http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio);subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DJewish%20Community%20Federation%20(Cleveland,%20Ohio);subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dadvanced;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio);subject-join=exact;smode=advanced;brand=default Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Abba Hillel Silver Papers. Silver, Abba Hillel http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4787.xml Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver (1893-1963) was the rabbi at The Temple, Cleveland, Ohio, and prominent leader of the Zionist movement for a Jewish homeland. The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, sermons, writings, speaking engagements files, scrapbooks and miscellaneous personal material. The bulk of the material is in the correspondence series and includes minutes, publications, reports, financial statements and confidential notes relating to Rabbi Silver's participation in numerous local and national organizations, especially Zionist groups. Important material relating to the American Zionist Emergency Council, the Zionist Organization of America, the Jewish Agency for Palestine, the United Jewish Appeal, United Palestine Appeal and the American Zionist Policy Committee is found in the collection. Also included is significant material relating to Cleveland Jewish organizations and other civic groups, such as The Temple (Temple-Tifereth Israel), Cleveland Bureau of Jewish Education,... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4787.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Abba Hillel Silver papers, 1909-1989, (bulk 1914-1963). Silver, Abba Hillel, 1893-1963 http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Arthur J. Lelyveld Papers. Lelyveld, Arthur J. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4639.xml Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld served as senior rabbi of Anshe Chesed Congregation (Fairmount Temple) in Beachwood, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, from 1958-1986. Throughout his career he played key roles in national and local Jewish organizations and actively fought for civil rights. A native of New York City, Lelyveld received a B.A. from Columbia University in 1933, and was ordained at Hebrew Union College in 1939. From 1939-1944, he served congregations in Hamilton, Ohio, and Omaha, Nebraska. From 1944-46 he was Executive Director of the Committee on Unity for Palestine, and from 1946-1956 served as Associate National Director, and then National Director, of B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations. He also played leadership roles in a number of other national Jewish organizations, including American Jewish Congress, Central Conference of American Rabbis, and the Synagogue Council of America. On the local Cleveland level, he served in various capacities on the Cleveland Jewish Welfare Fund, the Jewish Community Federation... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4639.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Arthur J. Naparstek Papers. Arthur J. Naparstek http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5075.xml Arthur J. Naparstek (1939-2004) was a faculty member and administrator at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), serving as Dean from 1983 to 1988. He remained on staff until his death in 2004. His interests were varied, but much of his research and activity focused upon the plight of the urban poor and urban revitalization. Among his professional activities prior to his affiliation with CWRU, Naparstek directed the University of Southern California's Washington (D.C.) Public Affairs Center. He also directed policy and research at Catholic University's Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs and was the Associate Director of Purdue University's Urban Development Institute where he was a key advisor to Gary Hatcher, the first African American mayor of Gary, Indiana. the collection consists of applications, awards, catalogues, correspondence, curricula vitae, lists, minutes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, notes, proposals, publications, reports, syllabi, transcripts, a... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5075.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Bureau of Jewish Education Records, Series II. Bureau of Jewish Education http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4748.xml The Cleveland Bureau of Jewish Education was organized in 1924 as the coordinating agency for the following Jewish educational institutions in the Greater Cleveland , Ohio, area: Cleveland Hebrew Schools, Hebrew Academy, United Jewish Religious Schools, Institute of Jewish Studies, Workmen's Circle School, and Yeshivath Adath B'nai Israel. The collection consists of minutes, reports, budgets, and correspondence. The bulk of the collection is from 1960-1970, allowing the researcher to study the effects of rapid secularization and assimilation within the Cleveland, Ohio Jewish community and the efforts by community institutions responding to these forces. Notable documentation on the Cleveland Hebrew Schools, Cleveland College of Jewish Studies, Hebrew Academy, and the Jewish Community Federation is included in these records. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4748.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Jewish Community Survey, 1923-1924. Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Daniel Jeremy Silver Papers. Daniel Jeremy Silver http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4850.xml Daniel Jeremy Silver was a Reform rabbi at the Temple-Tifereth Israel in Cleveland, Ohio. He was the son of Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver, who preceded and served with him at The Temple. Prior to his years at The Temple, Daniel Jeremy Silver was rabbi at Congregation Beth Torah of Chicago Heights, Illinois. He became senior Rabbi of The Temple in 1963, serving until his death. He was active in local Cleveland Jewish and secular affairs, particularly with Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Jewish Community Federation's Public Welfare Committee. He was also active in the Central Conference of American Rabbis, the National Foundation for Jewish Culture, and the Zionist Organization of America. Silver was the author of four books and many popular and scholarly articles, and also edited books and journals. The collection consists of appointment books, correspondence, minutes, reports, newspaper clippings, programs, sermons, notes, and writings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4850.