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1Title:  Beth Israel - The West Temple Records     
 Creator:  Beth Israel - The West Temple 
 Dates:  1923-1981 
 Abstract:  Beth Israel - The West Temple was organized in 1954 to serve Reform Jews on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio. The West Side Jewish Center was organized as Bعnai Israel in 1910. It incorporated as the West Side Jewish Center in 1940. Originally an Orthodox congregation, it joined the Conservative movement in 1953. The two congregations merged as a Reform congregation in 1957 and occupy the building they financed together on Triskett Avenue. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, constitutions, by-laws, articles of incorporation, the agreement for consolidation, financial records, membership lists, bulletins, directories, legal documents, brochures, programs, newspaper clippings, building records, cemetery records and miscellany relating to Beth Israel - The West Temple and to the West Side Jewish Center. 
 Call #:  MS 3926 
 Extent:  2.00 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Beth Israel - The West Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Registers of births, etc. -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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2Title:  West Side Jewish Center     
 Creator:  West Side Jewish Center 
 Dates:  1883-1992 
 Abstract:  The West Side Jewish Center was organized in Cleveland, Ohio, as B'nai Israel by ten Orthodox Jewish families in 1910, the second Jewish congregation founded on the west side of Cleveland. A small house was purchased at 1794 West 30th Street in 1912. In 1918, a former church building at West 25th Street and Bridge Avenue was acquired. In 1926, a new synagogue was constructed at 1791 West 57th Street, but was lost through foreclosure about 1937. Services were held in various rented quarters until 1940, when a small house was purchased at 4101 John Avenue. During the 1940s and 1950s membership averaged 55 families. A new building was occupied at 14308 Triskett Road in 1957, when the Center was merged with Beth Israel-The West Temple. By 1919, the congregation had become Conservative. With the 1957 merger with Beth Israel, the Center became part of the Reform movement. A school was also operated by the Center until 1944. The collection consists of board of trustee minutes, bulletins, newspaper clippings, interview notes, and financial records. 
 Call #:  MS 4733 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  West Side Jewish Center (Cleveland, Ohio) | Beth Israel - The West Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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3Title:  Prepare the Way Radio Broadcast Records     
 Creator:  Prepare the Way 
 Dates:  1965-1995 
 Abstract:  The Prepare the Way Radio Broadcast is believed to be the first Cleveland, Ohio, Jewish content non-commercial weekly radio program. The first program aired on station WJW AM-FM in 1965, following an offer for airtime by that station's program director, Bruce McDonald, to Rabbi Daniel Litt of Beth Israel-West Temple. Weekly program content generally consisted of music provided by local musicians, cantors, and synagogue choral groups; literary reviews; poetry; dramatic readings; interviews; summaries of international, national, and local Jewish news; and announcements of community events. The final program aired in 1969. The collection consists of a list of contents of each broadcast, news releases, and a program history. The list of broadcast contents and participants indexes the audiotapes of the broadcasts. 
 Call #:  MS 4824 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Litt, Daniel. | Lelyveld, Arthur J., 1913-1996 -- Interviews. | Rabin, Chaim -- Interviews. | Rifkin, Ellis -- Interviews. | Yardeni, David Alster -- Interviews. | Namir, Mordecai, 1897-1975 -- Interviews. | Prepare the Way Radio Broadcast. | Beth Israel - The West Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) | Radio programs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Radio programs, Public service -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Religious broadcasting -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Jewish. | Radio broadcasting, Jewish -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Interviewing on radio.
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4Title:  Louis Rosenblum Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Rosenblum, Louis 
 Dates:  1923-2012 
 Abstract:  Louis Rosenblum (b. 1923) directed the Solar and Electrochemistry Division at the Glenn (formerly Lewis) Research Center of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Cleveland, Ohio. Rosenblum was born in Brooklyn, New York, began his higher education at Brooklyn College in 1941, and enlisted and served in the U.S. Army Infantry from 1943 to 1946. Rosenblum served in the Pacific Theater, fought in the battle for Okinawa, was awarded the bronze star, and at the conclusion of hostilities served in the army of occupation in Japan. In 1948, he graduated from Brooklyn College with a B.S. in Organic Chemistry and began employment at NASA. In 1963, Rosenblum and fellow members of Beth Israel-The West Temple, a Cleveland synagogue, founded the Cleveland Council on Soviet Anti-Semitism. Rosenblum served as the CCSA's chairman. In 1970, the CCSA joined with five other grass-root councils to create the Union of Councils for Soviet Jewry (UCSJ), which became the largest independent Soviet Jewry organization in the world. Rosenblum served as the first chairman of the UCSJ. The collection consists of certificates, correspondence, contracts, financial records, family histories, genealogies, newspaper clippings, notes, publication, and scrapbooks. 
 Call #:  MS 5156 
 Extent:  2.10 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Beth Israel - The West Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) | Cleveland Council on Soviet Anti-Semitism. | Hebrew language. | Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews, Soviet -- Emigration and immigration. | Jews, Soviet -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Lewis Research Center | Oscher family | Rosenberg family | Rosenblum family | Rosenblum, Louis, 1923- | Sandler family | Solar energy -- Research -- United States | Solar energy | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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