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Alpha Phi Pi, Alpha Delta Chapter (Lynn, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-562
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.

Altman and Spiewak Family Papers

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Identifier: P-831
Abstract The Altman and Spiewak Family Papers primarily document the Altman family of Boston through the lens of Barbara Altman Spiewak. Frank and Ethel Task Altman raised their children, Barbara and Stanley, in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Barbara was a graduate of Simmons College and was a librarian in the Boston area. This collection includes Frank Altman’s Navy records, baby books, yearbooks, family photographs and a memoir written by Barbara Altman Spiewak. It also includes a memoir written by Robert...

American Physicians and Friends for Medicine in Israel Records

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Identifier: I-586
Abstract The American Physicians and Friends for Medicine in Israel (APF) is an organization of physicians and health care professionals whose aims are to advance the state of medical education, research and care in Israel and to advance relationships between the health care communities of North America and Israel. This collection contains materials relating to the organization’s activities and internal proceedings, including correspondence, scrapbooks, reports, meeting minutes, financial statements,...

American Technion Society, Boston Chapter, Women’s Division Records

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Identifier: I-434
Abstract The American Technion Society was founded in 1940 as an organization to aid the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, with the goal to aid the technological and scientific advancement of Israel. The Women’s Division, which was founded in 1956, did so by focusing its efforts on three main national programs: faculty recruitment, medical engineering, and student aid. Beginning in the 1970s, special interest was given to the Medical Engineering Project in the Medical School, a cause of...

Anshey Dowig Association (Boston, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-219
Abstract The Anshey Dowig Association began in the last quarter of the 19th century, initially as informal meetings for Jews from the region of Dowig, Lithuania, living in the Boston area. The association functioned as a benefit society for its members and in 1898, with the acquisition of burial plots in a cemetery in West Roxbury, it also established itself as a chevra kadisha or burial society. By the 1980s, as membership dropped, it began working towards reviving the...

Arthur Green Papers

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Identifier: P-963
Abstract Professor Arthur Green is a Reconstructionist rabbi, author, and teacher. He is the former president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC) and currently is dean of the Hebrew College Rabbinical School. The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, articles, and manuscripts. Some student work and correspondence is included but is currently restricted.

Arthur S. Obermayer Papers

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Identifier: P-1019
Abstract Arthur S. Obermayer was a scientist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He established his own research and development company, Moleculon Research Company, in the Boston area and was involved in numerous philanthropic and professional organizations, especially through his foundation, the Obermayer Foundation. Obermayer was also a political activist, and played a key role in establishing the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. This collection...

Avraham Hirsch and Hannah Schaiman Freedman Papers

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Identifier: JHCP-002
Abstract This collection contains the professional and personal papers of Rabbi Avraham Hirsch Freedman, who throughout his career served as rabbi at Congregation Adath Jeshurun (Ottawa, Canada), Durban United Hebrew Congregation (Durban, South Africa), and Congregation Beth Israel (Bangor, Maine), as well as those of his wife, Hannah Schaiman Freedman. Included are sermons, lectures, correspondence, life cycle events, eulogies, and news clippings.

Beatrice Feingold Papers

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Identifier: P-621
Abstract Beatrice Miller Feingold was a past President of both the Worcester Section and New England Region of the National Council of Jewish Women. In addition, she was the first female Vice President of the Worcester Jewish Federation, Vice President of the Worcester Chapter of Brandeis University’s National Women’s Committee, and a board member of the Jewish Community Council and Jewish Family Services of Worcester. Feingold was also one of the founders of the Worcester Area Community Service, the...

Benjamin Rabalsky Papers

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Identifier: P-153
Abstract A Boston lawyer, Hebrew scholar and Yiddish orator, Benjamin Rabalsky was involved in the local Zionist movement. A member of the American Jewish Congress, American Zion Commonwealth, Boston West End Jewish Liberty Loan Committee, Zion Association of Greater Boston and New England Zionist Region, he dedicated much of his time to Zionist causes. This collection contains a small amount of business correspondence and family correspondence.

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Boston (Mass.) 161
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Reports 35
Notes 32
Lynn (Mass.) 27
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Synagogues 26
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Pamphlets 23
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North Shore (Mass. : Coast) 22
Brookline (Mass.) 20
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Synagogues -- Organization and administration 17
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Israel 15
Zionism 15
Memorandums 14
Jewish community centers 13
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New York (N.Y.) 12
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Cambridge (Mass.) 10
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Salem (Mass.) 9
Synagogues -- Massachusetts 9
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Jewish lawyers 8
Marblehead (Mass.) 8
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.) 8
World War, 1939-1945 8
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Beverly (Mass.) 7
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Diaries 7
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.) 7
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Malden (Mass.) 7
Peabody (Mass.) 7
Rabbis -- Massachusetts 7
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Revere (Mass.) 6
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Everett (Mass.) 5
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Sharon (Mass.) 5
Springfield (Mass.) 5
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World War, 1914-1918 5
Zionism -- Massachusetts -- Boston 5
Zionism and Judaism 5
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Brighton (Boston, Mass.) 4
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Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston 26
B'nai B'rith 12
Brandeis University 10
Associated Jewish Philanthropies (Boston, Mass.) 9
Congregation Adath Israel (Boston, Mass.) 8
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Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, Mass.) 7
Harvard University 7
Jewish National Fund 7
Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952 7
Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 6
Stone, Elihu David 6
Temple Ohabei Shalom (Brookline, Mass.) 6
United Jewish Appeal 6
Zionist Organization of America 6
American Jewish Committee 5
American Jewish Congress 5
Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America 5
Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Inc. 5
Temple Emanuel (Newton, Mass.) 5
Winer, Louis 5
Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 5
Federated Jewish Charities (Boston, Mass.) 4
Hebrew Teachers College (Brookline, Mass.) 4
Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston 4
Jewish Heritage Center of the North Shore (Lynn, Mass.) 4
Jewish Theological Seminary of America 4
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 4
Massachusetts Board of Rabbis 4
National Jewish Welfare Board 4
Temple Beth El (Swampscott, Mass.) 4
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 4
Weinstein, Lewis H., 1905-. 4
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 3
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 3
Boston Commission on Jewish Continuity 3
Boy Scouts of America 3
Central Conference of American Rabbis 3
Congregation Mishkan Tefila (Chestnut Hill, Mass.) 3
Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds 3
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- 3
Epstein, Louis M., 1887-1949 3
Federation of Jewish Charities of Boston 3
Gorfinkle, Bernard 3
Harvard Business School 3
Hebrew College (Newton Center, Newton, Mass.) 3
Hurwich, Louis, 1886-1967 3
Independent Order Brith Abraham of the United States of America 3
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 3
Levine, Harry, 1895-1977 3
Liebman, Joshua Loth, 1907-1948 3
McCormack, John W., 1891-1980 3
National Community Relations Advisory Council (U.S.) 3
Rabbinical Association of Greater Boston 3
Sachar, Abram Leon, 1899-1993 3
Segal, Robert E. 3
Shanok, Morton 3
Shrage, Barry 3
Shubow, Joseph Shalom 3
Stone, Dewey David, 1900-1977 3
Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 3
Temple B’nai Abraham (Beverly, Mass.) 3
Temple Israel (Boston, Mass) 3
Temple Shalom of the Congregation Sons of Jacob (Salem, Mass.) 3
Workmen’s Circle (U.S.) 3
Adath Jeshurun Cemetery Association 2
Alpert, Abraham 2
American Zionist Council 2
Avukah, American Student Zionist Federation 2
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League. 2
Benkovitz, Icik 2
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 2
Boruchoff, Ber, 1872-1939 2
Boston University 2
Bureau of Jewish Education (Boston, Mass.) 2
B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundations 2
B’nai B’rith Women 2
Cambridge Hebrew Women's Aid Society 2
Combined Jewish Appeal (Boston, Mass.) 2
Congregation Anshai Sfard (Lynn, Mass.) 2
Congregation Shirat Hayam (Swampscott, Mass.) 2
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 2
Curley, James Michael, 1874-1958 2
Cushing, Richard, 1895-1970 2
Ehrmann, Herbert B. (Herbert Brutus), 1891-1970 2
Epstein, Mary Wolfman, 1908-1998 2
Goldstein, Israel 1896- 2
Gordon, Albert Isaac, 1903-1968 2
Grossman, Benjamin 2
Harvard Law School 2
Harvard-Radcliffe Hillel Foundation 2
Hebrew Free Loan Association of Pittsfield, Mass. 2
Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966 2
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 2
Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts 2
Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston 2
Jewish Federation of the North Shore 2
Jewish Historical Society of the North Shore 2
Jewish Labor Committee (U.S.) 2
Jewish Rehabilitation Center for Aged of the North Shore 2
Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007 2
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