Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Jewish communal registers (Pinkese kehilah) collection
Call Number: MS 1824
Overview: The collection consists of register books of various Jewish communal organizations, mainly in Europe, with a few from the Middle East and the United States. The volumes include minute books of synagogues and social welfare committees, account books, school registers, and wills. They document the activities, concerns, and conditions of Jewish communities, as well as their relations with neighbors and governmental authorities. The registers include genealogical, sociological, and historical...