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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:  Student Struggle for Soviet JewryRequires cookie*
 Title:  Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry Records  
 Dates:  1956-2010; Bulk Dates: 1964-1991 
 Call No:  1993.099 
 Abstract:  Grassroots national student organization formed by Jacob Birnbaum in 1964 to oppose the persecution of Soviet Jews and promote their right to emigrate freely from the Soviet Union. Collection contains correspondence, questionnaires and statistical information on refuseniks, administrative and financial records, press releases and publicity material, newsletters, clippings, photographs, publications, reports, reel-to-reel tapes, audiocassettes, videotapes, CDs, and buttons, bumper stickers, posters, uniforms and other ephemera. 
 Size:  Approximately 265 linear feet (351 manuscript boxes, 10 record cartons, 1 map box, 17 flat storage boxes, 13 exhibit panels, and 42 artifact boxes.) 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union -- Migrations -- History -- 20th century | Soviet Jewry Action Newsletter | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration | Student movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies | Students -- New York (State) -- New York -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies 
Creator:  Burack, Aaron D., (Aaron David), 1892-1960Requires cookie*
 Title:  Aaron David Burack papers  
 Dates:  1894-1958; Bulk Dates: 1922-1958 
 Call No:  1990.004 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Aaron David Burack (1892-1960) was a leading Rosh Yeshiva (Dean) at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) and a central figure in the Orthodox Rabbinate and the Mizrachi movement. The collection consists of the personal papers, correspondence, speech notes, and halakhic writings of Rabbi Aaron David Burack. Ranging from the 1910s to the late 1950s, the material documents Rabbi Burack's career as a rabbi, speaker and public figure. 
 Size:  4.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Israel -- Description and travel | Jewish law | Jewish sermons | Rabbis -- New York (State) -- New York | Rabbis -- Ordination | Sefer Pirḥe Aharon | Wills 
Creator:  Levine, AbeRequires cookie*
 Title:  Abe Levine Jewish Defense League collection  
 Dates:  1971-1995 
 Call No:  2007.002 
 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. 
 Size:  2.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Israel -- Politics and government | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Kach newsletter | Kahane Magazine | Only thus: official publication of the Kach Movement | Political activists -- United States 
Creator:  Aber familyRequires cookie*
 Title:  Aber Family papers  
 Dates:  1900-1992; Bulk Dates: 1943-1991 
 Call No:  1995.004 
 Abstract:  The Aber family collection primarily consists of material relating to the personal and Jewish non-profit activities of Joshua and Ita Aber of Yonkers, New York. The collection includes correspondence between the Abers and members of the Rosner family. The collection also includes a transcript of an interview with Egyptian-born Vicky Namad conducted by Ita Aber in 1982. 
 Size:  0.75 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Alexandria (Egypt) | Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.) | Jewish soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence | Jewish soldies -- United States -- Biography | Jews -- Egypt -- Alexandria -- Biography | Jews -- United States | Jews, Egyptian -- United States -- Biography | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, Jewish | Yonkers (N.Y.) 
Creator:  Rutner, AbrahamRequires cookie*
 Title:  Abraham Rutner typescript notes and ephemera on the Bible  
 Dates:  1950s-1990s 
 Call No:  1999.010 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of materials created and compiled by Abraham Rutner pertaining to each section of the Pentateuch. The materials consist of both traditional and academic sources relating to each section, interspersed with Rutner's own notes, which are typed on the backs of fliers and other papers. 
 Size:  22.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Bible. O.T. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish | Bible. O.T. Pentateuch -- Geography -- Maps | Jews -- History 
Creator:  Schwab, Abram J.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Abram J. Schwab genealogical chart  
 Dates:  1980-1981 
 Call No:  1985.004 
 Abstract:  Abram J. Schwab of Memphis, Tennessee contributed his family's genealogical chart to the Yeshiva University Archives in response to an article in The Genealogical Helper that mentioned the repository's interest in Jewish genealogies. The collection contains three photocopies of the Abram J. Schwab family genealogy chart. 
 Size:  1 Folder 
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 Title:  Academy News  
 Dates:  1943-2013, with gaps 
 Call No:  YU.1993.002 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of issues of Academy News, the student newspaper of Yeshiva University's High School for Boys in Manhattan, from 1943-2013, with gaps. 
 Size:  0.75 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  High school students -- New York (State) -- New York -- Periodicals | Student newspapers and periodicals -- New York (State) -- New York 
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 Title:  Letter to Adat Yeshurun synagogue leaders  
 Dates:  undated 
 Call No:  1994.044 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of one page of an unsigned and undated letter to the leaders of Adat Yeshurun synagogue discussing the issue of eruv (perimeter in which carrying on the Sabbath is permissible according to Jewish law) and Sabbath desecration. The letter is in Hebrew. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Eruv | Judaism -- Customs and practices | Sabbath 
Creator:  Englander, A.Requires cookie*
 Title:  A. Englander correspondence with Isaac Leeser  
 Dates:  July 7, 1861 
 Call No:  1986.032 
 Abstract:  The collection contains a handwritten letter from A. Englander of San Francisco to Rabbi Isaac Leeser, an important rabbi, scholar and educator based in Philadelphia. Englander's letter discusses the Jewish community in San Francisco, specifically the attempt by Benjamin II, the pen name of traveller and explorer Israel Joseph Benjamin of Moldavia, to raise money to search for the lost tribes of Israel in China. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- California -- San Francisco | Lost tribes of Israel 
Creator:  Agudat IsraelRequires cookie*
 Title:  Agudath Israel publications  
 Dates:  1926-1976; Bulk Dates: Bulk, 1937-1953 
 Call No:  1994.036 
 Abstract:  Agudath Israel was founded in 1912 in Kattowitz and grew to be the political, communal, and cultural voice of those Orthodox Jews who believed in a traditional approach to Jewish life and rejected Zionism and the trappings of modernity. The collection consists of printed material published and distributed by Agudath Israel in Europe and Israel, such as bulletins, parshat ha-shavua (weekly Torah portion) sheets, press releases, schedules of events, and broadsides. 
