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This collection contains the institutional records of HIAS (1909-2013, bulk 1954-2000), a national resettlement agency and international refugee service organization. It includes records of three predecessor organizations: HIAS-ICA-Emigration Association…
The Jewish-American Hall of Fame was founded by Mel Wacks in 1969 at the Judah L. Magnes Museum (Berkeley), and it became a division of the American Jewish Historical…
The goal of the American Soviet Jewry movement (circa 1960s through 1991) was to obtain equal rights for Soviet Jews as an ethnic and religious minority within the Soviet…
The Loeb Portrait Database of American Jewish Portraits gathers over 400 known portraits of Jews in American prior to 1865. Each portrait contains (where information is available), the subject’s…
The following is a list of the affiliated agencies supported by the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies; the “Designated Organizations” supported jointly by United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York…
While the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York Collection represents the largest and most comprehensive collection of processed material related to the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies, United Jewish Appeal…
The resources below represent a comprehensive list of publications that were available and consulted at the time of the project. Many of these resources can be found in the…
Prisoner of Conscience Kits: Information Cards and Star of David-Shaped Medallions Stamped with names of Soviet Jewish Prisoners of Conscience: Sylva Zalmanson and Lassal Kaminsky, 1970s. Collection: Records of…
1870 HIAS and the various chroniclers of HIAS have used many dates as the year HIAS was founded. We believe these early dates, in particular 1870-1884, refer to organizations…
Photograph Collections In addition to the hundreds of linear feet of institutional documents, reports, and correspondence contained in the HIAS Archives Collection (I-363), we are also pleased to share…
1953 After the death of Josef Stalin on March 5th (Purim), the Soviet Union retreats from its most sinister policies towards its Jewish population, but continues to suppress Jewish…