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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...
Abstract Organized in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1931, the Alpha Delta Chapter was accepted into the national Alpha Phi Pi Jewish high school fraternity in 1932. After a period of dormancy, the Chapter was briefly reactivated in 1953 and an Alpha Delta Alumni group was formed in 1954. The material in this collection includes event programs and invitations, correspondence, photographs, news clippings and bulletins, Convention yearbooks, and a map and guide to Boston.
Abstract The B’nai B’rith Swampscott-Marblehead Chapter No. 847 is a local chapter of B’nai B’rith International, an organization founded in 1843 that advocates for the Jewish people and the State of Israel and works to combat anti-Semitism. This collection contains a program for an installation and dinner as well as the chapter’s newsletters.
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the Lynn, Salem-Beverly-Danvers, and Swampscott-Marblehead chapters of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, including a history of the Lynn chapter produced in 1993, newsletters from the Salem-Beverly-Danvers chapter, and notes, pamphlets, and other information contained in the personal binder of Swampscott-Marblehead chapter president Irma Levenbach.
Abstract Morton Shanok was the cantor at Temple Beth El in Lynn (and later Swampscott) for 32 years and, after his retirement, High Holiday Cantor at Temple B’nai Abraham and Religious Cultural Coordinator at the Jewish Rehabilitation Center for Aged. He served in the U.S. Army as assistant army chaplain from 1942-1945. He was a founding member of the Cantors Assembly and helped write the curriculum at the H.L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music of the Jewish Theological Seminary. The...
Abstract The collection consists of ten genealogical books entitled DI TSVAYGELEKH "The Little Twigs," containing introductory articles, maps, genealogical charts and photocopies of photographs for ten Jewish families from Europe who settled in Massachusetts: The Silberberg-Lappen family which originated in Latvia; the Nodle-Nodel-Needleman, Zollavaicheck-Zolliavitsky-Zilvickis-Zoll-Zall and Borofsky-Silverstein families, all of whom originated in Lithuania; the Bernstein-Gostinsky-Gostin family, who...
Abstract Philip D. Epstein was a trial attorney from 1941 to 1999 and a veteran of World War II. He was active in the Jewish community of Marblehead, Massachusetts and worked with a number of veterans support organizations, such as the National Jewish Welfare Board and Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America. He served two terms as Commander of JWV Post 656 Marblehead-Swampscott. The material in the collection includes correspondence, announcements, meeting minutes, membership rosters, and...
Abstract At the time these photographs were taken in 1981 and 1985, Steven Kellerman was a machinist with an interest in synagogue history. This particular collection of photographs started with Kellerman’s visits to former synagogues in Dorchester and Roxbury, Massachusetts; the project expanded to include most of Massachusetts and other states.
Abstract Temple Beth El was founded in Lynn in 1924. In 1946, members of the congregation split off to form Temple Israel, and in 1968, Temple Beth El expanded from its Lynn location to Swampscott. The two temples reunited in 2005 to become Congregation Shirat Hiyam. This collection contains documents related to many areas of synagogue life, including general membership, the music program, the Religious School, temple governance, and the Sisterhood.
Abstract Temple Israel of Swampscott and Marblehead was founded in 1946 by former members of Temple Beth El in Lynn. The new congregation purchased land at 837 Humphrey Street in Swampscott in 1947, and the synagogue and school stood at this location until the unification of Temple Israel and Temple Beth El in 2005. The collection contains administrative documents, records from the Brotherhood and Sisterhood organizations and the Hebrew School, publications, photographs of the synagogue and its...
- Subject: Swampscott (Mass.) X
- Temple Beth El (Swampscott, Mass.) 4
- Winer, Louis 3
- B'nai B'rith 2
- Congregation Shirat Hayam (Swampscott, Mass.) 2
- Shanok, Morton 2
- Temple Israel (Swampscott, Mass.) 2
- Ahabat Shalom (Lynn, Mass.) 1
- Aleph Zadik Aleph of the North Shore (Mass.) 1
- Alpha Phi Pi. Alpha Delta Chapter (Lynn, Mass.) 1
- B'nai B'rith Youth Organization 1
- B'nai B'rith. Swampscott-Marblehead Chapter No. 847 1
- Belluschi, Pietro, 1899-1994 1
- Bennett, Ephraim 1
- Brody, Martin 1
- Cantors Assembly (U.S.) 1
- Cushing, Richard, 1895-1970 1
- Diamond, Alan 1
- Epstein, Philip D., 1918-2004 1
- Frisch, Shirley 1
- H.L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music 1
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Lynn/North Shore Business and Professional Chapter 1
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Salem-Beverly-Danvers (Mass.) Chapter 1
- Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America 1
- Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. North Shore Chapters. 1
- Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. Swampscott-Marblehead Chapter 1
- Hearst, Henry 1
- JCC Association 1
- Jewish Rehabilitation Center for Aged of the North Shore 1
- Jewish Theological Seminary of America 1
- Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Inc. 1
- Kahn, Eric 1
- Karp, Abraham J. 1
- Kellerman, Steven 1
- Law, Charles 1
- Levenbach, Irma 1
- Lynn Classical High School (Lynn, Mass.) 1
- Lynn English High School (Lynn, Mass.) 1
- Lynn Hebrew School Association (Lynn, Mass.) 1
- Meir, Golda, 1898-1978 1
- Morris High School 1
- National Jewish Welfare Board 1
- Parker House (Boston, Mass.) 1
- Pruss, William 1
- Reimer, Jack 1
- Ross, Sidney 1
- Solar, Philip 1
- Strassfeld, Meyer 1
- Strassfeld, Ruth 1
- Suffolk University. Law School 1
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 1
- Temple Beth El (Swampscott, Mass.). Sisterhood 1
- Temple B’nai Abraham (Beverly, Mass.) 1
- Temple Israel of Swampscott and Marblehead (Mass.) 1
- Temple Sinai (Swampscott, Mass.) 1
- Velleman, Natalie 1
- Weinberg, Aaron 1
- Weiner, Harry 1
- Weinstein, Harry 1
- Winer, Eleanor 1
- Winer, Saul 1
- Young Men’s Hebrew Association (Lynn, Mass.) 1
- Zamcheck, Irving 1
- Zlotnick, Dov 1 ∧ less