestine and Eastern Europe. During the interwar years they supplied basic services to Jewish war survivors and helped with the reconstruction of Jewish communal infrastructure in Eastern Europe. The collection documents the relief efforts of the JDC in Eastern Europe between 1914-1936. 
 Size:  1.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  International relief -- Europe | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Economic conditions | Jews -- Soviet Union | Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Europe | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Relief 
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:  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:  Enright, Maurice, 1905-1977Requires cookie*
 Title:  Maurice Enright Papers  
 Dates:  1921-1978 
 Call No:  1993.020 
 Abstract:  Maurice Enright was active in Jewish communal affairs, especially those affiliated with the Poale Agudath Israel. After the close of World War II, he traveled to Europe three times between 1946 and 1948 as a representative of the Vaad Hatzala and Rescue Children organizations. These post-war activities are the major focus of this collection, which consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and newspaper clippings. 
 Size:  2.25 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Ba-Sha'ar | Custody of children -- Israel | France | Holocaust survivors -- France | Holocaust survivors -- Switzerland | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal Narratives | Intercountry adoption | Israel | Jewish children in the Holocaust -- France | Jewish orphanages -- France | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Migrations | Palestine | Refugees, Jewish | United States -- Emigration and immigration | World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps 
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:  Lifshitz, David, 1907-Requires cookie*
 Title:  David R. Lifshitz papers  
 Dates:  1924, 1930, 1936-1991; Bulk Dates: 1941-1988 
 Call No:  2001.099 
 Abstract:  Rabbi David Lifshitz (1907-1993) was chief rabbi of Suwalk, Poland before World War II and, following the Holocaust, taught at The Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) for nearly fifty years. The collection documents his involvement with Suwalki Holocaust survivors, his career at RIETS, his leadership position in organizations such as Agudath Harabanim and Ezras Torah and in numerous other issues in the Jewish and Israeli political, rabbinic and communal world. It contains correspondence, some writings and speeches, copies of various publications he collected, and a small amount of personal and family materials. 
 Size:  11.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Chief Rabbinate -- Israel | Elections -- Israel | Eulogies | Fraternal organizations -- New York (State) -- New York | Fund raising -- New York (State) -- New York | Holocaust survivors | Israel -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century | Israel -- Politics and government | Jewish law | Jewish refugees -- France | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews, Algerian -- Israel | Judaism and state -- Israel | Orthodox Judaism -- Israel | Political parties -- Israel | Rabbis -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- Poland -- Suwalki | Sabbath | Sefer Minḥat Yosef | Suwalki (Poland) | Talmud -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish | Washington Heights (New York, N.Y.) 
Creator:  Fischel, Rebecca ; Goldstein, Herbert Samuel, 1890-1970Requires cookie*
 Title:  Herbert S. Goldstein & Rebecca (Fischel) Goldstein family papers  
 Dates:  1887-1997; Bulk Dates: 1925-1988 
 Call No:  2004.099 
 Abstract:  The collection consists primarily of materials arising from the professional and organizational activities of Rabbi Herbert S. Goldstein and of his wife, Rebecca (Fischel) Goldstein. Herbert Goldstein founded the Institutional Synagogue in Harlem in 1917, and occupied leadership positions in numerous Jewish organizations. Rebecca (Fischel) Goldstein, daughter of the philanthropist Harry Fischel, was an active communal leader as well. Also included are papers relating to the rabbinic activities of their son-in-law O. Asher Reichel, materials relating to Harry Fischel, and records of several institutions with which the overall family was connected. 
 Size:  13.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Children -- Institutional care -- Israel | Fasts and feasts -- Judaism | Fish as food | Harlem (New York, N.Y.) | High holiday sermons | Hunter (N.Y.) | Israel | Jerusalem | Jewish religious education | Jewish religious education of children -- United States | Jewish sermons, American | Jewish soldiers | Jewish soldiers--Religious life | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Dietary laws | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Judaism -- Customs and practices | Kosher food | Kosher food industry -- New York (State) -- New York | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Palestine -- Description and travel | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- United States | Rabbis' spouses -- New York (State) -- New York | Revivals--United States--History--20th century. | Sturgeons | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- Hunter | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Upper West Side (New York, N.Y.) | World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish | World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees | Zionism and Judaism 
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 Title:  Jamie Lehmann Memorial Collection - Records of the Jewish Community of Cairo  
 Dates:  1886-1961; Bulk Dates: 1920-1960 
 Call No:  1986.009 
 Abstract:  Consists of account books, by-laws, case files, certificates, correspondence, legal documents, minutes, photographs and reports from the Sephardic and Ashkenazic Jewish communities of Cairo. Also contains minute registers of two lodges of the International Order of B'nai B'rith in Cairo, which provide information crucial for understanding the modernization of Egyptian Jewry that took place in the early decades of the twentieth century. 
 Size:  6.75 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Alexandria (Egypt) -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Alexandria (Egypt) -- Religious life and customs | Alexandria (Egypt) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Ashkenazim -- Egypt -- Cairo | Benevolent societies -- Egypt -- Cairo | Cairo (Egypt) -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Cairo (Egypt) -- Religious life and customs | Cairo (Egypt) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Charities -- Egypt -- Cairo | Egypt -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Friendly societies -- Egypt -- Cairo | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Hospitals -- Egypt -- Cairo | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Egypt | Jews -- Egypt -- Alexandria | Jews -- Egypt -- Cairo | Jews -- Ethiopia | Jews, Ethiopian | Religious institutions -- Egypt -- Alexandria | Religious institutions -- Egypt -- Cairo | Ritual slaughter | Shehitah | World War, 1939-1945 | Zionism 
Creator:  Wiernik, Peter, 1865-1936Requires cookie*
 Title:  Peter Wiernik and Bertha Wiernik Collection  
 Dates:  1886-1950; Bulk Dates: 1920-1935 
 Call No:  1966.098 
 Abstract:  Peter Wiernik was a prominent Yiddish journalist active in many Jewish organizations. The collection contains his records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, with which he was involved, as well as records of other organizations he participated in. It also contains his personal papers, including correspondence from the 1920s and 1930s in the areas of Jewish belles-lettres, philanthropy and Yiddish journalism. His notes, drafts of articles, and newspaper clippings reflect his interest in Jewish political issues, history, bibliography and literature. The papers of his sister, Bertha Wiernik, contain correspondence and several plays she wrote in the 1930s and 1940s. 
 Size:  13.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Children -- Europe | International relief -- Europe | Jewish Courier (Chicago) | Jewish Morning Journal | Jewish journalists | Jewish learning and scholarship | Jewish property -- Germany | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Education | Jews -- Europe | Jews -- History | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews --United States -- Politics and government | Journalism -- United States | Morgen Zshurnal | Orthodox Judaism | Real property -- Germany | Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Europe | Sabbath (Jewish law) | Sabbath legislation -- New York (State) | Women dramatists | Women poets | World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany -- Reparations | Yiddish newspapers -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionism