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Alpha Phi Pi, Alpha Delta Chapter (Lynn, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-562
Abstract Organized in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1931, the Alpha Delta Chapter was accepted into the national Alpha Phi Pi Jewish high school fraternity in 1932. After a period of dormancy, the Chapter was briefly reactivated in 1953 and an Alpha Delta Alumni group was formed in 1954. The material in this collection includes event programs and invitations, correspondence, photographs, news clippings and bulletins, Convention yearbooks, and a map and guide to Boston.

Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, Mass) Records

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Identifier: I-455
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...

Boy Scout Troop 4 (Sachems) (Lynn, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-559
Abstract Organized in April, 1924, the records of Boy Scout Troop 4 (Sachems) of Lynn, Massachusetts span from 1924 to 1945. During World War II, the scouts participated in an Emergency Service Corps, and were invited to participate in the Boy Scout - General Eisenhower Waste Paper Campaign. The material in this collection includes weekly meeting programs and reports, newspaper clippings, scout assignments and certificates, correspondence, financial records, a photograph, and the American flag used by...

Bureau of Jewish Education (Boston, Mass.) Records

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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...

Bureau of Jewish Education (Boston, Mass.) Records

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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...

Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston Records

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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...

Congregation Mishkan Tefila (Chestnut Hill, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-462
Abstract Congregation Mishkan Tefila was founded in 1858 as Mishkan Israel, and is considered to be the oldest conservative synagogue in New England. Its founding members were East Prussian Jews who separated from Ohabei Shalom, which was predominately Polish at the time. In 1894, Mishkan Israel and another conservative synagogue, Shaarei Tefila, merged to form Congregation Mishkan Tefila. The synagogue moved its religious school to Walnut Street in Newton in 1955, and began planning for a new building...

Congregation Tifereth Israel and Community Center (Everett, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-592
Abstract Congregation Tifereth Israel was founded in Everett in 1910 and dedicated their first synagogue in 1912. After working in close partnership for nearly 30 years, Congregation Tifereth Israel merged with Everett Hebrew School and Community School to become Congregation Tifereth Israel and Community Center in 1955. In 2016, Congregation Tifereth Israel and Community Center merged with the North Shore Chabad Lubavitch. This collection contains meeting minutes, news clippings, photographs,...

Farband Labor Zionist Order (Boston, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-534
Abstract The Farband Labor Zionist Order was a Jewish fraternal organization founded in 1910 and chartered in New York in 1913. With branches across the United States and Canada, it functioned as a mutual aid society aligned with the Socialist and Zionist political party Poale Zion. The material in the collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, press releases, photographs, meeting minutes, brochures, and memos.

Hebrew College Records

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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...

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Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs (U.S.). New England Region 1
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Fromm, Herbert 1
Gittelsohn, Roland Bertram, 1910-1995 1
Gold, Abraham 1
Goldstein, Israel 1896- 1
Goldstein, Maurice 1
Grey, Mervin 1
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Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. Boston Chapter 1
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Hebrew Free Loan Association of Pittsfield, Mass. 1
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Israel Office of Information (New York, N.Y.) 1
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Jewish Family Services of the North Shore (Salem, Mass.) 1
Jewish Memorial Hospital and Rehabilitation Center (Roxbury, Mass.) 1
Jewish National Fund 1
Jewish Theological Seminary of America 1
Jewish Tuberculosis Sanatorium of New England 1
Kaplan, Joseph 1
Katzman, Jacob, 1911- 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
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Kerry, John F. 1943- 1
Kessler, Minuetta 1
Kirstein, Louis Edward, 1867-1942 1
Kramer, Benjamin 1
Labor Zionist Alliance (U.S.) 1
Laymen's Institute 1
Laymen’s Institute of the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs, New England Region 1
Liebman, Joshua Loth, 1907-1948 1
Lipsky, Bernard 1
Lipsky, Louis, 1876-1963 1
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Lynn Hebrew School Association (Lynn, Mass.) 1
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