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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:  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:  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 
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