720 XTF Search Results (subject=Heights Jewish Center (University Heights, Ohio).;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default;f1-subject=Porath, Israel, d. 1974.),%20Ohio).;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault;f1-subject%3DPorath,%20Israel,%20d.%201974. Results for your query: subject=Heights Jewish Center (University Heights, Ohio).;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default;f1-subject=Porath, Israel, d. 1974. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Heights Jewish Center Records. Heights Jewish Ceneter The Heights Jewish Center, founded in 1923, was the first synagogue to be established in the Cleveland, Ohio eastern suburbs. Israel Porath served as rabbi from 1946 to 1972. During his tenure, the congregation merged with several other Orthodox synagogues. The collection consists of legal records presumably collected by its onetime president and legal counsel, Charles C. Goldman. It includes merger proposals and agreements with Beth Hakneseth Anshe Grodno Gubernium Shome Shaboth, Shaarey Torah Congregation, and Oheb Zedek Congregation, as well as legal documents created when its various buildings were purchased, sold and remodeled. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Rabbi Israel Porath Papers, Series II. Porath, Israel Rabbi Israel Porath was a leader among Cleveland, Ohio's Orthodox Jewish rabbis for nearly five decades. He served as rabbi of Oheb Zedek congregation for fourteen years. He next served six years as rabbi of another Cleveland congregation, Nvai Zedek. In 1945 he accepted the position of dean of the Salanter Yeshiva in New York City, but returned with a year to Cleveland to become rabbi of the Heights Jewish Center, where he remained until his retirement in 1972. Porath was the founder and chairman of the Orthodox Rabbinical Council and served on the boards of the Bureau of Jewish Education, the Jewish Welfare Federation, the Jewish Community Council, and the B'nai B'rith. His major scholarly contribution was Mavo Ha-Talmud (Outline of the Talmud), published in seven volumes from 1941-1960. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal records such as a naturalization application and a Brazilian visa, talks and sermons, as well as copyrights and notes for Mavo Ha-Talmud. The collect... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT