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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 131 Collections and/or Records:

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

Houston Chronicle Photo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 814
Overview Photographs used in the Houston Chronicle and/or taken by Chronicle photographers document activities within the Houston Jewish community between the 1940s and 2000s.
Dates: ca. 1940s-2000s

Houston Hadassah collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 775
Overview This collection consists of two boxes of membership directories from 1955 to 1965 and 1993 to 2002 and two scrapbooks that span the years 1970 to 1976 and one scrapbook from 1981 to 1983 that include newsletters, event invitations, news clippings, marketing material, photographs, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1955 - 2002

Houston Hillel Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS 732
Overview The collection consists of scrapbooks documenting the events and programs of Houston Hillel from 1975-2008, featuring photographs, event flyers, calendar, newsletters, news clippings, invitations, and other ephemera.
Dates: 1975 - 2008

Houston Jewish History Archive Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 976
Overview The is a digital collection of oral history interviews conducted as part of the Houston Jewish History Archive.
Dates: 2018 - 2022

Houston Jewish History Archive Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 874
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, publicity materials, a statement about the founding of the Houston Jewish History Archive (HJHA), meeting materials, newsletters, and news clippings that feature the work the HJHA is doing to preserve materials belonging to individuals and synagogues in the Houston Jewish community following the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
Dates: 2017 - 2019

Houston Post Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 969
Overview Photographs used in the Houston Post and/or taken by Post photographers document activities within the Houston Jewish community between the 1950s and 1990s.
Dates: ca. 1950s-1990s

Isaacs/Hofeller Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 903
Overview The collection consists of one box containing correspondence; books; event materials, including dance programs and wedding invitations; bulletins; newsletters and news clippings; a photograph; and a VHS cassette featuring an interview with 104 year old Lorraine Isaacs Hofeller regarding the 1900 Galveston storm. Materials in the collection range from 1919 to 2002.
Dates: 1919 - 2002

Janice Rubin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 751
Overview The collection consists of two boxes of correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, programs, photographic material, and media (VHS, audio cassettes, and cds) that document some of Janice Rubin's activities as a teacher, musician, and photographer within the Houston Jewish community from 1953 to 2015. Also included is a packet of materials provided to Jewish service members during World War II.
Dates: 1941 - 2015