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Jews and Jewish life

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
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Found in 145 Collections and/or Records:

Jewish Federation of Greater Houston records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 714
Overview This collection which spans 1939 to 2018 includes a 1939-1943 notebook from the Refugee Services Committee which assisted Jews fleeing the Nazi regime in WWII, as well as a variety of photographs of people and events from the Federation's activities in the 1980s. The addendum includes event programs, guides, and one VHS recording.
Dates: 1939 - 2018

Jewish Herald-Voice Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 781
Overview This collection contains issues of the Jewish Herald-Voice, as well as related correspondence, newsprint and articles, photographs, and a Directory of Jewish Organizations showcasing different aspects of the Jewish community and smaller groups that make it up. "Representing the great and powerful diversity of [the Houston and Texas Gulf Coast Jewish communities,] the Herald unites many thoughts in its weekly pages" (Newspaper owners Samuels and Levy).
Dates: 1928 - 2008

Jewish Institute for Medical Research Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 922
Overview This collection consists of one box containing correspondence, meeting materials, photographs, news clippings, etc. pertaining to the history and operations of the Jewish Institute for Medical Research from 1959-2019.
Dates: 1959 - 2019

Joyce Gilbert papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 805
Overview One box containing certificates, correspondence, a travel journal, photographs, a magazine article, event materials, and a Soviet Jewry nameplate documents Joyce Gilbert's activities in the Houston Jewish community and her work to assist Russian Jewry from 1975 to 2018.
Dates: 1975 - 2018

Jules H. Borger collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 810
Overview The Jules H. Borger collection offers a glimpse into the Houston Jewish community from the 1910 to 2015. Containing a number of materials such as bulletins, postcards, photographs, programs, magazines, and news clippings, the collection illuminates the day-to-day existence of some of Houston’s more prominent Jewish points of interest.
Dates: 1910 - 2015

Karen Diane Katz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 989
Overview BBYO booklets and a group photo, a JCC event program, correspondence, and a photo from the 1974 Bellaire Senior Prom document some activities Karen Diane Katz participated in from 1972 to 1974.
Dates: 1972 - 1974

Kathy Cohn Knott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1042
Overview One box of news clippings, correspondence, and event materials document some of the history of the Levy / Lipper / Cohn families from 1922 to 1961.
Dates: 1922 - 1961

Katz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 872
Overview The collection consists of personal photographs, a play written about Ben Katz, Beth Yeshurun programs, a VHS recording, and materials about the history of Beth Yeshurun that document some activities and interests of the Katz family within the Houston Jewish community from 1939 to 1991.
Dates: 1939 - 1991

Kaufman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 769
Overview The collection includes certificates, correspondence, family photos, publications, a Bellaire High School commencement program, speeches, a scrapbook, an oral history, and memorabilia from the 1960 Democratic National Convention that document the activities of Stephen Kaufman, primarily, and to a lesser extent his wife, Ann, and both of their families.
Dates: 1900 - 2021

Kaufman/Eskowitz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 788
Overview With documents and items spanning from 1896-2008, the Kaufman/Eskowitz Family Papers provide insight into the lives of several members of the Kaufman/Eskowitz family, with most information focusing on Inez Kaufman Eskowitz. An attendee at Beth El religious school and a member of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, Inez attended the Young Judea Annual Convention in 1945. This collection includes school reports, certificates, pamphlets, photographs, and a school assignment from these instances,...
Dates: 1896 - 2008