http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DJews%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland%20--%20Charities;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Albert and Maxine Levin Papers. Levin, Albert and Maxine http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4676.xml Albert Arthur Levin was a Cleveland, Ohio, lawyer and developer of commercial and industrial real estate. A native of Pennsylvania, he moved to Lorain, Ohio, at the age of 10. In 1918, he assumed operation of the family clothing store. After graduation from college in 1934, he became active in Democratic Party politics. He moved to Cleveland and established a law practice in 1938. He later became involved in major real estate developments, including the Marshall and Public Square buildings and the Parmatown and Shoreway shoppong centers. Levin was also a leader in fund drives for the United Jewish Appeal and Bonds for Israel, and was involved in various civic affairs, including serving as foreman of the Cuyahoga County Grand Jury (1962), trustee of the Greater Cleveland Growth Association, and co-chair of the national fund drive for Wilberforce University. He married Maxine Goodman in 1945. Maxine Goodman Levin was a civic activist and philanthropist in her own right. Born in Cleveland, she was a descendant o... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4676.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT AMIT Women Records. AMIT Women http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5149.xml AMIT Women is an organization of orthodox Jewish Zionist women, providing support for poor children in Israel. Throughout the history of the organization AMIT built up a network of vocational schools, homes for children, surrogate family residences and other projects for youth in Israel. In the Cleveland area the organization used to consist of three separate chapters, Ra'anana B'noth, University/Beachwood, and Batya, which eventually merged into one united Greater Cleveland Chapter in 1996. In Cleveland, AMIT was and is a very active part of the Jewish community, organizing numerous fundraising dinners, luncheons, and other events along the Jewish holidays to support both the local Jewish community and to raise money for their numerous projects in Israel. The collection consists of bulletins, newsletters, certificates, correspondence, invitations, member and donor lists, minutes, newspaper clippings, programs of luncheons, dinners, and jubilees, and a script. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5149.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT AMIT Women Records, Series II. AMIT Women http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5358.xml AMIT Women (Mizrachi Women's Organization of America, Hebrew acronym for Association of Volunteers for Israel and Torah) was founded at the Mizrachi Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1925 as Mizrachi Women of America (MWoA) and later named AMIT Women in 1983. AMIT Women is an organization of orthodox Jewish Zionist women that provides support for poor children in Israel. Throughout the history of the organization AMIT built up a network of vocational schools, homes for children, surrogate family residences and other projects for youth in Israel. In Cleveland, AMIT has been an active part of the Jewish community, organizing numerous fundraising dinners, luncheons, and other events along the Jewish holidays to support both the local Jewish community and to raise money for their numerous projects in Israel. The collection consists of reports, brochures, catalogues, correspondence, instruction booklets, invoices, manuals, newspaper clippings, photographs, posters, proclamations, programs, publications, recog... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5358.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Annual report. Hebrew Relief Association (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT The Apples of Gan-Yavne. Taslitt, Israel Isaac. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Bellefaire Records. Bellefaire http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3665.xml Bellfaire was organized in 1868 in Cleveland, Ohio, as the Jewish Orphan Asylum. By 1942 it changed its name to Bellefaire and began specializing in the treatment of emotionally disturbed children. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, publications, and scrapbooks. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3665.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Bellefaire Records, Series II. Bellefaire http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4703.xml Bellfaire was organized in 1868 in Cleveland, Ohio, as the Jewish Orphan Asylum. By 1942 it changed its name to Bellefaire and began specializing in the treatment of emotionally disturbed children. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, an annual report, programs, legal documents, manuals, newsletters, brochures, booklets, conference proceedings, and publications. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4703.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Bellefaire Records, Series III. Bellefaire http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5100.xml Bellefaire, a residential treatment center for emotionally disturbed adolescents, is the oldest Jewish social-service agency in Cleveland, Ohio. It was dedicated on July 14, 1868 as the Jewish Orphan Asylum, established to care for Civil War orphans. By 1900, more than 400 orphans lived there. The name was changed to the Jewish Orphan Home (JOH) in 1919, and later to Bellefaire when its facilities moved to the corner of Belvoir and Fairmount Boulevards in 1929. In 1942 the orphanage changed its focus to include residential therapeutic care for emotionally disturbed children. It stopped accepting orphans in 1943. In 1954, Bellefaire opened its admissions to children of all faiths and today provides counseling, substance abuse treatment, foster care, adoption services, and residential treatment. Jack Girick, whose papers are included in this collection, was a resident of the Jewish Orphan Asylum from 1902 to 1912. While a resident, he served as a monitor, assisted the superintendent in conducting Sabbath religi... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5100.