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Creator:  Silver, Eliezer, 1882-1968Requires cookie*
 Title:  Eliezer Silver collection  
 Dates:  1914-1968 
 Call No:  1994.051 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Eliezer Silver was born in Lithuania in 1882, and received Rabbinic ordination in Dvinsk in 1906. He emigrated to the United States in 1907, where he was involved with relief and rescue efforts of Jews during World War I and World War II. The collection, which is comprised entirely of photocopies, consists of commentaries, correspondence, official documents and photographs belonging to him. 
 Size:  3 folders 
 Subjects:  Jewish sermons, American | Jews -- Dietary laws | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cincinnati | Rabbis -- United States 
Creator:  American Friends of the Hebrew UniversityRequires cookie*
 Title:  American Friends of the Hebrew University collection  
 Dates:  1948-1950 
 Call No:  1995.002 
 Abstract:  Hebrew University opened its doors to students in 1925, and by 1949, the school had 1300 students. The American Friends of Hebrew University brought the achievements of Hebrew University to the United States by bringing scholars and scientists to American communities to give lectures and recruit students. The collection consists of a membership recruitment letter and application, an article, a memo, and an invitation, all pertaining to the American Friends of Hebrew University. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Educational fund raising | Israel -- History -- 20th century | Jews -- Education | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Universities and colleges 
Creator:  United Service for New AmericansRequires cookie*
 Title:  United Service for New Americans publications  
 Dates:  1949-1951 
 Call No:  1995.003 
 Abstract:  The United Service for New Americans (USNA) was established in 1946 in order to help persons displaced by the Holocaust settle in the United States. The USNA helped these Displaced Persons (DPs) in finding jobs, integrating into communities, learning English, and becoming naturalized American citizens. The collection consists of five items published by the USNA relating to the organization's activities and describing its services. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust survivors | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Refugees, Jewish | United States -- Emigration and immigration | United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees 
Creator:  Bunim, Irving M., 1901-1980Requires cookie*
 Title:  Irving Bunim family papers  
 Dates:  1920-1992; Bulk Dates: 1945-1980 
 Call No:  2007.004 
 Abstract:  Irving M. Bunim was a businessman, Jewish lay leader, and major figure in the Vaad Hatzala to help Jewish refugees. The collection contains photographs, telegrams, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other material chiefly related to the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School, Vaad Hatzala, Young Israel, and Bunim's book, Ethics From Sinai. 
 Size:  2.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish authors -- United States | Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish refugees -- United States | Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Pictorial review [of] Vaad Hatzala, Germany, 1948 | Rabbis -- United States | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue 
Creator:  Levine, LouisRequires cookie*
 Title:  Louis Levine papers  
 Dates:  1932-1953 
 Call No:  1978.099 
 Abstract:  Louis Levine, and American businessman and Jewish communal leader, worked tirelessly for a variety of Jewish causes. Levine's papers relate to his activities in the Jewish Council for Russian War Relief, the Independent Order B'rith Shalom, Yeshiva University, and the American Jewish Congress. Other material includes correspondence, legal and financial documents, leases, and building plans concerning his real estate and contracting business (1932-1953). 
 Size:  53 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Friendly societies -- Ukraine | Friendly societies -- United States | Fund raising -- New York (State) -- New York | Holocaust survivors -- Soviet Union | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | International relief -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc. | Real estate business -- United States | Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Soviet Union | Refugees, Jewish -- Soviet Union 
Creator:  Kenvin, Helene SchwartzRequires cookie*
 Title:  Helene Schwartz Kenvin collection on Jews in the Caucasus and Central Asian Republics of the Former Soviet Union  
 Dates:  1984-1999 
 Call No:  1999.099 
 Abstract:  The Caucasus Network (CN) is an organization founded by Helene Schwartz Kenvin in 1984 that provides aid to and advocates on behalf of Jews in the Caucasus and Central Asian Republics. Following the fall of the Soviet Union, the CN's main activity became to assist residents of the Caucasus and Central Asia republics in obtaining refugee-status admission to the United States. The collection consists of the CN's administrative records, individual case files, and reference resources from the period 1984-1999. 
 Size:  45.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Caucasus -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century | Caucasus -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Jews -- Caucasus -- History | Jews -- Caucasus -- Social life and customs | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union -- Migrations -- History | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Refugees, Jewish -- Soviet Union | Refugees, Jewish -- United States | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy | United States -- Emigration and immigration | United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 
Creator:  Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the WarRequires cookie*
 Title:  Records of the Central Relief Committee, Volume I  
 Dates:  1914-1948; Bulk Dates: 1914-1918 
 Call No:  1963.099 
 Abstract:  Orthodox Jewish overseas relief organization affiliated with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Established in October, 1914 to help Jews suffering as a result of the outbreak of World War I. After the war, the Central Relief Committee shifted its attention from providing economic relief to Orthodox Jewry overseas to preserving its religious and cultural identity. CRC supported hundreds of yeshivot in Europe and Palestine through 1950, when its affiliation with the JDC ceased. The Federated Council of Israel Institutions succeeded the CRC. 
 Size:  57 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Europe, Eastern | International relief -- Egypt | International relief -- Europe | International relief -- Palestine | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc. | Palestine | Rabbinical seminaries -- Europe | Rabbinical seminaries -- Palestine | Rabbis -- Europe | Rabbis -- Palestine | Rabbis -- United States | Refugees, Jewish | Synagogues -- New York (N.Y.) | Synagogues -- United States | United States -- Emigration and Immigration | World War, 1914-1918 -- Jews -- Rescue | Yeshivas -- Europe | Yeshivas -- Palestine 
Creator:  Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the WarRequires cookie*
 Title:  Records of the Central Relief Committee, Volume II  
 Dates:  1914-1958; Bulk Dates: 1919-1950 
 Call No:  1963.099 
 Abstract:  Orthodox Jewish overseas relief organization affiliated with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Established in October, 1914 to help Jews suffering as a result of the outbreak of World War I. After the war, the Central Relief Committee shifted its attention from providing economic relief to Orthodox Jewry overseas to preserving its religious and cultural identity. CRC supported hundreds of yeshivot in Europe and Palestine through 1950, when its affiliation with the JDC ceased. The Federated Council of Israel Institutions succeeded the CRC. 
 Size:  107 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Europe, Eastern | International relief -- Egypt | International relief -- Europe | International relief -- Palestine | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc. | Palestine | Rabbinical seminaries -- Europe | Rabbinical seminaries -- Palestine | Rabbis | Rabbis -- Europe -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- Palestine -- Correspondence | Rabbis -- United States | Refugees, Jewish | Shehitah -- Europe | Shehitah -- United States | United States -- Emigration and immigration | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue | Yeshivas -- Europe | Yeshivas -- Palestine 
Creator:  Jacobs, HaroldRequires cookie*
 Title:  Harold M. Jacobs papers  
 Dates:  1888-1994; Bulk Dates: 1950-1994 
 Call No:  1995.006 
 Abstract:  The Harold M. Jacobs Papers document the lifetime and activities of Harold Milton Jacobs (1912-1995), an important Jewish lay leader and businessman. The Papers largely document his career in communal service, both in the Jewish and general non-profit realms. The collection contains correspondence, reports, photographs and other material from Jacobs' numerous affiliations such as the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations, the National Council of Young Israel, and the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York, as well as correspondence documenting his relationships with many prominent local, national, and international politicians and leaders. 
 Size:  18.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish day schools | Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Judaism and politics | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Religious Zionism | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York | Sabbath legislation -- New York (State) | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionism