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Aleph Zadik Aleph of the North Shore (Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-555
Abstract Aleph Zadik Aleph, known almost exclusively as AZA, was founded in Omaha, Nebraska in 1924 as a local social and service group for young Jewish men. Eventually the AZA separated itself from its role as the official youth auxiliary of B'nai B'rith and continues to operate today as the BBYO (B'nai B'rith Youth Organization). This collection contains correspondence, pamphlets, governance documents and promotional material from AZA chapters on the North Shore (Chelsea, Everett, Lynn, and...

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...

Chevra Kedusha (Boston, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-185
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...

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 Beth Israel (Hartford, Conn.) Records

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Identifier: I-464
Abstract Congregation Beth Israel was founded in 1843 and is Connecticut's oldest synagogue. Originally established as an Orthodox congregation, the synagogue eventually converted to Reform and was one of the founding members of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (Union for Reform Judaism) in 1877. This collection includes event flyers, programs for services, sermons, anniversary books with historical information, and bulletins.

Dewey D. Stone Papers

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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....

Edward Bernard Papers

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Identifier: P-102
Abstract Edward Bernard was a composer in the Boston area. He also wrote several pamphlets on sociology, religion, politics and music, as well as an unpublished manuscript of a sociological novel entitled, "Maxie the Genius." This collection contains Edward Bernard's musical compositions and writings, including an unpublished manuscript, "Maxie the Genius," and letters to editors of local newspapers and Nathan Kaganoff, former library director of the American Jewish Historical Society. In addition,...

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...

Israel Numismatic Society of Massachusetts Records

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Identifier: I-306
Abstract The Israel Numismatic Society is an organization dedicated to the study of and collection of Israel's coinage, past and present, and all aspects of Judaic numismatics. This collection contains papers, certificates, and correspondence relating to meetings and events held by the Israel Numismatic Society of Massachusetts (INSM) in various locations throughout the state between 1973 and 1992. This collection also contains publications released by the INSM, as well as newsletters from the Los...

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Eban, Abba Solomon, 1915-2002 1
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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Epstein, Louis M., 1887-1949 1
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Food Marketing Institute 1
Ford, Henry, II, 1917-1987 1
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Jewish Community Center (Dallas, Tex.) 1
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Jewish Memorial Hospital and Rehabilitation Center (Roxbury, Mass.) 1
Jewish Vocational Aid Society (Boston, Mass.) 1
Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007 1
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