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Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. (21)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (19)
Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (12)
Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) (4)
Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Synagogue architecture -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
Beth Israel - The West Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) (2)
Brickner, Barnett R. (Barnett Robert), 1892-1958. (2)
Chaplains, Military. (2)
Church records and registers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Jews, Hungarian -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
National Jewish Welfare Board. Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities. (2)
Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Reform Judaism. (2)
Sherith Israel Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). (2)
Sherith Jacob Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). (2)
Synagogue bulletins. (2)
Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Taylor Road Synagogue (Cleveland, Ohio) (2)
Tetiever Ahavath Achim Anshe Sfard Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). (2)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains. (2)
Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Zionism. (2)
Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Photograph collections. (1)
Anshe Emeth Beth Tefilo Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
B'nai Jeshurun (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). (1)
Beth Hamedrosh Anshe Galicia Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Beth Israel - The West Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Archives (1)
Brickner, Barnett R. (Barnett Robert), 1892-1958 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Brith Emeth Temple (Pepper Pike, Ohio) (1)
Cemeteries -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Cemeteries -- Recording -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Church records and registers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- History -- Sources (1)
Cleveland Jewish Center. (1)
Cohen, Armond E., 1909- (1)
Cohen, Gustave M., 1820-1902 -- Photograph collections. (1)
Congregation Beth Am (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). (1)
Congregation Oer Chodosh Anshe Sfard. (1)
Eisenberg, Frederick. (1)
Goodman, Percival -- Photograph collections. (1)
Green Road Synagogue (University Heights, Ohio) (1)
Guren, Myron. (1)
Hirsch, Howard. (1)
Horowitz, Philip -- Photograph collections. (1)
Jewish cemeteries -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Jewish religious education of young people. (1)
Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
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1Title:  Beth Hamedrosh Anshe Galicia Congregation Records     
 Creator:  Beth Hamedrosh Anshe Galicia Congregation 
 Dates:  1918-1961 
 Abstract:  Beth Hamedrosh Anshe Galicia Congregation was established in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1899 as the Erster Galizianer Unterstutzungs Verein (First Galician Aid Society). It was incorporated in 1924 as Beth Hamedrosh Anshe Galicia. The name was changed to Sinai Synagogue in 1956. The collection consists of minute books of meetings, minute books of the Galician Sisterhood and the Gmiles Chesed, a notebook of the Society of Prayer, a memorial record book, financial and dues record books, a cemetery record book, and membership lists. 
 Call #:  MS 3652 
 Extent:  1.60 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Beth Hamedrosh Anshe Galicia Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews, Polish -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration.
 
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2Title:  Shomrei Hadath Congregation Records     
 Creator:  Shomrei Hadath Congregation 
 Dates:  1922-1974 
 Abstract:  Shomrei Hadath Congregation was the last Orthodox synagogue within Cleveland, Ohio, city limits. It was founded by Hungarian Jews in 1923. It merged with Young Israel Congregation in 1973. The collection consists of minutes, financial records, a constitution, Burial Society (Chevra Kadisha) records, legal papers, publications, and newspaper clippings. 
 Call #:  MS 3653 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Shomrei Hadath Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration.
 
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3Title:  Sherith Israel Congregation Records     
 Creator:  Sherith Israel Congregation 
 Dates:  1923-1958 
 Abstract:  The Sherith Israel Congregation was organized in 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio. It merged with Sherith Jacob Congregation of Cleveland Heights in 1962 to form Sherith Jacob Israel. In 1970 it was merged into Warrensville Center Synagogue. The collection consists of minute books, income and expense ledgers, and membership and dues records books. 
 Call #:  MS 3689 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Sherith Israel Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration.
 
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4Title:  Tetiever Ahavath Achim Anshe Sfard Congregation Records     
 Creator:  Tetiever Ahavath Achim Anshe Sfard Congregation 
 Dates:  1940-1955 
 Abstract:  Tetiever Ahavath Achim Anshe Sfard Congregation was an Orthodox Jewish congregation founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1910 by immigrants from Tetiev, Russia. It merged into the Warrensville Center Synagogue in 1959. The collection consists of a minute book, two yahrzeit (memorial) record books, and a 35th anniversary program book. 
 Call #:  MS 3703 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize volume) 
 Subjects:  Tetiever Ahavath Achim Anshe Sfard Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration.
 
