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1Title:  Heights Jewish Center Records     
 Creator:  Heights Jewish Ceneter 
 Dates:  1922-1957 
 Abstract:  The Heights Jewish Center, founded in 1923, was the first synagogue to be established in the Cleveland, Ohio eastern suburbs. Israel Porath served as rabbi from 1946 to 1972. During his tenure, the congregation merged with several other Orthodox synagogues. The collection consists of legal records presumably collected by its onetime president and legal counsel, Charles C. Goldman. It includes merger proposals and agreements with Beth Hakneseth Anshe Grodno Gubernium Shome Shaboth, Shaarey Torah Congregation, and Oheb Zedek Congregation, as well as legal documents created when its various buildings were purchased, sold and remodeled. 
 Call #:  MS 4757 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Porath, Israel, d. 1974. | Heights Jewish Center (University Heights, Ohio). | Beth Hakneseth Anshe Grodno Guberium Shome Shaboth. | Shaarey Torah Congregation. | Oheb Zedek Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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2Title:  Rabbi Israel Porath Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Porath, Israel 
 Dates:  1910-1974 
 Abstract:  Rabbi Israel Porath was a leader among Cleveland, Ohio's Orthodox Jewish rabbis for nearly five decades. He served as rabbi of Oheb Zedek congregation for fourteen years. He next served six years as rabbi of another Cleveland congregation, Nvai Zedek. In 1945 he accepted the position of dean of the Salanter Yeshiva in New York City, but returned with a year to Cleveland to become rabbi of the Heights Jewish Center, where he remained until his retirement in 1972. Porath was the founder and chairman of the Orthodox Rabbinical Council and served on the boards of the Bureau of Jewish Education, the Jewish Welfare Federation, the Jewish Community Council, and the B'nai B'rith. His major scholarly contribution was Mavo Ha-Talmud (Outline of the Talmud), published in seven volumes from 1941-1960. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal records such as a naturalization application and a Brazilian visa, talks and sermons, as well as copyrights and notes for Mavo Ha-Talmud. The collection also includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and sermons of Samuel Isaac Porath, Israel Porath's eldest son. 
 Call #:  MS 4753 
 Extent:  1.20 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Porath, Israel, d. 1974. | Nvai Zedek Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Oheb Zedek Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Heights Jewish Center (University Heights, Ohio). | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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