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Daniel Jeremy Silver papers, 1907-1992. Silver, Daniel Jeremy., Silver, Abba Hillel, 1893-1963, Silver, Virginia., Zeidman, Eugene. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT David N. Meyers Papers. Myers, David N. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5039.xml David N. Myers was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1900. He worked his way through high school and earned an accounting degree from Dyke College, a local business college, in 1922. He accepted a position in accounting with the Francis Byerlyte Corporation, and subsequently became president and owner of the company, later known as Consolidated Coatings Corporation. He married Inez Pink in 1929, and the couple raised two sons. Myers' primary philanthropic interest was aging and the elderly. He was instrumental in facilitating the move of the Jewish Orthodox Home for the Aged from the Glenville neighborhood to Beachwood, Ohio. He also assisted in the construction of R.H. Myers Apartments, an independent living facility for the elderly. He served as the President of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland from 1964 to 1969 and, along with his wife, established the David and Inez Myers Foundation. In 1995, Dyke college was renamed David N. Myers College in recognition of Myers' contributions to the school. The c... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5039.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Educational League Records. Educational League http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4667.xml The Educational League was initiated by members of B'nai B'rith, Baron de Hirsch Lodge of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1897, as an independent organization whose mission was to provide Jewish orphans with financial aid for higher education. Based in Cleveland and chartered in the State of Ohio, the League's operation covered twenty states in the central United States. Presidents of the League included Martin A. Marks, Dr. Samuel Wolfenstein, Rabbi Moses Gries, and Albert A. Benesch. It's original mission soon expanded to include any Jewish student in need. Money advanced was to be a repayable loan, rather than a grant. Beginning in the late 1920s, the League concentrated exclusively on assisting students from the Cleveland area, or out-ot-town students attending Cleveland area schools. Around the same time, the League joined with the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland and the Cleveland Section, National Council of Jewish Women to coordinate the review and approval of loans. This alliance was known as the Joint Con... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4667.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Florence Azoff Wish Papers. Gift of Elliot Azoff http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5449.xml Florence Meschan was born January 29, 1918 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Helen Anna Gordon and Julius Meschan. Florence was valedictorian of Glenville High School in 1936. After graduating from the University of Chicago, she returned to Cleveland in 1941 to marry Martin Azoff. She became a social worker for the local welfare office and for the State Aid to Aged Division. In the 1950s, she co-founded two Hebrew programs that survive as of 2019, Ganon Gil Nursery School and Camp Oneg. She also served as president of the Cleveland Hebrew Schools, Oneg's parent organization. In 1962, she became the first president of the women's association of the Jewish Orthodox Home for the Aged in Cleveland. Widowed in 1964, Azoff returned to work as the first woman professional at the Jewish Community Federation, serving in its women's division. In 1967, she became the Jewish Home's activities director. A year later, she helped launch Menorah Park. She later researched, designed and oversaw its Senior Day... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5449.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT Greater Cleveland Conference on Religion and Race Records. Greater Cleveland Conference on Religion and Race http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5101.xml The Greater Cleveland Conference on Religion and Race was an interfaith organization in Cleveland, Ohio, with the goal of promoting equality of opportunities and rights without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin. The conference emerged from a meeting of representatives of three faiths in Chicago, Illinois, in January 1963. The delegates present were charged to go back to their communities and create local organizations to address racial issues through a religious lens. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, agendas, press releases, and speech texts. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5101.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Hebrew Free Loan Association Records, Series III. Hebrew Free Loan Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4782.xml The Hebrew Free Loan Association is a non-profit loan association established in 1904 in Cleveland, Ohio. It was originally founded to aid needy Jewish immigrants but later expanded its service to anyone who could show real need. The collection consists of articles of incorporation, minutes, correspondence, financial statements, loan applications, and lists of loans granted. This collection is of value to those interested in loan records as an index to the effects of changing ethnic neighborhood patterns, Jewish migration from the former Soviet Union, and changing economic circumstances upon members of both the Jewish and non-Jewish communities of Greater Cleveland, Ohio. Of particular interest are records pertaining to the Heights Area Project Mortgage Assistance Program, a cooperative attempt by the Jewish Community Federation and the Hebrew Free Loan Association, and the Soviet Emigre Resettlement Program. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4782.