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Central Jewish Organization (Boston, Mass.) Records

Identifier: I-212
Abstract The Central Jewish Organization (previously known as the Central Jewish Committee) was founded in 1909 in Boston, Massachusetts and was mainly concerned with the welfare of Jewish prisoners and their family. This collection contains a cash book recording the organization's income and expenses from 1913-1916.

Dewey D. Stone Papers

Identifier: P-529 and P-529A
Abstract Contains papers and photos including correspondence and other materials relating to work as Chairman of the Jewish Agency for Palestine (and Israel), as National Chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, as a leading campaigner for Israel Bonds, and as co-founder of and Chairman of the Board of the Weizmann Institute of Science; 2 texts of radio broadcasts made in 1948 informing America about the Israeli war for independence and the new Israeli republic; a list of military equipment supplied by Mr....

Farband Labor Zionist Order (Boston, Mass.) Records

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 Free Loan Society (Boston, Mass.) Records

Identifier: I-115
Abstract The Hebrew Free Loan Society was organized in 1912 to assist those in need of temporary financial relief. Formed in the wake of increasing immigration from Eastern Europe and the proliferation of urban poverty, the Society also became a constituent of the Federation of Jewish Charities. These records document the Society’s major operations and include administrative articles, in meeting minutes, and financial reports and statements.

Herbert B. Ehrmann Papers

Identifier: P-94
Abstract Contains correspondence, addresses and speeches, newspaper clippings, and published material relating primarily to Ehrmann's activity in the national and Boston chapter of the American Jewish Committee (1935-1970). Of special interest is material on the relation of the Committee to the American Jewish Conference (1943-1948), the relationship of American Jewry to the State of Israel, and the attitude of the Committee to the establishment of Israel. Also contains genealogical material, in German...

Jewish Federation of the North Shore (Mass.) Records

Identifier: I-572
Abstract The Jewish Federation of the North Shore was founded in 1938 in Lynn, Massachusetts with the objective to support organizations that helped enrich the Jewish community on the North Shore and abroad. After a period of declining donations and to consolidate services, the JFNS Board of Directors voted to merge the organization with the Combined Jewish Philanthropies in 2013. The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings and publications from JFNS, as well as a large group of...

Oscar and Celia Sterman Papers

Identifier: P-875
Abstract Oscar and Celia Sterman immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Brookline, Massachusetts, where they raised a family and became increasingly involved in the establishment of the State of Israel. The Stermans donated funds for the construction of several buildings in Beersheba and Eilat, Israel, including a library, sports center, youth center, and also provided funding for the addition of the Electro Mechanic Department to the Max Pine Trade Center. This collection documents both...

United Hebrew Benevolent Association (Boston, Mass.) Records

Identifier: I-223
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,...

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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 2
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American Jewish Committee 1
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American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1
American Wrecking Company 1
Ampal-American Israel Corporation 1
Associated Jewish Philanthropies (Boston, Mass.) 1
B'nai B'rith 1
Baratz, Yosef 1
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 1
Ben-Zvi, Itzhak, 1884-1963 1
Boston University 1
Brandeis University 1
Brown, Meyer 1
Central Jewish Organizations (Boston, Mass.) 1
Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds 1
Cushing, Richard, 1895-1970 1
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 1
Eban, Abba Solomon, 1915-2002 1
Ehrmann, Herbert B. (Herbert Brutus), 1891-1970 1
Ehrmann, Sara R., 1895-1993 1
Eichler, Menahem Max 1
Farband Labor Zionist Order (U.S.) 1
Farband Labor Zionist Order (U.S.). E-S Department 1
Farband Labor Zionist Order. Boston Branch. 1
Ford, Henry, II, 1917-1987 1
Guinness World Records Limited 1
Hamlin, Isaac 1
Hebrew Free Loan Society (Boston, Mass.) 1
Hecht, Jacob, 1834-1903 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
Hyams, Ben 1
Jewish Federation of the North Shore 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Katzman, Jacob, 1911- 1
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 1
Kollek, Teddy, 1911-2007 1
Labor Zionist Alliance (U.S.) 1
Max Pine Trade Center 1
Meir, Golda, 1898-1978 1
Mekhon Ṿaitsman le-madaʻ 1
National Jewish Workers Alliance (U.S.) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Pinanski, Nathan, 1862-1956 1
Poale Zion (U.S.) 1
Rehovot Israel. Weizmann Institute of Science 1
Schindler, Solomon, 1842-1915 1
Segal, Louis, 1895-1964 1
St. Louis (Ship) 1
State of Israel Bonds Organization 1
Sterman Health Center 1
Sterman, Celia Kredenser, 1886-1974 1
Sterman, Oscar, 1885-1969 1
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 1
Stone, Dewey David, 1900-1977 1
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 1
Tuviahu, David, 1898-1975 1
United Hebrew Benevolent Association (Boston, Mass.) 1
Weisgal, Meyer Wolfe, 1894-1977 1
Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952 1
Weizmann, Vera, 1882-1966 1
Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 1
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