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Abstract Beatrice Miller Feingold was a past President of both the Worcester Section and New England Region of the National Council of Jewish Women. In addition, she was the first female Vice President of the Worcester Jewish Federation, Vice President of the Worcester Chapter of Brandeis University’s National Women’s Committee, and a board member of the Jewish Community Council and Jewish Family Services of Worcester. Feingold was also one of the founders of the Worcester Area Community Service, the...
Abstract In 1916, the Jewish community of Boston established Beth Israel Hospital on Townsend Street in Roxbury to provide health care to immigrants in the area. Although accessible to everyone, the hospital provided Yiddish-speaking services for Eastern European Jewish immigrants and served kosher food, as well as conducted Jewish religious services. In 1928 the hospital entered into a teaching agreement with Harvard Medical School, Tufts University, and Simmons College. Shortly thereafter, the...
Identifier: I-220 and I-220A
Abstract The Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) of Boston, Massachusetts is the oldest federated Jewish philanthropy in the United States. The current incarnation of CJP was formed in 1960, when two separate federated philanthropies – the Combined Jewish Appeal and Associated Jewish Philanthropies – merged to create a single organization dedicated to serving the needs of Boston’s Jewish community. CJP’s records contain the history of several other organizations, from the forerunners of the current...
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...
Abstract The International Yiddish Cultural Movement (IKUF) was organized in Boston and held meetings there for a year. This collection contains the minutes of meetings of the International Yiddish Cultural Movement (IKUF), which occurred in Boston from 1964-1965. The minutes are in Yiddish.
Abstract This collection contains materials collected by Boston’s JCRC, which monitored the situation as well as participated in the review of the report. Materials include news clippings, written reactions from the organizations, notes and correspondence from JCRC director Robert Segal, and the full report with recommendations, reactions and NCRAC action steps.
Abstract There is little information on the Kadimah Zionist Club as an organization other than being a regional branch of the Zionist Organization of America. Past presidents included Benjamin Rabalsky, Morris Rabinovitz, and Max Miller. The club occupied two locations, 27 School Street in Boston in 1929 and by 1934 and 1935, Barristers Hall, also in Boston. This collection contains the records of the Kadimah Zionist Club, 1929-1935. It includes a membership list for January 1929, letters sent to...
Abstract This collection contains the papers of the Kallin family, with the bulk of the materials chronicling Ralph (Tkach) Kallin’s involvement with Piaterer Feirhein and the Sons of Israel organizations. The materials in this collection include correspondence, photos, newspaper clippings, ephemera, meeting minutes, and flyers.
Abstract Temple Ohabei Shalom was founded on February 26, 1843 by several Boston Jewish families, and is the first synagogue established in Massachusetts. After meeting in the homes of both a founding congregant and the first elected Rabbi, Abraham Saling, Ohabei Shalom dedicated its first building on Warren (now Warrenton) Street in Boston in 1852. In 1855, the German Jewish congregants left Ohabei Shalom and founded Congregation Adath Israel (now Temple Israel in Boston.) The Polish Jewish congregants...
Abstract In 1864, congregants of Adath Israel (Temple Israel of Boston) and Ohabei Shalom founded the United Hebrew Benevolent Association, a charitable organization serving Boston’s growing Jewish community. In 1895, the UHBA and four other Jewish philanthropic organizations formed the Federation of Jewish Charities, the forerunner of today’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies. The collection contains case histories, including listings of funds disbursed to families and individuals in need, and a receipt,...
- Subject: Associations, institutions, etc X
- Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, Mass.) 2
- Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston 2
- Congregation Adath Israel (Boston, Mass.) 2
- Schindler, Solomon, 1842-1915 2
- Temple Ohabei Shalom (Brookline, Mass.) 2
- Weinstein, Lewis H., 1905-. 2
- American Jewish Congress 1
- Associated Jewish Philanthropies (Boston, Mass.) 1
- B'nai B'rith 1
- B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League. 1
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 1
- Boston Commission on Jewish Continuity 1
- Combined Jewish Appeal (Boston, Mass.) 1
- Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds 1
- Federated Jewish Charities (Boston, Mass.) 1
- Federation of Jewish Charities of Boston 1
- Feingold, Beatrice 1
- HIAS (Agency) 1
- Hebrew College (Brookline, Mass.) 1
- Hebrew College (Newton Center, Newton, Mass.) 1
- Hebrew Teachers College (Brookline, Mass.) 1
- Hecht, Jacob, 1834-1903 1
- Hurwich, Louis, 1886-1967 1
- Ikuf (Association) 1
- Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston 1
- Jewish Labor Committee (U.S.) 1
- Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Inc. 1
- Kadimah Zionist Club (Boston, Mass.) 1
- Kallin, Ralph 1
- Kirstein, Louis Edward, 1867-1942 1
- MacIver, Robert M. (Robert Morrison), 1882-1970 1
- Morse, Leopold, 1831-1892 1
- Mount Sinai Hospital (Boston, Mass.) 1
- National Community Relations Advisory Council (U.S.) 1
- National Council of Jewish Women 1
- Piaterer Ferhein 1
- Ratshesky, Abraham C. 1
- Segal, Robert E. 1
- Shrage, Barry 1
- Union of American Hebrew Congregations 1
- United Hebrew Benevolent Association (Boston, Mass.) 1
- United Jewish Campaign (Boston, Mass.) 1
- Zionist Organization of America 1 ∧ less