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Creator:  National Council of Jewish Women. Department of Service for the Foreign BornRequires cookie*
 Title:  National Council of Jewish Women, Department of Service for the Foreign Born Records  
 Dates:  1920-1968 
 Call No:  1976.001 
 Abstract:  The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) was founded in 1893. It undertook a wide range of religious, philanthropic, and educational activities in response to the wave of Jewish immigrants to American shores. One department, the Service for the Foreign Born, was founded in 1903 to help new immigrants adapt to life in the United States. The collection consists of this department of the NCJW's New York and Brooklyn Sections' case files dealing with the agency's efforts to help refugees adjust to the United States, its work to locate immigrants' missing relatives and friends, and administrative records of the Service for the Foreign Born. 
 Size:  430 linear feet (388 record storage boxes) 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Jewish women -- Societies and clubs | Jews -- Charities | Refugees, Jewish | United States -- Emigration and immigration 
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 Title:  Jamie Lehmann Memorial Collection - Records of the Jewish Community of Cairo  
 Dates:  1886-1961; Bulk Dates: 1920-1960 
 Call No:  1986.009 
 Abstract:  Consists of account books, by-laws, case files, certificates, correspondence, legal documents, minutes, photographs and reports from the Sephardic and Ashkenazic Jewish communities of Cairo. Also contains minute registers of two lodges of the International Order of B'nai B'rith in Cairo, which provide information crucial for understanding the modernization of Egyptian Jewry that took place in the early decades of the twentieth century. 
 Size:  6.75 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Alexandria (Egypt) -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Alexandria (Egypt) -- Religious life and customs | Alexandria (Egypt) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Ashkenazim -- Egypt -- Cairo | Benevolent societies -- Egypt -- Cairo | Cairo (Egypt) -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Cairo (Egypt) -- Religious life and customs | Cairo (Egypt) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Charities -- Egypt -- Cairo | Egypt -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Friendly societies -- Egypt -- Cairo | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Hospitals -- Egypt -- Cairo | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Egypt | Jews -- Egypt -- Alexandria | Jews -- Egypt -- Cairo | Jews -- Ethiopia | Jews, Ethiopian | Religious institutions -- Egypt -- Alexandria | Religious institutions -- Egypt -- Cairo | Ritual slaughter | Shehitah | World War, 1939-1945 | Zionism