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B'nai Jeshurun (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). (3)
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Park Synagogue (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) (3)
Rosenthal, Rudolph M., (Rudolph Marvin), 1906-1979. (3)
Silver, Abba Hillel, 1893-1963. (3)
Zionism (3)
Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Zionists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Beth Am Congregation (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) (2)
Brickner, Barnett R. (Barnett Robert), 1892-1958. (2)
Brith Emeth Temple (Pepper Pike, Ohio) (2)
Central Conference of American Rabbis. (2)
Chaplains, Military. (2)
Civil rights -- United States. (2)
Herman, Jack J., 1922-1969. (2)
Jewish sermons. (2)
Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Jews -- Ohio -- Warren. (2)
Jews -- Ohio -- Youngstown. (2)
Lelyveld, Arthur J., 1913-1996. (2)
National Jewish Welfare Board. Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities. (2)
Porath, Israel, d. 1974. (2)
Rabbis -- Ohio -- Warren. (2)
Rabbis -- Ohio -- Youngstown. (2)
Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland (2)
Silver, Daniel Jeremy. (2)
Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland (2)
Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. (2)
Temple Anshe Emeth (Youngstown, Ohio) (2)
Temple Beth Israel (Warren, Ohio) (2)
Temple-Tifereth Israel (Cleveland, Ohio). (2)
Union of American Hebrew Congregations. (2)
United Palestine Appeal (U.S.) (2)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains. (2)
Zionism -- United States. (2)
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1Title:  Rabbi Israel Porath Papers     
 Creator:  Porath, Israel 
 Dates:  1934-1975 
 Abstract:  Israel Porath was an Orthodox rabbi who served the Cleveland, Ohio, congregations of Oheb Zedek, Neveh Zedek and Heights Jewish Center. He compiled an eight volume study of the Talmud entitled, Mevo ha-Talmud. The collection consists of personal, professional and business correspondence, handwritten notes for talks, lectures and sermons, and published and unpublished articles by and about Israel Porath. 
 Call #:  MS 4526 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Porath, Israel, d. 1974. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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2Title:  Greater Cleveland Board of Rabbis Records     
 Creator:  Greater Cleveland Board of Rabbis 
 Dates:  1964-1991 
 Abstract:  The Greater Cleveland Board of Rabbis is an organization of Conservative and Reform rabbis in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. Founded in 1964, it provides an organizational structure and united voice in the community for local Conservative and Reform rabbis. It also promotes education of its members and serves as a forum for discussion. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, articles of incorporation, and a constitution. 
 Call #:  MS 4692 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Greater Cleveland Board of Rabbis. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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3Title:  Rudolph M. Rosenthal Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Rosenthal, Rudolph M. 
 Dates:  1925-1983 
 Abstract:  Rudolph M. Rosenthal (1906-1979) was a Cleveland, Ohio-born Rabbi of Congregation B'nai Jeshurun (Temple on the Heights). Ordained in 1932, he lead the congregation from 1933 to 1976 and was active in many civic and religious organizations, including the Cleveland Mayor's Committee to Combat Juvenile Delinquency, the Cleveland Crime Commission, the Wilberforce University Foundation, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the National Conference of Christians and Jews. The collection consists of correspondence, letters to the editor, manuscript drafts, article: "The Creative Challenge of Aging," addresses, sermons, 1959 appointment calendar, invitations, programs, certificates, awards, memorabilia, clippings, family correspondence, and programs, certificates and clippings of Mrs. Bertha Rosenthal, and records pertaining to the Cleveland Crime Commission and Heights Temple, including the Newsletter, Tidings. 
