Finding aid for the Cleveland Bureau of Jewish Education Records, Series II


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Bureau of Jewish Education
Title: Cleveland Bureau of Jewish Education Records, Series II
Dates: 1925-1992
Dates: 1960-1979
Extent: 7.60 linear feet (9 containers)
Abstract: The Cleveland Bureau of Jewish Education was organized in 1924 as the coordinating agency for the following Jewish educational institutions in the Greater Cleveland , Ohio, area: Cleveland Hebrew Schools next hit, previous hit Hebrew Academy, United Jewish Religious Schools next hit, Institute of Jewish Studies, Workmen's Circle School, and Yeshivath Adath B'nai Israel. The collection consists of minutes, reports, budgets, and correspondence. The bulk of the collection is from 1960-1970, allowing the researcher to study the effects of rapid secularization and assimilation within the Cleveland, Ohio Jewish community and the efforts by community institutions responding to these forces. Notable documentation on the Cleveland previous hit Hebrew Schools next hit, Cleveland College of Jewish Studies, Hebrew Academy, and the Jewish Community Federation is included in these records.
MS Number MS 4748
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English