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Aaron Gorovitz Papers

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Identifier: P-87
Abstract Rabbi Aaron Gorovitz was born in Lithuania in 1870. He immigrated to New York at the age of 22. Before moving to Boston, he was one of the founders of Etz Chaim Yeshiva (later the Rabbi Isaac Elchonon Rabbinical College) and Yeshiva Jacob Joseph, organized the St. John, New Brunswick branch of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and served as a rabbi in St. John, New Jersey, North Adams, Massachusetts and Woonsocket, Rhode Island before moving to Boston in 1907. Until the end of his life he was...

Beth Hamidrash Hagodol (Crawford Street Shul) (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-239
Abstract Beth Hamidrash Hagodol (known colloquially as the Crawford Street Shul), was founded in 1913 in a small house on Harold Street in Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts. In 1915, the cornerstone of the synagogue was placed at 105 Crawford Street in the Elm Hill District of Roxbury. The congregation elected Louis M. Epstein as their first Rabbi in 1918. This collection contains the business, activity and social records of Beth Hamidrash Hagodol, including correspondence, financial records, ledgers,...

Freedman Family Papers

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Identifier: P-1044
Abstract This collection contains photographs, correspondence, news clippings, vital records, genealogical materials, sheet music, recordings, and manuscripts documenting the Freedman family of Springfield, Massachusetts. Included are materials on Joseph and Lena (Sakowitz) Freedman, and their children Jacob Freedman, a rabbi, scholar, translator, and writer; Samuel Freedman; Martin Freedman; and Sarah (Freedman) Aizenstat.

Icik Benkovitz Papers

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Identifier: JHCP-005
Abstract This collection contains marriage and divorce records performed by Rabbi Icik Benkovitz in Chelsea, Massachusetts and surrounding cities and towns. A searchable database of the marriage records is also available.

Massachusetts Board of Rabbis Records

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Identifier: I-56 and I-56A
Abstract The Massachusetts Board of Rabbis was founded in 1938 as the Rabbinical Association of Greater Boston by Rabbis Herman Rubenovitz, Louis Epstein, Joshua Loth Lieberman, Beryl D. Cohen, and Sam Abrams. During the 1970s the Board focused on its chaplaincy work in hospitals as well as timely topics, such as social action, chevruta, and health insurance for Rabbis. This collection contains minutes, correspondence and statements regarding the Board's work around hospital chaplaincy, kashruth,...

Richard J. Israel Papers

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Identifier: P-860
Abstract Rabbi Richard J. Israel was born in 1929 in Chicago. After attending the University of Chicago and Hebrew Union College, Rabbi Israel began his lengthy career in Hillel at the University of California, Los Angeles. He later worked at Hillel at Yale University, followed by an Executive Director position at the Hillel Council of Greater Boston. Rabbi Israel was also the Director of Central Services and Judaica at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston and was the Director of the Rabbinic...

Synagogue Council of Massachusetts Records

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Identifier: I-454
Abstract The Synagogue Council of Massachusetts was founded in 1941 as the Associated Synagogues of Greater Boston (and later the Associated Synagogues of Massachusetts). The documents in this collection describe the proceedings and activities of the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts, as well as those of its affiliated organizations, including the Massachusetts Board of Rabbis, the Rabbinical Association of Greater Boston, the Kashruth Commission, the Beth Din, and the Jewish Chaplaincy Council. This...

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Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston 3
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Abrams, Sam 1
Aizenstat, Harry 1
Aizenstat, Sarah Freedman 1
American Jewish Committee 1
Benkovitz, Icik 1
Beth El Synagogue (New Rochelle, N.Y.) 1
Beth Hamidrash Hagodol (Crawford Street Shul) (Boston, Mass.) 1
Central Conference of American Rabbis 1
Close, Abraham 1
Cohen, Beryl D. 1
Congregation Mishkan Tefila (Chestnut Hill, Mass.) 1
Covich, Louis D. 1
Crawford Street Shul (Boston, Mass.) 1
Edelstein, Alan 1
Fine, Arnold 1
Freedman Family 1
Freedman, Jacob, 1903- 1
Freedman, Joseph 1
Freedman, Lena Sakowitz 1
Freedman, Martin 1
Freedman, Samuel 1
Gordon, Albert Isaac, 1903-1968 1
Gorovitz, Aaron 1
Halbfinger, Abraham 1
Hebrew Union College 1
Israel, Richard J. 1
Israel, Sherry 1
Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts 1
Jewish Chaplaincy Council of Massachusetts 1
Jewish Community Center (Dallas, Tex.) 1
Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston 1
Kashruth Commission (Mass.) 1
Kehillath Israel (Brookline, Mass.) 1
Korff, Samuel I. 1
Kraft, Harry 1
Liebman, Joshua Loth, 1907-1948 1
National Jewish Welfare Board 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Rabbinical Assembly 1
Rabbinical Court of Justice (Mass.) 1
Rabinowitz, Jacob, 1885-1967 1
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Wyncote, Pa.) 1
Rubenovitz, Herman H. 1
Rubenowitz, Herman H. 1
Saval, Maurice 1
Shubow, Joseph Shalom 1
Soviet Union 1
Synagogue Council of America 1
Synagogue Council of Massachusetts 1
Temple Beth El (Asbury Park, N.J.) 1
Temple Beth El (Chelsea, Mass.) 1
Temple Beth-El (Fall River, Mass.) 1
Temple Emanuel (Newton, Mass.) 1
Temple Israel (Boston, Mass) 1
Temple Ohabei Shalom (Brookline, Mass.) 1
Temple Sinai (Brookline, Mass) 1
Temple Sinai (Long Beach, Calif.) 1
Teperow, Alan 1
Tichnor, Alan 1
University of California, Los Angeles 1
University of Chicago 1
Vaad Harabonim (Mass.) 1
Yale University 1
Zuber, Jacob 1
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