New York Board of Rabbis Records undated, 1881-2000 1948-2000
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New York rabbi. From the description of Papers, 1934-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122425441 ...
Stephen Samuel Wise was born in Budapest, Hungary, and came to the United States the following year. He graduated with honors from Columbia University and in 1893 he was ordained in Austria "The People's Rabbi," as Wise would later be known, developed his deep concern for the less fortunate at an early age. Wise fought for housing projects, the abolition of child labor, the improvement of working conditions, securing rights for female workers and equal rights for African Americans. He founded th...
Born in 1892 in Ungarisch Brod, Moravia (now Slovakia), Leo Jung was raised in Moravia and in London, where his father, Rabbi Meir Zvi Jung, led London's Federation of Synagogues. Leo Jung received his rabbinic ordination from Rabbi David Hoffman at the Berlin Hildesheimer Seminary and his Ph.D. from London University. In 1920 he arrived in America to become the rabbi of the Knesseth Israel Congregation in Cleveland, Ohio. Two years later, in 1922, he moved to New York City and began more than s...
American rabbi and communal leader. From the description of Papers, 1910-1918. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 46611785 From the description of Correspondence and reports, 1909-1921 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 47747245 From the description of Correspondence and reports, 1912-1919 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 47734929 From the description of Correspondence and printed m...
Chancellor, Jewish Theological Seminary of America. From the description of Correspondence to Chaim Potok, 1955-1981. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 700038813 ...
A leading figure in American Jewish life during the 20th century, Reverend Dr. David de Sola Pool was minister of Congregation Shearith Israel (the first Jewish congregation to be established in North America) in New York City and President of the Union of Sephardic Congregations. Rev. Dr. de Sola Pool married Tamar Hirschensohn (1890-1981) in 1917. Tamar H. de Sola Pool was National President of Hadassah (1939-1943) and active in the National Council of Jewish Women and World Zionist Organizati...
Prior to 1978, the Dept. of Mental Hygiene was responsible for various services to the mentally disabled and mentally ill and for treatment oversight. It received patient admission lists from various public and private treatment facilities throughout New York State. Despite the 1978 split of the department into the Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMRDD), facilities under the jurisdiction of OMRDD continue...
The mayor, who is elected to a four year term, is the chief executive officer of the city. The mayor may be removed by the governor after due process. In case of a vacancy, the President of the Council acts as mayor. If both the offices are vacant, the Comptroller acts as mayor. The mayor is responsible for the overall administration of the government of the City of New York. Vested in the mayor's office is the power to create, maintain, reorganize or eliminate city agen...