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Letter, Rabbi Abraham Brenner to Rabbi Shtern

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Collection
Rabbi Abraham Shtern Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Fonds No.
1175; 00006
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rabbi Abraham Shtern Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Date
[before 1955]
Fonds No.
1175
File No.
00006
Storage Location
1-3F
Ctn.001
Language
Yiddish
Subjects
Shtern, Abraham
Rabbis
Rabbis -- Canada.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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KIRSHENBAUM, Rabbi David.

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Collection
KIRSHENBAUM, Rabbi David.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.04 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0104
Scope and Content
Correspondence in English and Yiddish about religion, Zionism, politics. Biographical press clippings. Pamphlets and published articles on religion and Zionism. Polish passport 1923.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
KIRSHENBAUM, Rabbi David.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.04 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Correspondence in English and Yiddish about religion, Zionism, politics. Biographical press clippings. Pamphlets and published articles on religion and Zionism. Polish passport 1923.
Date
1940-1978.
Fonds No.
P0104
History Biographical
Born in Poland in 1902, Rabbi David Kirshenbaum was a religious and community leader in London, Ontario. He was also a Zionist author and frequent contributor to the Anglo-Jewish press in Canada.
Notes
English and Yiddish.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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ROSENBERG, Rabbi Stuart.

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Collection
ROSENBERG, Rabbi Stuart.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.05 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0131
Scope and Content
Articles, pamphlets. Book review; article Rabbinate is Changing. Canadian Jewish Congress items. Personal correspondence. Press clippings. Typescript Christianity and Anti-Semitism. Obituary.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
ROSENBERG, Rabbi Stuart.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.05 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Articles, pamphlets. Book review; article Rabbinate is Changing. Canadian Jewish Congress items. Personal correspondence. Press clippings. Typescript Christianity and Anti-Semitism. Obituary.
Date
1959-1977.
Fonds No.
P0131
History Biographical
Rabbi Rosenberg was born in New York City, in 1922. He was Rabbi of Beth Tzedec in Toronto; he acquired Cecil Roth Art Collection for Beth Tzedec Museum; created Institute of Ethics; established Christian-Jewish dialogue; was among the first to report on plight of Soviet Jewry 1961; brought Ben Gurion to Canada for United Jewish Appeal; weekly columnist for Toronto Star; author of Jewish Community in Canada; Christian Problem - a Jewish View; wrote several articles and pamphlets on theology, Canadian, Quebec and world Jewry. He died in 1990 in Florida.
Notes
Mostly originals, press clippings, publications.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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LOK, Rabbi F.

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Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; CA; CA-64-600
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1955
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
CA
File No.
CA-64-600
Subjects
LOK, Rabbi F.
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
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
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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Rabbi Abraham Shtern Fonds

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Collection
Rabbi Abraham Shtern Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.2 linear metres textual records
Fonds No.
1175
Scope and Content
Consists of newspaper clippings and mainly correspondence directed to Rabbi Shtern.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rabbi Abraham Shtern Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.2 linear metres textual records
Scope and Content
Consists of newspaper clippings and mainly correspondence directed to Rabbi Shtern.
Date
[c. 1938-1978]
Fonds No.
1175
Storage Location
1-3F
Ctn.001
History Biographical
Rabbi Abraham Shtern was born in Poland in 1878 and passed away in Montreal in 1955. Rabbi Shtern arrived in Canada in 1938 with members of his family and was appointed rabbi of the Zeirei Dat Vadaat Congregation of Montreal. Several of his children had arrived in Canada prior to his arrival and were counted amongst the Yiddish cultural elite: Jacob Zipper, author and principal of the Jewish Peretz School; Sholem Shtern, poet and literary writer; Israel Shtern, Yiddish and English poet; Yehiel Shtern, educator and author; and Shifra Krishtalka, educator and writer of pedagogical literature. Rabbi Shtern was the author of three volumes of essays on biblical and hasidic themes, in both Hebrew and Yiddish: "Edut be-Yisrael" (1943), "Kevuzat Kitvei Aggadah" (1947), and "Hutim ha-Meshulashim" (1953).
Language
Yiddish
Hebrew
English
Subjects
Shtern, Abraham
Shtern, Israel.
Shtern, Sholom, 1906-
Shtern, Yechiel
Zipper, Jacob, 1900-1983
Rabbis
Rabbis -- Canada.
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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EISENDRATH, Rabbi Maurice N.

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Collection
EISENDRATH, Rabbi Maurice N.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.12 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0053
Scope and Content
Biographical press clippings. Radio addresses and correspondence about Jewish refugees. Printed sermons and addresses about Judaism, war, anti-Semitism, peace, prejudice, Jewish refugees.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
EISENDRATH, Rabbi Maurice N.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.12 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Biographical press clippings. Radio addresses and correspondence about Jewish refugees. Printed sermons and addresses about Judaism, war, anti-Semitism, peace, prejudice, Jewish refugees.
Date
1932-1973.
Fonds No.
P0053
History Biographical
Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1902. He was an author, interfaith and social action activist, and a leader of Reform Judaism. For many years he was the spiritual leader of Toronto's Holy Blossom Temple. He was national chairman, public relations of the United Jewish Community of Canada, was a co-founder of the Canadian Conference of Christians and Jews, and president of Union of American Hebrew Congregations. He was Assistant Contributing Editor of the Canadian Jewish Review. Rabbi Eisendrath died in 1973.
Notes
1 correspondence file.Mostly originals, press clippings.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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STERN, Rabbi Harry Joshua.

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Collection
STERN, Rabbi Harry Joshua.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0147
Scope and Content
Addresses and sermons (in pamphlet form) on Reform Judaism 1927-1979. Programs for Fellowship Dinners 1967-1972. Canadian Jewish Congress Brief on Divorce 1967. Catholic Youth Organization minutes and correspondence 1937-1938. Correspondence 1937-1976. Institute on Judaism 1942-1977. Press Clipping…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
STERN, Rabbi Harry Joshua.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Addresses and sermons (in pamphlet form) on Reform Judaism 1927-1979. Programs for Fellowship Dinners 1967-1972. Canadian Jewish Congress Brief on Divorce 1967. Catholic Youth Organization minutes and correspondence 1937-1938. Correspondence 1937-1976. Institute on Judaism 1942-1977. Press Clippings 1934-1984.
Date
1936-1984.
Fonds No.
P0147
History Biographical
Rabbi Stern was born in Lithuania in 1897. He came to Montreal from Pennsylvania in 1927, when he became rabbi of Temple Emanu-El, Montreal's first Reform (Liberal) Jewish congregation. He was educated at University of Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College (rabbinical degree) and University of Chicago; author of many essays and sermon pamphlets; wrote nine books on religious and Zionist subjects; attended First Jewish Congress in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1936 and was elected secretary; elected to Executive Board of Central Conference of American Rabbis.
Notes
Correspondence 1937-1976.Books in Archives Library.
Archival / Genealogical
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Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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