Rabbi Herbert S. Goldstein papers, 1935-1959.
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Army-Navy Division is the branch of the JWB that intercedes for the needs and interests of Jewish military personnel; name officially introduced in 1941. From the guide to the National Jewish Welfare Board, Army-Navy Division records, undated, 1917-1955, 1969, 1974, (American Jewish Historical Society) Established 1917 to provide support services for Jewish military personnel, and after 1921 also for YM-YWHAs, Jewish community centers, and Jewish-sponsored camps. ...
The American Joint Distribution Committee was founded on November 27, 1914 when the American Jewish Relief Committee (AJRC) and the Central Committee for the Relief of Jews (CCRJ) joined forces under the name of the Joint Distribution Committee of American Funds for the Relief of Jewish War Sufferers. Although JDC reflected the diversity of the American Jewish Community, the Reform-oriented American Jewish Committee faction dominated its early leadership. Conceived as a temporary agency to relie...
Herbert Samuel Goldstein (1890-1970) was born on New York's Lower East Side, and received degrees from Columbia University, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Yeshiva University. He was instrumental in developing a model of Orthodox synagogue services and programming that would attract children of Eastern European immingrants, and implemented this in the Institutional Synagogue, located first in Harlem and then on Manhattan's Upper West Side (as the West Side Institutional Synagogue), where Go...