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Creator:  Burack, Aaron D., (Aaron David), 1892-1960Requires cookie*
 Title:  Aaron David Burack papers  
 Dates:  1894-1958; Bulk Dates: 1922-1958 
 Call No:  1990.004 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Aaron David Burack (1892-1960) was a leading Rosh Yeshiva (Dean) at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) and a central figure in the Orthodox Rabbinate and the Mizrachi movement. The collection consists of the personal papers, correspondence, speech notes, and halakhic writings of Rabbi Aaron David Burack. Ranging from the 1910s to the late 1950s, the material documents Rabbi Burack's career as a rabbi, speaker and public figure. 
 Size:  4.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Israel -- Description and travel | Jewish law | Jewish sermons | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- Ordination | Sefer Pirḥe Aharon | Wills 
Creator:  Sagalovitch familyRequires cookie*
 Title:  Sagalovitch-Sagall family papers  
 Dates:  1923-1988 
 Call No:  2003.097 
 Abstract:  The Sagalovitch (later Sagall) family was a prominent Zionist rabbinic family in Russia and Poland, tracing its roots back to the medieval French commentator, Rashi. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, notes, personal documents, newspaper clippings, and programs belonging to the Sagalovitch-Sagall family. The majority of the items relate to either Jacob Meir Sagalovitch or his son Solomon Sagall. 
 Size:  2.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish law | Jewish sermons | Jews -- Belgium -- Brussels | Jews -- Poland -- Gdańsk | Predigten / von Jakob Meïr Sagalowitsch | Rabbis -- Belgium -- Brussels | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- Poland -- Gdańsk | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionism -- Great Britain 
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.)