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Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-220 and I-220A
Abstract The Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) of Boston, Massachusetts is the oldest federated Jewish philanthropy in the United States. The current incarnation of CJP was formed in 1960, when two separate federated philanthropies – the Combined Jewish Appeal and Associated Jewish Philanthropies – merged to create a single organization dedicated to serving the needs of Boston’s Jewish community. CJP’s records contain the history of several other organizations, from the forerunners of the current...
Dates: undated, 1865-2006

Companions of the Forest of America Boston Area Circles Records

 Collection
Identifier: JHCI-015
Abstract

The Companions of the Foresters of America was a social and benvolent fraternal organization that was a branch of the Foresters of America. This collection contains charter certificates, materials pertaining to the practices and rituals of the organization, songbooks, and membership and entertainment ledgers for local Boston area circles, including Franklin Park Circle #1571, Brookline Circle #1558, and Dorchester Circle #1542.

Dates: undated, circa 1929-1981

Concerned Jewish Students of Greater Boston Records

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Identifier: I-157
Abstract Contains material pertaining to the establishment of the organization, including a list of incorporators, and lists of constituent members, minutes of meetings (November 1970-February 1972), a speech giving a review of the group's activities (1972), and financial records (July 1970-March 1972). Also contains general correspondence (March 1970-March 1972), correspondence with Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston (1970-1971), and information on the group's Chavurat Shabbat project...
Dates: 1969-1973

Congregation Adath Israel (Newtown, Conn.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-323
Abstract

Congregation Adath Israel was established in 1919 by a small group of Jewish farmers in Newtown, Connecticut. The synagogue expanded its building in 1957 and converted from the Orthodox movement to the Conservative movement in the 1970s. In 2007, they relocated to a larger building within Newtown. The collection primarily consists of administrative and financial records, along with newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous documents.

Dates: undated, 1909-1991

Congregation Adath Jeshurun (Boston, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: JHCI-002
Abstract This collection contains materials of the Congregation Adath Jeshurun, the founding institution of the Jewish community in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston. The main materials cover the last twenty years of the congregation’s existence, a period marked by the decline of the Jewish population of Roxbury which ultimately resulted in the congregation’s demise. The main part of the collection consists of minute books that record the activities of the congregation during this period as well as...
Dates: undated, 1916-1991

Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard, Adam St. Shul (Newton, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: JHCI-021
Abstract In 1911, Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard, more commonly known as the Adams Street Shul, was granted an official charter from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. By December of the following year, the building was opened to the public. While there was a lull in membership starting in the ’50s, by the mid to late ’80s, more young Jewish families moved to the area, spurring efforts to revitalize the building. Due to their efforts, the Adams Street Shul is now listed on the National...
Dates: undated, 1912-2018, bulk 1980-2018

Congregation Ahabot Sholom (Lynn, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-568
Abstract

Incorporated in 1901, Congregation Ahabat Sholom constructed a German Romanesque synagogue on Church Street, which was dedicated in 1905 during a ceremony lead by the congregation's first cantor, Benjamin Gordon. The congregation was one of Lynn’s several Jewish Orthodox congregations in the early 1900s. This collection contains administrative records, photographs, scrapbooks, and programmatic materials.

Dates: undated, 1982-2001

Congregation Ahaveth Achim Anshe Sphard (Chelsea, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-222
Abstract

Congregation Ahaveth Achim Anshe Sphard (also known as the Elm Street Synagogue) was an orthodox synagogue in Chelsea, Massachusetts. This collection contains a ledger with the congregation’s constitution, bylaws, and the minutes of two meetings. It also contains mortgage records and establishment of association forms for the congregation.

Dates: 1900-1910

Congregation Anshai Sfard (Lynn, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-556
Abstract Congregation Anshai Sfard (Anshei, Anshe, Anshi) was an Orthodox Jewish synagogue established by Jewish immigrants in Lynn, Massachusetts from 1888 to December 1999. This collection contains a letterpress printing block used to print the incorporation papers, a large "Golden Book of Congregation Anshei Sfard," which includes an illuminated manuscript with hand-painted and gold-leafed elements, a donor list, newspaper clippings, and photographs; meeting minutes, several family history...
Dates: undated, 1899-2001

Congregation Anshei Libovitz (Boston, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-103
Abstract

Congregation Anshei Libovitz (alternatively referred to as Lebowitz, Libawitz, Libavitz, and Lebavitz) was founded in 1890 in Downtown Boston. The collection contains meeting minutes and financial records that provide information on the congregation’s membership and the day-to-day management of the synagogue.

Dates: undated, 1894-1965

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Jewish community centers 14
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Dorchester (Boston, Mass.) 9
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Jewish lawyers 9
Salem (Mass.) 9
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Everett (Mass.) 6
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New Haven (Conn.) 6
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Zionism -- Massachusetts -- Boston 5
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Brighton (Boston, Mass.) 4
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Language
English 269
Hebrew 60
Yiddish 42
German 16
Russian 16
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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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