Temple Israel records, 1854-1966.

Ryhim Ahoovim, which translates to "beloved friends," began in 1851 as a Hebrew benevolent society in Stockton, Calif., and

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Author / Creator: 
Temple Israel (Stockton, California)
Size: 
1 box (.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/645

Congregation Beth Israel-Judea records, 1862-1999

Beth Israel was founded in 1860 as the first conservative congr

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Author / Creator: 
Congregation Beth Israel-Judea (San Francisco, Calif.)
Size: 
2 cartons, 3 oversize boxes, 5 volumes, and 2 oversize folders (3.7 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/641

Bernstein's Fish Grotto menu, undated.

An undated menu for Bernstein's Fish Grotto, which shows that the restaurant served a variety of seafood, including shellfis

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Author / Creator: 
Bernstein’s Fish Grotto (San Francisco, Calif.)
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/546

Berkeley Jewish Senior Citizens records, 1968-1979

Berkeley Jewish Senior Citizens was a group of senior citizens who met weekly at Temple Beth El in Berkeley, California for fellowship and to work on political issues related to aging.

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Author / Creator: 
Berkeley Jewish Senior Citizens
Size: 
2 boxes (.8 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/680

Himmelstern (Marjorie) collection on the Belasco and Bender families, 1892-1926

Marjorie Himmelstern was a grand neice of prominent playwrite, producer, and theatre owner David

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Author / Creator: 
Himmelstern, Marjorie, 1913-2010
Size: 
1 box and 1 oversize folder (.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/640

United Hebrew Benevolent Association constitution and by-laws, 1885.

The United Hebrew Benevolent Association was founded in Helena, Montana, in 1885, to promote Jewish principles of "charity and benevolence," by helping the sick and needy, by defraying members' fun

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Author / Creator: 
United Hebrew Benevolent Association (Helena, Montana)
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/563

Vidaver (Henry and Falk) letters, 1873 and 1889

Henry Vidaver was a prominent nineteenth-century American rabbi with pulpits in Philadelphia, St.

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Author / Creator: 
Vidaver, Henry
Author / Creator: 
Vidaver, Falk
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/538

Wahrhaftig (Moses) papers, 1848-1967.

In 1882, Moses Wahrhaftig emigrated to the United States from Russia.

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Author / Creator: 
Wahrhaftig, Moses, 1857-1930
Size: 
1 carton and 1 box (1.4 linear feet).
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/677

Waldman (Regina) papers and photographs, 1970-2005

Regina Waldman was Executive Director of the Bay Area Council for Soviet Jews (BACSJ) from 1970 to 1981.

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Author / Creator: 
Waldman, Regina
Size: 
1 box and 1 oversize folder (.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/727

Raphael Weill papers and photographs, 1880-1964

Pioneer San Francisco merchant, who emigrated from France and arrived in San Francisco in 1855. Within three years, he had become a partner of the J.W. Davidson Dry Goods Store.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Weill, Raphael, 1837-1920
Size: 
1 box and 1 oversize box (1.4 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/719