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Hebrew Free Loan Association Records, Series IV. Hebrew Free Loan Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4971.xml The Hebrew Free Loan Association (founded 1904) is a century-old benevolent institution. It grants small, interest-free loans of up to $7,500 on a non-sectarian basis to individuals in financial need who do not qualify to borrow from conventional sources such as banks. A majority of the loans granted are for educational purposes; other loans are for a wide-range of needs such as home repairs, emergency medical care, rent, and funerals. The collection consists of primarily of application data, Board minutes, financial data, and loan and repayment records. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4971.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Henry J. Goodman Papers. Goodman Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5497.xml Henry J. Goodman (1932-2019) was a successful businessman and community leader active in several organizations, including the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, the Cleveland Foundation, and Cleveland State University. This collection consists of agendas, awards, a book, certificates, correspondence, diplomas, memoranda, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, reports, and speeches. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5497.xml Sat, 01 Jan 2022 12:00:00 GMT Henry L. Zucker Papers. Zucker, Henry L. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4761.xml Henry L. Zucker was a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and a social worker. In 1946, he became the Associate Director of the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland. He was Executive Director (1948-1965) and Executive Vice President (1965-1975) of the Jewish Community Federation. Under his leadership, it became one of the most successful community federations in the United States. Zucker also served as a consultant to other Jewish federations and local and national social organizations. The collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, newsletter and newspaper clippings, and writings which document Zucker's career in social service. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4761.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Henry L. Zucker Photographs. Zucker, Henry L. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG566.xml Henry L. Zucker (1910-1998) was born in Cleveland, Ohio. A graduate of Glenville High School, Zucker graduated from Western Reserve University in 1932 and then completed a master's degree from the university's School of Applied Social Sciences in 1935. He began his career as a social worker with local agencies and during World War II served as a special consultant in Washington, D. C. In 1946 he began his long association with Cleveland's Jewish community when he accepted the position of Associate Director of the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland. When he retired in 1975 he had worked as Executive Director (1948-1965) and Executive Vice President (1965-1975) of the Jewish Community Federation. The consists of a scrapbook of photographs taken at a reception honoring the establishment of a professorship in honor of Zucker at the School of Applied Social Sciences. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG566.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Herman D. Stein Papers. Herman D. Stein http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5092.xml Born in New York City, Herman D. Stein (1917-2009) was an educator, scholar, university administrator, and leader in a variety of professional associations. He studied at the Jewish Theological Seminary for four years, and then received a bachelor's degree in social science from the College of the City of New York in 1939. After earning both his master's and doctoral degrees at Columbia University, Stein taught at the Columbia University School of Social Work for fourteen years. He later was a professor at Smith College School of Social Work, Harvard School of Public Health, the University of Hawaii, and several other universities in the United States and around the world. Stein moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1964 to become Dean of School of Applied Social Sciences at Western Reserve University. He was named university provost in 1969 and vice president in 1970. Stein published extensively in his field. He was the author of several books and more than a hundred journal articles mainly in the fields of social wo... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5092.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT It's happening here: [the story of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland and its agencies. Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) Women's Organization. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Jacob Muskin Papers. Muskin, Jacob http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4837.xml Jacob Muskin (1920-1990) was a Cleveland, Ohio, rabbi affiliated with the Orthodox movement of Judaism. Born in Chicago, Muskin attended the Ner Israel Rabbinical College in Baltimore. After World War II, he was the associate national director of Va-ad Ha-Hatzalah (the rescue committee, in Hebrew), an organization that saved children and scholars from the Holocaust. He began his pulpit career in Cleveland as the rabbi of the Kinsman Jewish Center in 1950, where he established the first synagogue-sponsored nursery school in the city. In 1959 he helped to orchestrate the merger of Kinsman Jewish Center with other small Orthodox congregations to form Warrensville Center Synagogue in Cleveland Heights. He served as rabbi at Warrensville Center Synagogue until his death in 1990. Muskin was active in many local Jewish organizations. He served on the Kashruth Board, the chaplaincy committee, and the Central Fund for Traditional Institutions, all of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland. He was on the board ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4837.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Community Council of Cleveland records, 1935-1952. Jewish Community Council (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland minutes, 1902-1987. Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland Photographs. Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG530.xml The Jewish Community Federation (f. 1903) is a central policy making and fundraising agency for the Jewish community of Cleveland, Ohio. It also supports national and international Jewish communities. The collection consists of approximately 6,000 images, primarily black and white prints, but also slides, contact sheets, and negatives. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG530.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland Records. Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4563.xml The Jewish Community Federation is a central policy making and fundraising agency for the Jewish community of Cleveland, Ohio, which traces its origin to the Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland (founded 1903). The Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland changed its name to the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland in 1926, and in 1930, added a fundraising arm, the Jewish Welfare Fund of Cleveland. In 1951 the Jewish Welfare Federation merged with the Jewish Community Council to become the Jewish Community Federation. The collection consists of correspondence, trustee and committee minutes and reports, annual reports, surveys, membership lists, newspaper clippings, publications, research papers, and scrapbooks. The collection also includes material pertaining to the Federation and its antecedents, as well as to local, national, and international organizations with which the Federation was involved; and subjects of concern to the local Jewish community including the Jewish Welfare Fund. Al... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4563.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland Records (Restricted). Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4563A.xml The Jewish Community Federation is a central policy making and fundraising agency for the Jewish community of Cleveland, Ohio, which traces its origin to the Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland (founded 1903). The Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland changed its name to the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland in 1926, and in 1930, added a fundraising arm, the Jewish Welfare Fund of Cleveland. In 1951 the Jewish Welfare Federation merged with the Jewish Community Council to become the Jewish Community Federation. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, memoranda, and published literature removed from MS 4563 Jewish Community Federation Records because of sensitive or confidential subject matter. It includes records of the Jewish Community Council's Community Relations Committee and its Conciliation and Arbitration Board, as well as case histories from various Jewish social service agencies. The Community Relations Committee investigated allegations of discriminatio... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4563A.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland Records, Series II. The Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4835.xml The Jewish Community Federation is a central policy making and fundraising agency for the Jewish community of Cleveland, Ohio, which traces its origin to the Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland (founded 1903). The Federation of the Jewish Charities of Cleveland changed its name to the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland in 1926, and in 1930, added a fundraising arm, the Jewish Welfare Fund of Cleveland. In 1951 the Jewish Welfare Federation merged with the Jewish Community Council to become the Jewish Community Federation. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, trustee and committee minutes, reports, proposals, newspaper clippings, wills, and financial records. Records are organized into three series consisting of administrative files, endowment funds, and social planning and research. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4835.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jordan C. Band Papers. Band, Jordan C. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5103.xml Jordan C. Band (b. 1923) was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, area lawyer and social activist. Born and raised in the Cleveland area, Band attended Western Reserve University for two years before being drafted into the Army in 1943. Upon his return home from the war in 1946, he married Alice Glickson, with whom he had three children. He finished his schooling in the Law School of Western Reserve University. Band was hired by law firm Ulmer, Berne, Gordon & Glickman (today known as Ulmer & Berne), where he worked until his retirement in 1994. Band concentrated in real estate and property law, and at one point served as the legal counsel for the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland. Band was also involved in numerous organizations, both nationally and in the Cleveland area. Nationally, Band served as chairman of the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council from 1967-1970. He was the national vice president of the American Jewish Committee from 1975-1980 and a member of the National Urban Coalition, ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5103.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Leo W. Neumark Papers. Neumark, Leo W. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4029.xml Leo W. Neumark (1890-1982) was the President of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, Ohio, 1959-1962. Neumark retired as vice-president and chairman of the executive committee of the Printz-Biederman Company, 1953, and later, served as vice-president of Tremco Inc. He was active in numerous Jewish organizations, including The Temple. The collection consists of a family genealogy, correspondence, legal documents, tributes, memorabilia, and clippings. The correspondence consists mainly of expressions of thanks and congratulations to and from Neumark, but also includes some letters relating to the Jewish Community Federation and The Temple. Included among the memorabilia are a 19th century autograph book in German, the 1886 wedding invitation of Julius and Pauline Neumark, and an October 1918 Printz-Biederman newsletter, "Fits." http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4029.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Louis Rosenblum Papers. Rosenblum, Louis http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4926.xml 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 United States 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... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4926.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Max Simon Papers. Simon, Max http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4770.xml Max Simon, the son of Abraham Simon, was the founder and president of the M & D Simon Company, a Cleveland, Ohio, clothing manufacturer. Simon was also a founder and first president of the Jewish Community Council of Cleveland (f. 1935), which merged into the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland in 1950. From 1956 to 1959 he served as president of the Federation. Throughout his career he was active in the civil rights movements in the United States and the Jewish community in Cleveland. The collection consists of reports and speeches by Max Simon, mostly pertaining to his activities in the Jewish community, and newspaper clippings about his life and accomplishments. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4770.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Merging traditions: Jewish life in Cleveland. Rubinstein, Judah., Avner, Jane., Western Reserve Historical Society, Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT My world: an autobiography. Band, Jordan C. (Jordan Clifford), 1923- http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Odette V. and Paul Wurzburger Family Papers. Wurzburger, Odette V. and Paul Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5070.xml Odette Valabregue Wurzburger was a French resistance fighter during World War II, a lawyer and teacher, and an active community leader, especially in the arts. She was born in Avignon, France, in 1909, and she died in Cleveland in 2006. Her husband, Paul Wurzburger was an entrepreneur, inventor, patron of the arts, and honorary consul of France. He was born in 1904 in Lyon, France, and died in 1974 in Cleveland. He entered the United States in 1941 and became a citizen in 1946. He became honorary consul of France in Cleveland in 1962. Paul's father, Hugo Wurzburger, was born in 1887 in Heilbronn, Germany, and died in Cleveland in 1952. Paul's mother, Marguerite Bacharach Wurzburger, was born in Lyon, France, in 1882 and died in Cleveland in 1967. The couple escaped Nazi-occupied France in 1941 and went first to Cuba, arriving in the United States in August 1942. Hugo Wurzburger was a successful industrialist and inventor. He invented several synthetic fabrics and also manufactured pipe fittings, the patents f... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5070.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Personal and professional: memoirs of a life in community service. Vincent, Sidney Z., Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Samuel Goldhamer Family Papers. Samuel Goldhamer Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5000.xml Samuel Goldhamer was the first director of the Jewish Welfare Federation in Cleveland, Ohio, the organization later known as the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland. He directed the Federation of Jewish Charities beginning in 1907, overseeing its 1926 transformation from a primarily charitable organization into a social, cultural, spiritual, and philanthropic agency. Goldhamer's son, Walter, was an engineer and business executive who served as chairman of the Cleveland-based Superior Die Casting. He was known for his prizewinning designs, including an optical mount die used in some Kodak Super 8 projectors in the 1960's. The collection consists of certificates, correspondence, a genealogical chart, and newspaper clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5000.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Samuel Goldhamer Papers. Goldhamer, Samuel http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4032.xml Samuel Goldhamer (1883-1982) was the first director of the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland, Ohio (later the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland), serving from 1907-1948, and directing the Federation through its reorganization from the Federation of Jewish Charities to the Jewish Welfare Federation (1926). He was instrumental in creating the Bureau of Jewish Education and the Jewish Welfare Fund. The collection consists of a published memoir, "Why doncha write a book", an anecdotal account of Goldhamer's experiences as Federation director, correspondence, speech texts, published and unpublished writings, annual Federation reports, a testimonial scrapbook, and clippings. The speech texts include radio talks by Goldhamer with related correspondence, and speeches Goldhamer wrote for others. Writings, mostly typescripts, also include materials Goldhamer prepared for others, along with notes, memoranda and outlines. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4032.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Sidney Z. Vincent Papers. Vincent, Sidney Z. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5095.xml Sidney Z. Vincent (1912-1982) served as Assistant Director of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, Ohio, from 1951 to 1965 and as Executive Director from 1965 until his retirement in 1975. Throughout his career, he worked in tandem with Executive Vice-President Henry L. Zucker, making the Federation the primary organizing instrument for the Jewish community in northeast Ohio. Vincent led major studies of Jewish education, Federation-synagogue relations, cultural life, and Jewish community histories, and coordinated programs linking Cleveland and Israel. In 1969, Vincent served as the American Director of the World Conference on Human Needs in Israel. He also served as President of the National Conference of Jewish Communal Service and as Chairman of the International Conference of Jewish Communal Service in 1971. Before beginning his career in Jewish community service, Vincent taught English at Glenville High School, his alma mater. Throughout his career, Vincent also wrote poems, stories, and script... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5095.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Why doncha write a book?: Intimate stories of fifty years of Federation work. Goldhamer, Samuel. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc202890322046876.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT