Association of Orthodox Jewish Teachers of the New York City Public Schools Records, 1963-2003.

Founded in 1963, the purpose of the AOJT was to promote the welfare of the Orthodox Jewish personnel employed by the New York City School system, to encourage, assist, and defend the religious practices of the Jewish personnel employed by the New York City school system, to act as spokesman for... Full description

Creator: Association of Orthodox Jewish Teachers of the New York City Public Schools.
Availability: Marcus Repository
Call Number(s): MS-719
Language: English
Hebrew
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Summary: Founded in 1963, the purpose of the AOJT was to promote the welfare of the Orthodox Jewish personnel employed by the New York City School system, to encourage, assist, and defend the religious practices of the Jewish personnel employed by the New York City school system, to act as spokesman for Orthodox Jewish teachers in matters relating to religious observance and upon any occasion deemed necessary, to provide a forum for the exchange of cultural, social, and professional affairs of the Association of Orthodox Jewish Teachers, to provide guidance and assistance towards the orientation and recruitment of new and future Orthodox Jewish teachers, to promote an atmosphere of religious and racial understanding among all teachers and their students regardless of race, religion, or natural origin, and to help safeguard the rights of all children in the pursuit of their religious observances, and to cooperate with other organizations in order to achieve mutual understanding and fulfillment of their objectives.
Physical Description: 4.8 linear ft.
History:

The records of the Association of Orthodox Jewish Teachers of the New York City Public Schools span the years 1963-2003, though the bulk of materials fall within the years 1971-1975. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence in regards to the activities of the AOJT, publications and circulars, reports, travel plans and documents, and near print

Provenance: Association of Orthodox Jewish Teachers; New York (N.Y.); Gift; December 2002.

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