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Bellefaire, the Jewish Orphan Home, Cleveland, Ohio: An appraisal of the organization, finances, facilities and services of the agency and a study of trends in the character and volume of service. Hopkirk, Howard W., Lurie, H., Fisher, Jacob., Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Bikur Cholim Ladies Sick Aid Society Records. Bikur Cholim Ladies Sick Aid Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3673.xml The Bikur Cholim Ladies Sick Aid Society was founded in 1893 and incorporated in 1900 by Elias Rothschild, Annie Levy, Rebecca Barnett, Esther Bialosky and Rose Blumenthal. The Society collected dues and donations to finance services for the ill in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1944-1945 Bikur Cholim helped finance the construction of the Jewish Convalescent Hospital of Cleveland. It became an auxiliary agency of the hospital while continuing to provide aid to the indigent sick. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, financial records, legal documents, bulletins, programs, awards, certificates, newspaper clippings, constitution of the Jewish Convalescent Hospital of Cleveland and correspondence of its president. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3673.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT B'nai B'rith Balfour Lodge Records. B'nai B'rith Balfour Lodge http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4774.xml The B'nai B'rith Balfour Lodge was established in 1930 to reach Jews living on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of bylaws, lists, membership records, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook documents activities from 1937 to 1947, including war service, social activities, and information about individual members. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4774.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland Records. B'nail B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4773.xml The B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland was formed in 1942 to coordinate lodge activities of the Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of B'nai B'rith. The collection consists of certificates, correspondence, minutes, lists, and newspaper clippings. A small amount of material from two individual lodges, Gateway and Lakeshore, is also part of the collection. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4773.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland Records, Series II. B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4833.xml The B'nai B'rith Interlodge Council of Greater Cleveland was formed in 1942 to coordinate lodge activities of the Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of B'nai B'rith. the collection consists of minutes, newsletters, certificates, and charters of several lodges that were part of the Interlodge Council. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4833.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Brisker and Grodner Benevolent Society Records. Brisker and Grodner Benevolent Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3955.xml The Brisker and Grodner Benevolent Society was established in 1907 by immigrants from Bresk and Grodno, Lithuania, to provide fellowship and financial assistance to landsmen settling in Cleveland, Ohio. The Society has since become a primarily social club, sponsoring monthly meetings with entertainment programs and an annual banquet. It has also opened its membership to the entire Jewish community. The collection consists of minutes (1938-1960), constitutions, membership lists (1960 and 1976), receipts, awards, certificates, newspaper clippings and miscellany. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3955.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/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Diamond Family Papers. Diamond Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4987.xml The Diamond family was a Cleveland, Ohio, family of three brothers who owned and operated the men's clothing chain, Diamond's Men Stores, and was prominent in civic and social activities within the Jewish community of Cleveland. Herbert Diamond was councilman and mayor of Bentleyville, Ohio, 1977 to 1996. Norman Diamond was involved in the Jewish Welfare Fund. Their sons were also involved in numerous philanthropic endeavors, including funding the Diamond Fitness Center and Diamond Scholarship at the Cleveland Jewish Community Center. The collection consists of correspondence, newsletters, awards and certificates, magazine and newspaper articles, Diamond Scholarship records, and photographs, especially of various Diamond's stores from 1952 to 1996, as well as family members. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4987.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Diana Tittle Mount Sinai Medical Center Research Papers. Tittle, Diana http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5413.xml Mount Sinai Hospital (1903-2000) had its origins in the Young Ladies Hebrew Association for the Care of the Needy Sick, created in 1892 by nine young women in Cleveland, Ohio. The hospital opened in 1903. In 1996, the nonprofit hospital was sold to a for-profit company, Primary Health Systems (PHS). In March 1999, PHS filed for bankruptcy, and in February 2000, Mount Sinai Hospital closed. The closure of Mount Sinai was a significant development in the history of medicine in the Cleveland area and in the history of the Jewish community. Diana Tittle, author of Welcome to Heights High: The Crippling Politics of Restructuring America's Public Schools and other titles, began research on a book documenting the closure of Mt. Sinai in 2004. Amid concerns that the ongoing consolidation of the health care delivery system and the ongoing national health care debate would overshadow her publication, Tittle reached the decision to pursue an alternative use for her research other than publication. Th... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5413.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 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 Forest City Hebrew Benevolent Association Records. Forest City Hebrew Benevolent Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3937.xml The Forest City Hebrew Benevolent Association was founded in 1906, by a group of Cleveland, Ohio, Jewish immigrants from Slobodka, Byelorussia, and originally called the Slobodker Ferein. The name was changed to the Forest City Hebrew Benevolent Association in 1928. The Association's aims were the improvement of Jewish cultural and educational life, contributing to charitable organizations, and providing aid to Jewish educational institutions and members of the association. It is one of the few benevolent associations that still provides sick and death benefits to members and their families. The collection consists of minute books, dues books, an initiation book, and a 40th anniversary program. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3937.