Guide to the Abe Levine Jewish Defense League Collection
1971-1995

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Collection Overview

Creator: Levine, Abe
Title: Abe Levine Jewish Defense League collection
Dates: 1971-1995
Size: 2.0 Linear feet
Number of Boxes:3 manuscript boxes and 1 shoebox
Abstract:The collection contains materials relating to the publication of JDL magazines and literature. Included is correspondence between Abe Levine, who was responsible for printing and distributing Kahane Magazine, and Rabbi Meir Kahane, concerning publishing matters, as well as other items related to the Jewish Defense League.
Languages:Materials are in English.
Call No: 2007.002

About This Guide

Finding aid encoded June, 2009

Finding aid encoded in English.

Biographical Note

Abe Levine of Brooklyn, New York was responsible for the printing and distribution of Kahane Magazine, the official publication of the Jewish Defense League. The Jewish Defense League (JDL) was a militant international organization dedicated to protecting Jewish rights.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials relating to the publication of JDL magazines and literature. Included is correspondence between Abe Levine and Rabbi Meir Kahane concerning publishing matters, as well as copies of Kahane Magazine (1976-90), Kach newsletter (1987-88), and Only Thus (1987-88). It also contains audio cassettes of Rabbi Kahane, pamphlets, a dinner journal in tribute to Rabbi Kahane, photographs and other miscellaneous items related to the Jewish Defense League.

Index Terms

This collection has been indexed under the following terms:

Persons:
Kahane, Meir
Organizations:
Jewish Defense League
Subjects:
Jews -- United States -- Politics and government
Political activists -- United States
Places:
Israel -- Politics and government
Titles:
Kach newsletter
Kahane Magazine
Only thus: official publication of the Kach Movement
Document Types:
Correspondence
Periodicals
Photographs
Printed ephemera
Sound recordings

Conditions Governing Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is available to researchers deemed to be qualified by the Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of materials in this collection. Please contact the Curator of Special Collections for information regarding Yeshiva University's reproduction policies and fees.