Stern (William) papers, 1909-1965

William Stern served as a rabbi of Oakland's Temple Sinai from 1934 to 1965.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Stern, William, 1897-1965
Size: 
6 cartons, 2 boxes, and 2 oversize boxes (8.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/703

Block (Gertrude) papers, 1912-1970.

Gertrude Block (originally Bloch) was born in Mannheim, Germany in 1893 to Salomon Bloch and Bertha Buhler.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Block, Gertrude, 1893-1970
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/562

Magnes collection on Ernest Bloch, 1925-1972

Ernest Bloch was a celebrated composer, conductor, and educator. He was born in Geneva, Switzerland in 1880 and educated in various European cities.

Collection Information
Size: 
1 box and 1 oversize folder (.4 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/708

Bibel (Bassya and Philip) papers, 1813-1999

Bassya (Maltzer) Bibel (1908-1980) was a poet, author, secretary, and an actress. She arrived to San Francisco in 1921 from Kopaygorod, Podolia (Kopayhorod in modern Ukraine).

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Bibel, Bassya (1908-1986)
Author / Creator: 
Bibel, Philip (1909-2006)
Size: 
2 boxes, 1 oversize box (1.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/745 (formerly WJHC 1967.047)
Dates: 
1813 - 1999

Temple Isaiah records, 1951-2008

In 1950, eighty women formed the League of Jewish Women to help bring together the growing Jewish community of Contra Costa County, Calif.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Temple Isaiah (Congregation) (Lafayette, California)
Size: 
4 cartons, 3 oversize boxes (6.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/743 (WJHC 1977.017 AR1)
Dates: 
1951 - 2008

Ethel Fein collection of Congregation Beth Sholom Sisterhood records, 1963-1980

Ethel Fein was the past president and hospitality chairwoman of the Sisterhood of San Francisco's Congregation Beth Sholom.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Fein, Ethel, 1913-198
Size: 
1 box (.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/67

Temple Israel records, 1854-1966.

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

Collection Information
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

Collection Information
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

Collection Information
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.

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