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5Title:  Kneseth Israel Records     
 Creator:  Kneseth Israel 
 Dates:  1898-1955 
 Abstract:  Kneseth Israel was an Orthodox Jewish congregation founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1887. It merged into the Taylor Road Synagogue in Cleveland Heights in 1955. The collection consists of minutes of the congregation and of its burial society, and various financial papers. 
 Call #:  MS 3704 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Kneseth Israel (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration.
 
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6Title:  Taylor Road Synagogue Records     
 Creator:  Taylor Road Synagogue 
 Dates:  1919-1968 
 Abstract:  Taylor Road Synagogue is the largest Orthodox congregation in Cleveland, Ohio, and is also known as Oheb Zedek Congregation. It was formed in the early 1950s by the merger of Oheb Zedek, Chibas Jerusalem, Agudas Bʻnai Israel, Agudas Achim, Shaaray Torah and Knesseth Israel congregations. The collection consists of ledgers and account books of Shaaray Torah Congregation (1919-1959), a membership ledger of Chibas Jerusalem Congregation (1930-1932), and financial statements, a general fund ledger and journal, invoices for paid bills, and receipts for dues and donations of Taylor Road Synagogue (1946-1968). 
 Call #:  MS 3765 
 Extent:  3.30 linear feet (9 containers) 
 Subjects:  Taylor Road Synagogue (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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7Title:  Green Road Synagogue Records     
 Creator:  Green Road Synagogue 
 Dates:  1949-1976 
 Abstract:  The Anshe Marmarosher Congregation was founded in 1910 by Orthodox Jews from Marmaresh Sziget, Hungary who emigrated to Cleveland, Ohio. It later changed its name to the Marmarosher Jewish Center. The Heights Jewish Center, also Orthodox, was organized in 1923. The two congregations merged in 1971 and took the name Green Road Synagogue. The collection consists of a constitution, Board minutes, membership records, religious school records, social and fundraising materials, and financial records of the Marmarosher Jewish Center and the Green Road Synagogue, and files of the Heights Jewish Center, including constitutions and material relating to the merger with the Marmarosher Jewish Center. 
 Call #:  MS 3786 
 Extent:  2.40 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Green Road Synagogue (University Heights, Ohio) | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration.
 
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8Title:  Anshe Chesed Congregation Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Anshe Chesed Congregation 
 Dates:  1905-1993 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 4709 
 Extent:  7.00 linear feet (6 containers and 6 oversize volumes) 
 Subjects:  Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogue architecture -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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9Title:  Anshe Chesed Congregation Records, Series III     
 Creator:  Anshe Chesed Congregation 
 Dates:  1842-2002 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 5165 
 Extent:  1.80 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Church records and registers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration.
 
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10Title:  Taylor Road Synagogue Records and Photographs, Series II     
 Creator:  Taylor Road Synagogue 
 Dates:  1945-2011 
 Abstract:  Oheb Zedek Congregation (Taylor Road Synagogue) was founded in 1904. The congregation incorporated five other small to medium-sized Orthodox congregations in the early 1950s. The congregation was founded by Hungarian Jews who in 1905 purchased property at E. 38th and Scovill and began building a synagogue which was completed in September of that year. By 1915 the congregation operated a branch in Glenville near 107th and Superior for those members who had moved. A new synagogue was dedicated at Parkwood and Morison streets in Glenville in August of 1922, replacing the branch at 107th and Superior. Since approximately half the membership lived in Cleveland Heights by 1950, a branch was established there on Taylor Road. In 1952 Oheb Zedek merged with Chibas Jerusalem, located on Parkwood Drive in Glenville, to form the 500-member Taylor Road Synagogue. In 1953 the Parkwood property was sold and in 1955 the synagogue on Taylor Road was dedicated. During that two-year period from 1953 to 1955, Taylor Road Synagogue completed mergers with Agudath B'nai Israel Anshe Sfard (1953), Agudath Achim (1953), Shaaray Torah (1955), and Knesseth Israel (1955). The collection consists of records, photographs, and scrapbooks from the Taylor Road Synagogue. 
 Call #:  MS 5407 
 Extent:  2.01 linear feet (2 containers and one oversized folder) 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Taylor Road Synagogue (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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11Title:  Beth Israel - The West Temple Records     
 Creator:  Beth Israel - The West Temple 
 Dates:  1923-1981 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 3926 
 Extent:  2.00 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Beth Israel - The West Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Registers of births, etc. -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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12Title:  Anshe Chesed Congregation Records     
 Creator:  Anshe Chesed Congregation 
 Dates:  1851-1983 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 3941 
 Extent:  28.01 linear feet (34 containers, 36 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Church records and registers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogue architecture -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration.
 