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter Photographs. Hadassah, Cleveland Chapter http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5376.xml Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America (founded 1912) is a Jewish women's volunteer organization, numbering over 300,000 members in the United States, that focuses on advocating for solutions to health issues that affect Jews worldwide. Cleveland had an active Hadassah chapter almost from the founding of the organization until June of 2015 when it announced its closure. This collection consists of photographs that tell the history of the Cleveland Hassadah chapter beginning in the 1930s through the early 2000s. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5376.xml Sun, 01 Jan 2017 12:00:00 GMT Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter Records. Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3956.xml The Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of Hadassah was established in 1913 as Shoshana Chapter, Daughters of Zion. The national organization, founded by Henrietta Szold, changed its name to Hadassah in 1914. Its main focus was and is fund-raising for the Hadassah Medical Organization in Israel. The collection consists of correspondence, including correspondence of Henrietta Szold, programs, brochures and newspaper clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3956.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter Records, Series II. Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4768.xml Hadassah, Cleveland Chapter (f. 1913) is part of a national organization established to promote Jewish institutions in Palestine and to foster Zionist ideals. The collection consists of twelve scrapbooks of newspaper clippings; as well as minutes, newsletters, and programs. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4768.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter Records, Series III. Hadassah, Cleveland Chapter http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4937.xml The Cleveland, Ohio chapter of Hadassah was founded in 1913. It is a part of a national organization established to promote Jewish institutions in Palestine and to foster Zionist ideals. The collection consists of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, newsletters, posters, minutes, reports, correspondence, a magazine, photographs, and other administrative materials. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4937.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter Records, Series IV. Hadassah, Cleveland Chapter http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5167.xml The Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of Hadassah was founded in 1913. It is a part of a national organization established to promote Jewish institutions in Palestine and to foster Zionist ideals. The collection consists of agendas, budgets, bulletins, calendars, certificates, constitution and bylaws, a cookbook, correspondence, financial reports, invitations and flyers, ledgers, lists, manuals, minutes, news releases, newsletters, newspaper clippings, play scripts, proclamations, program booklets, programs, a receipt book, reports, rosters, speech texts, and surveys. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5167.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Harry Stone Papers. Stone, Harry http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5099.xml Harry Stone (1917-2007) was a business leader in Cleveland, Ohio, active in politics and philanthropy. He was the son of Jacob Sapirstein, the founder of American Greetings Corp., a manufacturer of greeting cards. Stone was a member of the Glenville High School Class of 1935. In addition to the positions he held at American Greetings, Stone also owned radio stations WIXY and WDOK and was engaged in real estate and international trade and finance. Among his many civic activities, Stone was a trustee of Brandeis University, the Jewish Community Federation, and the Cleveland Sight Center. Stone married Beatrice Farkas in 1936. The couple had three children, Phillip J, Allan D., and Laurie. After the death of Beatrice, Harry married Lucile Tabak Rose in 1960. Her children from a previous marriage were James M. Rose and Douglas B. Rose. In the 1960s Stone was campaign chairman for United States Representative Charles Vanik. His relationship with Vanik proved beneficial to the Jewish community in 1973, when Vanik a... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5099.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Hebrew Free Loan Association, Cleveland, Ohio: one hundred years, 1904-2003. Lasky, Stanley. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Hebrew Free Loan Association Records. Hebrew Free Loan Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3640.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 minute books, general account books, loan listing books, loan records books, membership record books, correspondence, reports, memorials, and newspaper clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3640.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Hebrew Free Loan Association Records, Series II. Hebrew Free Loan Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4551.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 loan accounts, applications, and membership files, bank passbooks, tax forms, memorial bequest records, and correspondence. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4551.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 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 Hebrew Free Loan Association Records, Series V. Hebrew Free Loan Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5462.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 Hebrew Free Loan Association Records, Series V collection consists of loan applications, bylaws, correspondence, DVDs, financial statements, lists, meeting minutes, newsletters, photographs, proclamations, resolutions, and tributes. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5462.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT Hebrew Shelter Home Records. Hebrew Shelter Home http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4050.xml The Hebrew Shelter Home was founded in the late 1800s to provide kosher food and shelter for Russian Jewish immigrants and transient poor in Cleveland, Ohio. It was incorporated as the Independent Montefiore Shelter Home in 1904. By the 1920s it evolved into a way station for Jewish transients. The name was shortened ca. 1970 to the Hebrew Shelter Home. The collection consists of Board of Directors' minutes, statistical summaries and registration cards of guests, a Report of the Superintendent, correspondence, ledgers, monthly financial reports and annual budgets. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4050.