 Call #:  MS 3977 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Rosenthal, Rudolph M., (Rudolph Marvin), 1906-1979. | B'nai Jeshurun (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Crime and criminals -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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4Title:  Philip Horowitz Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Philip Horowitz 
 Dates:  1932-2001 
 Abstract:  Philip Horowitz was a scholar of classical and modern Hebrew, a Yiddishist, a teacher, and an advocate of human rights and liberal causes. He served as rabbi of Brith Emeth Congregation, Pepper Pike, Ohio, from its inception in 1959 until its closure in 1986. He was Visiting Professor of Theology at John Carroll University, 1968-1978, and Dean of College Seminars, National Federation of Temple Youth, 1962-1972. He was also a member of the Executive Commission, Ohio Civil Liberties Union, 1964-1970, served on the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Council on Soviet Anti-Semitism, and was a member of the Ohio Commission on Abortion Reform. The collection consists of booklets, a bulletin, cassettes, certificates, compact discs, correspondence, invitations, manuals, memorial tributes, memoranda, a newsletter, newspaper clippings, a pamphlet, photographs, programs, sheet music, and transcripts. 
 Call #:  MS 5436 
 Extent:  1 linear feet (including three containers and one oversized folder) 
 Subjects:  Horowitz, Philip, 1922-2002 | Brith Emeth Temple (Pepper Pike, Ohio) | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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5Title:  Stanley J. Schachter Papers     
 Creator:  Gift of Stanley Schachter 
 Dates:  1956-2014 
 Abstract:  Stanley Joshua Schachter was born on May 27, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After serving for 15-years as vice chancellor at The Jewish Theological Seminary, he moved to Chicago where he began his rabbinical career. Schachter and his wife Lifsa moved to Cleveland in the 1980s when Schachter was offered the position of senior rabbi at B'nai Jeshurun. The leadership at B'nai Jeshurun worked closely with Schachter during the synagogue's historic move to the Pepper Pike facility. From 1987 to 2002, Schachter served as the synagogue's spiritual leader, and was rabbi emeritus until his retirement in 2015. Following his retirement, Schachter continued to teach at the Siegal College of Judaic Studies and worked as Jewish chaplain at The Cleveland Clinic. In 2007, his book The Book of Laughter and Torah was published, which describes the relationship between Jewish humor and Jewish religious teachings. The Stanley J. Schachter Papers collection consists of articles, notes, sermons, and speeches. 
 Call #:  MS 5454 
 Extent:  3.8 linear feet (5 boxes) 
 Subjects:  Parashiyot ha-shavua | Schachter, Stanley J. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland | B’nai Jeshurun (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) | Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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6Title:  Arthur J. Lelyveld Papers, Series IV     
 Creator:  Lelyveld, Arthur J. 
 Dates:  1942-1973 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 5130 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Lelyveld, Arthur J., 1913-1996 | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism | Zionists -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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7Title:  Armond E. Cohen Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Cohen, Armond E. 
 Dates:  1918-2003 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 5145 
 Extent:  8.00 linear feet (10 containers) 
 Subjects:  Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Conservative Judaism. | Jewish day schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Park Synagogue (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism.
 