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13Title:  Sherith Jacob Congregation Records     
 Creator:  Sherith Jacob Congregation 
 Dates:  1905-1971 
 Abstract:  Sherith Jacob Congregation is an Orthodox Jewish congregation founded by Hungarian immigrants in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1899. Served by Rabbi Julius Klein from its founding until 1917, Sherith Jacob was without a rabbi until 1922, when Ormond Klein served the congregation until 1926. In 1928, Hugo H. Klein, whose maternal grandfather was Rabbi Julius Klein, became rabbi. The congregation was located at various sites in Cleveland until 1944, when it moved into a new building at Eddy Rd. and Arlington Ave. By the early 1960s, the congregation sold the Eddy Rd. building and rented facilities in the Cleveland Heights-South Euclid area. In 1962 it merged with Sherith Israel to become Sherith Jacob Israel. In 1970, it was absorbed into Kehillat Yaakov, Warrensville Center Synagogue. The collection consists of congregational correspondence, a constitution, legal documents, minutes of congregational meetings, financial statements, publications, and correspondence of Rabbi Hugo Klein. Of particular note are letters documenting Rabbi Klein's attempts to aid relatives fleeing Europe in the late 1930s and his involvement in a memorial book for Ungvar, Hungary, Jews killed in World War II. 
 Call #:  MS 4528 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Klein, Hugo H., 1903-1974. | Sherith Jacob Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Jews, Hungarian -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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14Title:  West Side Jewish Center     
 Creator:  West Side Jewish Center 
 Dates:  1883-1992 
 Abstract:  The West Side Jewish Center was organized in Cleveland, Ohio, as B'nai Israel by ten Orthodox Jewish families in 1910, the second Jewish congregation founded on the west side of Cleveland. A small house was purchased at 1794 West 30th Street in 1912. In 1918, a former church building at West 25th Street and Bridge Avenue was acquired. In 1926, a new synagogue was constructed at 1791 West 57th Street, but was lost through foreclosure about 1937. Services were held in various rented quarters until 1940, when a small house was purchased at 4101 John Avenue. During the 1940s and 1950s membership averaged 55 families. A new building was occupied at 14308 Triskett Road in 1957, when the Center was merged with Beth Israel-The West Temple. By 1919, the congregation had become Conservative. With the 1957 merger with Beth Israel, the Center became part of the Reform movement. A school was also operated by the Center until 1944. The collection consists of board of trustee minutes, bulletins, newspaper clippings, interview notes, and financial records. 
 Call #:  MS 4733 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  West Side Jewish Center (Cleveland, Ohio) | Beth Israel - The West Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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15Title:  Barnett R. Brickner Papers     
 Creator:  Brickner, Barnett R. 
 Dates:  1919-1971 
 Abstract:  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 president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. He married Rebecca Aronson Brickner in 1919. The collection consists of biographical material, sermons, addresses, writings, miscellany, files from the Central Conference of American Rabbis, the National Jewish Welfare Board's Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities, and Congregation Anshe Chesed, and correspondence from his family and from various Jewish community leaders and organizations. 
 Call #:  MS 3957 
 Extent:  35.01 linear feet (34 containers, 4 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Brickner, Barnett R. (Barnett Robert), 1892-1958. | Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | National Jewish Welfare Board. Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities. | Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish religious education of young people. | Reform Judaism. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Chaplains, Military. | World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains.
 
