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Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (231)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland (40)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. (25)
Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (24)
Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (23)
Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (22)
Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (21)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. (20)
Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (19)
Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (19)
Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. (19)
Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) (18)
Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (17)
Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (15)
Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. (15)
Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (13)
Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) (12)
Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (12)
Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (12)
Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (12)
Jewish lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (11)
Zionism. (11)
Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (10)
Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (10)
Industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (8)
Lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (8)
Reform Judaism. (8)
Friendly societies -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Holocaust survivors -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Jewish religious education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Jews, German -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Mount Sinai Hospital (Cleveland, Ohio) (7)
Refugees, Jewish -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Synagogue architecture -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Jewish Community Center of Cleveland. (6)
Jewish community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
Jews, Soviet -- Emigration and immigration. (6)
Jews, Soviet -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
Temple-Tifereth Israel (Cleveland, Ohio). (6)
Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (6)
B'nai Jeshurun (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). (5)
Brith Emeth Temple (Pepper Pike, Ohio) (5)
Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
Hospitals -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
Jewish religious schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. (5)
Jews -- Recreation -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
Jews, Hungarian -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
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1Title:  House Divided / Shin Miller     
 Creator:  Miller, Shin 
 Dates:  1920-1922 
 Abstract:  Shin Miller (1895-1958) was a Jewish novelist who emigrated from the Ukraine ca. 1912 and eventually settled in California. Miller primarily wrote in Yiddish. The collection consists of a copy of a book manuscript entitled "House Divided," a fictional account of Jewish life in Cleveland, Ohio, in the early twentieth century which was based on Miller's experiences. 
 Call #:  MS 3654 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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2Title:  Cleveland Jewish Miscellany     
 Creator:  Nebel, Abraham Lincoln 
 Dates:  1831-1971 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 3669 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Nebel, Abraham Lincoln, 1891-1973. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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3Title:  Siegfried Einstein Papers     
 Creator:  Einstein, Siegfried 
 Dates:  1856-1931 
 Abstract:  Siegfried Einstein (b. 1846) was a German Jew who immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, and became an entrepreneur. The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, and legal documents. 
 Call #:  MS 3671 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Einstein, Siegfried, b. 1846. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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4Title:  Jacob Dannhauser Family Papers     
 Creator:  Dannhauser, Jacob Family 
 Dates:  1942-1982 
 Abstract:  Born in Germany, Jacob (Jack) Dannhauser (1922-1998) emigrated to the United States in 1939, eventually settling in Cleveland, Ohio. He was active as a volunteer in the Jewish community and a member of Shaarey Tikvah Congregation (Gates of Hope). The collection consists of a bulletin, bylaws, correspondence, and lists related to Dannhauser's involvement in the congregations of Mayfield Hillcrest Synagogue and the Gates of Hope Congregation, known today as Shaarey Tikvah. 
 Call #:  MS 5342 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Jewish refugees -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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5Title:  Eugene M. Klein Papers     
 Creator:  Klein, Eugene M. 
 Dates:  1851-1964 
 Abstract:  Eugene M. Klein (1889-1968) was a Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and founder of Brith Emeth Congregation of Cleveland. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, resolutions, reports and studies of Eugene M. Klein, correspondence and postcards of his relative Cecile Schaffner, and a friendship book containing signatures and writings from many early Cleveland Jewish settlers (1851-1875). 
 Call #:  MS 3709 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Klein, Eugene M., 1889-1968. | Klein family. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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6Title:  Max Apple Papers     
 Creator:  Apple, Max 
 Dates:  1940-1970 
 Abstract:  Max Apple (b. 1897) was a Cleveland, Ohi,o collector of Jewish memorabilia who retired from his paint and wallpaper business to devote his time to Jewish affairs and to the raising of funds for Israel. He was active in many Jewish charities, including the Histadrut Campaign. He and his wife founded a children's home at Gan Yavne, Israel in 1949 and have created scholarships at several universities. The collection consists of correspondence (1951-1971), certificates (1953 and 1954), World War II ration books, announcements and programs (1941-1971), newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous printed materials. 
