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Rabbi Herman Abramowitz

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
SH-01; 304
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w
Other Title Information
Portrait
Date
[ca. 1902-1947]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
304
Places
Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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GORDON, Rabbi Jacob.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn179
Collection
GORDON, Rabbi Jacob.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0073
Scope and Content
Correspondence about Kashrut (Kosher food certification). Yiddish flyers about Kashrut, Sabbath and Passover. Yiddish press clippings about religious and secular matters, Zionism. Yiddish press clippings - obituary about Mrs. Gordon. Letter by Lillian Freiman about immigration. Divorce document (Ge…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
GORDON, Rabbi Jacob.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Correspondence about Kashrut (Kosher food certification). Yiddish flyers about Kashrut, Sabbath and Passover. Yiddish press clippings about religious and secular matters, Zionism. Yiddish press clippings - obituary about Mrs. Gordon. Letter by Lillian Freiman about immigration. Divorce document (Get) in Hebrew from Toronto.
Date
1913-1938.
Fonds No.
P0073
History Biographical
Born in 1877, Rabbi Jacob Gordon was Dean of the Toronto Rabbinate for 30 years. He was founder and organizer of Toronto Hebrew Free School and Hebrew Free Burial Society. He was executive member of National Council of Zionist Organization of Canada and a founder of Canadian Jewish Congress and member of its Central Region Executive. He was the first Rabbi in North America to teach Talmud in Hebrew and authored several learned religious tomes. He died in 1934.
Notes
Yiddish, English and Hebrew.Mostly originals, press clippings.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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GLAZER, Rabbi Simon.

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Collection
GLAZER, Rabbi Simon.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.05 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0076
Scope and Content
Photocopies of his daily journal for 1909 and correspondence which casts light upon the life of the Orthodox immigrant Jewish community of Montreal.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
GLAZER, Rabbi Simon.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.05 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Photocopies of his daily journal for 1909 and correspondence which casts light upon the life of the Orthodox immigrant Jewish community of Montreal.
Date
1903-1927.
Fonds No.
P0076
History Biographical
Rabbi Simon Glazer was born in 1878. He was an Orthodox Rabbi and an author. During the years he lived in Montreal, he was Chief Rabbi of the United Synagogues of Montreal & Quebec City. He was also a founder of the Keneder Adler. He died in 1938.
Notes
The original diary is housed at the American Jewish Archives (Cincinnati).
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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FEUERWERKER, Rabbi David

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Collection
FEUERWERKER, Rabbi David
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
Env. 7 metres of textual records. - Env. 35 photographs.
Fonds No.
P0251
Scope and Content
The collection consists of the papers of Rabbi David Feuerwerker and his wife Antoinette Gluck Feuerwerker. The collection was received in two increments, the first consisting of 15 boxes before arrangement. Subjects of these documents include correspondence, University of Montreal issues, research…
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
FEUERWERKER, Rabbi David
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
Env. 7 metres of textual records. - Env. 35 photographs.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of the papers of Rabbi David Feuerwerker and his wife Antoinette Gluck Feuerwerker. The collection was received in two increments, the first consisting of 15 boxes before arrangement. Subjects of these documents include correspondence, University of Montreal issues, research notes and copies of from archives used in preparation of writings on the emancipation of the Jews of France, documents about the Rabbi's involvement in the Montreal Va'ad Ha'ir, family and immigration-related papers. A few photographs of the rabbi's funeral were among these papers. Two boxes pertain specifically to the activities of the Rabbi's wife Antoinette Gluck Feuerwerker. The second group of documents, received on June 11 and distributed into an additional 8 boxes, contains additional University of Montréal materials, and approximately 25 family photographs, among them Rabbi Feuerwerker as a child with his father and with his sisters, a wartime image from when he served as a French army chaplain (newsprint photo), pictures of Antoinette Feuerwerker with their daughters, and other pictures of the daughters (notably Natania, also pictured with her husband Gérard Étienne) , as well as a folder box of biographical documents about Rabbi Feuerwerker compiled at the time of his death. After cataloguing, the collection was divided into the following series: A) University of Montreal documents, B) Writings, C) Rabbinic activities D) Personal documents, E) Research notes, F) Correspondance and materials on diverse subjects, and G) Antoinette Gluck Feuerwerker's papers.
Date
[1914-1991].
Fonds No.
P0251
History Biographical
Born in Geneva in 1912 into a family of Hungarian Jewish origin, Rabbi Feuerwerker arrived in Montreal from France in the 1966 after a career in France which included serving as an army chaplain in the French army and participating in the Resistance during World War II, then serving as Chief Rabbi in Lyon, and later officiating in Neuilly-sur-Seine and Tournelles, near Paris, as well as teaching at the Sorbonne. In Montreal he was the first native Francophone rabbi associated with the Va'ad Ha'Ir of Montreal, and founded the first French language Jewish Studies program in Canada, at the University of Montreal. He also conducted religious services out of his home. His most well-known published work was about the emancipation of the Jews of France. Rabbi Feuerwerker died in Montreal on June 20, 1980 and was buried in Jerusalem. His wife Antoinette (Gluck) Feuerwerker was born in 1912, in Antwerp (Borgherout), Belgium. Before WWII she was a jurist with a degree from the University of Strasbourg, After they married in 1939, she worked with Rabbi Feuerwerker in the Resistance in France in WWII, and was involved in his research and counseling activities after the war. In Montreal she taught at College Français. Modern Orthodox (Ashkenazi) in orientation like her husband, after Rabbi Feuerwerker's death she kept his home synagogue (shtible) operating from 1980 to 2000 and served as its spiritual counselor. She died in February 2003, three years after moving to Israel.
Custodial History
The collection was donated by Rabbi Feuerwerker's daughter, Natania Étienne-Feuerwerker (via Pierre Anctil)
Notes
Alpha-numeric designations: P15/11, MC 36.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Rabbi Lippa Medjuck Collection

