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Creator:  Illoway, Henry, Dr., 1848-1932Requires cookie*
 Title:  Henry Illoway papers  
 Dates:  1894-1950 
 Call No:  1985.035 
 Abstract:  Dr. Henry Illoway was a prominent Jewish physician and writer. In addition to being a specialist in children's diseases, he wrote regularly on Biblical and Talmudic subjects. He lived in New York City and belonged to the Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue, Congregation Shearith Israel. The collection includes a medical log, some notes, a letter, and a handwritten poem. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish sermons, American | Medicine -- New York (State) -- New York -- Practice | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Piyutim 
Creator:  Guth, Benjamin Baruch, b. 1856Requires cookie*
 Title:  Benjamin Guth papers  
 Dates:  1911-1929 
 Call No:  1986.099 
 Abstract:  Benjamin Baruch Guth was an Orthodox Jewish rabbi, author, and Jewish communal leader. Born in Hungary, he served as rabbi of Congregation Chasam Sopher in New York City for many years. The collection contains correspondence, circulars, and other material concerning rabbinical issues, fundraising for Jewish institutions in New York and Palestine, the New York Kehillah, and other Jewish communal matters. 
 Size:  0.2 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Fund raising -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Charities | Jews -- Palestine | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Friedman, Solomon B., RabbiRequires cookie*
 Title:  Solomon B. Friedman papers  
 Dates:  1938-1940 
 Call No:  1985.016 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Solomon B. Friedman, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, was the first rabbi to be ordained by the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary in 1919. He acted as executive secretary of the New York State Kashruth Advisory Board. The collection contains correspondence, notices, and minutes of a meeting that concern issues of Kashrut (Jewish dietary laws). 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Dietary laws | Judaism -- Customs and practices | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- United States | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York 
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:  Congregation Beth Hillel-Beth Israel (New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Congregation Beth Hillel-Beth Israel (New York, N.Y.) records  
 Dates:  1940s-1990 
 Call No:  2001.001 
 Abstract:  Congregations Beth Hillel and Beth Israel of Washington Heights, both of German-Jewish origin, merged in 1980. Beth Hillel, founded in 1939, had been a Conservative congregation, while Congregation Beth Israel had been established in 1949 under Orthodox auspices. The collection contains bulletins, newsletters, correspondence, dinner journals and other printed material relating to Congregation Beth Hillel & Beth Israel. 
 Size:  4.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews, German -- New York (State) -- New York | Music -- manuscripts | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Refuseniks | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York | Synagogue music -- High Holiday services | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Washington Heights (New York, N.Y.) 
Creator:  Jacobs familyRequires cookie*
 Title:  Jacobs family papers  
 Dates:  1880-2019; Bulk Dates: 1920-1985 
 Call No:  2007.006 
 Abstract:  The Jacobs family was a prominent Orthodox Jewish family in America starting in the early 1900s. The collection consists of photographs, correspondence, official documents, yearbooks, family history, newspaper clippings and other ephemera items belonging to the Jacobs family. Many of the items are photocopies of the originals. 
 Size:  6.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Israel -- History, Military -- 20th century | Jewish day schools | Jews -- Genealogy | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York 
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 Title:  American Jewish religious ephemera  
 Dates:  1928-1997 
 Call No:  1993.017 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of announcements, programs, letters signs, and other ephemera items, primarily of a religious nature, from various Jewish individuals, insititutions and events in the United States, mainly in the New York area, in the 20th century. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Jewish religious education -- New Jersey -- Newark | Jews -- United States -- Social life and customs | Judaism -- Customs and practices | Judaism and politics | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Orthodox Judaism -- United States | Responsa -- 1948- | Skvira Hasidim | Zionism -- Controversial literature 
Creator:  Jacobs, HaroldRequires cookie*
 Title:  Harold M. Jacobs papers  
 Dates:  1888-1994; Bulk Dates: 1950-1994 
 Call No:  1995.006 
 Abstract:  The Harold M. Jacobs Papers document the lifetime and activities of Harold Milton Jacobs (1912-1995), an important Jewish lay leader and businessman. The Papers largely document his career in communal service, both in the Jewish and general non-profit realms. The collection contains correspondence, reports, photographs and other material from Jacobs' numerous affiliations such as the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations, the National Council of Young Israel, and the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York, as well as correspondence documenting his relationships with many prominent local, national, and international politicians and leaders. 
 Size:  18.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish day schools | Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Judaism and politics | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Religious Zionism | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York | Sabbath legislation -- New York (State) | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionism 
Creator:  Morais, Henry S., 1860-1935Requires cookie*
 Title:  Henry S. Morais Papers  
 Dates:  1877-1930 
 Call No:  1975.001 
 Abstract:  The papers of Henry S. Morais (1860-1935) span the years 1877-1930. They cover the life of this journalist/Rabbi in his two major places of residence - Philadelphia, Pa. and New York, N.Y. 
 Size:  1.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  American Hebrew | Hebrew Standard | Jewish Advance (Chicago, Ill.) | Jewish Exponent | Jewish Forum (New York, N.Y.) | Jewish Messenger | Jewish Women (1892) | Jewish journalists | Jewish sermons, American | Jewish women -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia | Menorah (New York, N.Y.) | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Religious life and customs | Rabbis | Switzerland -- Foreign relations -- Treaties | United States -- Foreign relations -- Treaties 
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