 Call #:  MS 3795 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Apple, Max, 1897- | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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7Title:  Marcus Isaacs Papers     
 Creator:  Isaacs, Marcus 
 Dates:  1886-1909 
 Abstract:  Marcus Isaacs (1852-1904) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-born traveling salesman who came to Cleveland, Ohio ca. 1885. He married Minnie Leon, the daughter of Louis Leon of Cleveland. They had three sons, Harry, William and Bert. Marcus Isaacs died in 1904. Minnie Isaacs died in 1911. The collection consists of a scrapbook of the 1886 wedding of Marcus Isaacs and Minnie Leon, containing a newspaper clipping, congratulatory telegrams, and telegrams marking the birth of their first son. 
 Call #:  MS 3987 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Isaacs, Marcus, 1852-1904. | Isaacs family. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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8Title:  Katz Family Papers and Photographs     
 Creator:  Katz Family 
 Dates:  1900-1992 
 Abstract:  The Katz family began emigrating to the Cleveland area in the 1880s from their home of Podzelva, Lithuania (then part of the Russian Empire). The Katzes were very active in the Cleveland Jewish community. Aaron Katz and his son Solomon David prepared a "booklet of remembrance" (a history of their family) in 1905. This "booklet", a large ledger with writing in Biblical Hebrew by Cleveland area scribe Yaacov Landy, was updated with the names of family members through 1913. A composite photograph of individual portraits of over one hundred family members (not part of the ledger) was included in "An American Story", the core exhibit of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, opened in 2005. The collection includes a photocopy of this photograph and a guide to the names of those pictured. The collection consists of the certificate of naturalization of Sam Katz, the Family History, an unusually extensive genealogy, photographs, and a supplement to and translation of the family history. 
 Call #:  MS 5364 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | United States -- Emigration and immigration. | Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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9Title:  Herman Herskovic Family Papers and Photographs     
 Creator:  Herskovic, Herman Family 
 Dates:  1911-1985 
 Abstract:  Herman Herskovic (1921-1983), a Jewish immigrant to Cleveland in 1947, was an owner of a local furniture store, a realtor, and Jewish community leader. He was born in 1921 in Czechoslovakia. Herskovic joined the Czech brigade of the British Army and fought during the invasion of Europe. Herman Herskovic came to Cleveland, Ohio in 1947 and joined his cousin, Gilbert Rosewater, and brother, Martin Herskovic . Herman married Naomi Minster (1924-2017) in 1963 and both were very active in the Jewish community. The collection consists of scrapbooks (including photographs, clippings, correspondence, awards, and other documents), a dentistry license, a diploma, photographs, and a yearbook. 
 Call #:  MS 5421 
 Extent:  3.01 linear feet (3 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Holocaust survivors -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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10Title:  Bela Glaser Papers and Photographs     
 Creator:  Glaser, Bela 
 Dates:  1924-1975 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 5424 
 Extent:  1.60 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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11Title:  Chaim Landy Family Papers     
 Creator:  Landy, Chaim Family 
 Dates:  1888-2009 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 5102 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Lithuanians -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews, Lithuanian.
 
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12Title:  Henry Spira Papers     
 Creator:  Spira, Henry 
 Dates:  1885-1941 
 Abstract:  Henry Spira (1863-1941) was an Hungarian-Jewish liquor merchant who settled in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1891 and established a foreign-exchange banking office and steamship ticket company. The collection consists of immigration and naturalization papers, passports, other materials documenting Spira's trips to and from Hungary, documents which highlight Spira's early years in the United States., and correspondence, stock certificates, and other items of the Spira International Express Company. 
 Call #:  MS 3760 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Spira, Henry, 1863-1941. | Jews, Hungarian -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Hungarian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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13Title:  Alexander Miller Papers     
 Creator:  Miller, Alexander 
 Dates:  1938-1975 
 Abstract:  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 upon Dr. Miller's death in 1975. 