 Size:  1.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish religious education -- Israel | Judaism and state -- Israel | Orthodox Judaism -- Europe | Orthodox Judaism -- Israel 
Creator:  Agunah, Inc.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Agunah Inc. response to the Beth Din of America  
 Dates:  1998 
 Call No:  2000.018 
 Abstract:  Agunah Inc., also known as Agunah International, is an organization that provides assistance to women whose husbands refuse to grant them Jewish divorces, causing the women to become agunot (chained women) and unable to remarry according to Jewish law. The collection consists of a pamphlet entitled "Agunah Inc. Replies to the Beth Din of America," written by Susan Aranoff in response to criticism and condemnation of it by the Beth Din of America, an Orthodox rabbinic court serving the Jewish community of North America. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Agunahs | Divorce (Jewish law) | Jewish women -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish women -- Religious life | Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Jewish law) 
Creator:  Soloveichik, Ahron, 1918-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Rabbi Ahron Soloveichik manuscript letter  
 Dates:  circa 1971 
 Call No:  2007.003 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Ahron Soloveichik was born on May 1, 1918 in Pruzana, Poland, and arrived in the United States with his mother and sister at the end of 1930. He taught at many different Jewish institutions and gave lectures about the philosophy of Judaism. The collection consists of a five page manuscript letter from him to a Miss Garmise, in response to her letter asking him for information to be used to write an article about him, which contains biographical information, details about his educational background, and some comments about his religious ideology. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish philosophy | Rabbis -- United States -- Biography 
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 Title:  American Jewish Historical Society collection  
 Dates:  1898-1900 
 Call No:  2000.004 
 Abstract:  The American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) was founded in 1892 to foster awareness and appreciation for Jewish culture and heritage. In 1898, it held its seventh annual meeting in Philadelphia. The collection contains a copy of the Publications of the AJHS No. 8, with an invitation card, a program, newspaper clippings, a list of attendees, and correspondence with Charles J. Cohen regarding the seventh annual meeting of the AJHS. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia | Jews -- United States -- Congresses | Jews -- United States -- History -- Periodicals | Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc. 
Creator:  Blum, A. K.Requires cookie*
 Title:  A. K. Blum letter to Chaim Morris Yud  
 Dates:  1925 
 Call No:  1994.042 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a letter to Rabbi Chaim Morrid Yud (Jood) and his wife Dina in Brooklyn, New York, from A.K. Blum of Wysokie-Litewskie, Poland, congratulating him on his new position and discussing personal matters. The letter fills the front and back of a page of regular lined notebook paper, and is written in reasonably hard to decipher Hebrew. Included with the letter is the envelope in which it came. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Belarus -- Brest 
Creator:  Garber, AkivaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Akiva Garber Soviet Jewry collection  
 Dates:  1970-1990 
 Call No:  2007.005 
 Abstract:  Steve/Akiva Garber was active in the Yale University chapter of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ) during the 1970s. After leaving Yale, he became active in the Israel Public Council for Soviet Jewry, which helped many Soviet Jews escape and resettle in Israel. The collection consists of reports, newspaper clippings, publications, correspondence, notes and sound recordings relating to the struggle for Soviet Jewry in the United States and Israel, and especially relating to the Yale chapter of the SSSJ. 
 Size:  2.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union | Refuseniks | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations | Students -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies 
Creator:  Donat, AlexanderRequires cookie*
 Title:  Alexander Donat Warsaw Ghetto articles and photographs  
 Dates:  undated, 1963 
 Call No:  2000.023 
 Abstract:  Alexander Donat was born in Warsaw in 1905, where he was the publisher and editor of a daily newspaper. After the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto, he was sent to four different concentration camps. After the war, he was reunited with his wife and son and they relocated to New York, where he also became a publisher and wrote his memoir "The Holocaust Kingdom." The collection contains 14 black and white photographs of the Ghetto, along with two articles written by Donat. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives | Jews -- Poland | Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943 
Creator:  Engelman, Uriah ZeviRequires cookie*
 Title:  All-Day Schools in the United States bulletin  
 Dates:  1948-1949 
 Call No:  1994.065 
 Abstract:  The collection contains a pamphlet entitled "All-Day Schools in the United States" by Uriah Zevi Engelmen. It was published by the American Association for Jewish Education, a national organization formed in 1939 to promote Jewish education. The booklet contains the history, information and statistics of American all-day schools. 
 Size:  1 item 
 Subjects:  Jewish day schools 
Creator:  Schiff, Alvin I., 1926-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Alvin I. Schiff Board of Jewish Education collection  
 Dates:  1970-1990 
 Call No:  2001.097 
 Abstract:  Alvin Schiff, a renowned Jewish educator, served as executive vice president of the Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York (BJE) from 1970-1991. The collection primarily consists of materials created and collected by Schiff during his time at the BJE, and is on a broad range of topics relating to Jewish communal life, the majority of which are on Jewish education. The materials mostly consist of printed reports and pamphlets, however there are also some internal organizational reports and studies, as well as several term papers. 
 Size:  3.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish day schools | Jewish religious education | Jewish way of life | Jews -- Education | Jews -- United States | Judaism -- Study and teaching 
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