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Abstract Chevra Kadusha of Boston is an independent, non-denominational organization of individuals, synagogues, universities and other Jewish institutions committed to making the full range of burial rituals accessible and available to the entire Jewish community. It was organized and instituted in 1856. The collection contains two versions of the constitution of Chevra Kedusha as well as the board minutes (1892-1904, 1911-1974), financial records (1933-1968), and a ledger recording payments of...
Abstract The Companions of the Foresters of America was a social and benvolent fraternal organization that was a branch of the Foresters of America. This collection contains charter certificates, materials pertaining to the practices and rituals of the organization, songbooks, and membership and entertainment ledgers for local Boston area circles, including Franklin Park Circle #1571, Brookline Circle #1558, and Dorchester Circle #1542.
Abstract Congregation Anshai Sfard (Anshei, Anshe, Anshi) was a Hasidic, conservative Jewish Synagogue established by Jewish immigrants in Lynn, Massachusetts from 1888 to December 1999. This collection contains a letterpress printing block used to print the incorporation papers, a large "Golden Book of Congregation Anshei Sfard," which includes an illuminated manuscript with hand-painted and gold-leafed elements, a donor list, newspaper clippings, and photographs; meeting minutes, several family...
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.
Overview This collection contains meeting minutes, transcripts, and semi-annual reports documenting the activities and administration of the George Peabody Lodge, No. 667 branch of the Independent Order of B'rith Abraham (IOBA). This collection also contains semi-annual reports to the U.S. Grand Lodge of the IOBA for 1927 and 1929. The collection was established by the Jewish Heritage Center of the North Shore, previously known as the North Jewish Historical Society, through many separate donations of...
Abstract The Interfor Club of the North Shore was originally founded in 1930 by David L Winer, a Boston University Law School graduate, as the Brandeis Associates. Initially having twenty-two members who just graduated high school, the Interfor Club, which stands for Inter Collegiate Forum Club, began meeting at the Young Men’s Hebrew Association in Lynn. The collection is comprised of revisions to constitutions, event programs, financial records, photographs, scholarship information, member lists, and...
Abstract The Jecomen Club was a fraternal organization established in 1925 and based in Lynn, Massachusetts. Men over the age of twenty-one with a college degree were eligible to apply for membership. The group hosted both social and philanthropic events, including an annual fundraising theatrical production for the Jecomen scholarship fund. The material in the collection describing the club’s operations includes meeting minutes, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and program books.
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 The Labor Lyceum Association of Brockton was established in the mid-1920s as the governing body of the Labor Lyceum building in Brockton, Massachusetts. Labor lyceums were often centers for Yiddish culture and socialist values where members could gather for socializing, and they also acted as headquarters for labor unions and other political and social groups. The collection consists of two books containing minutes from the weekly meetings of the association’s Board of Directors, along with a...
Abstract The Levinson family has its origins in Eastern Europe, though the majority of its members immigrated to the United States in the early 1900s. Members of the family were active in Boston business, science, and law. The material in the collection includes publications, photographs, a scrapbook, a photo album, and awards.
- Subject: Fraternal organizations X
- B'nai B'rith 2
- Brandeis University 2
- Poale Zion (U.S.) 2
- Ampal-American Israel Corporation 1
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 1
- Brown, Meyer 1
- Chevra Kedusha (Boston, Mass.) 1
- Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston 1
- Companions of the Forest of America 1
- Companions of the Forest of America. Boston Area Circles. 1
- Congregation Anshai Sfard (Lynn, Mass.) 1
- Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 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
- Foresters of America 1
- Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America 1
- Hyams, Ben 1
- Independent Order Brith Abraham of the United States of America 1
- Independent Order of B’rith Abraham, George Peabody Lodge No. 667 (Peabody, Mass.) 1
- Interfor Club (Lynn, Mass.) 1
- Israel Bloch, 1906- 1
- Jecomen Club (Lynn, Mass.) 1
- Jewish National Fund 1
- Kallin, Ralph 1
- Katzman, Jacob, 1911- 1
- Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 1
- Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
- Labor Lyceum Association of Brockton (Mass.) 1
- Labor Zionist Alliance (U.S.) 1
- Levinson, James W., 1946- 1
- Levinson, Leon, 1919-1955 1
- Levinson, Mark L., 1948- 1
- McCormack, John W., 1891-1980 1
- Meretz Relief Association (Boston, Mass.) 1
- National Jewish Workers Alliance (U.S.) 1
- Peabody, George, 1795-1869 1
- Piaterer Ferhein 1
- Segal, Louis, 1895-1964 1
- State of Israel Bonds Organization 1
- Temple Ohabei Shalom (Brookline, Mass.) 1
- Temple Shalom (Newton, Mass.) 1
- Temple Shalom of the Congregation Sons of Jacob (Salem, Mass.) 1
- United Jewish Appeal 1
- Winer, David L. 1
- Young Men’s Hebrew Association (Lynn, Mass.) 1 ∧ less