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Heights Benevolent and Social Union Records. Heights Benevolent and Social Union http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3951.xml The Heights Benevolent and Social Union (HBSU) is the oldest existing Jewish benevolent society in Cleveland, Ohio. It was organized on April 16, 1881, as the Hungarian Benevolent and Social Union and received its state charter two years later. The organization was established to aid its members in case of illness or death, to assist non-members in "unfortunate circumstances," and to cultivate friendly and social relations among its members. It was formed by twenty-four Hungarian Jews who gathered for their first meeting in the shoe store of Ben Shlesinger, the society's first president. In 1919, the Hungarian Benevolent and Social Union officially changed its name to the initials HBSU, indicating that membership was no longer based on Jewish national origin. In the late 1960s, the organization adopted the name Heights Benevolent and Social Union for publicity uses. By 1885, the organization had over 100 members and membership subsequently increased to 763 in 1916. During the early 1980s, membership was appro... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3951.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Heights Benevolent and Social Union Records, Series II. Heights Benevolent and Social Union http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4755.xml The Heights Benevolent and Social Union was organized in 1881 in Cleveland, Ohio, as the Hungarian Benevolent and Social Union, serving Hungarian Jewish immigrants. By 1969 its name had been changed to the Heights Benevolent and Social Union, reflecting open membership to those not of Hungarian background. The collection consists of bylaws and amendments to the bylaws, a membership card and fact sheet, and a dues statement and envelope. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4755.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Heights Benevolent and Social Union Records, Series III. Heights Benevolent and Social Union http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5115.xml The Heights Benevolent and Social Union is the oldest existing Jewish benevolent society in Cleveland, Ohio. It was organized on April 16, 1881, as the Hungarian Benevolent and Social Union and received its state charter two years later. The organization was established to aid its members in case of illness or death, to assist non-members in "unfortunate circumstances," and to cultivate friendly and social relations among its members. It was formed by twenty-four Hungarian Jews who gathered for their first meeting in the shoe store of Ben Shlesinger, the society's first president. In 1919, the Hungarian Benevolent and Social Union officially changed its name to the initials HBSU, indicating that membership was no longer based on Jewish national origin. In the late 1960s, the organization adopted the name Heights Benevolent and Social Union for publicity uses. By 1885, the organization had over 100 members and membership subsequently increased to 763 in 1916. During the early 1980s, membership was approximatel... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5115.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 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 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 Holocaust survivors and the state of Israel. Harel, Zev., Guttmann, David. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Hungarian Aid Society Records. Hungarian Aid Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4792.xml The Hungarian Aid Society was formed in 1863 in Cleveland, Ohio, for the mutual protection and relief of its Jewish members. Hungarian Jewish immigrants Morris Black, his brother David Black, Herman Sampliner, and others established the fraternal organization to help new immigrants, assist the needy and sick, bury the dead, and provide benefits to orphans and widows. In 1948, the Society reorganized as a cemetery society. In the early 1960s, its operations were taken over by Park Synagogue. The collection consists of minutes, annual reports, cemetery records, legal documents, and correspondence. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4792.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Israel Histadrut Campaign Records. Israel Histadrut Campaign http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4034.xml The Israel Histadrut Campaign is an annual fundraising campaign, associated with the National Committee for Labor Israel, which supports the health, education and welfare programs of the Histadrut in Israel. It was founded in 1923 as the Gewerkshaften Campaign but changed its name to the Israel Histadrut Campaign in 1940. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, newsletters, flyers, programs, clippings, news releases and convention materials. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4034.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Chronic Relief Society Records. Jewish Chronic Relief Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4698.xml The Jewish Chronic Relief Society was established in 1914 in Cleveland, Ohio, as the Cleveland Ladies Consumptive Aid Society, to provide assistance and care to indigent Jews afflicted with tuberculosis or other chronic conditions. In 1923 the group incorporated as the Cleveland Denver Consumptive Ladies Aid Society and, in 1935, as the Jewish Consumptive Relief Society of Cleveland. Together with the Bikur Cholim Sick Relief Society and with the cooperation of the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland and Mt. Sinai Hospital, the society helped raise the funds to build the Jewish Convalescent Hospital for tuberculosis patients. By the 1940s, the Jewish Consumptive Relief Society included a Junior Auxiliary, the Daughters of the Consumptive Relief Aid Society; a men's group; and a Cleveland Heights group. With the decrease in tuberculosis, the organization changed it's name in 1958 to the Jewish Chronic Relief Society. The organization disbanded in 1988. The collection consists of constitutions, corresponden... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4698.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/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.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/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.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 Jewish Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center of Cleveland Records. Jewish Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4693.xml The Jewish Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center of Cleveland, previously known as the Jewish Convalescent Hospital, was established in Cleveland, Ohio, through the combined resources of the Jewish Consumptive Relief Society (later known as the Jewish Chronic Relief Society) and the Bikur Cholim Sick Relief Society, and with the cooperation of the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland and Mount Sinai Hospital. Founded in 1937, the nineteen bed facility was located at 18810 Harvard Rd., and met the needs of tubercular patients who were released from the Warrensville Sanatorium and the City Hospital. The hospital expanded in the 1950s, and with the decrease in tuberculosis, began to serve the chronically ill. In 1967, the name was changed to the Jewish Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center of Cleveland, reflecting new services provided. In 1979, the facility was sold to a proprietary nursing home operator. The collection consists of administrative records including annual reports, Board of Trustees rosters,... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4693.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland Records. Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3716.xml The Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland was established in 1875 as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society in Cleveland, Ohio. It merged with the Hebrew Relief Organization in 1883 to form the Hebrew Relief Association. It was renamed the Jewish Social Service Bureau in 1922. The Bureau affiliated with the Western Reserve University School of Applied Social Sciences and helped train students for field placement. In 1943, the Bureau changed its name to the Jewish Family Service Association. The collection consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, case files, speeches, research papers, and statistics of the Association; minutes, reports, and correspondence of agencies working with the Association; and thirty-eight theses submitted to the Western Reserve University School of Applied Social Sciences. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3716.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland Records, Series II. Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4594.xml The Jewish Family Service Association (Cleveland, Ohio) was established in 1875 as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society. It merged with the Hebrew Relief Organization in 1883 to form the Hebrew Relief Association. It was renamed the Jewish Social Service Bureau in 1922. The Bureau affiliated with the Western Reserve University School of Applied Social Sciences and helped train students for field placement. In 1943, the Bureau changed its name to the Jewish Family Service Association. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, minutes, and publicity brochures and booklets. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4594.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland Records, Series III. Jewish Family Service Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4695.xml The Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland, Ohio, was established in 1875 as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society. It merged with the Hebrew Relief Organization in 1883 to form the Hebrew Relief Association. It was renamed the Jewish Social Service Bureau in 1922. The Bureau affiliated with the Western Reserve University School of Applied Social Sciences and helped train students for field placement. In 1943, the Bureau changed its name to the Jewish Family Service Association. The organization played a large role in the resettlement of Soviet Jews who came to Cleveland during the 1970s-1990s. Between 1989-1992, the Jewish Family Service Association assisted in the resettlement of 2,000 Soviet Jewish immigrants. The collection consists of materials relating to the organization's Soviet Jewish resettlement efforts. Included are Board of Trustee minutes, correspondence with other agencies and organizations involved in the resettlement process, newsletters, newspaper clippings, program descriptions, and pub... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4695.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish National Fund of Cleveland, Ohio Records. Jewish National Fund of Cleveland, Ohio http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4724.xml The Jewish National Fund, Cleveland, Ohio, office is one of numerous regional offices maintained throughout the United States by the national office of the Jewish National Fund, headquartered in New York City. The Jewish National Fund was founded in 1901 at the Fifth Zionist Congress in Basel, Switzerland, to purchase land in Israel. The Fund's major activities included planting and maintaining forests throughout Israel; building parks and outdoor recreational facilities; preparing land for new communities, industries, and agriculture; and developing irrigation systems, dams, and reservoirs. From ca. 1916-1960, the work of the Fund in Cleveland was informally organized and implemented by Jewish lay leadership under the auspices of the Cleveland Jewish National Fund Council. In 1960 The Jewish National Fund of Cleveland was formally established. It continues its fundraising efforts; including solicitation, honorary dinners, missions to Israel, and planned giving. The group also provides educational programming... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4724.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Orphan Home Alumni Association Records. Jewish Orphan Home Alumni Association http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5418.xml The Jewish Orphan Asylum (also known as the Cleveland Jewish Orphan Home) was founded in 1868 with the mission to care for orphaned or abandoned children. The organization grew with community need, and was relocated to a campus in University Heights in 1938. The name of the organization changed to Orthodox Jewish Children's Home and merged with Bellefaire to become Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau. The Jewish Orphan Home Alumni Association (JOHAA) was founded in July, 1888 with open membership to all who had resided at the Orphan Home. The records, beginning in 1938, are a history of the founding and activities of the JOHAA. The collection consists of booklets, brochures, bulletins, a constitution, correspondence, a directory, Haggadah, a photo album, two black and white photographs, a program, a scrapbook, song sheets, and yearbooks. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5418.xml Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Relief Society Records. Jewish Relief Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3954.xml The Jewish Relief Society was established in 1901 to provide food and material relief to needy Jewish immigrants in Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, Passover distribution lists, ledgers, financial statements, receipt books and records of donors. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3954.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Women International, Cleveland Chapter Records. Jewish Women International, Cleveland Chapter http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4832.xml The first Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of B'nai B'rith Women, the original name of Jewish Women International, was founded in 1933. During the 1930s and 1940s, eleven more chapters were created, with one more in the 1950s. Cleveland area chapters assisted in the organization of Women's District Grand Lodge No. 2. The district was headed by Clevelanders Mrs. David Copland in 1936 and Lydia Woldman in 1940. Declining numbers in the 1980s caused a restructuring of the local chapters, combining 12 chapters into one new chapter, #1736. In 1995, the organization changed its name to Jewish Women International. The collection consists of minutes, newsletters, programs, newspaper clippings, certificates, and scrapbooks. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4832.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Women International, Cleveland Chapter Records, Series II. Jewish Women International, Cleveland Chapter http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5007.xml The first Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of B'nai B'rith Women--the original name of Jewish Women International--was founded in 1933. In 1995, the organization changed its name to Jewish Women International. Prominent issues addressed by Jewish Women International include anti-Semitism, reproductive rights, and domestic violence. The collection consists of agendas, applications, brochures, certificates, correspondence, lists, scrapbooks, scripts, and speeches. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5007.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jewish Women International, Cleveland Chapter Records, Series III. Jewish Women International, Cleveland Chapter http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5141.xml Jewish Women International (f. 1897) began in San Francisco to promote social activities among B'nai B'rith families. The first B'nai B'rith auxiliary was founded in 1909, and auxiliaries grew rapidly in the 1920s and 1930s to 178 groups and over 17,000 members reaching a peak in the 1950s with 600 chapters. In 1963 B'nai B'rith Women became an independent organization. The organization's mission has adapted to changing issues facing women, children, and families, including anti-Semitism, reproductive rights, and domestic violence. In 1995 the organization changed its name to Jewish Women International. In Cleveland, Ohio, the first chapter of B'nai B'rith Women was the Heights Chapter #119, founded in 1933, followed one month later by the Cleveland Chapter #121. During the 1930s and 1940s eleven more chapters were created, with one more in the 1950s. In addition, Cleveland chapters assisted in the organization of Women's District Grand Lodge No. 2, which included several midwestern states. The distri... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5141.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Joseph Hays Family Papers. Hays, Joseph Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4595.xml Joseph Hays (1838-1916) was the son of Abraham and Bertha Hexter Hays of Storndorf, in the German state of Hesse Darmstadt. After Joseph's mother died in 1844, he and other family members immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, Abraham and Joseph arriving in 1856. Joseph Hays started as a peddler and eventually became involved in the clothing, scrap iron, and real estate business. He married Rosetta Schwarzenberg, and had five children. His daughter, Bertha, married Charles Eisenman, co-founder of Kastriner and Eisenman, later Kaynee Company, a clothing manufacturer. Eisenman was also a founder and first president of the Federation of Jewish Charities (later known as the Jewish Community Federation). Joseph Hays' sons, Louis and Eugene Hays, later purchased Kaynee Company from Eisenman. Louis Hays, who had served as a vice president and trustee of Mt. Sinai Hospital, was president of Kaynee at the time of his death in 1918. His son, Robert, was president of Kaynee from 1937 until 1954, when the company was sold. Rober... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4595.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Liberty Aid Society Records. Liberty Aid Society http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4015.xml The Liberty Aid Society was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1920 as a mutual aid society for Jewish immigrants. It also sponsored social activities and was active in the Zionist movement. The collection consists of membership, financial and cemetery records, minutes, correspondence, legal documents and clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4015.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT A member of the herd: growing up in the Cleveland Jewish orphan asylum, 1868-1919. Polster, Gary Edward. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Menorah Park, Jewish Home for Aged Records. Menorah Park, Jewish Home for Aged http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3741.xml Menorah Park was established in 1906 as the Jewish Orthodox Old Home in Cleveland, Ohio. It became one of the five largest old age homes in the country by 1940. The name was changed to the Jewish Orthodox Home for Aged in 1950. The prefix Menorah Park was added in the 1960s. The collections consists of constitutions, minutes, admission applications, naturalization certificates, correspondence, financial records, reports, legal documents, publications, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3741.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Montefiore Home Records. Montefiore Home http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3835.xml The Montefiore Home was established in 1882 in Cleveland, Ohio, by the Kesher Shel Barzel Order (Band of Iron), District Grand Lodge No. 4, and called the Aged and Infirm Israelites Home. In 1884 it was renamed the Sir Moses Montefiore Kesher Home for Aged and Infirm Israelites. In 1923 it became simply the Montefiore Home. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, administrative reports and records, staff memos and lists, departmental reports, records of auxiliary organizations, residents files, audits, ledgers and other financial records, and subject files relating to the Home's interaction with other agencies such as the Association of Ohio Philanthropic Homes for Aged, Inc., the Jewish Community Federation, the Jewish Family Service Association, United Appeal of Greater Cleveland, the Welfare Federation of Cleveland, the White House Conference on Aging, and Julius and Helen Weil. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3835.xml Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Montefiore Home Records, Series II. Montefiore Home http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4455.xml Montefiore Home is a home for aged and infirm Jews of Cleveland, Ohio, which was founded in 1882 as the Aged and Infirm Israelites Home, was renamed the Sir Moses Montefiore Kesher Home for Aged and Infirm Israelites in 1884, and, in 1923, Montefiore Home. The collection consists of trustee minutes, directors' reports, social service and financial reports, building and expansion plans, studies of Jewish aged, a newsletter written by the residents, and a guest book. The collection is valuable to the study of the institutional care of the aged and the contributions of Julius and Helen Weil to the Home. Also included is a letter written by Moses Montefiore to the Home in 1885. Montefiore (1784-1885) was a famed Anglo-Jewish philanthropist and advocate of civil rights for Jews in England and a precursor of modern Zionism. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4455.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Montefiore Home Records, Series III. Montefiore Home http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4662.xml The Montefiore Home is a Jewish nursing home for aged and infirm Jews of Cleveland, Ohio. It was founded in 1882 as the Aged and Infirm Israelites Home, was renamed the Sir Moses Montefiore Kesher Home for Aged and Infirm Israelites in 1884, and, in 1923, Montefiore Home. In the 1940s, Montefiore converted from providing residential care to social and psychological rehabilitation, including day care, social workers, a psychiatric unit, and sheltered workshop. An Auxiliary was formed in 1956-57 to help support Montefiore. In 1991 Montefiore, now a skilled nursing facility, moved to a new $22 million, 240-bed complex in Beachwood, Ohio. The collection consists of annual meeting materials, trustee minutes, building expansion plans, new building materials, publications, reports, and journal reprints. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4662.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Mount Sinai Hospital Records. Mount Sinai Hospital http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4840.xml Mount Sinai Hospital had its origins in the Young Ladies Hebrew Association for the Care of the Needy Sick, created in 1892 by nine young women in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1900, they changed their name to the Jewish Women's Hospital Association. A 29-bed facility, named Mount Sinai Hospital, opened in 1903 at 2373 East 37th Street. In 1916, a new, larger facility was opened at East 105th Street and Ansel Road. Innovations included outpatient clinics for pediatrics and mental hygiene, established in 1915. A nursing school was included. Mount Sinai affiliated with Western Reserve University for the training and education of its nurses in 1930, and its doctors in 1947. Medical research was given a high priority. The Women's and Junior Women's auxiliaries provided important assistance to the medical staff and patients, including a nursery school for children of nurses and volunteers. Mount Sinai served as a major medical resource for Cleveland's east side throughout its history. Expansion included a twelve-story build... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4840.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Mount Sinai Hospital Records, Series II. Mount Sinai Hospital http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4919.xml Mount Sinai Hospital had its origins in the Young Ladies Hebrew Association for the Care of the Needy Sick, created in 1892 by nine young women in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1900, they changed their name to the Jewish Women's Hospital Association. A 29-bed facility, named Mount Sinai Hospital, opened in 1903 at 2373 E. 37th St. In 1916, a new, larger facility was opened at E. 105th St. and Ansel Rd. Innovations included outpatient clinics for pediatrics and mental hygiene, established in 1915. A nursing school was included. Mount Sinai affiliated with Western Reserve University for the training and education of its nurses in 1930, and its doctors in 1947. Medical research was given a high priority. The Women's and Junior Women's auxiliaries provided important assistance to the medical staff and patients, including a nursery school for children of nurses and volunteers. Mount Sinai served as a major medical resource for Cleveland's east side throughout its history. Expansion included a twelve-story building and a kid... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4919.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Mount Sinai Hospital Records Series III. Mount Sinai Hospital http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5143.xml Mount Sinai Hospital (1903-2000) had its origins in the Young Ladies Hebrew Association for the Care of the Needy Sick, created in 1892 by nine young women in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1900, they changed their name to the Jewish Women's Hospital Association. A 29-bed facility, named Mount Sinai Hospital, opened in 1903 at 2373 East 37th Street. In 1916, a new, larger facility was opened at East 105th Street and Ansel Road. Innovations included outpatient clinics for pediatrics and mental hygiene, established in 1915. A nursing school was included. Mount Sinai affiliated with Western Reserve University for the training and education of its nurses in 1930, and its doctors in 1947. Mount Sinai served as a major medical resource for Cleveland's east side throughout its history. A new medical wing was added to the hospital in the 1980s, and in 1993 an integrated medical campus was opened in Beachwood. In 1996, the nonprofit hospital was sold to a for-profit company, Primary Health Systems (PHS). In March 1999, PHS filed... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5143.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Mount Sinai Hospital Records, Series IV. Mount Sinai Hospital http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5430.xml Mount Sinai Hospital (1903-2000) had its origins in the Young Ladies Hebrew Association for the Care of the Needy Sick, created in 1892 by nine young women in Cleveland, Ohio. A 29-bed facility, named Mount Sinai Hospital, opened in 1903 at 2373 East 37th Street. In 1916, a new, larger facility was opened at East 105th Street and Ansel Road. Mount Sinai affiliated with Western Reserve University for the training and education of its nurses in 1930, and its doctors in 1947. Mount Sinai served as a major medical resource for Cleveland's east side throughout its history. In 1996, the nonprofit hospital was sold to a for-profit company, Primary Health Systems (PHS). In March 1999, PHS filed for bankruptcy, and in February 2000, Mount Sinai Hospital closed. The collection consists of articles, brochures, a bulletin, a certificate, minutes, a press release, a print, a proposal, records of honor, reports, commemorative tiles, a tribute book, a yearbook, as well as several audio and visual materials. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5430.xml Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT National Council of Jewish Women, Cleveland Section Records. National Council of Jewish Women, Cleveland Section http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3620.xml The National council of Jewish Women's Cleveland Section is a service organization founded in 1894, in Cleveland, Ohio, as a local chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women. Its services to Cleveland's Jewish and general communities include hot meals delivered to the elderly, homes for the elderly and working girls, scholarships, day nurseries and thrift shops. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, annual reports, newsletters, financial records, scrapbooks, clippings, and materials on community service projects. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3620.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT National Council of Jewish Women, Cleveland Section Records, Series II. National Council of Jewish Women, Cleveland Section http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4783.xml The National Council of Jewish Women, Cleveland Section, is a women's service organization in Cleveland, Ohio, concerned with local, national, and international issues and projects. The collection consists of correspondence, lists, minutes, reports, newsletters, and speeches. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4783.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT National Council of Jewish Women, Cleveland Section Records, Series II. National Council of Jewish Women, Cleveland Section http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4586.xml The National Council of Jewish Women, Cleveland Section, is a women's service organization in Cleveland, Ohio, concerned with local, national, and international issues and projects. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes of Board of Trustees and committees, annual reports, newsletters, financial records, materials on community service projects, and scrapbooks. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4586.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 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 Samuel Goldhamer Papers, Series II. Goldhamer, Samuel http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5336.xml Samuel Goldhamer (1884-1982), was the executive director of the Jewish Community Federation (JCF) of Cleveland, Ohio, from 1907-1948. He initiated a community-wide drive to expedite fund raising, a concept which became common throughout the United States. A resident of Shaker Heights, he published a book in 1963, titled Why Doncha Write a Book? A Half-Century of Experience in Jewish Communal Life. The collection consists of articles, correspondence, newspaper clippings, mailing lists, photographs, programs, testimonials, scrapbooks, and book manuscripts pertaining to Goldhamer's life and involvement with the JCF. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5336.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 Souvenir program, sixth annual bazaar of the Orthodox Jewish Orphan Home: June twenty-third to July fifth, nineteen thirty-five. Orthodox Jewish Orphan Home (Cleveland, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT United Order True Sisters Cleveland No. 30 Records and Photographs. United Order True Sisters http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5427.xml The United Order True Sisters Cleveland No. 30, a Jewish women's charitable organization, was a local lodge that was part of the national United Order True Sisters founded in New York in 1846. Founded in November of 1925, the Cleveland lodge's goal was to promote family unity by establishing a day care center for the benefit of the community. The collection consists of awards, booklets, budgets, bulletins, bylaws, a calendar, a cookbook, correspondence, a journal, flyers, manuals, membership books, minutes, newspaper clippings, notebooks, poems, a proclamation, reports, scrapbooks, sheet music, and speech text. There are also approximately 50 black and white 300 color photographs. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5427.xml Mon, 01 Jan 2018 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/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland District Photographs. Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland District http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG188.xml The Cleveland District of the Zionist Organization of America was formed in 1966 by the merger of Temple on the Heights District and the Temple District. The Cleveland District is an affiliate of the national Zionist Organization of America, which was created in 1918 by the merger of the Federation of American Zionists, Young Judea, and Hadassah. Since 1948 ZOA has shifted its role from efforts to create the state of Israel to fundraising and public relations on its behalf. The collection consists of individual portraits, group portraits, and views of individuals, groups, and activities relating to the Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland (Ohio) District. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG188.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland District Records. Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland District http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3734.xml The Cleveland District of the Zionist Organization of America was formed in 1966 by the merger of Temple on the Heights District and the Temple District. The Cleveland, Ohio District is an affiliate of the national Zionist Organization of America, which was created in 1918 by the merger of the Federation of American Zionists, Young Judea, and Hadassah. Since 1948 Zionist Organization of America has shifted its role from efforts to create the state of Israel to fundraising and public relations on its behalf. The collection consists of brochures, correspondence, constitutions, minutes, paid invoices, pamphlets, resolutions, receipts, statements and purchases of security accounts, and newspaper clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3734.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT