http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DJews%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland.;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT 125 years: people of truth in the house of prayer. Fredman, Alice., Guralnik, David Bernard, 1920-, Park Synagogue (Cleveland Heights, 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 50th anniversary. Jewish Orthodox Home for Aged (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 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/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Abba Hillel Silver Papers, Series II. Silver, Abba Hillel http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4842.xml Abba Hillel Silver was the Rabbi at The Temple, Cleveland, Ohio, and prominent internationally known leader of the Zionist movement for a Jewish homeland. The collection consists of biographical materials including certificates, drawings, journal articles, passports, naturalization papers, oral history transcripts, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and rabbinical materials including notes for sermons, writings, and eulogies. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4842.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Abba Hillel Silver Papers, Series III. Silver, Abba Hillel http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4928.xml Abba Hillel Silver was the rabbi of Temple-Tifereth Israel, Cleveland, Ohio, and an international leader of the Zionist movement. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, bulletins, press releases, publications, mainly related to Silver's work with the American Zionist Emergency Council, 1943-1945 and the United Palestine Appeal, 1934-1945. Additionally, the collection contains correspondence with Emanuel Newmann, Cyrus Sulzberger, and Sumner Welles, from the early 1940s; Zionist correspondence and memoranda related to the Zionist Organization of America, 1917-1934; correspondence and memoranda related to unemployment insurance, 1921-1937; and general correspondence, 1916-1937. The documents contain some notes in Hebrew, presumably written by Dr. Noach Orian, an Israeli researcher. The collection includes material related to the response of American Jewish leadership to the rise of Nazism, World War II, and the Holocaust and the rescue of European Jewry, Jewish settlement in ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4928.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Abe M. Luntz Papers. Luntz, Abe M. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4548.xml Abe M. Luntz was a Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, businessman who ran Luntz Iron and Steel Company. Born in Akron, Ohio, of Polish Jewish immigrant parents, he was raised in Canton where he joined his father's scrap-metal business. Over the years the business expanded into a multi-state corporation. He married Fanny Teplansky in 1916, and in 1940 they moved to Cleveland. Luntz served as president of the Temple-Tifereth Israel in Cleveland from 1950-1960, and supported a wide assortment of civic, cultural, medical, religious, and benevolent groups in Canton and in Cleveland. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, and family documents pertaining to Abe M. Luntz and his sons, Robert and William, who were also involved in numerous service organizations. Of particular note are materials pertaining to Abe Luntz's leadership, on the local and regional level, in the National Conference of Christians and Jews. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4548.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Abe M. Luntz Papers, Series II. Luntz, Abe M. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5082.xml Abe M. Luntz (1893-1981) was born in Akron, Ohio, on March 6, 1893 of Polish Jewish immigrant parents, Samuel and Rebecca Wolf Luntz. He and his family moved to Canton, Ohio, when he was around 6 years old. He attended public schools in Canton, was very active in sports, and graduated from Canton's Central High School in 1913. After graduation, he went to work for his father's company, the Canton Iron and Metal Company. With his brother Darwin, he founded the Luntz Iron and Steel Company in 1916 due to the growing need for scrap with the onset of World War I. He held several positions in the Luntz Iron and Steel Company before becoming president in 1951. The company became one of the United States' premiere scrap and steel brokerage firms and expanded into Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Kentucky. Abe Luntz married Fanny Teplansky on October 10, 1916. They had five children, Robert, Richard, William, Theodore, and Joan. The family moved to Cleveland in 1939 for business purposes as well as for more varie... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5082.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Abel G. Warshawsky Family Papers. Warshawsky, Abel G. Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4591.xml The Abel G. Warshawsky family included the artistically accomplished brothers Abel, Alexander, and Samuel, three of the nine children of Ezekiel and Ida Warshawsky, Orthodox Jewish immigrants from Poland. The family eventually settled in Cleveland, Ohio. Abel G. Warshawsky was an Impressionist painter who studied at the Cleveland School of Art and at the Art Students League and National Academy of Design in New York City before moving to Paris in 1908, living there until 1939. In 1939, he moved to Monterey, California. His brother, Alexander, was also a well-known painter and studied at the Cleveland School of Art and then at the National Academy of Design in New York City. In 1916, he moved to Paris, and spent the last twelve years of his life in California. Samuel Jesse Warshawsky was a playwright and fiction writer as well as an advertising executive and publicity director with various motion picture firms. The collection consists of articles and reviews, exhibit catalogues, and a pre-publication typescr... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4591.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Abraham Stearn Papers. Stearn, Abraham http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4056.xml Abraham Stern was a Cleveland, Ohio, born philanthropist and financier. He joined Moses, Levy and Co., a fancy goods and toy store, in 1868. It became Levy and Stearn in 1872 and Stearn and Co., ca. 1905. Stearn was a director of the Society for Savings, the American Savings Bank and other institutions. He was a trustee of the Foundation of Jewish Charities and of the Jewish Orphan Asylum. He married Bertha Rohrheimer in 1876. The collection consists of a financial journal, lists of expenses, an advertisement, the marriage contract of Abraham Stearn and Betha Rohrheimer (1876) and a letter book detailing Stearn's stocks, investments, and his interest in the National Acme Manufacturing Co. Other topics include Levy and Stearn, charitable organizations and family affairs. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4056.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Albert A. Woldman Papers. Woldman, Albert A. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4732.xml Albert A. Woldman was a Cleveland, Ohio, lawyer, author, teacher, speechwriter, administrator and judge who served in various state and local governmental positions during his professional career. Born in Vilna, Lithuania, his family emigrated from there in 1901 to Cleveland. After graduation from Ohio Northern University College of Law in 1919, Woldman began a private law practice and taught at John Marshall Law School. In 1941, he was appointed assistant law director for the city of Cleveland. He also was a speech writer for Mayor Frank Lausche. After Lausche was elected governor of Ohio in 1944, he appointed Woldman to chair the Ohio Unemployment Compensation Board of Review. In 1949 Lausche appointed him director of the Department of Industrial Relations. In 1953, he was appointed to fill an unexpired term as judge of the Juvenile Court of Cuyahoga County. He remained a judge until his retirement in 1968. Woldman was also active in several Jewish community organizations. He was founder and first president... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4732.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 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 Albert M. Brown Papers. Brown, Albert M. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4760.xml Albert M. Brown was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Russian Jewish immigrants. Brown became involved in social work in the Cleveland Jewish community, working at the Kinsman branch of the Council Educational Alliance from 1923-1929. After working at a New York City settlement house from 1930-1938, he returned to Cleveland and worked at the National Youth Administration and Bellefaire. In 1942, he became director of the Toledo Jewish Community Center. After returning to Cleveland in 1955, he served as executive director of the Community Temple (Beth Am) until 1963, when he was appointed the founding director of Council Gardens in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, a senior adult housing community. During his retirement, he worked part-time as the social director of his own residence, the Concord Apartments in Cleveland Heights. Brown wrote and produced many one-act plays. He was also authored The Camp Wise Story: 1907-1988, published in 1989. The collection consists of certificates, correspondence, programs, newspa... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4760.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Albert Ratner Papers. Gift of Albert Ratner http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5442.xml Albert B. Ratner, was born in Cleveland in 1927. Albert married Faye Katz (1931-1978) in 1950 and had two children, Deborah Ratner (b. 1959) and Brian Ratner (b. 1957). Faye was killed in an automobile accident in 1978. Albert later married Audrey Gilbert Pritzker (b. 1928) in 1981. In the 1950s, Albert joined the family business, Forest City Materials, which had been established as a lumber and building materials company back in the 1920s. He continued to serve in numerous positions at Forest City until the company was purchased by Brookfield Asset Management in 2018. Albert has served on the governing boards of numerous local, state, and international business and cultural organizations. His community involvement and philanthropic activities have been widely recognized by organizations and agencies such as Builders Magazine, the Business Hall of Fame of Cleveland, Financial World Magazine, Harvard Business Club, the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, and the United States ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5442.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT Albert Stern Papers. Gift of Mickey Stern http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5452.xml Albert "Al" Stern was born in 1927 in Toronto, Ohio, and grew up in Wheeling, West Virginia with his parents and two brothers. After serving in the Navy at the end of World War II, he attended Indiana University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He moved to Cleveland in 1951 and for several years worked as a sales agent in the door and window industry. He then started his own manufacturers' representative sales firm. Over the next 30 years, Al built A. Stern & Co. into a very successful agency. Al was very active in various peace and justice organizations, ranging from civil rights to integrated housing, anti-nuclear activities, and the anti-war movements. Al and his wife Merle (nicknamed Mickey) also helped found the secular Jewish Sunday School in Cleveland, which evolved into the Jewish Secular Community. Al had a deep emotional attachment to Israel and its survival. For over thirty years, Al was a passionate proponent of peace in the Middle East. He ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5452.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT Alexander Miller Papers. Miller, Alexander http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3789.xml Alexander Miller (1902-1975) was the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Mt. Sinai and Suburban Community Hospitals who was also active in the Cleveland, Ohio, Jewish community. Dr. Miller was certified to practice orthopedic surgery and trained as a flight surgeon in 1938. He served in the army medical corps from 1941 to 1946. In 1960 Dr. Miller and his wife, Ellen, became involved in fund raising for the hospital ship Hope. Dr. Miller sailed with the ship to many countries, including Ecuador and Vietnam, where he practiced medicine and trained native physicians. The collection consists of correspondence, service records, certificates, flyers, brochures, newspaper clippings, and a scrapbook concerning the hospital ship Hope. Topics of the correspondence include arrangements to return to the rightful owner a Japanese sword which had been confiscated at the end of World War II, letters from Mrs. Miller and friends while Dr. Miller was abroad on the hospital ship Hope, and letters of condolence to Mrs. Miller upo... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3789.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Alfred A Benesch School Scrapbooks. Alfred A. Benesch School http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5243.xml Alfred A. Benesch School in Cleveland, Ohio, began in 1884 as the Outhwaite School. It was renamed for a former graduate and Cleveland School Board member Alfred A. Benesch in 1962. The collection consists of two scrapbooks. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5243.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Alfred Abraham Benesch Papers. Benesch, Alfred Abraham http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3792.xml Alfred A. Benesch (1879-1973) was a Jewish lawyer and civic leader whose parents immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, from Czechoslovakia. Benesch entered politics as a Cleveland city councilman (1912-1915). His next offices included: Ohio Director of Commerce (1935-1939), Rent Control Director for Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga Counties (1942-1945), and President of the Cleveland Board of Education. Benesch was also a leader in many civic, professional, religious and charitable organizations. The collection consists of correspondence (1900-1973), the bulk of which dates from 1962 and especially from 1973, when condolences were written to Mrs. Rose upon her uncle's death. Also included are Benesch's transcripts from Harvard, his entry in the 38th edition of Who's Who in America, speeches, addresses, tributes, certificates, and newspaper clippings both by and about Benesch. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3792.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Alsbacher document, 1839: Translation of the Alsbacher document [including list of Jews in Lower Franconia, Bavaria, 1839]. 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 Amelia Marx Strauss Family Papers. Straus, Amelia Marx Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4368.xml Amelia Marx (1849-1900) was a Cleveland, Ohio, Jew, the daughter of Feist Marx and the wife of Joseph Strauss. Her three brothers, Charles, Edward and Moses, all served in the Civil War. The collection consists of photocopies of correspondence and miscellaneous documents, including naturalization papers, report cards, business agreements and recipes, all relating to the Marx, Strauss and Hawkins families. The collection is relevant to the study of 19th century American Jews, with special attention to their participation in the Civil War. Included is a letter to Edward Marx that refers to Lee's surrender and Lincoln's assassination. Another letter, dated 1865, comments on the oil boom near Meadville, Pennsylvania. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4368.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT American Jewish Committee, Cleveland Chapter Records, Series II. American Jewish Committee, Cleveland Chapter http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5114.xml The American Jewish Committee was founded in 1906 in New York, New York, as an advocacy organization promoting Jewish rights worldwide. It focuses its attention on the support of Israel and efforts against anti-Semitism. Other areas of focus include promoting pluralism and shared democratic values, supporting Israel's quest for peace and security, advocating for energy independence for the United States, and strengthening Jewish life. The American Jewish Committee currently has thirty-two active chapters throughout the United States. The Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of the Committee was founded in 1944 under the leadership of Max Freedman. It has had a continued presence in local culture throughout its history, establishing dialogues and cooperation with several ethnic and religious communities in Cleveland and throughout the world. The collection consists of briefings, correspondence, fliers, invitations, newsletters, pamphlets, and reports. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5114.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT American Zionist Federation of Cleveland Records. American Zionist Federation of Cleveland http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3929.xml The American Zionist Federation of Cleveland, Ohio, was established in 1970 as a regional office of the American Zionist Federation, a coordinating organization for existing Zionist groups. The Cleveland office was originally called the Cleveland Zionist Federation, but the name was changed to the American Zionist Federation of Cleveland in 1976. It ceased operations in 1980. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, Board lists and nominations, annual meeting information and reports, treasurer's reports and budgets, reports and information concerning the biennial national convention, general membership files, memoranda, directives, brochures, circulars, reports, program files, advertisements, flyers, press releases and newspaper clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3929.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Anshe Chesed Congregation Records. Anshe Chesed Congregation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3941.xml Anshe Chesed Congregation is the oldest existing Jewish congregation in Cleveland, Ohio. It was established in 1841 when 30 members seceded from the Israelitic Society of Cleveland. The two congregations merged again in 1845 under the name Israelitic Anshe Chesed Society of Cleveland. It is also popularly known as Fairmount Temple, reflecting its current location on Fairmount Boulevard in Beachwood, Ohio. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, dues books, dues cards, building fund materials, curriculum and other educational materials, rabbis' papers, legal and financial documents, publicity files, publications, clippings, scrapbooks, architects drawings and specifications, membership lists and applications and directories, correspondence of the United Jewish Cemeteries, records of the United Jewish Religious Schools, correspondence, addresses and sermons of Rabbi Wolsey, sermons of Julius J. Nodel and Rabbi Lelyveld, and records of various constituent groups in the congregation. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3941.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Anshe Chesed Congregation Records, Series II. Anshe Chesed Congregation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4709.xml Anshe Chesed is the oldest existing Jewish congregation in Cleveland, Ohio. It was established in 1841 when 30 members seceded from the Israelitic Society of Cleveland. The two congregations merged again in 1845 under the name Israelitic Anshe Chesed Society of Cleveland. It is also popularly known as Fairmount Temple, reflecting its current location on Fairmount Boulevard in Beachwood, Ohio. The collection consists of minutes, reports, bulletins, correspondence, programming records, and publicity materials. Included are the Jordan Band papers, an attorney who served Anshe Chesed as a vice president, member of the Board of Trustees, and in other leadership capacities. Records of the Men's Club and the Sisterhood are also included. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4709.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Anshe Chesed Congregation Records, Series III. Anshe Chesed Congregation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5165.xml Anshe Chesed Congregation is the oldest existing Jewish congregation in Cleveland, Ohio. It was established in 1841 when 30 members seceded from the Israelitic Society of Cleveland. The two congregations merged again in 1845 under the name Israelitic Anshe Chesed Society of Cleveland. It is also popularly known as Fairmount Temple, reflecting its current location on Fairmount Boulevard in Beachwood, Ohio. The collection consists of correspondence, directories, sermons, books of remembrance, booklets, brochures, bulletins, guidebooks, flyers, proclamations, programs, tickets, and speech. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5165.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, The Young People's Congregation Records. Anshe Chsed Fairmount Temple, The Young People's Congregation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4995.xml The Young People's Congregation was a congregation within Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple (Beachwood, Ohio) for younger members of the temple. Activities include services for young families, drama productions, social get-togethers, community outreach and interfaith programs, youth education and enrollment in the religious school, publication of a newsletter, The Mosaic, and the Free-a-Family program to help Soviet Jewry. The collection consists of audio tapes, awards, correspondence, clippings, flyers, lists of members, financial records, programs, newsletters, play scripts, photograph album, posters, and a scrapbook. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4995.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Ante-Bellum Cleveland Jewish Immigrants Database. Ante-Bellum Cleveland Jewish Immigrants Database http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4516.xml The Ante-bellum Cleveland Jewish Immigrants Database Collection was assembled as part of a research project sponsored by the Cleveland Jewish Archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society. The project, organized to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Cleveland, Ohio's Jewish community, resulted in the traveling exhibit "Founders: Cleveland's Jewish Community Before the Civil War," which opened at the Western Reserve Historical Society Museum in 1990. The collection consists of computer printout data sheets of 850 (primarily German) Jews known to have emigrated from Europe to Cleveland, Ohio between the 1830s and 1861. Each data sheet includes an individual's earliest known name and variant spellings. Categories of additional potential information include sex, country, region, and village of origin; arrival date and arrival age in America and in Cleveland; birth date, death date, and cemetery name; marital status, name of spouse(s), marriage date(s), and number of children; home and business address(es)... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4516.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Armond E. Cohen Papers. Cohen, Armond E. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4957.xml Armond E. Cohen was a rabbi who served Park Synagogue, a large Conservative Jewish congregation in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, memoranda, programs, reports, and writings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4957.xml Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT Armond E. Cohen Papers, Series II. Cohen, Armond E. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5145.xml Armond E. Cohen (1909-2007) was a Rabbi who served Park Synagogue, a large Conservative Jewish congregation in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, memoranda, notes, programs, reports, sermon outlines, sermons and writings. The collection is of value to researchers studying rabbis, Conservative Judaism, and religious institutions between the 1930s and 1990s in Cleveland, Ohio, and the United States in general. Those interested in the activities of Rabbi Armond Cohen and the history of Park Synagogue in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, will find this collection useful. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5145.xml Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT Armond E. Cohen Papers, Series III. Cohen, Armond E. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5409.xml Armond E. Cohen (1909-2007) was a Rabbi who served Park Synagogue, a large Conservative Jewish congregation in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The collection consists of 17 cassettes, 8 magnetic tapes, 5 pamphlets, and 8 photographs. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5409.xml Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT Arnold Friedman Papers. Friedman, Arnold http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5166.xml Arnold Friedman (1927-2008) was a Holocaust survivor born in Irsava, Czechoslovakia. He immigrated to the United States in 1948 and settled in Cleveland, Ohio. He owned and operated Arnold's Scrap Metals for over forty years on the east side of Cleveland. He and his wife Betty had three children, Sharon, Doreen, and Jeff. In 1972 he published Death Was Our Destiny, an account of his time in the concentration camps of Auschwitz, Dornhau, Seifenwasser, and Flossenburg. He spoke often of his experiences to school, church, and youth groups. The collection consists of articles, biographical statements, a book jacket, correspondence, and newspaper clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5166.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 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. Lelyveld Papers, Series II. Lelyveld, Arthur J. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4806.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 1944-1946 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 Federati... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4806.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Arthur J. Lelyveld Papers, Series III. Lelyveld, Arthur J. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5020.xml Arthur J. Lelyveld was the senior rabbi of Anshe Chesed Congregation in Beachwood, Ohio, from 1958 to 1986, and senior rabbi emeritus from 1986 until his death in 1996. He played key roles in national and local Jewish organizations and fought actively for civil rights. He married Teela C. Stovsky Himelfarb in 1965. She was active as a volunteer leader and fundraiser for numerous organizations in the Cleveland area. Teela Lelyveld was also active as a professional model, television host, and public relations representative. The collection consists of articles, brochures, bulletins, certificates, diaries (daily schedules), travel logs, and newspaper clippings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5020.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Arthur J. Lelyveld Papers, Series IV. Lelyveld, Arthur J. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5130.xml Arthur J. Lelyveld (1913-1996) served as Senior Rabbi of Anshe Chesed Congregation (Fairmount Temple) in Beachwood, Ohio, from 1958 to 1986 and Senior Rabbi Emeritus from 1986 until his death in 1996. Throughout his career, Lelyveld played key roles in national and local Jewish organizations and fought actively for civil rights. The collection consists of an article, a certificate, lectures, a program, sermons, and speeches. The collection is of value to researchers studying the history of Judaism in America and in Cleveland and Beachwood, Ohio. As a rabbi of one of the largest Reform Jewish congregations in America and as a leader of key national Jewish organizations, Lelyveld's writings provide important documentation relating to the history of Judaism, Zionism, and civil rights in the second half of twentieth century America. These papers are also a significant addition to materials that document the history of Jewish congregational leadership in the greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5130.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 Ayduth Lachayim = Witness to Life : Holocaust Survivors in the Cleveland Jewish Community Records. Holocaust Education and Commemoration Committee http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3928.xml Ayduth Lachayim (Witness to Life) is a manuscript documenting the experiences of 178 Holocaust survivors who resided in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1981. The project was coordinated by the Holocaust Education and Commemoration Committee. A copy of the manuscript was presented to the archives of the Yad Vashem Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority in Jerusalem, Israel, by a delegation of more than 100 survivors from Cleveland, during the World Gathering of Holocaust Survivors in June, 1981. The collection consists of the original transcript, a handwritten draft, drafts of the introduction, correspondence from Yad Vashem acknowledging the receipt of a copy of the manuscript, and a statement by Jacob Henenberg to the Jewish Community Federation concerning the World Gathering of Holocaust Survivors. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3928.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Barnett R. Brickner Papers. Brickner, Barnett R. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3957.xml Barnett R. Brickner (1892-1958) was a New-York born Zionist, educator, orator, and Rabbi of Anshe Chesed Congregation (1925-1958) in Cleveland, Ohio. He was involved in numerous local, national and international organizations, both Jewish and non-sectarian. To realize his goal of promoting and enhancing Jewish family life he created a Young People's Congregation at Anshe Chesed. He also directed the congregation into a more traditional Reform observance and the Zionist movement. Brickner was also extremely active in local Jewish organizations, including the Cleveland Zionist District, the Bureau of Jewish Education, and the Jewish Welfare Fund. Nationally, he served on the Executive Committee of the Zionist Organization of America, chaired the Committee on Chaplains of the Central Conference of American Rabbis during World War II, and in 1943, was selected by the National Jewish Welfare Board to serve as executive chairman of the Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities. In 1953, he was elected preside... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3957.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Barnett R. Brickner Papers, Series II. Brickner, Barnett R. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4538.xml Barnett R. Brickner was a New-York born Zionist, educator, orator, and Rabbi of Cleveland, Ohio's Anshe Chesed Congregation (1925-1958). He was involved in numerous local, national and international organizations, both Jewish and non-sectarian. To realize his goal of promoting and enhancing Jewish family life he created a Young People's Congregation at Anshe Chesed. He also directed the congregation into a more traditional Reform observance and the Zionist movement. Brickner was also extremely active in local Jewish organizations, including the Cleveland Zionist District, the Bureau of Jewish Education, and the Jewish Welfare Fund. Nationally, he served on the Executive Committee of the Zionist Organization of America, chaired the Committee on Chaplains of the Central Conference of American Rabbis during World War II, and in 1943, was selected by the National Jewish Welfare Board to serve as executive chairman of the Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities. In 1953, he was elected president of the Cen... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4538.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Beatrice Yarus Abrams Family Papers. Abrams, Beatrice Yarus family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4941.xml Beatrice Yarus Abrams and her husband, Harry Abrams, owned Caxton Printers Supply Company. She was active in the Cleveland, Ohio, area Jewish community, served as a board member of Cleveland Club of Litho and Printing House Craftsmen and president of Memorial School PTA.. The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, contracts, newspaper articles, newsletters, program booklets, diplomas, greeting cards, and World War II memorabilia. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4941.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Bela Glaser Papers and Photographs. Glaser, Bela http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5424.xml Bela Glaser (1936-2017), a Cleveland area physician trained in postwar Germany, was born in Budapest, Hungary, to Samuel Glaser and Janka Glaser, nee Klopfer, on September 28, 1936. In 1972, he moved to Boston, Massachusetts, and then Cleveland, Ohio. He lived in Beachwood until his death in 2017. The collection consists of insurance applications, articles, a booklet, a calendar, medical certificates, a class report, correspondence, drivers licenses, prayer books, a thesis, transcripts, a photo album, and photographs. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5424.xml Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT Belle Likover Family Papers. Gift of Terry Moen http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5447.xml Belle Weiner Likover grew up in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. She graduated from The Ohio State University and in 1945 moved to Cleveland, where she later attended Case Western Reserve University and earned her graduate degree in social work. She was widowed when her first husband, Joseph Tracht, was killed in World War II. She then married Edward Likover in 1946. Belle Likover and her husband, Ed, were caught up in the paranoia of the McCarthy era, an experience that shaped her lifelong commitment to civil liberties. She spent twenty-two-years at the Jewish Community Center as a group worker and ultimately became Associate Executive Director of the agency. In retirement and up until her death, she was a tireless advocate on behalf of the elderly serving as chair for many senior advocacy organizations, including the Western Reserve Agency on Aging Board of Trustees, Council on Older Persons, Coalition to Monitor Medicare Managed Care, and the Ohio Advisory Council on Aging. She was a delegate to the White H... