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Jews -- New York (State) -- Western New York Region -- Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Rudy and Hilde Miller Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 200.24
Overview Personal papers documenting aspects of émigré and immigrant lives of Hilde and Rudy Miller and their family, friends, and foster family in Germany, England and America. Material includes German, US and UK government documents, personal and legal correspondence and photographs.

Morris Mesch Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series I; Series II
Identifier: MS 200.13
Overview Personal papers documenting aspects of local communal leader Morris Mesch. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera related to the community Holocaust Memorial Sculpture and volunteer activities and efforts.

Harold and Sylvia Polakov Collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series I; Series II
Identifier: MS 200.14
Overview Personal photographs and clothing documenting Jewish youth groups (Omega Kappa Zeta and B'nai B'rith Youth Organization) in Buffalo, NY.

Rabbi Samuel Porrath Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 208
Overview The papers of Rabbi Samuel Porrath (1908-1989) document his personal and professional activities in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York.

Rabbi Shay Mintz Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 200.18
Overview Personal papers documenting aspects of local community leader Rabbi Shay Mintz's work in the Jewish community. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to his professional career in several institutions including Shaarey Zedek, Hillel, and the Jewish Book Fair.

Kenneth Rogers Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 200.30
Overview Personal papers documenting demographical aspects of the broader Jewish community in Buffalo, as well as future planning for specific Jewish organizations as created by Kenneth Rogers.

Dr. Hubert J. Rubenstein Personal Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 96
Overview The papers of Dr. Hubert J. Rubenstein documents his immediate and extended family's artistic activities and his own genealogy project that he undertook to document the extended Rubenstein-Maisel-Adler as well as other connected families.

Muriel Selling Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 200.06
Overview Personal papers documenting aspects of Jewish community in Buffalo collected and created by Muriel Selling. Material includes programs, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to Temple Beth David-Ner Israel, Temple Emanu-el, and other institutions and independent groups.

Elliot Shapiro Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 200.29
Overview Personal papers documenting member and leadership experience of Elliot Shapiro at Temple Sinai in Amherst, NY. Material includes minutes, newsletters, programs, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to the cultural and religious life of this Reconstructionist synagogue.

Joan Ellis Shatkin Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series I; Series II
Identifier: MS 200.38
Overview Personal papers documenting aspects of the Ellis and Shatkin families. Materials include photographs and newspaper clippings.