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1Title:  Portrait of a rabbi: an affectionate memoir on the life of Barnett R. Brickner    
 Creator:  Silver, Samuel M. 
 Publication:  Barnett R. Brickner Memorial Foundation, Cleveland,[c1959] 
 Call #:  BM755 B849S5 
 Extent:  125 p. illus. 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Brickner, Barnett R. -- (Barnett Robert), -- 1892-1958 | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland imprints 1959
 
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2Title:  Anshe Chesed Congregation Sisterhood Records     
 Creator:  Anshe Chesed Congregation Sisterhood 
 Dates:  1919-1970 
 Abstract:  The Anshe Chesed Congregation Sisterhood is the women's auxiliary of Fairmount Temple (Anshe Chesed Congregation), know as Euclid Avenue Temple, between 1912 and 1957. The group is involved in various social, religious, philanthropic, educational and entertainment activities in Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of unpublished histories, minute books, annual committee reports, program materials, and scrapbooks. The collection is useful in the study of the role of women in Reform Judaism. 
 Call #:  MS 4202 
 Extent:  2.80 linear feet (4 containers) 
 Subjects:  Brickner, Barnett R. (Barnett Robert), 1892-1958. | Wolsey, Louis, 1877-1953. | Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). Sisterhood -- Archives. | Sisterhoods -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources. | Women, Jewish -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources. | Women in Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources.
 
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3Title:  Barnett R. Brickner Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Brickner, Barnett R. 
 Dates:  1931-1957 
 Abstract:  Barnett R. Brickner was a New-York born Zionist, educator, orator, and Rabbi of Cleveland, Ohio's Anshe Chesed Congregation (1925-1958). He was involved in numerous local, national and international organizations, both Jewish and non-sectarian. To realize his goal of promoting and enhancing Jewish family life he created a Young People's Congregation at Anshe Chesed. He also directed the congregation into a more traditional Reform observance and the Zionist movement. Brickner was also extremely active in local Jewish organizations, including the Cleveland Zionist District, the Bureau of Jewish Education, and the Jewish Welfare Fund. Nationally, he served on the Executive Committee of the Zionist Organization of America, chaired the Committee on Chaplains of the Central Conference of American Rabbis during World War II, and in 1943, was selected by the National Jewish Welfare Board to serve as executive chairman of the Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities. In 1953, he was elected president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. He married Rebecca Aronson Brickner in 1919. The collection consists of drafts of Rabbi Brickner's doctoral dissertation, correspondence, a biography of Brickner, records of wedding ceremonies, and financial records. 
 Call #:  MS 4538 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Brickner, Barnett R. (Barnett Robert), 1892-1958. | Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | National Jewish Welfare Board. Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Chaplains, Military. | World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains.
 
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4Title:  Rebecca Aronson Brickner Papers     
 Creator:  Brickner, Rebecca Aronson 
 Dates:  1915-1980 
 Abstract:  Rebecca Aronson Brickner was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Her parents, Max and Dora Aronson, followed Orthodox Jewish practices and had strong ties to the Zionist movement. She received a rigorous Jewish education with Dr. Samson Benderley, and in 1910 accompanied him, as his Hebrew secretary, to New York City, where he established the Bureau of Jewish Education. While in New York, she became the first woman to complete a new program in Jewish education at the Jewish Theological Seminary, and the first woman with a professional degree in Jewish education in the United States. She married Barnett R. Brickner in 1919, accompanying him first to Cincinnati, Ohio, where be studied for the rabbinate at Hebrew Union College, and then to Toronto where his first pulpit was located. While living in Toronto, she established Hadassah in Canada; in 1912 she had been a founding member of Hadassah in the United States with Henrietta Szold. The Brickners came to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1925, where Rabbi Brickner was to lead Anshe Chesed Congregation (Fairmount Temple) until his death in 1958. Rebecca Brickner continued to promote Jewish education and women's organizations in Cleveland. By her impetus, in 1963 the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies became an agency independent of the Bureau of Jewish Education of Cleveland. She also established the college's Women's Association. The collection consists of writings, lecture notes, certificates, and a scrapbook. Of particular note is her account of the founding of Hadassah in 1912. 
 Call #:  MS 4776 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Brickner, Rebecca Aronson, 1894-1988. | Brickner, Barnett R. (Barnett Robert), 1892-1958. | Cleveland College of Jewish Studies. | Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America. | Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish women -- Education. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Jewish religious education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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5Title:  Barnett R. Brickner Papers     
 Creator:  Brickner, Barnett R. 
 Dates:  1919-1971 
 Abstract:  Barnett R. Brickner (1892-1958) was a New-York born Zionist, educator, orator, and Rabbi of Anshe Chesed Congregation (1925-1958) in Cleveland, Ohio. He was involved in numerous local, national and international organizations, both Jewish and non-sectarian. To realize his goal of promoting and enhancing Jewish family life he created a Young People's Congregation at Anshe Chesed. He also directed the congregation into a more traditional Reform observance and the Zionist movement. Brickner was also extremely active in local Jewish organizations, including the Cleveland Zionist District, the Bureau of Jewish Education, and the Jewish Welfare Fund. Nationally, he served on the Executive Committee of the Zionist Organization of America, chaired the Committee on Chaplains of the Central Conference of American Rabbis during World War II, and in 1943, was selected by the National Jewish Welfare Board to serve as executive chairman of the Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities. In 1953, he was elected president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. He married Rebecca Aronson Brickner in 1919. The collection consists of biographical material, sermons, addresses, writings, miscellany, files from the Central Conference of American Rabbis, the National Jewish Welfare Board's Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities, and Congregation Anshe Chesed, and correspondence from his family and from various Jewish community leaders and organizations. 
 Call #:  MS 3957 
 Extent:  35.01 linear feet (34 containers, 4 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Brickner, Barnett R. (Barnett Robert), 1892-1958. | Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | National Jewish Welfare Board. Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish religious education of young people. | Reform Judaism. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Chaplains, Military. | World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains.
 
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