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Creator:  Guth, Benjamin Baruch, b. 1856Requires cookie*
 Title:  Benjamin Guth papers  
 Dates:  1911-1929 
 Call No:  1986.099 
 Abstract:  Benjamin Baruch Guth was an Orthodox Jewish rabbi, author, and Jewish communal leader. Born in Hungary, he served as rabbi of Congregation Chasam Sopher in New York City for many years. The collection contains correspondence, circulars, and other material concerning rabbinical issues, fundraising for Jewish institutions in New York and Palestine, the New York Kehillah, and other Jewish communal matters. 
 Size:  0.2 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Fund raising -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Charities | Jews -- Palestine | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Notelevitz, Chaim Ben-ZionRequires cookie*
 Title:  Chaim Ben Zion Notelevitz collection  
 Dates:  undated, 1946 
 Call No:  1984.006 
 Abstract:  Chaim Ben Zion Notelevitz was a rabbi and Jewish communal leader. He served as chief Orthodox rabbi in Louisville, Kentucky, from 1932 to 1941, and held leadership positions in a number of Jewish organizations. Rabbi Notelevitz wrote several books and articles on topics related to Jewish law. The collection contains novellae on Maimonides and Passover sacrifices, as well as a letter to Rabbi Aaron Zlotavitz, secretary of the Council of Rabbis in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1946). 
 Size:  1 Folder 
 Subjects:  Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Passover -- Customs and practices | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Friedman, Solomon B., RabbiRequires cookie*
 Title:  Solomon B. Friedman papers  
 Dates:  1938-1940 
 Call No:  1985.016 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Solomon B. Friedman, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, was the first rabbi to be ordained by the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary in 1919. He acted as executive secretary of the New York State Kashruth Advisory Board. The collection contains correspondence, notices, and minutes of a meeting that concern issues of Kashrut (Jewish dietary laws). 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Dietary laws | Judaism -- Customs and practices | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- United States | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York 
Creator:  Congregation Beth Hillel-Beth Israel (New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Congregation Beth Hillel-Beth Israel (New York, N.Y.) records  
 Dates:  1940s-1990 
 Call No:  2001.001 
 Abstract:  Congregations Beth Hillel and Beth Israel of Washington Heights, both of German-Jewish origin, merged in 1980. Beth Hillel, founded in 1939, had been a Conservative congregation, while Congregation Beth Israel had been established in 1949 under Orthodox auspices. The collection contains bulletins, newsletters, correspondence, dinner journals and other printed material relating to Congregation Beth Hillel & Beth Israel. 
 Size:  4.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews, German -- New York (State) -- New York | Music -- manuscripts | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Refuseniks | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York | Synagogue music -- High Holiday services | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Washington Heights (New York, N.Y.) 
Creator:  Institutional SynagogueRequires cookie*
 Title:  Records of the Institutional Synagogue  
 Dates:  1917-1967; Bulk Dates: 1928-1943 
 Call No:  1977.314 
 Abstract:  Contains minutes, financial records, legal documents, and newsletters of a synagogue founded in Harlem in 1917 as a center for religious, cultural and social programs, which remained in existence until 1943. A branch was formed in 1928 on Manhattan's Upper West Side, which became the current West Side Institutional Synagogue. 
 Size:  .75 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Harlem (New York, N.Y.) | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York | Synagogues -- Administration | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Upper West Side (New York, N.Y.) 
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