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Abraham Bornstein Papers

Identifier: P-937
Abstract Abraham Bornstein was a well-known publisher and collector of art and art books. In 1923, Bornstein founded the Boston Book and Art Shop, which distributed art books from leading publishers of Europe, as well as published books, portfolios and monographs. Abraham and his wife, Rachel, used their publishing house to help encourage and promote many Jewish artists and writers in the United States, among them, Chaim Grade, a Yiddish poet. This collection contains materials from the Boston Book and...

Charles Follen Adams Papers

Identifier: P-176
Abstract Charles Follen Adams was born in 1842 and was known for his dialectic poems. This collection includes an excerpt from "Leedle Yawcob Strauss" (1876) dated 1882 and signed, as well as a reprint of a photogravure signed by Adams.

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...

Israel Levine Papers

Identifier: P-625
Abstract Israel Levine was a Hebrew teacher, poet and Yiddish writer from Malden, Massachusetts. This collection contains translations of works into Hebrew and Yiddish, published works in Hebrew and Yiddish, biographical material and correspondence.

Jewish Culture Club (Boston, Mass.) Records

Identifier: I-179
Abstract The Jewish Cultural Club (Boston) was established in 1924 upon the initiative of six young local Jews who wished to hold regular meetings to discuss cultural and social problems related to Jewish life. The club was founded as a branch of the Jewish National Workers’ Alliance. This collection contains meeting minutes and a few other materials that illustrate the goals the club members set for their organization and the different initiatives they took to achieve them.

Meyer Seifert Papers

Identifier: P-797
Overview Meyer Seifert was the cantor of Congregation Adath Jeshurun on Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury, Massachusetts. This collection contains a poem, written in Hebrew, titled, “Song for the Celebration of the Opening of the University.”