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8Title:  Armond E. Cohen Papers, Series III     
 Creator:  Cohen, Armond E. 
 Dates:  1906-1980 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 5409 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Cohen, Armond, E., 1909-2007 | Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish day schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Park Synagogue (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism.
 
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9Title:  Shubert Spero Papers     
 Creator:  Spero, Shubert 
 Dates:  1942-1983 
 Abstract:  Shubert Spero (b. 1923) was the Rabbi of Young Israel of Cleveland, Ohio, Co-Chairman of the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of Cleveland, and trustee of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland. He and his wife, Iris, emigrated to Israel in 1983. The collection consists of correspondence, subject files, minutes, reports, publications, a scrapbook, and newsletters from Young Israel of Cleveland, the Rabbi's Record from Berkowitz-Kumin Funeral Home, and records from the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of Cleveland, its Rabbinical Court (Beth Din), and the Jewish Community Federation's Kashruth Board. 
 Call #:  MS 3988 
 Extent:  4.20 linear feet (5 containers) 
 Subjects:  Spero, Shubert. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbinical courts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish councils and synods. | Jewish law. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Necrologies.
 
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10Title:  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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11Title:  Rudolph M. Rosenthal Papers, Series III     
 Creator:  Rosenthal, Rudolph M. 
 Dates:  1919-1979 
 Abstract:  Rudolph M. Rosenthal was the rabbi of B'nai Jeshurun Congregation (Temple on the Heights), Cleveland Heights, Ohio, from 1933-1974. The collection consists of awards and certificates, correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes for sermons, press releases, programs, and sermons. 
 Call #:  MS 4784 
 Extent:  0.41 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Rosenthal, Rudolph M., (Rudolph Marvin), 1906-1979. | B'nai Jeshurun (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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12Title:  Arthur J. Lelyveld Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Lelyveld, Arthur J. 
 Dates:  1884-1999 
 Abstract:  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 Federation, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cleveland Chapter, and the Cleveland Board of Rabbis. Lelyveld was also the author of Atheism is Dead and of numerous monographs and articles. He was active in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, participating with other Cleveland clergy in voter registration efforts in Mississippi and serving as a minister-counselor to the Council of Federated Organizations under the auspices of the Commission on Race and Religion of the National Council of Churches. While serving in this capacity, Lelyveld was severely beaten. He also delivered the eulogy at the funeral of slain civil rights worker Andrew Goodman in 1964. The collection consists of correspondence, sermons, speeches, writings, and family material. 
 Call #:  MS 4806 
 Extent:  4.01 linear feet (4 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Lelyveld, Arthur J., 1913-1996. | Lelyveld family. | Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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13Title:  Rudolph M. Rosenthal Papers     
 Creator:  Rosenthal, Rudolph M. 
 Dates:  1925-1980 
 Abstract:  Rudolph M. Rosenthal (1906-1979) was the Rabbi of the Temple on the Heights (B'nai Jeshurun Congregation) in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, from 1933 to 1976. Rabbi Rosenthal was active in civic and educational organizations, and in civil rights and Zionist organizations such as the Wilberforce University Foundation, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the Zionist Organization of America. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscript drafts, addresses and sermons, memorabilia, and synagogue records. Correspondents include the Wilberforce University Foundation and Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, on the topics of civil rights and Zionism. 
 Call #:  MS 3940 
 Extent:  3.70 linear feet (5 containers) 
 Subjects:  Rosenthal, Rudolph M., (Rudolph Marvin), 1906-1979. | B'nai Jeshurun (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland Heights. | Civil rights -- United States. | Zionism -- United States.
 
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14Title:  Arthur J. Lelyveld Papers, Series III     
 Creator:  Lelyveld, Arthur J. 
 Dates:  1944-2007 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 5020 
 Extent:  1.11 linear feet (3 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Lelyveld, Arthur J., 1913-1996. | Lelyveld, Teela C. Stovsky Himelfarb, 1935- | Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis' spouses -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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15Title:  Rabbi Myron Silverman Papers     
 Creator:  Silverman, Myron 
 Dates:  1943-1981 
 Abstract:  Myron Silverman was rabbi of the Suburban Temple, Beachwood, Ohio, a Reform Jewish congregation, from 1949-1975. After his ordination at Hebrew Union College in 1936, he held various pulpits around the country, and served as an Army chaplain during World War II. He came to Suburban Temple in 1949, one year after its founding. He was active in a number of groups, including the Citizens League of Cleveland, the American Jewish Committee, Fairhill Psychiatric Hospital, and the World Union of Progressive Judaism. He was national chairman of the Union of American Hebrew Congregation's Israel Commission, and president of the Cleveland Board of Rabbis. The collection consists of correspondence, sermons, prayers for special occasions, and talks relating to Silverman's roles at Suburban Temple, as well as materials relating to his participation in local and national organizations, particularly the Union of American Hebrew Congregation's Israel Commission. 
 Call #:  MS 4522 
 Extent:  2.00 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Silverman, Myron, 1911-1981. | Suburban Temple (Beachwood, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Beachwood -- Organization and administration. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Beachwood. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Beachwood. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish religious schools -- Ohio -- Beachwood. | Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Beachwood.
 
