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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:  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:  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:  Dym, AaronRequires cookie*
 Title:  Aaron Dym prayer for success and liberation  
 Dates:  circa 1940s 
 Call No:  1993.015 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Aaron Dym was the Rabbi of Congregation Shaare Torah at 15A West 73rd Street in New York City, as well as the Secretary of the Federation of Orthodox Rabbis of America. He lived during World War II and composed a prayer in support of President Franklin Roosevelt and the American troops, condemning the Germans and the Japanese and their allies. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Intercessory prayer | Judaism -- Prayers and devotions | World War, 1939-1945 -- Peace -- Prayers and devotions 
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 
Creator:  Agudath Israel of America. Israel Commission.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Agudath Israel of America Articles Against Drafting Women into Israeli Army  
 Dates:  1953 
 Call No:  1992.002 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of one pamphlet in Yiddish containing articles against drafting women into the Israeli Army or having women participate in National Service in Israel. The pamphlet was published in 1953 by the Israel Commission of Agudath Israel of America. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Draft -- Israel -- Religious aspects | Israel -- Armed Forces -- Women | Military law (Jewish law) | Religion and state -- Israel | Women soldiers -- 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:  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 
Creator:  Gochros, Harvey ; Rappaport, RoslinRequires cookie*
 Title:  American - Jewish Community in Bridgeport  
 Dates:  April, 1953 
 Call No:  2012.012 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a 32-page work that describes the current Jewish community of Bridgeport, focusing on religious education, language, synagogue membership and other communal institutions. 
 Size:  1 Item 
 Subjects:  Bridgeport (Conn.) -- Religious life and customs | Jews -- Connecticut -- Bridgeport | Jews -- United States -- Social conditions 
Creator:  American Federation of Jews from Central EuropeRequires cookie*
 Title:  American Federation of Jews from Central Europe, Inc. collection  
 Dates:  1933-1956 
 Call No:  1991.005 
 Abstract:  The American Federation of Jews from Central Europe was established by Jewish victims of Nazism from Central Europe in the United States to safeguard their rights and to sponsor social service programs. The collection consists of a typescript of a survey which examined Jewish communal property in Germany prior to November 1938, as well as reports and information bulletins relating to Central European Jews in post-war Europe. 
 Size:  .5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Jews, German -- United States | World War, 1939-1945 -- Claims 
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:  American Jewish Committee.Requires cookie*
 Title:  American Jewish Committee brochure  
 Dates:  1932 
 Call No:  1993.019 
 Abstract:  The American Jewish Committee is an advocacy group formed in 1906 to combat anti-Semitism and defend the rights of Jews worldwide. The collection consists of one brochure describing the activities of the American Jewish Committee, printed in 1932. 
 Size:  1 item 
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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:  American Jewish Joint Distribution CommitteeRequires cookie*
 Title:  American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Russian relief collection  
 Dates:  1913-1946; Bulk Dates: 1915-1928 
 Call No:  1987.013 
 Abstract:  The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) was founded in 1914 to provide aid to Jews in Palestine and Eastern Europe. During the interwar years they supplied basic services to Jewish war survivors and helped with the reconstruction of Jewish communal infrastructure in Eastern Europe. The collection documents the relief efforts of the JDC in Eastern Europe between 1914-1936. 
 Size:  1.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  International relief -- Europe | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Economic conditions | Jews -- Soviet Union | Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Europe | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Relief 
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 Title:  American Jewish religious ephemera  
 Dates:  1928-1997 
 Call No:  1993.017 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of announcements, programs, letters signs, and other ephemera items, primarily of a religious nature, from various Jewish individuals, insititutions and events in the United States, mainly in the New York area, in the 20th century. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Jewish religious education -- New Jersey -- Newark | Jews -- United States -- Social life and customs | Judaism -- Customs and practices | Judaism and politics | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Orthodox Judaism -- United States | Responsa -- 1948- | Skvira Hasidim | Zionism -- Controversial literature 
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 Title:  American Jewish Tercentenary Committee collection  
 Dates:  1954 
 Call No:  1994.038 
 Abstract:  In 1954, the American Jewish community celebrated its 300th anniversary of Jewish settlement in America. The events of the year were planned by the American Jewish Tercentenary Committee. The collection consists of pamphlets tracing the history of Jewish settlement in America and menus from a dinner held by the Committee. 
