Jews and Jewish life
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Found in 153 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 833
Overview The Chabad of Houston collection contains materials related to the institution’s many programs, its history, and especially the galas and events celebrating the impact the Chabad has had on the Houston Jewish community.
Dates: 1990 - 2016
Identifier: MS 919
Overview Two boxes consisting of photographs, news clippings, school materials, certificates and diploma, programs/booklets, correspondence, speeches, and invitations, document part of the lives of members of the Chaskin / Hecht family from 1917 to 1995.
Dates: 1917 - 1995
Identifier: MS 873
Overview The Colish / Samuels Family Papers follow the early days of Rabbi Robert Lewis Samuels through his attendance at Lanier Junior High and San Jacinto High School, his Confirmation, and participation in activities like the Aleph Zadik Aleph organization and sports teams for football and baseball.
Dates: 1943 - 1951
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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