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Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) (3)
Brickner, Barnett R. (Barnett Robert), 1892-1958. (3)
Gutow, Bernard, 1906-1983. (3)
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Cleveland Chapter. (3)
Masada, Young Men's Zionist Organization of America. Cleveland Central Chapter. (3)
Pioneer Women (Organization : U.S.). Cleveland Council. (3)
Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
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Zionism. (3)
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Jewish lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Jewish sermons -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland (2)
Labor Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. (2)
National Jewish Welfare Board. Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities. (2)
Papo, Joseph M., 1902- (2)
Reform Judaism. (2)
Stanford, Myron S., 1907-1979. (2)
Synagogues -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Organization and administration. (2)
Women in community organization -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains. (2)
Zionism -- United States. (2)
Zionist Organization of America. (2)
Zionists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. (2)
American Zionist Federation of Cleveland. (1)
B'nai B'rith. (1)
Bicentennial Cleveland 1796-1996 (1996) (1)
Blumberg, Rena. (1)
Breast -- Cancer. (1)
Brickner, Rebecca Aronson, 1894-1988. (1)
Brudno family. (1)
Cleveland College of Jewish Studies. (1)
Council Educational Alliance (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Council Religious Schools (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
Friendly societies -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Fuchs Mizrachi School (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Garber, Suggs, 1895- (1)
Gries, Moses J., 1868-1918. (1)
Habonim (Organization). (1)
Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America. (1)
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America Cleveland Chapter. (1)
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1Title:  Under the big tent: Jewish communal identification and development of Zionism in Cleveland, 1945-1970    
 Creator:  Cofman, Tamara. 
 Publication:  1991. 
 Notes:  Typescript. Includes bibliography. 
 Call #:  F34ZSL J5C675 
 Extent:  70 leaves. illus. 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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2Title:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter Photographs     
 Creator:  Hadassah, Cleveland Chapter 
 Dates:  1930-2000 
 Abstract:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America (founded 1912) is a Jewish women's volunteer organization, numbering over 300,000 members in the United States, that focuses on advocating for solutions to health issues that affect Jews worldwide. Cleveland had an active Hadassah chapter almost from the founding of the organization until June of 2015 when it announced its closure. This collection consists of photographs that tell the history of the Cleveland Hassadah chapter beginning in the 1930s through the early 2000s. 
 Call #:  MS 5376 
 Extent:  1.2 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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3Title:  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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4Title:  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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5Title:  American Zionist Federation of Cleveland Records     
 Creator:  American Zionist Federation of Cleveland 
 Dates:  1969-1980 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 3929 
 Extent:  3.30 linear feet (4 containers) 
 Subjects:  American Zionist Federation of Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- United States.
 
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6Title:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter 
 Dates:  1935-1982 
 Abstract:  Hadassah, Cleveland Chapter (f. 1913) is part of a national organization established to promote Jewish institutions in Palestine and to foster Zionist ideals. The collection consists of twelve scrapbooks of newspaper clippings; as well as minutes, newsletters, and programs. 
 Call #:  MS 4768 
 Extent:  1.85 linear feet (12 containers) 
 Subjects:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America Cleveland Chapter. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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7Title:  NA'AMAT USA Cleveland Council Records and Photographs, Series III     
 Creator:  NA'AMAT USA 
 Dates:  1936-2012 
 Abstract:  NA'AMAT USA is a Labor Zionist women's organization originally called Pioneer Women. The Cleveland Council of NA'AMAT was founded in 1926 in Cleveland, Ohio, one year after the national organization came into being. As the organization grew, it was divided into numbered chapters. At its peak, there were fourteen chapters. In 1999, there were four chapters in the Cleveland Council, serving 650 women. Pioneer Women was organized to provide training, educational services, and social services to women, children, and families in Palestine. The Cleveland Council raised funds and sponsored programs that informed the Cleveland community of social service and educational needs in Israel. The national organization also promoted Habonim, a youth organization, and sponsored Jewish and cultural activities. In 1985 the name Pioneer Women was changed to NA'AMAT USA, in order to more closely match its sister organization in Israel, NA'AMAT. The collection consists of agendas, awards, brochures, calendars, cards, certificates, correspondence, flyers, forms, handbooks, ledgers, lists, magazines and magazine clippings, minutes, negatives, newsletters, notes, photographs, press releases, programs, receipts, and schedules pertaining to the membership and operations of Pioneer Women and, later, NA'AMAT USA. 
 Call #:  MS 5380 
 Extent:  1.50 linear feet (2 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Working-women's clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Labor Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc.
 
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8Title:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter Records     
 Creator:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter 
 Dates:  1914-1972 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of Hadassah was established in 1913 as Shoshana Chapter, Daughters of Zion. The national organization, founded by Henrietta Szold, changed its name to Hadassah in 1914. Its main focus was and is fund-raising for the Hadassah Medical Organization in Israel. The collection consists of correspondence, including correspondence of Henrietta Szold, programs, brochures and newspaper clippings. 
 Call #:  MS 3956 
 Extent:  0.41 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Cleveland Chapter. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs.
 
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9Title:  Bernard Gutow Papers     
 Creator:  Gutow, Bernard 
 Dates:  1927-1983 
 Abstract:  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. 
 Call #:  MS 3980 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Gutow, Bernard, 1906-1983. | Masada, Young Men's Zionist Organization of America. Cleveland Central Chapter. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Youth, Jewish -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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10Title:  Fuchs Mizrachi School Records     
 Creator:  Fuchs Mizrachi School 
 Dates:  1983-2000 
 Abstract:  Fuchs Mizrachi School is an Orthodox Jewish day school, preschool through grade 12, located in University Heights, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. The school, founded in 1983 as Bet Sefer Mizrachi of Cleveland, was renamed Fuchs Bet Sefer Mizrachi in 1994 in honor of benefactors Susan and Leonard Fuchs; in 1999 it was renamed Fuchs Mizrachi School. It was established by a group of Zionist Orthodox Jewish friends, all with young children. Its curriculum included political and religious Zionism, Orthodox Judaism, modern Hebrew, and secular studies. After 8 years of renting space at Taylor Road Synagogue and Taylor Academy in Cleveland Heights and at Northwood Elementary School in University Heights, the school purchased the former Northwood Elementary School in 1994. The collection consists of minutes, newsletters, yearbooks, and scrapbooks. 
 Call #:  MS 4836 
 Extent:  4.00 linear feet (4 containers) 
 Subjects:  Fuchs Mizrachi School (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jewish day schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Schools -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Orthodox Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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11Title:  NA'AMAT USA Cleveland Council Records, Series II     
 Creator:  NA'AMAT USA Cleveland Council 
 Dates:  1943-2007 
 Abstract:  Naamat USA is a Labor Zionist women's organization dedicated to providing training, education, and social services for children, women, and families in Israel. Formerly known as Pioneer Women, the organization changed its name to Naamat USA in 1985. The Cleveland Council was founded in 1926, one year after the national organization came into being. This collection contains material limited to the Cleveland, Ohio chapter. The collection consists of minutes, bulletins, correspondence, donor program books, membership lists, program booklets, and calendars. 
 Call #:  MS 5011 
 Extent:  2.00 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Na'amat USA (Organization). Cleveland Council. | Pioneer Women (Organization : U.S.). Cleveland Council. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Labor Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Working-women's clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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12Title:  Liberty Aid Society Records     
 Creator:  Liberty Aid Society 
 Dates:  1920-1975 
 Abstract:  The Liberty Aid Society was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1920 as a mutual aid society for Jewish immigrants. It also sponsored social activities and was active in the Zionist movement. The collection consists of membership, financial and cemetery records, minutes, correspondence, legal documents and clippings. 