 Size:  2 folders 
 Subjects:  Dinners and dining | Jews -- United States -- History -- Sources | Jews, United States -- Anniversaries 
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 Title:  Announcement card for circumcision of Arusi family child  
 Dates:  1920 
 Call No:  1986.012 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a card announcing the bris (circumcision) of a child of the Arusi, to be held on the 5th of the month of Kislev, 1920, in the Jerusalem neighborhood Nahalat Tsiyon in Palestine. The back of the card is inscribed to Abraham Hubarah and his wife. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Berit milah | Jerusalem -- Religious life and customs | Jews -- Jerusalem 
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 Title:  Anti-semitism collection  
 Dates:  1930-1961 
 Call No:  1978.621 
 Abstract:  Consists of reports, clippings, notes, and correspondence, probably from the files of the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, as well as anti-Semitic and racist publications from the United States, England, and South America, and anti-racist pamphlets. 
 Size:  40.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Antisemitism -- England | Antisemitism -- Germany | Antisemitism -- South America | Antisemitism -- United States | Fascism | Jews -- Persecutions | National socialism | Protocols of the Wise Men of Zion | Racism -- England | Racism -- South America | Racism -- United States | War crime trials -- Jerusalem 
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 Title:  The Associate/The Syms School of Business Official Student Newspaper  
 Dates:  2011-2012 
 Call No:  YU.2011.008 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of issues of the student newspaper of Yeshiva University's Syms School of Business, first published in November, 2011. 
 Size:  1 Folder(s) 
 Subjects:  Business -- Periodicals | Business education -- Periodicals | College student newspapers and periodicals -- New York (State) -- New York | Entrepreneurship -- Periodicals | Finance -- Periodicals | Finance -- Study and teaching -- Periodicals | Jewish college students -- New York (State) -- New York -- Periodicals 
Creator:  Association of Orthodox Jewish Teachers (New York, N.Y.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Association of Orthodox Jewish Teachers newsletters  
 Dates:  1987-2001 
 Call No:  2007.001 
 Abstract:  The Association of Orthodox Jewish Teachers was founded to promote the interests of Orthodox Jewish teachers working in the New York City public school system. The collection consists of Association newsletters published between 1987 and 2001. 
 Size:  1.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  AOJT News | Jewish teachers -- New York (State) -- New York | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State)-- New York | Public schools -- New York (State) -- New York | Religion in the public schools 
Creator:  Athra Kadisha. (Society for the Preservation of Jewish Holy Sites)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Athra Kadisha correspondence and other material  
 Dates:  1990-1994 
 Call No:  1994.027 
 Abstract:  The mission of Athra Kadisha: the Society for the Preservation of Jewish Holy Sites, is to protect Jewish burial sites worldwide. The collection contains copies of correspondence, maps, flyers and newspaper clippings relating to the organization's efforts to prevent desecration of Jewish cemeteries in Israel and the Ottensen Jewish Cemetery in Altona-Hamburg, Germany. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jewish cemeteries -- Conservation and restoration -- Germany -- Hamburg | Jewish cemeteries -- Conservation and restoration -- Israel 
Creator:  Weiss, Avraham ; Cohen, Pamela S.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Avi Weiss and Pamela Cohen broadside concerning Mikhail Gorbachev  
 Dates:  1991 
 Call No:  1993.006 
 Abstract:  The broadside consists of a statement issued by Rabbi Avi Weiss and Pamela Cohen expressing criticism of Yeshiva University's Cardozo School of Law for granting Mikhail Gorbachev its first Democracy Award in 1992. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration