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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 129 Collections and/or Records:

Fisher family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 819
Overview The Fisher Family papers include materials related to Rabbi Henry Cohen and his tenure at congregation B’nai Israel. A writer as a well as a scholar and community activist, Cohen’s knowledge of Jewry in Texas survives in the writings he left behind.
Dates: 1932 - 1941

Friedman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 832
Overview Made up of mostly class photos from Beth Yeshurun Day school, the Friedman Family papers show David and Rachel Friedman growing up in the tight-knit community formed by Beth Yeshurun’s outreach to Houston Jews.
Dates: 1970 - 2013

Gaber / Kline Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 854
Overview This collection is made up of four boxes containing certificates, correspondence, event materials, memorabilia, news clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and publications from the Gaber/Kline Family, spanning from 1916 to 2017.
Dates: 1916 - 2017

Geller and allied families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 768
Overview This collection contains photographs, clippings, correspondence, and newsletters related to members of the Geller and Leff families.
Dates: 1896 - 2000

Gertrude Estelle Denn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 765
Overview News clippings, a dance card, reunion and senior class night programs, a high school yearbook, and photographs record events in Gertrude Denn's life - predominantly in the 1940s.
Dates: 1938 - 2002

Gigi Yellen-Kohn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 856
Overview The Gigi Yellen-Kohn family papers are comprised of documents, news-clippings, photographs, and memorabilia from the Yellen-Kohn family. A family tree of the Yellen-Kohn family can be found in the control folder.
Dates: 1913 - 1973

Greenfield Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 860
Overview The collection consists of one box containing nine letters in Yiddish from Morris Greenfield to his future wife, Bessie Peters (Polycov), in 1915 and one large family photograph with three generation of Greenfields from 1918.
Dates: 1915 - 1918

Happy Katz Adath Israel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 889
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing legal and financial documents of incorporation for the Adath Israel Congregation and miscellaneous materials from the Adath Israel Congregation, spanning from 1905-1966.
Dates: 1905 - 1966

Harry Croft's Bar Mitvah Audio Recording

 Collection
Identifier: MS 921
Overview This collection contains an audio recording of Shabbat services at Congregation Beth Yeshurun in 1956 - Rabbi William Malev, Cantor George Wagner, and Harry Croft's Bar Mitzvah.
Dates: 1956

Hertz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 968
Overview Three boxes of photographs, programs, flyers, correspondence, service packets, t-shirts, and newspaper clippings from Congregation Emanu El, Interfaith Charities, the Jewish-Herald Voice, West Houston B'nai B'rith, JCC West Houston, Greene Family Camp, and NFTY document some activities members of the Hertz family were involved in from from 1966-2011.
Dates: 1966 - 2011