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GORDON, Rabbi Jacob.

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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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