Papers, 1929-1931.


Papers, 1929-1931.

Correspondence, addresses, minutes, reports and resolutions, mainly concerning his tenure as president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis and his activities as rabbi of Temple Emanu-El in Dallas, Texas. Correspondents include Edward N. Calisch, Samuel S. Cohon, Solomon B. Freehof, Morris S. Lazaron, and Felix A. Levy. Also includes information relating to the League of Nations and World Union for Progressive Judaism.

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