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Creator:  Zeitlin, Solomon, 1886-1976Requires cookie*
 Title:  Solomon Zeitlin research collection  
 Dates:  1928-1976 
 Call No:  1990.003 
 Abstract:  Solomon Zeitlin (1886-1976), was a noted historian and post-biblical scholar at Dropsie University. The collection was to be used for a biography of Zeitlin, and includes his incoming correspondence from Louis Ginzberg (1932-1939), Saul Lieberman (1944-1965), Lubavitcher rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1968) and others, as well as articles and clippings regarding his scholarly work. 
 Size:  .25 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish scholars -- Correspondence 
Creator:  Loeb, Isidore, 1839-1892Requires cookie*
 Title:  Isidor Loeb letter to Joseph Jacobs  
 Dates:  1889 
 Call No:  1987.002 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a manuscript letter from Isidore Loeb, a French rabbi and scholar, to Joseph Jacobs, an Australian-born folklore scholar who was also a historian of Jewish culture. In the letter, Loeb deciphers an Arabic seal. He acknowledges the assistance of Joseph Derenbourg, a French orientalist and educator. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish scholars -- Correspondence | Orientalism 
Creator:  Rosenthal, Erwin Isak Jakob, 1904-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Erwin Rosenthal correspondence and notes  
 Dates:  undated, 1961-1968 
 Call No:  1993.013 
 Abstract:  The collection contains a letter from Erwin Rosenthal, a scholar of Jewish and Islamic thought, to Herbert Junker, a Catholic scholar and teacher of the Old Testament, on the occasion of Junker's 70th birthday. Included with the letter are some of Rosenthal's notes on religion and philosophy in Islam and a copy of the title page of a festschrift in honor of Junker's 70th birthday. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish scholars -- Correspondence | Philosophy, Islamic 
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 Title:  Rabbinic letters on works published and other materials  
 Dates:  undated, 1968 
 Call No:  1994.009 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of letters between various rabbis recommending books which they should purchase, as well as some blank letterhead belonging to one G. Wolf Margolis, Rabbi of the United Reform Community of N.Y., and a business card belonging to one Rabbi Isaac Sodden of the Congregation Ohav Sholom in Brooklyn, N.Y. The five letters in the collection are in a variety of languages, including Hebrew, Spanish and English. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish publishing | Jewish scholars -- Correspondence | Rabbis 
Creator:  Finkel, JoshuaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Joshua Finkel collection  
 Dates:  1935-1974 
 Call No:  1987.001 
 Abstract:  Joshua Finkel was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary, researched Semitic languages and the relationship between Judaism and Islam, and taught Semitic languages at Yeshiva University. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, microfiche frames from articles, manuscript fragments, and correspondence relating to Finkel's scholarly work. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish learning and scholarship | Jewish scholars -- Correspondence | Jews, German 
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 Title:  Letter to Chaim Zimmerman  
 Dates:  circa 1942 
 Call No:  1994.043 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Aharon Chaim Zimmerman (1915-1995) was the Rosh Yeshiva (Dean) of Hebrew Theological College until 1964, and then was a Rosh Yeshiva in New York City until he moved to Jerusalem, Israel in 1975. He wrote several books on Jewish law, philosophy and Israel. The collection contains an unsigned letter to him, commenting on his book Binyan Halakhah on Maimonides' Mishneh Torah. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Binyan halakhah | Jewish scholars -- Correspondence | Maimonides, Moses, -- 1135-1204 -- Mishneh Torah | Rabbis -- United States