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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.)