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS 5447.xml Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT Ben and Sadie Weltman Film Collection. Weltman, Ben and Sadie http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5408.xml Ben and Sadie Weltman were active in synagogue and Jewish organizational activities in Cleveland, Ohio. Ben Weltman was a founder and president of Commercial Typesetting Company. The Weltmans were active in the Windsor Club, Camp Alliwise, Congregation Beth Am, and the Heights Benevolent and Social Union. Sadie Weltman worked in her husband's business and was also active in the Pythian Women. The collection consists of 16 black and white films of varying formats. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5408.xml Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT Benno Frank Papers. Frank, Benno http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5098.xml Born in Mannheim, Germany, Benno Frank (1908-1980) lived and worked in Germany, pre-World War II Palestine, and the United States. In the early 1930s, he directed the Schiller Opera at the Hamburg State Theater. Frank immigrated to Palestine and lived there from 1933 to 1938. While in Palestine, he served as general manager and director of Palestine Opera Company. Moving to the United States in 1938, Dr. Frank assumed positions in New York at the American League for Opera and the New York College of Music before moving to Philadelphia's Academy of Vocal Arts. Frank served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1945, after which he was Chief of Theatre and Music for the United States military government in Germany until 1948. In that year, Frank became Director of the Cleveland Playhouse and Director of Musical Productions at Karamu House in Cleveland, Ohio. He served in these positions until 1968, when he became Consultant on the Arts of the Atlanta University Center Corporation. Frank settled permanently in ... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5098.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Benny Friedman Papers. Friedman, Benny http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5072.xml Benjamin "Benny" Friedman (1905-1982) was a high school, college, and professional football player, coach, and athletic administrator. One of six children of immigrant parents, he was raised in Glenville, a predominantly Jewish neighborhood on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio. As Glenville High School's star quarterback, he led his team to the City Football Championship and the National High School Championship in 1922. He entered the University of Michigan in 1923, became the starting quarterback in his sophomore season, and earned a reputation as the greatest passer of his day in college football. He was named an All-American in 1925 and 1926. In 1927, he joined the struggling professional National Football League, playing with the Cleveland Indians, the Detroit Wolverines, the New York Giants, and the Brooklyn Dodgers, whom he also coached. He made every All-Pro team of the era and revolutionized the game with his passing. He was backfield coach at Yale University in 1930. From 1934 to 1941 he coached foot... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5072.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Bernard Gutow Papers. Gutow, Bernard http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3980.xml Bernard Gutow (1906-1983) was a Russian immigrant to Cleveland, Ohio, owner of the Doan Window Shade Company, and co-organizer of the Zionist Brotherhood, a Zionist youth group renamed Masada in 1929 and recognized as the youth auxiliary of the Zionist Organization of America. In 1933 Masada, which had chapters throughout the country, merged with the Zionist Youth Organization. Gutow was president of the Cleveland Chapter and a national vice-president. The collection consists of correspondence, biographical notes, term papers, memorabilia, clippings, and records of Masada, including membership and committee lists, financial reports, publications, and a scrapbook. The correspondence from Joseph Papo (1970s) concerns the history of Masada, and a 1928 research paper that addresses Zionism. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3980.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Beth Israel - The West Temple Records. Beth Israel - The West Temple http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3926.xml Beth Israel - The West Temple was organized in 1954 to serve Reform Jews on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio. The West Side Jewish Center was organized as Bعnai Israel in 1910. It incorporated as the West Side Jewish Center in 1940. Originally an Orthodox congregation, it joined the Conservative movement in 1953. The two congregations merged as a Reform congregation in 1957 and occupy the building they financed together on Triskett Avenue. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, constitutions, by-laws, articles of incorporation, the agreement for consolidation, financial records, membership lists, bulletins, directories, legal documents, brochures, programs, newspaper clippings, building records, cemetery records and miscellany relating to Beth Israel - The West Temple and to the West Side Jewish Center. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3926.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 B'nai Jeshurun Congregation Records. B'nai Jeshurun Congregation http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4726.xml B'nai Jeshurun Congregation, one of the largest Conservative synagogues in the United States, was established in 1866 by Jewish Hungarian immigrants as an Orthodox synagogue in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1884, a vacated synagogue building on Eagle Street in Cleveland housed the congregation. Buildings on Scoville Avenue and East 55th Street were home to the congregation from 1906-1926, when the congregation moved to Mayfield and Lee Roads, Cleveland Heights, Ohio. In 1980 B'nai Jeshurun moved to Fairmount Boulevard, Pepper Pike, Ohio. A gradual shift from the Orthodox to Conservative movement began under the first rabbi, Sigmond Dreschler. Over the years, portions of the congregation broke away over the issue of liberalization of religious practices and formed new congregations, including Oheb Zedek in 1904 and Beth Am in 1933. Rabbi Rudolph M. Rosenthal served the then firmly Conservative congregation from 1933-1976. The collection consists of minutes, bulletins, correspondence, newspaper articles, membership list... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4726.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Bobbie Brooks, Inc. Records. Bobbie Brooks, Inc. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4764.xml Bobbie Brooks, Inc. was founded in 1939 as Ritmore Sportswear in Cleveland, Ohio. Its founders were Maurice Saltzman and Max Reiter. In 1953, Saltzman bought out Reiter's share of the company. The name was changed to Bobbie Brooks in 1960. The company merged with Pubco Corporation in 1985. The collection consists of annual reports, brochures, newspaper clippings, company newsletters, awards, and a payroll ledger. The newsletters provide contemporaneous descriptions of pioneering use of computers to track and coordinate production, sales, shipping, and accounting. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4764.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Bobbie Brooks, Inc. Records, Series II. Bobbie Brooks, Inc. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5157.xml Bobbie Brooks, Inc. was founded in 1939 as Ritmore Sportswear in Cleveland, Ohio. Its founders were Maurice Saltzman and Max Reiter. In 1953, Saltzman bought out Reiter's share of the company. The name was changed to Bobbie Brooks in 1960. Bobbie Brooks produced and sold stylish clothes for teenage and junior-miss girls, coordinating the styling, colors, and fabrics. Eventually, the company expanded its line to include apparel for women aged 25 to 44. The company merged with Pubco Corporation in 1985 after encountering serious financial difficulties. The collection consists of advertisements, annual reports, articles, booklets, catalogues, notices, reports, and workbooks. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5157.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Cleveland Chapter Records. Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Cleveland Chapter http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4716.xml The Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Cleveland Chapter, was established shortly after the founding of Brandeis University in 1948. The University's Women's Committee was comprised of over one hundred local chapters, whose mission was to maintain the University's libraries. The local Cleveland, Ohio, chapter raised funds through a variety of events, membership fees, and book fund contributions. Study groups within the Cleveland chapter emphasized members' continuing education through meetings with visiting Brandeis professors. The collection consists of scrapbooks, bulletins, programs, membership rosters, newspaper clippings, and photographs. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4716.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Cleveland Chapter Records, Series II. Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Cleveland Chapter http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4767.xml The Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Cleveland Chapter was established shortly after the founding of Brandeis University in 1948. The university's Women's Committee, comprised of over one hundred local chapters, assumed full responsibility for the stocking, staffing, and maintenance of all of the university's libraries. Collectively, the various chapters of the committee continue to fulfill this role. The collection consists of brochures, bulletins, programs, and two scrapbooks. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4767.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Brith Emeth Temple Records. Brith Emeth Temple http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4747.xml Brith Emeth Temple was established in 1959 in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. A need for a new Reform congregation was apparent when existing Reform congregations had reached membership capacity. Services were held at various sites until a permanent synagogue was built in 1967 at 27575 Shaker Boulevard in Pepper Pike, Ohio. It was designed by architect Edward Durell Stone. The Parents' and Teachers' Association began meeting in 1959, and oversaw the Religious School, produced a yearly calendar, and hosted annual programs. The Brith Emeth Sisterhood took on traditional programming responsibilities, and was a major fundraiser for the building fund. Brith Emeth disbanded in 1986, principally for financial reasons. Park Synagogue purchased the Shaker Boulevard building and all of Brith Emeth's assets. The collection consists of constitutions and bylaws, minutes, financial documents including ledgers and reports of financial secretaries and treasurers, planning calendars, programming documentation, memorabilia... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4747.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Brith Emeth Temple Records, Series II. Brith Emeth Temple http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5017.xml Brith Emeth Temple was established in 1959 in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. A need for a new Reform congregation was apparent when existing Reform congregations had reached membership capacity. Services were held at various sites until a permanent synagogue was built in 1967 at 27575 Shaker Boulevard in Pepper Pike, Ohio. It was designed by architect Edward Durell Stone. Brith Emeth disbanded in 1986, principally for financial reasons. The collection consists of lists, memoranda, minutes, posters, rosters, and reports. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5017.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Bugle call rag. 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 Bulletin. Beth Israel - The West Temple (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 [Calendar]. Women's American ORT Cleveland Region. 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 [Calendar]. Pioneer Women Cleveland Council. 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 Camp Wise story: 1907-1988. Brown, Albert M., 1901-1994, Guralnik, David Bernard, 1920-, Rubinstein, Judah. 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 campus. Bellefaire Jewish Children's Home (Shaker Heights, 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 Centennial anniversary, 1846-1946: the Euclid Avenue Temple, Cleveland, Ohio. Silver, Samuel M., Anshe Chesed Congregation (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 Chaim Landy Family Papers. Landy, Chaim Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5102.xml The Landy family traces its roots to Chaim Ephraim (Landesman) Landy and his wife, Esther Yudovitz, of Kovno, Lithuania. Six of their sons immigrated to the United States between 1880 and 1905. Jacob Landy (1850-1916) settled in Cleveland, Ohio, and became the first sofer in the region. He also opened the first Jewish bookstore in Cleveland. The collection consists of an account book, constitution, correspondence, genealogical charts, newsletters, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, and official documents. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5102.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Charles Auerbach Papers. Auerbach, Charles http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3824.xml Charles Auerbach (1899-1979) was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, attorney, educator, and Zionist leader. He was deeply concerned with the state of the legal system, but most of his papers relate to his interest in Jewish Scholarship and Zionist organizations. His wife, Celia, was also active in Zionist organizations. The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and notes on Jewish and legal topics, certificates, bulletins, newspaper clippings, publications, articles and speeches by other individuals, and papers of Hadassah and other Jewish organizations. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3824.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Charles Cort Family Papers. Cort, Charles Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4723.xml Charles Cort emigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, from Gederowitz, Lithuania, in 1904. In 1906, he was joined by his wife, Tzeviah and their children. Charles Cort's sons, Al, Abe, and Lou, were introduced to the shoe business in Cleveland through helping out in their uncle's store, and then through work at various shoe stores in Cleveland. In September 1919, Abe Cort, along with his friend Phil Berman, purchased Oppenheimer's Shoe Store at Woodland Ave. and 37th St., renaming it the Cort Shoe Store. The Cort brothers, Al, Abe, Lou, and Paul, eventually became full partners in the Cort Shoe Company, which at its peak owned fifty-five stores. Most were called Cort Shoes, but several operated under the names King, Reed, Belmar, and Economy Shoe Companies. Stores were located in many northern Ohio communities. By the late 1970s, Cort Shoe Company went out of business. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, family history, financial records, and legal documents. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4723.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland and the tercentenary. Cleveland Jewish Tercentenary Committee 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 Cleveland College of Jewish Studies Records. Cleveland College of Jewish Studies http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4826.xml The Cleveland College of Jewish Studies is a non-denominational institution of higher Jewish learning supported by the Jewish community of Cleveland, Ohio. Accredited by the state of Ohio, degree programs in Judaic studies are offered, as are lifelong learning programs on Jewish topics for adults. In 1947, two Cleveland institutions founded in the 1920s, the Jewish Teachers Institute and the Beth Midrash L'Morim (Hebrew Teacher Training School), merged to form the Cleveland Institute of Jewish Studies, under the auspices of the Bureau of Jewish Education. In 1952, the Cleveland Institute of Jewish Studies became an independent agency. Through the initiative of Rebecca Aronson Brickner, the institute became known as the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies in 1963. It shared space with the Bureau of Jewish Education in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, before occupying its own building in Beachwood, Ohio. The collection consists of record books of the Cleveland Institute of Jewish Studies; yearbooks, newsletters, cour... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4826.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland foreign language newspaper digest. United States Work Projects Administration (Ohio), United States Work projects administration, 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 Cleveland Hebrew observer. Straus, Hiram., Oppenheimer, Sam. 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 Cleveland Jewish Cemetery Associations Collection. Cleveland Jewish Cemetery Assocations http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5034.xml In 1957 the Committee on Jewish Cemetery Problems was established as part of the Jewish Community Federation in Cleveland, Ohio. The Committee was charged with rehabilitating Baxter Street Cemetery, an old Jewish cemetery in the Slavic Village neighborhood. In 1959, the Jewish Cemeteries Association formed and cooperated with the Federation to renovate cemeteries throughout northeastern Ohio. Other cemetery associations were established throughout the years to protect the interests of individual Jewish cemeteries. The collection consists of agendas, agreements, articles of incorporation, constitutions and by-laws, correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, notes, reports, rosters, and statements of policy. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5034.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Jewish Center: 75 years of consecration and service, 1869-1944. Cleveland Jewish Center 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 Cleveland Jewish Miscellany. Nebel, Abraham Lincoln http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3669.xml The Cleveland Jewish Miscellany consists of material relating to the history of the Jewish community in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area, collected by Abraham Lincoln Nebel (1891-1973). The collection consists of correspondence, genealogical material, biographies, Mr. Nebel's notes, newspaper clippings, and other documents. The bulk of the collection consists of photocopies collected by Nebel of documents related to Cleveland Jewish history. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3669.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland Jewish miscellany, 1831-1971. Nebel, Abraham Lincoln, 1891-1973 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 Cleveland Jewish Publication Company Records. Cleveland Jewish Publication Company http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4532.xml The Cleveland Jewish Publication Company of Cleveland, Ohio, was organized in 1964 to merge two existing Anglo-Jewish weekly newspapers, the Jewish Independent and the Jewish Review and Observer. The first issue of the merged newspaper, the Cleveland Jewish News, was published on October 30, 1964. Original trustees included Lawrence Williams, M.E. Glass, and Irving Kane. The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, trustees' minutes, and financial statements. Includes legal documents involving Shomre Shaboth Congregation and the right of filial succession to the pulpit by a rabbi's son. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4532.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland memorabilia exhibit: Portal to American life. May 20th-June 20th, 1968. Jewish Community Center of Cleveland, Koblenz, Maxine., Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.) 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 Community study of: Prepared for the joint annual meeting [of] National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare, National Association of Jewish Center Workers, National Council for Jewish Education, Cleveland, O., May 17-21, 1944. National Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.), National Association of Jewish Center Workers (U.S.), National Council for Jewish Education 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 Congregation Oer Chodosh Anshe Sfard Records. Congregation Oer Chodosh Anshe Sfard http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4820.xml Congregation Oer Chodosh Anshe Sfard was an Orthodox Jewish synagogue founded in 1894 in Cleveland, Ohio by a group of Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. The founding rabbi was Benjamin Gittelsohn. In 1919 the congregation split into three congregations; Oer Chodosh Anshe Sfard, Ahavath Zion, and Ohel Jacob Anshe Sfard. In 1952, Congregation Oer Chodosh Anshe Sfard built a synagogue in University Heights, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. The congregation dissolved in the late 1990s. The collection consists of cemetery records, financial ledgers and statements, membership listings, and some administrative and program files. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4820.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Congregation Shomre Shaboth (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/data/rdf/VF_subject179.xml Miscellaneous materials relating to Congregation Shomre Shaboth, including: 1. A spiritual stronghold looks to the future : the new Shomre Shaboth Synagogue, Cleveland Heights, Ohio. [19--?] (23p. : ill.,ports ; 22x28 cm.) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/data/rdf/VF_subject179.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Dalton Company Records. Dalton Company http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5052.xml The Dalton Company was a garment manufacturer headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Founded as the Fine Gauge Knitwear Company in 1949 by Arthur Dery and Maurice Saltzman, the company produced women's cashmere and woolen garments. In 1956 the company changed its name to Dalton of America and diversified its product lines to include knitted and woven outerwear. In 1957, Dery bought out Saltzman. The company was moved to Willoughby, Ohio, in 1962, where it continued under the name Dalton Apparel until its closure in 1986. The collection consists of advertisements, sales books, order forms, and a poster. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5052.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 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/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192890323275696.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Daniel Jeremy Silver Papers, Series II. Silver, Daniel Jeremy http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4962.xml Daniel Jeremy Silver (1928-1989) was a Reform rabbi at Temple-Tifereth Israel in Cleveland, Ohio, and author of several books and many articles. The collection consists of private and public correspondence, articles, programs, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and one group portrait taken at Shaker Heights High School class reunion, 1984. Included are several tributes and articles about Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver, Daniel's father, tributes to, and articles written by, Daniel, several pamphlets and newsletters from Temple-Tifereth Israel, reviews of Daniel's books, and articles relating to Harry S. Truman. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4962.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT David Berger Papers. Berger, David http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5132.xml David Berger (1944-1972), an American and Israeli citizen, was a champion weightlifter and a member of the Israeli weightlifting team at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany. He was murdered by Arab terrorists on September 6, 1972, along with ten other Israeli athletes. Berger was a 1962 graduate of Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He studied psychology at Tulane University, graduating in 1966, after which he completed a master's degree in business administration and a law degree at Columbia University. Throughout the mid and late 1960s, Berger competed successfully in many weightlifting competitions. He represented the United States twice in the Maccabiah Games, an international Jewish athletic event held in Israel every four years. In 1965 he won a silver medal and in 1969 he won gold, setting a world record. He also won a silver medal at the 1971 Asian Games. He is in the Hall of Fame of the Amateur Athletic Union. Berger moved to Israel in 1970 after visiting the country with his f... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5132.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT David Bernard Guralnik Papers. Guralnik, David Bernard http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4853.xml David B. Guralnik was was an internationally-known lexicographer and the editor of the Webster's New World Dictionary, published by the World Publishing Co. of Cleveland, Ohio. He was also a leader in Cleveland, Ohio, Jewish communal organizations and activities, particularly known for his work preserving and using the Yiddish language. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, speeches, and writings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4853.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT David M. Miller Papers. Miller, David M. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3882.xml David M. Miller (1908-1977) was Soldier in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade during the Spanish Civil War and in the United States Army during World War II. He later worked for the Veterans Administration in Cleveland, Ohio and taught at Kent State University. Miller was a novelist and an author of autobiographical reminiscences, and wrote articles published in the Cleveland Jewish News. The collection consists of letters from Spain, drafts af articles relating his experiences in the Spanish Civil War, correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings and essays on the Miller family and on issues of Jewish concern. Also included are photocopies of the records of the Independent Mendelsohn Lodge of Elyria, Ohio, with a translation from the Yiddish by David Miller (1918-1919), including bylaws, lists, and minutes. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3882.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 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 David Warshawsky Family Papers. Warshawsky, David Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5008.xml David Warshawsky was an insurance agent and writer who was active in the Cleveland, Ohio, Jewish community. He served on the Group Work Council of the Jewish Welfare Federation, and he was involved with Council Educational Alliance and Camp Wise. He worked twenty-nine years for Lincoln National Life Insurance. He wrote numerous unpublished works, including a biography of his brother, artist Abel G. Warshawsky. The collection consists of catalogs, certificates and awards, correspondence, deeds, financial records, lists, newspaper clippings, and his writings. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5008.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 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 Die Yiddishe Stimme =: The Jewish voice. Wiesenfeld, Leon. 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 Die Yiddishe Waechter =: The Jewish guardian. Benjamin, Samuel., Wortsman, Charles. 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 Divrei harav: writings and teachings of Rabbi Shimon Eliezer Spero. Spero, Shubert., Young Israel of Greater Cleveland 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 Dorothy and Ralph A. Colbert Family Papers. Colbert, Dorothy and Ralph A. Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5161.xml Dorothy and Ralph Colbert were active Jewish community leaders in Cleveland, Ohio, in the mid to late twentieth century. Dorothy Katz Meister Koblitz Colbert (1923-2004) volunteered with The Temple-Tifereth Israel, the Cleveland Rehabilitation Center, and the National Council of Jewish Women. She was also a co-founder of Mt. Sinai Hospital's Junior Auxiliary. She was the daughter of Samuel Meister, who, along with his brothers Eugene and Edward and his brother-in-lawStuart Halle (husband of Zara Meister), founded Meister Brothers, later known as Meistergram, Inc., in 1933. She married Maurice J. Koblitz in 1947, and, before divorcing, the couple had two children, Michael A. Koblitz and Jan K. Blum. In 1974 she married Ralph A. Colbert (1908-1987), an attorney with the firm of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey. Ralph A. Colbert served on the boards of Cleveland Council on World Affairs, the Cleveland Play House, and the local chapter of the American Jewish Committee. The collection consists of an article, certificat... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5161.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Early Cleveland Jewry, 1840-1890: a case study. Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Early Cleveland Jewry 1840-1890. 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 Edith and Isadore Silverman Papers. Silverman, Edith and Isadore http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4963.xml Edna and Isadore Silverman were a Jewish couple of Cleveland, Ohio. Edith was a member of the girls' social club, Phi Delis, in the 1930s. The club often participated in social activities with a Jewish boys' club, the Copains. They would have outings in various locales through the Cleveland area. Her husband, Isadore Silverman, served in the 470th Anti-Aircraft Battalion, Sept. 1943-Jan. 1946. He was trained at Camp Callan in California, 1943-1944, and was later stationed in New Guinea and Panay, 1944-1945. the collection consists of photographs, letters, telegrams, and newspaper clippings. The collection includes numerous portraits of Edith Silverman's "Phi Deli" outings (ca. 1930s) and portraits of Isadore Silverman's experiences in the United States and Asia (ca. World War II). http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4963.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Edward Budweig Papers. Budweig, Edward http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3791.xml Edward Budweig was a Cleveland, Ohio, Jewish businessman and partner in S. Thorman and Company. He was married to Esther Thorman, the daughter of one of Cleveland's first Jewish settlers, Simson Thorman. Unfortunately the Budweigs' marriage was strained by Edward's extensive travels. Esther divorced him and later married Jacob Weiner. Budweig also suffered from ill-health which caused him to relocate temporarily to Mexico, resulting in his termination by S. Thorman and Company. The collection consists of correspondence, mainly from Edward Budweig to his wife and children (1866-1888), approximately half of which is in German, an agreement, a wedding invitation, a certificate, an affidavit, by-laws of the masonic order, Western Star, Lodge No. 2, receipts, and account books. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3791.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Eleanor Rosenfeld Gerson Family Papers. Gerson, Eleanor Rosenfeld Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4660.xml Eleanor Rosenfeld Gerson continued her family's tradition of activism in Jewish and other educational, philanthropic, and social service organizations in Cleveland, Ohio. She served as a trustee and chairperson of the School on Magnolia, an alternative school, from 1973-1982. In 1985 the school was renamed the Eleanor Gerson School. Other organizations she was active in included the American Civil Liberties Union of Greater Cleveland, the Women's Community Foundation, the Jewish Family Service Association, the Jewish Community Federation, Mount Sinai Hospital, the Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland, the Heights Area Project, and the Cleveland Scholarship Program. Eleanor Rosenfeld married Benjamin Gerson in 1937, and had four children. She was the great-granddaughter of Edward Lazarus and Henrietta Wilmersdorfer Rosenfeld, who had immigrated to New York City from Uhlfeld, Germany in the mid-nineteenth century. Their son, Louis Rosenfeld, married Frederica Fatman, daughter of Joseph Fatman, in 1874. Joseph Fatma... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS4660.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Emanuel Stern Papers. Stern, Emanuel http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3837.xml Emanuel Stern (b. 1910) was a Cleveland, Ohio, native who helped organize a local branch of the Bʻnai Bʻrith youth organization, Aleph Zadik Aleph, in 1932. He became a leader in Bʻnai Bʻrith activities, especially within AZA. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous materials including certificates, programs and bulletins. The papers relate primarily to Stern's work with Jewish youth in Cleveland and to his role in the formation of the Cleveland branch of AZA. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3837.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT