Herbert S. and Rebecca Goldstein papers
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In 1898 Rabbi Henry Pereira Mendes of Shearith Israel and representatives of fifty Orthodox congregations founded the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (UOJCA), also widely known as the Orthodox Union (OU). The organization’s founding mission was to perpetuate and preserve Modern Orthodox Judaism and to unify Jewish immigrant populations by connecting and strengthening Orthodox synagogue congregations across the United States, as well as Canada. The UOJCA steadily gr...
Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...
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...
Agudat Israel held its founding convention in Kattowitz in 1912. It is a Jewish organization which seeks to preserve Orthodoxy by adherence to halakhah as the principle governing Jewish life and society. Poʻale Agudat Yiśraʼel was founded in 1922 as a religious labor movement dedicated to building the Land of Israel according to the Torah. It was originally an offshoot of Agudat Israel, but became an independent organization in 1960. From the description of Poster and printed epheme...