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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:  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:  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