Jewish-community. Jewish community
Materials from the Jewish communities in and around Houston, Texas
Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:
Congregation Beth Am (Or Ami) Records
Identifier: MS 733
Overview The collection consists of one box of correspondence, event materials, news clippings, newsletters, and institutional records such as, committee meeting minutes, speeches, and fundraising materials from Congregation Beth Am between 1978 and 2022 and an oral history with Rabbi Gideon Estes in 2020.
Dates: 1978 - 2022
Congregation Beth Israel collection
Identifier: MS 711
Overview The Congregation Beth Israel Collection offers a glimpse into the day-to-day goings-on of Congregation Beth Israel, with documents spanning a century of the Jewish temple’s existence. Books, memorabilia, directories, programs, sermons, and church bulletins from different decades show the similarities and changes at Beth Israel as it continues to grow with the rest of Houston’s Jewish Community.
Dates: 1854 - 2012
Congregation Beth Jacob - Houston, World War II banner
Identifier: MS 822
Overview Silk banner embroidered with 220 names of World War II veterans associated with Beth Jacob Congregation, then located at 3847 Turnberry Circle, Houston, TX.
Congregation Beth Jacob, Galveston [TX] records
Identifier: MS 794
Overview The Congregation Beth Jacob, Galveston [TX] records is made up of letters, invitations, programs, bulletins, directories, legal documents, and a DVD recording the history of this small, vibrant congregation on Texas’ southern coast. Formed from two smaller communities--Russian and Austro-Hungarian--the congregation has a rich history of tradition.
Dates: 1947 - 2011
Congregation Beth Yeshurun of Houston records
Identifier: MS 722
Overview This collection is made up of 51 boxes and includes materials from Congregation Adath Yeshurun, Congregation Beth El, and Congregation Beth Yeshurun; the Schwartz Family Library; materials from the congregations' merger; Shearith Israel Congregation in Wharton, Texas and a few other congregations from the years 1891-2021.
Dates: 1891 - 2021
Congregation Emanu El Collection
Identifier: MS 0726
Overview This collection is made up of six boxes containing administrative materials, bulletins, correspondence, event materials, organization/committee materials, photographs, publications, and transcripts of TV broadcasts from Congregation Emanu El, spanning the years 1943-2022.
Dates: 1943 - 2022
Congregation K'nesseth Israel [Baytown] Collection
Identifier: MS 0924
Overview This collection consists of two boxes containing news clippings, newsletters, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, video tapes, and yearbooks documenting the history of Congregation K'nesseth Israel in Baytown, Texas, from 1931-2019.
Dates: 1931 - 2019
Croft/Wunsch family papers
Identifier: MS 752
Overview The Croft/Wunsch family papers include correspondence, awards and citations, photographs, scrapbooks, news clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, and marketing and event materials that document, primarily, the lives of the Croft and Kaplan families, and to a lesser degree, members of the Wunsch family.
Dates: 1931 - 2018
Daily / Hart Family Papers
Identifier: MS 893
Overview The collection consists of four boxes containing family materials and synagogue/organization materials from Congregations Beth Israel, Emanu El and B'nail B'rith, including certificates, contracts, correspondence, school materials, reports, photographs, scrapbooks and memory books, and memorabilia spanning the years 1911 to 2015.
Dates: 1911 - 2015
Dan & Ellen Trachtenberg papers
Identifier: MS 756
Overview The collection contains news clippings, newsletters, event programs, photographs, and slides that document a small part of Ellen and Dan Trachtenberg's activism to improve conditions for Soviet Jews.
Dates: 1977 - 1989