 Call #:  MS 3789 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Miller, Alexander, 1902-1975. | Physicians -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Hospital ships -- United States.
 
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14Title:  Edward Budweig Papers     
 Creator:  Budweig, Edward 
 Dates:  1854-1906 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 3791 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Budweig, Edward. | Thorman family. | Budweig family. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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15Title:  Alfred Abraham Benesch Papers     
 Creator:  Benesch, Alfred Abraham 
 Dates:  1900-1973 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 3792 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Benesch, Alfred A. (Alfred Abraham) 1879-1973. | Jewish lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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16Title:  Morris David Shanman Papers     
 Creator:  Shanman, Morris David 
 Dates:  1920-1977 
 Abstract:  Morris David Shanman (1875-1943) was a Russian Jew who immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio ca. 1881. He and his wife, Esther, established one of the first wholesale dry goods businesses in downtown Cleveland in 1898. M.D. Shanman Company was turned over to family members when Shanman retired in his early forties to devote himself to civic, cultural and religious works. He was the first president of Anshe Emeth Beth Tefilo Congregation, and participated in various philanthropies. The collection consists of one letter (1950), deeds and certificates of ownership (1920-1926), a funeral sermon (1943), dedication programs (1963-1964), certificates of confirmation (1926 and 1932), newspaper clippings, and a resume of Sanford J. Rose. 
 Call #:  MS 3793 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Shanman, Morris David, 1875-1943. | Jewish merchants -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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17Title:  Ezra Shapiro Papers     
 Creator:  Shapiro, Ezra 
 Dates:  1892-1977 
 Abstract:  Ezra Shapiro (1903-1977) was a Polish Jew who immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1903. Shapiro became active in local civic and Jewish affairs, particularly the Zionist movement, while maintaining a private law practice. He was Chairman of the National Executive of the Zionist Organization of America, a member of the General Council of the World Zionist Organization, a delegate to many World Zionist Congresses, and played an influential role in Zionist activities which led to the establishment of Israel in 1948. Even after his immigration to Israel in 1971 he remained active in many organizations until his death in 1977. The collection consists of correspondence (1892-1977), including a letter from Theodore Herzl (1900), a brief biographical sketch of Shapiro, speeches and addresses by him, tributes and eulogies upon his death in 1977, certificates (1923-1969), newspaper clippings, photographs of his funeral in Israel, and miscellaneous printed materials. All material in this collection consists of photocopies. 
 Call #:  MS 3794 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Shapiro, Ezra, 1903-1977. | Jewish lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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18Title:  Suggs Garber Papers     
 Creator:  Garber, Suggs 
 Dates:  1920-1978 
 Abstract:  Suggs Garber (b. 1895) was a Latvian Jew who immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1905 and became a prominent lawyer and supporter of Jewish education. He was also active in many Jewish and Zionist organizations including the Jewish National Fund. The collection consists of general correspondence, materials relating to American Zion Commonwealth, Inc., items relating to tributes awarded to Garber by the Jewish National Fund and the Jewish Theological Seminary, materials about other individuals also honored by the Jewish National Fund, and certificates, newspaper clippings, and articles. 
 Call #:  MS 3818 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Garber, Suggs, 1895- | Jewish lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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19Title:  Morris L. Berman Papers     
 Creator:  Berman, Morris L. 
 Dates:  1913-1947 
 Abstract:  Morris Berman (1898-1979) was a Russian Jew and World War I veteran who immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1916 and became a prominent businessman, designer, and decorator. The collection consists of correspondence (partly in Yiddish), a diary of Berman's World War I experiences, and miscellaneous items relating to his wife, Lottie, and their foster child. 
 Call #:  MS 3820 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Berman, Morris L.. 1898-1979. | Berman family. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Jewish.
 
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20Title:  Emanuel Stern Papers     
 Creator:  Stern, Emanuel 
 Dates:  1931-1979 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 3837 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Stern, Emanuel, 1910- | Jewish youth -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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