Israel Miller papers 1913 - 2002 1968 - 1998


Israel Miller papers 1913 - 2002 1968 - 1998

The collection primarily contains materials arising from the professional and organizational activities of Rabbi Israel Miller, such as the Conference of Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (1970-2000), the Memorial Foundation of Jewish Culture (1973-1995), the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (1971-1988), the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (1984-1988), the American Zionist Federation (1970-1976), the Israel Task Force of the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council (1980-1995), the American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry (1967-1977) the American Zionist Youth Foundation (1978-1988), and a small amount of material from Miller's involvement with Yeshiva University, primarily speeches. (The Yeshiva University administrative files found in the Papers have been incorporated into the institutional records of Yeshiva University). Miller's rabbinic career is documented through materials from events of the Kingsbridge Heights Jewish Center (1942-1968), as well as files of weddings and funerals at which he officiated or spoke, Jewish divorce cases in which he was involved (restricted), and several sermons he wrote. Also contains materials from Miller's activities as an army chaplain and head of the Jewish Welfare Board's Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy (1943, 1958-1963). Additionally, includes materials from Miller's involvement with the Jewish community of South Africa and the human rights of that country's population, as well as his attendance at the funeral of Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir as part of the U.S. Presidential Delegation (1978). Also includes personal and family materials and memorabilia, such as correspondence, photographs, awards, appointment books and audio recordings. There is also a series of 36 scrapbooks, dating from 1942 through 2002, which contain photographs, invitations, event announcements, and clippings.

125 Linear feet






SNAC Resource ID: 8101526

Yeshiva University

Related Entities

There are 12 Entities related to this resource.

United States (corporateBody)

Idaho became a state on July 3, 1890 with post offices being established as early as 1876. From the guide to the Franklin County, Idaho Post Office Location Records, 1876-1945, (Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives) These photographs document Region 4, started in 1910, of the US Forest Service, covering Utah, Nevada, Southern Idaho, and Western Wyoming. From the guide to the US Forest Service Photograph Collection., 19...

American Zionist Youth Foundation (corporateBody)

Miller, Israel, 1918-2002 (person)

Clergyman, educational administrator. From the description of Reminiscences of Israel Miller : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527441 Israel Miller (1918-2002) graduated Yeshiva College in 1938, was ordained at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) in 1941, and earned a Master's degree from Columbia University. Served as rabbi of the Bronx, N.Y.'s Kingsbridge Heights Jewish Center, from 1941 until 1968, in...

American Israel Public Affairs Committee. (corporateBody)

American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) provides information from the Jewish community to the U.S. Congress; they monitor each candidate, making sure they understand pro-Israel views and receive information. From the description of American Israel Public Affairs Committee records, 1989-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123410603 ...

Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (corporateBody)

The Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, the only international body dedicated solely to advancing Jewish cultural activities, was established by Dr. Nahum Goldmann in 1965 with reparation funds from the Government of West Germany. More than 40 organizations are represented in the Foundation. The Foundation awards scholarships and fellowships to scholars, writers, artists, rabbis, educators and communal workers to replace the cultural elite annihilated in Europe. Funds are provided to institu...

Yeshiva University (corporateBody)

National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council (U.S.) (corporateBody)

The National Community Relations Advisory Council (NCRAC) was founded on March 19, 1944 by the Council of Jewish Federations for the purpose of improving and safe-guarding Jewish communities in the United States from anti-Semitism at home and abroad, pursuing and nurturing the ideals of democratic pluralism found in the Bill of Rights, and fostering American support for Israel. In order to achieve their goals the organization committed itself to the ideals of equality, freedom, just...

National Jewish Welfare Board. Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy (corporateBody)

Rabbi Isaac Elchanan theological seminary (corporateBody)

Kingsbridge Heights Jewish Center (Bronx, New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

The Kingsbridge Heights Jewish Center was established in 1924 and was a vibrant Orthodox synagogue in the Kingsbridge section of Bronx, N.Y. for many decades. For over 50 years of its nearly 75 year history, the synagogue was served by three rabbis, Rabbi Israel Miller, Rabbi Abraham Kupchick, and Rabbi Nathan Bamberger. The synagogue closed in 1999. From the description of Kingsbridge Heights Jewish Center "Book of Life" 1927, 1999 (Yeshiva University). WorldCat record id: 525354236...

American Zionist Federation (corporateBody)

American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry (corporateBody)