Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Jews and Jewish life

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

Found in 177 Collections and/or Records:

Jerry Wische JCC Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 931
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing administrative records, event materials, newsletters and news clippings, correspondence, and media from Jerry Wische's personal collection of Houston Jewish Community Center materials spanning from 1936-2021.
Dates: 1936 - 2021

Jewish Family Service records [Houston]

 Collection
Identifier: MS 785
Overview This collection contains programs, pamphlets, photographs, speeches, correspondence, compact discs, administrative records, and newsletters that document part of the history of Jewish Family Service - Houston from 1947 to 2015, including oral history interviews conducted with former staff and board members.
Dates: 2008-2015

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 0781
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

Joan and Stanford Alexander South Texas Jewish Archives Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 874
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, publicity materials, a statement about the founding of the Joan and Stanford Alexander South Texas Jewish Archives, formerly known as the Houston Jewish History Archive (HJHA), meeting materials, newsletters, and news clippings that feature the work the STJA 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 - 2023

Joe Williams Family [Beaumont, TX] papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1012
Overview The collection contains correspondence, family photographs, slides, property deeds, post cards, VHS recordings, audio of bar mitzvah, newsletters, news clippings, membership cards, and scrapbooks spanning the years 1908 to 2012.
Dates: 1908 - 2012

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

Judith Goldman Soviet Jewry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0967
Overview One box containing the Action Newsletter produced by Judith Goldman, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, and speeches documents some of Judith Goldman's time as president of Houston Action for Soviet Jewry from 1983 to 2020.
Dates: 1983 - 2020

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