Jewish-community. Jewish community
Materials from the Jewish communities in and around Houston, Texas
Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:
Alan Lipman (BBYO) Programs
Identifier: MS 864
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO) event programs from Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA) and B'nai B'rith Girls (BBG), as well as event programs from Sigma Alpha Rho. The programs were donated by Alan Lipman and span from 1970-1982.
Dates: 1970 - 1982
Alex Bregman baseball bat
Identifier: MS 816
Overview This item is a game-used, cracked bat belonging to Alex Bregman with the Houston Astros.
Amalya Shandelman Photography Collection
Identifier: MS 892
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing photographs taken by Amalya Shandelman of the final service held by the United Orthodox Synagogues in February 2018, following the events of Hurricane Harvey in the fall of 2017.
American Associates Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Greater Texas Region programs
Identifier: MS 793
Overview The American Associates Ben-Gurion University of the Negev programs offer unique insight into the global connections of Jewish culture and tradition with their extension of the Israeli university community into the Greater Texas Region, acknowledgement of influential figures, and exploration of kosher food.
Dates: 2013 - 2018
AMIT [Americans for Israel and Torah] Pearl Schwartz-Houston Chapter Papers
Identifier: MS 792
Overview The AMIT collection is made up of six membership directories, each containing a brief history and statement of purpose, officer list, membership list, and advertisements from local businesses put out annually by the Pearl Schwartz-Houston Chapter of the leading education network across all measurements in Israel, Americans for Israel and Torah.
Askanase Family papers
Identifier: MS 776
Overview The collection includes one box of personal correspondence, certificates, newspaper and newsletter clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and a scrapbook that document the activities of Reuben Askanase, Hilda Graham Askanase, David Askanase, and Susan Askanase between 1948 and 2013.
Dates: 1948 - 2013
Aubrey and Sylvia Farb Papers
Identifier: MS 741
Overview This collection contains a small number of programs, certificates, booklets, an oral history recording and transcript, and correspondence regarding imminent Jewish Associations in Houston and Aubrey Farb's personal papers from 1938 to 2018.
Dates: 1938 - 2018
Bell Family papers
Identifier: MS 787
Overview The Bell family collection contains materials from various family members, such as a photograph of Boris “Bussie” Bell’s bowling team, report cards from Walter Bell’s school days, and piano recital programs featuring Marian Bell. A later addendum contributed photo albums of both the extended Bell family and activities with the Nite Owls at the Jewish Community Center, and the Workmen’s Circle. The materials are social in nature and reveal the Bell family’s connections to the larger Houston...
Dates: 1910 - 2004
Bennet L. "Bill" Blumberg scrapbook collection
Identifier: MS 809
Overview The Bennet L. "Bill" Blumberg scrapbook collection is made up of one award and two scrapbooks containing photographs and news-clippings depicting the lives of Bill Blumberg, his wife Helen, and their family.
Dates: 1940s, 1974
Berman Family papers
Identifier: MS 750
Overview The collection includes one box of correspondence; certificates of military service, public school attendance, marriage, and training; news clippings and part of a newsletter; a conference program; genealogy materials; and numerous photographs of family, friends, and events which document the history and activities of members of the Berman family from 1925 to 1989.
Dates: 1925 - 1989