 Call #:  MS 4015 
 Extent:  1.30 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Liberty Aid Society. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Friendly societies -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Insurance, Fraternal -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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13Title:  Masada, Young Men's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Central Chapter Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Masada, Young Men's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Central Chapter 
 Dates:  1928-1994 
 Abstract:  Masada, Young Men's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Central Chapter, grew out of the Zionist Brotherhood, a group founded in 1928 by young Jewish men in Cleveland, Ohio. The Brotherhood's purpose was twofold; to interest young men in Zionism, and to encourage and enhance Jewish culture in America. The first president was J. Martin Kohn. Other presidents included Joseph M. Papo, Bernard Gutow, and Myron S. Stanford. The Brotherhood was affiliated with the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA). In 1929, the group assumed the name Masada, and in 1930, the ZOA recognized Masada as part of its movement and supported the formation of chapters throughout the country. In 1939, the organization in Cleveland was renamed Migdal Zion, continuing until 1957. The collection consists of constitutions, correspondence, minutes, newsletters, reports, newspaper clippings, and brochures. There is documentation of the original Zionist Brotherhood, general Masada correspondence, and the correspondence of two of its presidents, Joseph Papo and Bernard Gutow. Joseph Papo's personal correspondence concerns Masada and his work in the Sephardic Jewish community. 
 Call #:  MS 4756 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Papo, Joseph M., 1902- | Stanford, Myron S., 1907-1979. | Gutow, Bernard, 1906-1983. | Masada, Young Men's Zionist Organization of America. Cleveland Central Chapter. | Zionist Organization of America. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Zionists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Sephardim -- United States.
 
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14Title:  Na'amat USA, Cleveland Council Records     
 Creator:  Na'amat USA, Cleveland Council 
 Dates:  1942-1998 
 Abstract:  Na'amat USA is a Labor Zionist women's organization originally called Pioneer Women. The Cleveland Council was founded in 1926 in Cleveland, Ohio, one year after the national organization came into being. As the organization grew, it was divided into numbered chapters. At its peak, there were fourteen chapters. In 1999, there were four chapters in the Cleveland Council, serving 650 women. Pioneer Women was organized to provide training, educational services, and social services to women, children, and families in Palestine. The Cleveland Council raised funds and sponsored programs that informed the Cleveland community of social service and educational needs in Israel. The national organization also promoted Habonim, a youth organization, and sponsored Jewish and cultural activities. In 1985 the name Pioneer Women was changed to Na'amat USA, in order to more closely match its sister organization in Israel, Na'amat. The collection consists of minutes, bulletins, donor program books, newspaper clippings and magazine articles, membership lists, correspondence and financial records. 
 Call #:  MS 4797 
 Extent:  1.60 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Na'amat USA (Organization) Cleveland Council. | Pioneer Women (Organization : U.S.). Cleveland Council. | Na'amat (Organization : Israel). | Habonim (Organization). | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Labor Zionists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Working-women's clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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15Title:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter Records, Series III     
 Creator:  Hadassah, Cleveland Chapter 
 Dates:  1924-1994 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland, Ohio chapter of Hadassah was founded in 1913. It is a part of a national organization established to promote Jewish institutions in Palestine and to foster Zionist ideals. The collection consists of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, newsletters, posters, minutes, reports, correspondence, a magazine, photographs, and other administrative materials. 
 Call #:  MS 4937 
 Extent:  2.21 linear feet (2 containers, 3 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Cleveland Chapter. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Women in community organization -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Nurses -- Education (Continuing education) -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women and peace -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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16Title:  Masada, Young Men's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Central Chapter Records     
 Creator:  Masada, Young Men's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Central Chapter 
 Dates:  1937-1939 
 Abstract:  Masada, Young Men's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Central Chapter, grew out of the Zionist Brotherhood, a group founded in 1928 by young Jewish men in Cleveland, Ohio. The Brotherhood's purpose was twofold; to interest young men in Zionism, and to encourage and enhance Jewish culture in America. The first president was J. Martin Kohn. Other presidents included Joseph M. Papo, Bernard Gutow, and Myron S. Stanford. The Brotherhood was affiliated with the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA). In 1929, the group assumed the name Masada, and in 1930, the ZOA recognized Masada as part of its movement and supported the formation of chapters throughout the country. In 1939, the organization in Cleveland was renamed Migdal Zion, continuing until 1957. The collection consists of correspondence, lists of members and membership applicants, programs, and newspaper clippings. 