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16Title:  Daniel Jeremy Silver Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Silver, Daniel Jeremy 
 Dates:  1948-2003 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 4962 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Silver, Daniel Jeremy. | Silver, Abba Hillel, 1893-1963. | Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. | Temple-Tifereth Israel (Cleveland, Ohio). | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- United States. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Judaism. | Zionism.
 
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17Title:  Jack Herman Papers     
 Creator:  Herman, Jack 
 Dates:  1941-1969 
 Abstract:  Jack Herman was a rabbi who served Anshe Emeth Synagogue, Youngstown, Ohio; Beth Israel Syngogue, Warren, Ohio; and Beth Am Congregation, Cleveland Heights, Ohio (1947-1969). He was an officer of the American Jewish Congress, chairman of the Cleveland Zionist Youth Commission, and president of the Cleveland Board of Rabbis. He compiled research materials on Cleveland Jewish history for the American Jewish History Project. The collection consists of sermons, lectures, notes, Jewish educational materials, programs, research documents, correspondence and photographs. 
 Call #:  MS 4990 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Herman, Jack J., 1922-1969. | Beth Am Congregation (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) | Temple Anshe Emeth (Youngstown, Ohio) | Temple Beth Israel (Warren, Ohio) | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Youngstown. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Warren. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Youngstown. | Jews -- Ohio -- Warren. | Conservative Judaism. | Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish sermons. | Jews -- History -- Research -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jewish religious education.
 
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18Title:  Jack Herman Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Herman, Jack 
 Dates:  undated 
 Abstract:  Jack Herman (1922-1969) was a rabbi who served Anshe Emeth Synagogue, Youngstown, Ohio; Beth Israel Synagogue, Warren, Ohio; and Beth Am Congregation, Cleveland Heights, Ohio (1947-1969). He was a graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and later served on its Rabbinic Assembly. At Beth Am, a conservative congregation, Herman helped to grow the congregation from 300 to over 800 families. Following his death, Beth Am erected a new religious school in his memory. In addition to his work as a rabbi, Herman was also heavily involved in several Jewish organizations. He was an officer of the American Jewish Congress, chairman of the Cleveland Zionist Youth Commission, and president of the Cleveland Board of Rabbis (1967-death). He was also past president of the Northern Ohio Region of the Rabbinical Assembly, and a member of the board of the Jewish Community Federation, the Jewish Family Service, and the Jewish Community Center. Herman was also involved in compiling research materials on Cleveland Jewish history for the American Jewish History Project. The collection consists of several hundred note cards containing Rabbi Herman's notes for sermons, marriages, funerals, holidays, and other occasions. 
 Call #:  MS 5109 
 Extent:  1.50 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Herman, Jack J., 1922-1969. | Beth Am Congregation (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) | Temple Anshe Emeth (Youngstown, Ohio) | Temple Beth Israel (Warren, Ohio) | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Youngstown. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Warren. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Youngstown. | Jews -- Ohio -- Warren. | Conservative Judaism. | Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish sermons.
 
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19Title:  Barnett R. Brickner Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Brickner, Barnett R. 
 Dates:  1931-1957 
 Abstract:  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 Central Conference of American Rabbis. He married Rebecca Aronson Brickner in 1919. The collection consists of drafts of Rabbi Brickner's doctoral dissertation, correspondence, a biography of Brickner, records of wedding ceremonies, and financial records. 
 Call #:  MS 4538 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Brickner, Barnett R. (Barnett Robert), 1892-1958. | Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | National Jewish Welfare Board. Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Chaplains, Military. | World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains.
 
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20Title:  Abba Hillel Silver Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Silver, Abba Hillel 
 Dates:  1894-1985 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 4842 
 Extent:  1.71 linear feet (3 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Silver, Abba Hillel, 1893-1963. | Horkheimer, Louis. | Silver family. | Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) | United Palestine Appeal (U.S.) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism. | Zionism -- United States. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Palestine -- Politics and government. | Israel -- Politics and government. | Kefar Silver (Israel).
 
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