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Temple B'nai Israel (Revere, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-221
Abstract

Temple B’nai Israel is a synagogue, established in the Beachmont neighborhood of Revere, Massachusetts in 1906. The congregation’s associated cemetery is located on Fuller Street in Everett. The collection consists of minutes from meetings of the congregation, Board of Directors, and miscellaneous other groups and committees, along with correspondence related to the synagogue and the Temple Israel Burial Society.

Dates: undated, 1907-1957

Temple B’nai Jacob (Lexington, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-102
Abstract

Temple B'nai Jacob was an Orthodox synagogue on Sylvia Street in Lexington, Massachusetts. Their first service was held on Passover in1916. Although this congregation is no longer operational, two synagogues in Lexington—Temple Emunah (Conservative) and Temple Isaiah (Reform)—have their roots in Temple B'nai Jacob. This collection contains one financial ledger in English and Yiddish.

Dates: 1938-1945

Temple Emanuel (Andover, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-442 and I-442A
Abstract

Temple Emanuel was founded in 1920 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. It began by serving a small immigrant Jewish community that has since grown to an affluent and lively congregation of about 600 families. This growth occurred largely under the tenure of Rabbi Harry A. Roth, who lead the congregation from 1962 until 1990 and oversaw the temple’s move to Andover, Massachusetts. This collection includes correspondence, photographs, and sermons.

Dates: 1939-2004

Temple Israel (Boston, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-458
Abstract Temple Israel was founded as Congregation Adath Israel in 1854 when a group of German Jews broke from Congregation Ohabei Shalom. The congregation was also known as the Pleasant Street Synagogue. In 1859, the congregation purchased cemetery land in Wakefield, Massachusetts. The synagogue was, and remains, a Reform congregation, and has been home to well known Rabbis, including Joshua Loth Liebman and Roland B. Gittelsohn. This collection contains flyers, newsletters, pamphlets, sermons and a...
Dates: 1924-1996

Temple Israel of Swampscott and Marblehead (Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-597
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...
Dates: undated, 1941-1997

Temple Ner Tamid (Peabody, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-561
Abstract

Temple Ner Tamid was founded in 1959 by local Jewish families who wanted a conservative synagogue in their home town of Peabody, Mass. Following its inception the congregation was able to buy a tract of land and raise money for construction of the temple, which was completed in 1965. Included are correspondence and other mailings, event programs, seating charts, temple by-laws, a Landscaping Committee record book, meeting and expense reports, and membership lists.

Dates: undated, 1959-2003

Temple Ohabei Shalom (Brookline, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-459
Abstract Temple Ohabei Shalom was founded on February 26, 1843 by several Boston Jewish families, and is the first synagogue established in Massachusetts. After meeting in the homes of both a founding congregant and the first elected Rabbi, Abraham Saling, Ohabei Shalom dedicated its first building on Warren (now Warrenton) Street in Boston in 1852. In 1855, the German Jewish congregants left Ohabei Shalom and founded Congregation Adath Israel (now Temple Israel in Boston.) The Polish Jewish...
Dates: undated, 1909-1991

Temple Shalom of the Congregation Sons of Jacob (Salem, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-553
Abstract

Temple Shalom is an Egalitarian Conservative Synagogue in Salem, Massachusetts, formerly called the Sons of Jacob. The congregation was formed by European Jewish immigrants in the Salem area in 1898. This collection includes photographs of congregation members and activities, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, meeting minutes, and various publications.

Dates: undated, 1910-2006

Temple Sinai (Swampscott, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-565
Abstract

Temple Sinai was founded in 1953 and became a hub of vibrant Jewish life on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Rabbi Meyer Strassfeld served as the congregation's spiritual leader from 1965-1989, and during this time he involved the community in the Soviet Jewry movement and led the dedication of a Torah scroll saved during the Holocaust. The collection contains many event flyers, booklets, and newspaper clippings that illustrate Temple Sinai's active community.

Dates: undated, 1953-2005

The Barbara Gaffin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: JHCP-017
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the life and work of Barbara Gaffin, with a particular focus on her efforts to raise awareness about and assist Ethiopian Jews and to build ties between Bostonian Jews and their sister community of Jews in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. The collection also contains some materials about Gaffin’s activities relating to Yemeni and Soviet Jews. Included are newspaper clippings, correspondence, records of speaking engagements, writings, travel records,...
Dates: Majority of material found in undated, 1956-2019

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Boston (Mass.) 167
Correspondence 155
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Reports 36
Notes 32
Lynn (Mass.) 29
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Brochures 25
Administrative records 24
North Shore (Mass. : Coast) 24
Pamphlets 23
Brookline (Mass.) 22
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Synagogues -- Organization and administration 19
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Awards 16
Legal documents 16
Rabbis 16
Chelsea (Mass.) 15
Israel 15
Zionism 15
Jewish community centers 14
Memorandums 14
Newton (Mass.) 14
Certificates 12
New York (N.Y.) 12
Fraternal organizations 11
Swampscott (Mass.) 11
Advertisements 10
Cambridge (Mass.) 10
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.) 10
Synagogues -- Massachusetts 10
Articles 9
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.) 9
Invitations 9
Jewish lawyers 9
Salem (Mass.) 9
Announcements 8
Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States 8
Beverly (Mass.) 8
Ephemera 8
Fall River (Mass.) 8
Holocaust 8
Malden (Mass.) 8
Marblehead (Mass.) 8
Peabody (Mass.) 8
World War, 1939-1945 8
Audiocassettes 7
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Diaries 7
Emigration and immigration 7
Fliers (printed matter) 7
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Immigrants -- Jews -- United States 7
Jewish businesspeople 7
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Revere (Mass.) 7
Sound recordings 7
Synagogues -- Massachusetts -- Boston 7
Account books 6
Autobiographies 6
Everett (Mass.) 6
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Genealogies (histories) 6
Jewish families 6
Ledgers (account books) 6
New Haven (Conn.) 6
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Springfield (Mass.) 6
Synagogues -- Connecticut 6
World War, 1914-1918 6
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Antisemitism 5
Associations, institutions, etc. 5
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Jewish women 5
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Press releases 5
Sharon (Mass.) 5
United States -- Foreign relations -- Israel 5
Worcester (Mass.) 5
Zionism -- Massachusetts -- Boston 5
Zionism and Judaism 5
Annual reports 4
Brighton (Boston, Mass.) 4
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Language
English 269
Hebrew 60
Yiddish 42
German 16
Russian 16
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Names
Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston 27
B'nai B'rith 12
Brandeis University 10
Associated Jewish Philanthropies (Boston, Mass.) 9
Congregation Adath Israel (Boston, Mass.) 8
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Harvard University 8
Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, Mass.) 7
Jewish National Fund 7
Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952 7
Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 6
Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Inc. 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
Federated Jewish Charities (Boston, Mass.) 5
Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America 5
Temple Emanuel (Newton, Mass.) 5
Winer, Louis 5
Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 5
Federation of Jewish Charities of Boston 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
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
Action for Soviet Jewry 2
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
Girls’ Latin School (Boston, Mass.) 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
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