 Call #:  MS 4545 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Papo, Joseph M., 1902- | Stanford, Myron S., 1907-1979. | Gutow, Bernard, 1906-1983. | Masada, Young Men's Zionist Organization of America. Cleveland Central Chapter. | Zionist Organization of America. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Zionists -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies, etc. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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17Title:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Cleveland Chapter Records, Series IV     
 Creator:  Hadassah, Cleveland Chapter 
 Dates:  1937-2006 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of Hadassah was founded in 1913. It is a part of a national organization established to promote Jewish institutions in Palestine and to foster Zionist ideals. The collection consists of agendas, budgets, bulletins, calendars, certificates, constitution and bylaws, a cookbook, correspondence, financial reports, invitations and flyers, ledgers, lists, manuals, minutes, news releases, newsletters, newspaper clippings, play scripts, proclamations, program booklets, programs, a receipt book, reports, rosters, speech texts, and surveys. 
 Call #:  MS 5167 
 Extent:  4.51 linear feet (6 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Cleveland Chapter. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities | Women in community organization -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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18Title:  NA'AMAT USA Cleveland Council Records, Series IV     
 Creator:  Gift of Robin Lieberman 
 Dates:  1934-2018 
 Abstract:  NA'AMAT USA is a Labor Zionist women's organization originally called Pioneer Women. The Cleveland Council of NA'AMAT was founded in 1926, one year after the national organization came into being. As the organization grew, it was divided into numbered chapters. At its peak, there were fourteen chapters. In 1999, there were four chapters in the Cleveland Council, serving 650 women. Pioneer Women was organized to provide training, educational services, and social services to women, children, and families in Palestine. The Cleveland Council raised funds and sponsored programs that informed the Cleveland community of social service and educational needs in Israel. The national organization also promoted Habonim, a youth organization, and sponsored Jewish and cultural activities. In 1985 the name Pioneer Women was changed to NA'AMAT USA, in order to more closely match its sister organization in Israel, NA'AMAT. The NA'AMAT USA Cleveland Council Records, Series IV collection consists of agendas, announcements, an anthem, booklets, brochures, bylaws, calendars, certificates, a constitution, correspondence, DVDs, flyers, guest books, invitations, lists, meeting minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, a pamphlet, play scripts, a photo album, photographs, programs, resolutions, scrapbook material, slides, speech texts, summary reports, and VHS tapes. 
 Call #:  MS 5461 
 Extent:  4.0 linear feet (4 boxes) 
 Subjects:  Naʻamat USA (Organization). Cleveland Council | Pioneer Women (Organization : U.S.). Cleveland Council | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs | Working-women’s clubs -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Labor Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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19Title:  Rebecca Aronson Brickner Papers     
 Creator:  Brickner, Rebecca Aronson 
 Dates:  1915-1980 
 Abstract:  Rebecca Aronson Brickner was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Her parents, Max and Dora Aronson, followed Orthodox Jewish practices and had strong ties to the Zionist movement. She received a rigorous Jewish education with Dr. Samson Benderley, and in 1910 accompanied him, as his Hebrew secretary, to New York City, where he established the Bureau of Jewish Education. While in New York, she became the first woman to complete a new program in Jewish education at the Jewish Theological Seminary, and the first woman with a professional degree in Jewish education in the United States. She married Barnett R. Brickner in 1919, accompanying him first to Cincinnati, Ohio, where be studied for the rabbinate at Hebrew Union College, and then to Toronto where his first pulpit was located. While living in Toronto, she established Hadassah in Canada; in 1912 she had been a founding member of Hadassah in the United States with Henrietta Szold. The Brickners came to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1925, where Rabbi Brickner was to lead Anshe Chesed Congregation (Fairmount Temple) until his death in 1958. Rebecca Brickner continued to promote Jewish education and women's organizations in Cleveland. By her impetus, in 1963 the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies became an agency independent of the Bureau of Jewish Education of Cleveland. She also established the college's Women's Association. The collection consists of writings, lecture notes, certificates, and a scrapbook. Of particular note is her account of the founding of Hadassah in 1912. 
 Call #:  MS 4776 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Brickner, Rebecca Aronson, 1894-1988. | Brickner, Barnett R. (Barnett Robert), 1892-1958. | Cleveland College of Jewish Studies. | Anshe Chesed Congregation (Cleveland, Ohio) | Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America. | Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish women -- Education. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Societies and clubs. | Jewish religious education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Zionism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Reform Judaism -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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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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