Records, 1873-1985.

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Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Records, 1873-1985.

Records, 1873-1985.

Correspondence, minutes, annual reports, Executive Board meeting transcripts, financial records, committee records, clippings, and nearprint materials. Persons represented include Lewis Abraham, Isaac W. Bernheim, Edward N. Calisch, Louis I. Egelson, Maurice N. Eisendrath, Hyman G. Enelow, Sadie Frank, J. Walter Freiberg, Alfred Godshaw, Maurice Henry Harris, Edward L. Heinsheimer, Max H. Heller, Emil G. Hirsch, Kivie Kaplan, Kaufmann Kohler, George A. Kohut, Joseph Krauskopf, Isaac Landman, Irving Lehman, Leo N. Levi, Lee Joseph Levinger, David Levintritt, Lipman Levy, Sara Lewinson, Louis Marshall, Henry Pereira Mendes, Adolph S. Ochs, Max Reichler, William Rosenau, Julius Rosenwald, Abram L. Sachar, Solomon Schechter, Jacob H. Schiff, Joseph Stolz, Ludwig Vogelstein, Isaac M. Wise, Stephen S. Wise, Simon Wolf, Samuel Woolner, and George Zepin.

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Abraham, Lewis H. (Lewis Harry), 1916-

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Lehman, Irving, 1876-1945

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Eisendrath, Maurice Nathan, 1902-1973

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National Jewish Welfare Board

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Kohler, Kaufmann, 1843-1926

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Rabbi and president of Hebrew Union College, of Cincinnati, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1851-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960625 Rabbi; president of Hebrew Union College. From the description of Kaufmann Kohler telegram, 1903 February 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 759218732 ...

Synagogue Council of America

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Stolz, Joseph, 1861-1941

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Levi, Leo N., 1856-1904

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Hebrew Union College

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Freiberg, J. Walter b. 1885.

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Ochs, Adolph S. (Adolph Simon), 1858-1935

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Sachar, Abram Leon, 1899-1993

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Harris, Maurice H. (Maurice Henry), 1859-1930

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Frank, Sadie Dora, 1890-1892.

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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...

Jewish Institute of Religion (New York, N.Y.)

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Graduate/rabbinic school founded in 1922 by Stephen S. Wise; merged in 1950 with Hebrew Union College of Cincinnati (founded in 1875) to become the New York campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. From the description of Records, 1921-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960624 ...

Kohut, George Alexander, 1874-1933

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Landman, Isaac, 1880-1946

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Central conference of american rabbis

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The Central Conference of American Rabbis is the oldest rabbinical association in the United States, established by the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, a Reform group, in 1889. The Conference has played an influential role in interfaith relations, military chaplaincy, church and state issues, social action, and religious education. Cleveland, Ohio, rabbis who have served as president of the organization include Moses J. Gries, Louis Wolsey, Barnett R. Brickner, and Arthur J. Lelyveld. ...

Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry), 1847-1920

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Banker; m. Theresa Loeb; member of Kuhn, Loeb & Co.; director of Central Trust Co., Western Union Telegraph Co., and Wells Fargo; president of Montefiore Home for Chronic Invalids; founded Jewish Theological Seminary and Semitic Museum, Harvard Univ.). From the description of Jacob Henry Schiff papers, 1900-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 436305005 Jewish-American banker and philanthropist. From the description of Correspondence ; 1914-1920 [microform]. ...

Schechter, S. 1847-1915.

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Heller, Max, 1860-1929

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Reform rabbi, of New Orleans, La.; b. Maximilian H. Heller. From the description of Papers, 1871-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960775 ...

Union of American Hebrew congregations

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Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies, of New York

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American Jewish Committee

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National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods

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Bernheim, Isaac W. (Isaac Wolfe), 1848-1945

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Louisville businessman, philanthropist. From the description of Isaac Wolfe Bernheim : papers, 1922-1943. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46726136 ...

Enelow, H. G. 1877-1934.

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Hebrew Sabbath School Union of America

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Zepin, George, 1878-1963

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Rabbi and communal executive, of Cincinnati, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1900-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960602 ...

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Association of Reform Congregations (New York, N.Y.)

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Egelson, Louis I. 1885-1957.

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Hebrew Union College. Alumni Association

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Ezra Hebrew School (New York, N.Y.)

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Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929

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American Jewish communal leader, lawyer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1900-1929]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516821 Lawyer, civic and communal leader, civil rights advocate, labor union meditator, and philanthropist, of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1891-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70925069 Prominent Jewish-American lawyer and philanthropist. From the description of Correspondence, 1916-1929 [microform...

Mendes, H. Pereira (Henry Pereira), 1852-1937

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Rabbi at Congregation Shearith Israel, 1877-1920. From the description of Papers, 1877-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155471166 Orthodox Sephardic rabbi and communal leader. From the description of Collection, 1877-1908 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 47961736 Rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel, New York City; Orthodox and Zionist leader; co-founder of Jewish Theological Seminary of America. From the d...

Lewinson, Sara

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