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Jewish-community. Jewish community

 Record Group
Identifier: Jewish-community
Materials from the Jewish communities in and around Houston, Texas

Found in 116 Collections and/or Records:

Schneider Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 895
Overview This collection consists of two boxes containing administrative records, cookbooks, correspondences, journals, memorabilia, photos, programs, and publications from Harry and Riva Schneider during their involvement in the United Orthodox Synagogues of Houston, United Orthodox Synagogues Men's Club, and the United Orthodox Synagogues Sisterhood, spanning 1975-2016.
Dates: 1975 - 2016

Schuleman Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 807
Overview This collection consists of one folder containing a newspaper clipping on the death of one of Adath Israel's founders, a military pin, Israel Schuleman's graduation invitations from San Jacinto High School and the University of Texas Med School, and materials from his time in the U.S. Army (1946-1947; 1953) including, a photograph, a memorial certificate, dog tags, and military discharge papers.
Dates: 1928 - 1975

Schwartz/Stein Family [Schulenburg] papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 858
Overview The collection contains correspondence, photographs, news clippings, citizenship paperwork, a confirmation certificate, a book on the history of Temple Israel, guides to Jewish cemeteries in the area, and an oral history interview with Paula Schwartz Stein which document part of the lives of members of the Schwartz and Stein families within the Schulenburg Jewish community and events at Temple Israel from 1925-2020.
Dates: 1925 - 2020

Seven Acres/Jewish Home for the Aged records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 786
Overview The Seven Acres Records contain newsletters and a gala program showcasing programs and events for the aged, offering a glimpse of elderly care in the Houston Jewish community.
Dates: 1991 - 2015

Shearith Israel Congregation collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 738
Overview The collection contains six boxes of correspondence, event materials (including programs, correspondence, and memorabilia), newsletters, bulletins, news clippings, books, photographs, financial documents, sermons, and video and audio material of events that document the history of Shearith Israel Congregation in Wharton, Texas, from 1921 to 2002.
Dates: 1921 - 2002

Shelby D. Goodman collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 820
Overview The Shelby D. Goodman collection contains concept sketches and photographs of two of Goodman’s most influential buildings--the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston Building and the Kaplan Museum of Judaica. In addition, the collection has several religious group photographs, and six sound recordings of Jewish religious music, offering a rich insight into Jewish spaces and traditions in the community.
Dates: 1949 - 2015

Sherry Merfish Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 815
Overview The collection contains correspondence, awards, memorabilia, photographic slides, speeches, sermons, and conference/meeting and marketing/publicity materials that document Sherry Merfish's activism to end the negative stereotyping of Jewish women in the guise of the "Jewish American Princess" and, to a lesser extent, her work with EMILY'S List.
Dates: 1971 - 1993

Shirley Barish papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 755
Overview The collection contains correspondence, certificates, event materials, speeches and sermons, news clippings, newsletters, conference materials, photographs, a book draft and educational materials catalog, reports, and organizational materials that document Shirley Barish's time as an educator at Congregation Emanu El Religious School and as a youth group advisor for the Congregation's Temple youth groups.
Dates: 1965 - 2011

Sklar Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 789
Overview The Sklar Family papers contain photographs and certificates relevant to the Sklar family, such as Fred Sklar’s confirmation certificate and bar mitzvah materials. The papers offer a look at institutions such as the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization and Congregation Beth Jacob, and the ceremonies that tie families and communities together.
Dates: 1930 - 1954

S.L. Wisenberg family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 763
Overview This collections is made up of congregation Beth Yeshurun Anniversary/Dedication books and two scrapbooks containing photographs, school report cards, programs, newspaper clippings, agendas, and correspondence document the interests and activities of S.L. Wisenberg as a child between 1961 and 2001.
Dates: 1961 - 2001