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JHC11. Educational Institutions and Associations

 Record Group
Identifier: JHC11

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Bureau of Jewish Education (Boston, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-497
Abstract The Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE) in Boston, Massachusetts, was founded in 1920 when the Associated Boston Hebrew Schools and Bureau of Jewish Religious Schools merged under the leadership of Louis Hurwich. While not the first centralized Jewish education organization in the country, the BJE was the first to receive support from its local Federation. From 1920 to 2009, the BJE provided consultation, evaluation and teacher training services using a variety of methods and tools. It worked...
Dates: undated, 1919-2009

Bureau of Jewish Education (Boston, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-120
Abstract The Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE) in Boston, Massachusetts, was founded in 1920 when the Associated Boston Hebrew Schools and Bureau of Jewish Religious Schools merged under the leadership of Louis Hurwich. While not the first centralized Jewish education organization in the country, the BJE was the first to receive support from its local Federation. From 1920 to 2009, the BJE provided consultation, evaluation and teacher training services using a variety of methods and tools. It worked...
Dates: undated, 1926-1992

Chelsea-Revere Hebrew School (Chelsea, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-313
Abstract The Chelsea-Revere School was established by Monas Berlin in 1896 and served the Chelsea, Massachusetts Jewish community until 1979. The collection contains the records of the institution and its activities including meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, personnel manifests, memos, publications, photographs, memorial documents, and school function notices, as well as press materials in the form of newspaper clippings.
Dates: undated, 1939-1981

Hebrew College Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-451
Abstract Louis Hurwich, then superintendent of the Bureau of Jewish Education of Boston, founded Hebrew Teacher’s College in 1921. Hurwich was concerned about Jewish teachers leaving the field of Jewish education for other professions and sought an educational system that promoted Hebrew literacy at all levels. Hebrew Teacher’s College was also responsible for maintaining Hebrew High School (Prozdor), located at 14 Crawford Street in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Those students who graduated from the high...
Dates: undated, 1928-1996

Hebrew Educational Alliance and Congregation Toras Moshe (Boston, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-231
Abstract The Hebrew Educational Alliance was formed in Roxbury, Massachusetts and built a community hall there in 1921, establishing an orthodox synagogue, Congregation Toras Moshe, soon after. The Congregation sold the land and merged with Congregation Kadimah of Brighton, MA in 1964 to form Congregation Kadimah-Toras Moshe. The collection contains administrative records, such as ledgers, insurance records, correspondence, and membership lists, as well as documents sent to members of the Congregation,...
Dates: undated, circa 1949-1964

Hebrew Teachers Association of Greater Boston Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-119
Overview The Hebrew Teachers Association of Greater Boston was founded in 1909. Its primary purpose was to unite qualified Jewish educators and to provide for their material and spiritual status. The Association first developed a curriculum based on the Bible, the Hebrew language and Jewish history in 1918. It was revised by a committee including the greater Boston Hebrew school principals, the Bureau of Jewish Education and prominent rabbis in 1922. The Association was also involved with Jewish...
Dates: undated, 1934-1956

Robert Irwin Sperber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-976
Abstract Dr. Robert Irwin Sperber is an educator, former superintendent of Brookline Public Schools, professor and administrator at Boston University School of Education. He was responsible for pioneering and implementing a variety of programs, including Brookline Early Education Program (BEEP), the the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO) inter-district busing program, and Facing History and Ourselves. This collection contains curriculum, speeches, meeting minutes, handbooks,...
Dates: undated, 1952-2010

Women’s Scholarship Association of Greater Boston Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-528
Abstract The Women’s Scholarship Association was founded in 1907 with the mission to “further higher education among women in general and among Jewish young women in particular by granting them scholarships and loans for study toward a degree at accredited schools and colleges.” It dissolved in 1993. This collection contains financial records, correspondence, event materials, a constitution, and by-laws. Restricted scholarship applications are also included.
Dates: undated, 1907-1994