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ABRAMOWITZ, Rev. Herman, ICA Canada officer. 1914-1947

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Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
I0032; L; MA 1-L-1
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Colonization Association (JCA or ICA)
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1914-1947
Fonds No.
I0032
Series No.
L
File No.
MA 1-L-1
Notes
Young People's Society of Shaar Hashomayim Congregation, founded by Rabbi Abramowitz, constitution; immigrant inquiries and replies as ICA official; colony administration inquiries and requests concerning personnel for education and ritual observances, ICA Western colonists' contributions to Fund for Jewish War Sufferers in Palestine and Poland, colony school reports, engagement of S.W. Jacobs; congratulations on conferral of Knighthood upon Mortimer B. Davis, chairman of ICA Canadian Committee, from same; inspection visit of colonies of Canadian North West by Rabbi Abramowitz to make recommendations to decrease abandonment rates of same; location assistance; school reports; colony reports; internal ICA staff matters; advice to headquarters concerning founding of new colony; ICA land purchases; meetings of ICA Canadian Committee; evacuation of New Hirsch colony; personal congratulations and condolences concerning family members; death of ICA President; graduate of Columbia University; represented Canadian Jewry at Zionist Congress at Vienna; a founder and honorary vice-president of Canadian Jewish Congress and member of Joint Public Relations Committee of Canadian Jewish Congress and B'Nai Brith; founder of Federation of Jewish Philanthropies and one of the founders of Mount Sinai Hospital for tuberculosis; governor of Jewish General Hospital; director of United Talmud Torahs, Hebrew educational institute; member of provincially established Board of Jewish School Commissioners for study of school attendance by Jewish children; past president and member of executive council of United Synagogue of America; organized Zeta Beta Tau fraternity of Jewish university students; Masonic affiliations.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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