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Collection
Rabbi Lippa Medjuck Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.1m of textual material
Fonds No.
1142
Scope and Content
The collection contains copies and originals of hebrew prayers, notebooks, newspaper clippings and correspondence.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rabbi Lippa Medjuck Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.1m of textual material
Scope and Content
The collection contains copies and originals of hebrew prayers, notebooks, newspaper clippings and correspondence.
Date
1889-1985
Fonds No.
1142
Storage Location
2-1A
History Biographical
Rabbi Lippa Medjuck lived in Moncton, New Brunswick and was the rabbi at the Tiferes Israel Synagague for over 30 years.
Language
Hebrew
English
Yiddish
Custodial History
Some of the content included in the collection was transferred to the JPL by the University of Toronto.
Subjects
Religious leaders
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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COHEN, Rabbi Zvi Hirsch.

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Collection
COHEN, Rabbi Zvi Hirsch.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.23 metres of textual records. - 1 sound element.
Fonds No.
P0040
Scope and Content
Register of marriages and births officiated by him 1899-1925 at Congregation Beth Israel of Montreal. Provincial marriage licences, official birth declarations and Hebrew marriage certificates. Biographical press clippings and articles on religion mostly in Yiddish. (Addition I) Approx 200 letters,…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
COHEN, Rabbi Zvi Hirsch.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.23 metres of textual records. - 1 sound element.
Scope and Content
Register of marriages and births officiated by him 1899-1925 at Congregation Beth Israel of Montreal. Provincial marriage licences, official birth declarations and Hebrew marriage certificates. Biographical press clippings and articles on religion mostly in Yiddish. (Addition I) Approx 200 letters, 3 files of clippings by and about Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Cohen of Montreal, and his son-in-law Harry Feirst (USA). 164 letters by Hirsch to family members in Yiddish and Hebrew (1904-1947). 25 other letters to Fierst. Report and sermon. (Addition II) Letters to P. Fierst, Hebrew letter 1929 from Israel describing the Arab Riots, letter 1927 about his son's Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem, Jewish Welfare Board in New York, Rabbi Eisenstadt Correspondence from New York. (Addition III) 1 interview cassette of Herbert Fierst interviewing Phil Vineberg (relative) about recollections of Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Cohen.
Date
1899-1980.
Fonds No.
P0040
History Biographical
Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Cohen was born in 1862 in Lithuania and received his rabbinical ordination in Vilna and Volozhin. He was dean of the Canadian Rabbinate and president of the Montreal Council of Orthodox Rabbis; opened the first session of Canadian Jewish Congress with a prayer in 1919; founder of Jewish Community Council of Montreal (Va'ad Ha'ir) and Talmud Torah School; active in Mizrachi organization of Orthodox Zionists; served on executive of Federation of Jewish Philanthropies; author of many learned articles on religion. He died in 1950
Custodial History
The donor, Herbert Fierst, is the son of Harry Fierst, son-in-law of Zvi Hirsch, to whom most of the correspondence is addressed. Harry Fierst, a businessman, was involved in religious and Zionist Jewish causes. Herbert, a lawyer, helped displaced person (DPs) after WWII.
Notes
Fragile materials.P97/11, P97/11add, P97/11add2.English, Yiddish and Hebrew.An interview tape about the family history was donated by Mr. Fierst in 1998.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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COLTON, Rabbi J. L. = Registration books.

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Collection
COLTON, Rabbi J. L. = Registration books.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
34 notebooks.
Fonds No.
P0167
Scope and Content
34 notebooks organized alphabetically by year; recording the names of the boys circumcised in Montreal and small Quebec towns in the surrounding region, including the Laurentian foothills. The notebooks also include the records of a small number of marriages performed by Rabbi Colton as well as gir…
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
COLTON, Rabbi J. L. = Registration books.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
34 notebooks.
Scope and Content
34 notebooks organized alphabetically by year; recording the names of the boys circumcised in Montreal and small Quebec towns in the surrounding region, including the Laurentian foothills. The notebooks also include the records of a small number of marriages performed by Rabbi Colton as well as girls' births recorded by him. The notebooks can be used in order to find civil record folios containing additional information
Date
1917-1953.
Fonds No.
P0167
History Biographical
Rabbi Colton was the primary mohel (ritual circumciser) for Montreal and the surrounding area during the late 1910s to the early 1950s. His handwritten registration books thus provide a key to locating birth and other vital records recorded in greater detail in civil archives.
Custodial History
The collection was donated by Annette Colton and Fay (Colton) Magid, daughter-in-law and daughter of Rabbi Colton. The initial contact was made through the Jewish Genealogical Society of Montreal. Copies of the books have been made by the society prior to donation.
Notes
P99/06.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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FORT WILLIAM: Press clippings (including first synagogue dedicated 1910); correspondence - B'nai Brith lodge donation to Mo'ess Chittin, Shaarey Shomayim letter from Rabbi Fuerst

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn56238
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZD; ZD
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1910-1965
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZD
File No.
ZD
Subjects
FORT WILLIAM: Press clippings (including first synagogue dedicated 1910); correspondence - B'nai Brith lodge donation to Mo'ess Chittin, Shaarey Shomayim letter from Rabbi Fuerst
Places
Ontario
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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VICTORIA: Correspondence re land grants, request for rabbi, Congregation Emanu-El secretary's annual report 1863, Congregation restoration; report of Committee on 'buying parcel of ground for future synagogue'; Congregation history and documents finding aid; Jewish Historical Society of B.C. 'The Scribe' publication; press clippings

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn56672
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZD; ZD
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions

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