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Jews and Jewish life

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Part of TARO subject browse terms

Found in 167 Collections and/or Records:

Stolbun/Workmen's Circle collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 783
Overview This collection contains materials relevant to the century-old Workmen’s Circle, a social justice organization dedicated to preserving Jewish identity and activism. The materials include group portraits of members in 1925 and 1945, and a Certificate of Service presented to Edith Winograd Stolbun, whose son donated the collection.
Dates: 1925, 1945

Sylvia and Morris Schultz papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0959
Overview This collection includes a confirmation certificate, wedding photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a 65th Anniversary booklet for Sylvia and Morris Schultz spanning the years 1944 to 2018.
Dates: 1944 - 2018

Tania Brown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 842
Overview The Tania Brown Family Papers feature the wartime record of Frank Brown, shown through correspondence and documents, and Rachel Mayer Brown’s involvement in the Texas Southern Region’s Hadassah Organization through a photo album memorializing her experiences and connections to the larger Jewish Community.
Dates: 1940 - 1997

Temple Freda [Bryan, TX] collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0811
Overview The Temple Freda collection is made up of documents, photographs, and news clippings concerning one of the oldest religious buildings in Bryan, Texas. Though used for different things over the years, Temple Freda remains stalwart in its support for the Jewish community in Bryan, interacting with both congregation Beth Shalom, and the A&M Hillel in College Station.
Dates: 1912 - 2006

Terri Bamberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 952
Overview A Pleasantville brochure, a Jewish-Herald Voice Rosh Hashanah magazine, a B'nai B'rith Reflections Book, a photograph of Beth Jacob/Turnberry Circle, and Joske's and Weingarten employee pins document some activities that Terri Bamberger was involved in from 1951 to 2001.
Dates: 1951 - 2001

Texas Jewish Historical Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1041
Overview Two boxes containing Texas Jewish Historical Society Newsletters, membership directories, and a brochure document some events and activities undertaken by the Texas Jewish Historical Society from 1999 to present.
Dates: 1999 - 2022

The New York Deli and Coffee Shop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 875
Overview The New York Deli and Coffee Shop collection preserves a glimpse of the titular influential local community nexus. The kosher bagel shop has been passed down through three generations of Kornhaber family and has made its mark on the local populace with its friendly atmosphere and commitment to community service.
Dates: 2002 - 2005

Topek/Silverman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0808
Overview The collection contains one folder of programs from events at Congregation Emanu El and Brith Shalom; a photograph of Joseph Silverman at the construction site for Houston's first modern skyscraper, the Melrose Building, downtown on the corner of Walker and San Jacinto; a newsclipping about Melvin Silverman's death; and a Beth Yeshurun newsletter.
Dates: 1951 - 1980

Tradition Board Game Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 900
Overview Planning materials, board games, a scrapbook, press releases and other publicity materials document the activities undertaken by Estelle Panzer, Janis Odensky, and Judy Jordan between 1984 and 1989 to create the Tradition Jewish trivia board game. The collection also includes an oral history with Estelle Panzer and Janis Odensky conducted in 2019.
Dates: 1984 - 2019

United Orthodox Synagogues records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 712
Overview This collection is made up of eight boxes containing books, bulletins, correspondence, event materials, financial records, flyers, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, plaques, programs, scrapbooks, videos, and yearbooks from United Orthodox Synagogues spanning from 1935 to 2023.
Dates: 1935 - 2023