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Creator:  Notelevitz, Chaim Ben-ZionRequires cookie*
 Title:  Chaim Ben Zion Notelevitz collection  
 Dates:  undated, 1946 
 Call No:  1984.006 
 Abstract:  Chaim Ben Zion Notelevitz was a rabbi and Jewish communal leader. He served as chief Orthodox rabbi in Louisville, Kentucky, from 1932 to 1941, and held leadership positions in a number of Jewish organizations. Rabbi Notelevitz wrote several books and articles on topics related to Jewish law. The collection contains novellae on Maimonides and Passover sacrifices, as well as a letter to Rabbi Aaron Zlotavitz, secretary of the Council of Rabbis in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1946). 
 Size:  1 Folder 
 Subjects:  Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Passover -- Customs and practices | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York 
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 Title:  Eruv Controversy (Brooklyn, N.Y.) collection  
 Dates:  1999-2001 
 Call No:  2000.001 
 Abstract:  The establishment of an eruv (perimeter in which carrying on the Sabbath is permissible according to Jewish law) in Boro Park, Brooklyn, New York in 1999-2000 sparked much discussion among various Jewish groups regarding its acceptability. The collection contains leaflets, sermons, and published flyers related to this controversy. 
 Size:  0.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Borough Park (New York, N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Eruv | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Sabbath (Jewish law) 
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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