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16Title:  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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17Title:  B'nai Jeshurun Congregation Records     
 Creator:  B'nai Jeshurun Congregation 
 Dates:  1891-1991 
 Abstract:  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 lists, committee reports, and anniversary displays. 
 Call #:  MS 4726 
 Extent:  4.81 linear feet (8 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Rosenthal, Rudolph M. (Rudolph Marvin), 1906-1979. | B'nai Jeshurun (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). | Oheb Zedek Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Congregation Beth Am (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews, Hungarian -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland Heights. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Pepper Pike. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Pepper Pike -- Organization and administration. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland Heights -- Organization and administration. | Conservative Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogue bulletins.
 
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18Title:  Congregation Oer Chodosh Anshe Sfard Records     
 Creator:  Congregation Oer Chodosh Anshe Sfard 
 Dates:  1910-1994 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 4820 
 Extent:  1.60 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Congregation Oer Chodosh Anshe Sfard. | Lansing Cemetery (Cleveland, Ohio). | Warrensville Cemetery (Cleveland, Ohio). | Park Synagogue Cemetery (Cleveland, Ohio). | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. | Jewish cemeteries -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | Cemeteries -- Recording -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cemeteries -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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19Title:  Warrensville Center Synagogue Records     
 Creator:  Warrensville Center Synagogue 
 Dates:  1925-1990 
 Abstract:  The Warrensville Center Synagogue, an Orthodox Jewish congregation in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, was established in 1959 as a result of a merger between three smaller synagogues, the Tetiever Ahavath Achim Anshe Sfard Congregation, the Kinsman Jewish Center, and Congregation Nvai Zedek. In 1970, Sherith Jacob Israel, the Eddy Road Jewish Center-Memorial Synagogue joined Warrensville Center. This congregation was itself a merger of Sherith Jacob and Sherith Israel of Mount Pleasant congregations. In 1972, Shaker-Lee Congregation was absorbed by the Warrensville Center Synagogue. Shaker-Lee Congregation was the result of a previous merger of Ohel Jacob, Ohel Yavne, and Tifereth Israel (not to be confused with The Temple-Tifereth Israel, a Reform congregation) congregations. The collection consists of organizational documents, membership lists, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and program brochures. Included is the card file (1950-1989) of funerals of congregants maintained by Rabbi Jacob Muskin, leader of the Kinsman Jewish Center (1950-1959) and the Warrensville Center Synagogue (1959-1990). Also included is the Warrensville Center Synagogue membership card file (1959), arranged alphabetically by family name and coded to indicate the members' original congregational affiliation. 
 Call #:  MS 4758 
 Extent:  3.30 linear feet (6 containers) 
 Subjects:  Warrensville Center Synagogue (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). | Kinsman Jewish Center (Cleveland, Ohio). | Tetiever Ahavath Achim Anshe Sfard Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Sherith Israel Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Sherith Jacob Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Nvai Zedek Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Shaker-Lee Congregation (Shaker Heights, Ohio). | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration.
 
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20Title:  Beth Israel - The West Temple Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Beth Israel - The West Temple 
 Dates:  1954-2000 
 Abstract:  Beth Israel - The West Temple (f. 1954) is a Reform Jewish synagogue located in Cleveland, Ohio's west side. A noted feature of this congregation is its volunteerism. For the first forty-five years of its history, all posts and jobs, with the exception of rabbi, were staffed by volunteers. This included the principal, administrator, teachers, and aides of the religious school; the librarians, office managers and secretaries; youth group advisors; and interfaith and community education coordinators. Approximately one-third of the congregation made this commitment to volunteer several hours a week throughout the year. Another fifteen percent of the congregation volunteered periodically throughout the year serving as choir director, choir members, and music accompanist; worship leaders and cantors; bulletin editors; and building repair and maintenance workers. The collection consists of minutes, bulletins, correspondence, reports, handbooks, newspaper clippings, program scripts, speeches, and transcripts. 
 Call #:  MS 4904 
 Extent:  4.41 linear feet (5 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Beth Israel - The West Temple (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Archives | Prepare the Way Radio Broadcast | Jews -- United States -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- 20th century | Jews -- United States -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- Sources | Jews -- United States -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Religious life -- 20th century | Jews -- United States -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Jews -- United States -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Archives | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- History -- Sources
 
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