TABLE OF CONTENTS


Introduction

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement Note

Conditions of Access and Use

Administrative Information

Search Terms

Box and Folder Listing

Series A. World War II/Displaced Persons Camps. 1944-1989. [1 Record Carton]

Series B. Correspondence, 1942-1987. [1 Record Carton]

Series C. Zionism/Founding of the State of Israel, 1943-1957. [1 Record Carton]

Series D. Education and Rabbinic Career, 1930-1993. [3 Record Cartons]

Series E. Sermons, Speeches, and Writings, 1935-1959. [3 Record Cartons]

Series F. Life in Israel, 1963-1988. [3 Record Cartons]

Series G. American Friends of the Jerusalem Academy and Conference Center, 1977-1988. [1 Record Carton]

Series H. United Jewish Appeal, 1939-1995. [17 Record Cartons]

Series I. Wexner Heritage Foundation, 1942-2003. [6 Record Carton Boxes]

A Finding Aid to the Herbert A. Friedman Papers. 1930-2003.

Manuscript Collection No. 763


Introduction

Repository: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
Creator: Friedman, Herbert A., 1918-2008.
Title: Herbert A. Friedman Papers
Dates: 1930-2003
Quantity: 39 linear feet (36 record cartons, 68 audiocassettes, 27 audio reels, 2 sound cartridges, 1 sound sheet, 2 phonographs, 10 videocassettes, 4 helical scan tapes, and 4 film reels)
Abstract: Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, World War II records, transcripts of speeches, news clippings, personal notes, organizational documents, rabbinical records, and audio-visual recordings.
Collection Number: MS-763
Language: Collection material in English and Hebrew.

Biographical Sketch

Herbert A. Friedman recalled in his 1998 autobiography, "I smuggled weapons to Palestine, before Israel was born, thus breaking U. S. arms-embargo laws; led convoys of refugees across hostile European borders to freedom; 'liberated' crates of medieval religious documents from U. S. Army custody in Germany and transferred them to a professor in Jerusalem; and committed similar, illegal or borderline-legal acts long forgotten." As he admitted, "those are... rather startling admissions for a rabbi." But such was his commitment to the welfare and security of the yet constituted state of Israel and Jewish peoples throughout the Diaspora.

Born in 1918 to Latvian and Lithuanian parents in New Haven, Connecticut, Herbert Friedman demonstrated this life-long commitment to Zionism beginning with his earliest days in rabbinical school. After graduating from Yale University in 1938, Friedman studied under the esteemed Zionist leader, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, at the Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City. With Wise as the school's president and Henry Slonimsky as dean, Friedman gained two trusted mentors to guide and nurture his spiritual and intellectual growth as a young rabbi.

Buoyed by the confidence his mentors instilled in him, Friedman accepted the rabbinate at Denver's Congregation Emanuel in late 1943. After serving the required year in the pulpit, Friedman applied and was accepted into the United States Army's Chaplaincy Corps. Lt. Friedman was assigned the task of rescuing Jewish refugees in southern Bavaria. Working in collaboration with Jewish welfare groups like the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and the Jewish Agency for Palestine, Friedman saw to it that the Displaced Persons under his care were provided medical attention, food, shelter, clothing, and spiritual solace in U. S. Army Displaced Persons camps. Indeed, he proved so adept at this charge that he was secretly recruited by David Ben-Gurion to help the Haganah (the nucleus of what became the Israeli Army and resisters to the British Mandate in Palestine) in its efforts to illegally transport refugees from Europe to Palestine, in what came to be known as Aliyah Bet.

Friedman eventually reached the rank of Captain, working under General Lucius Clay, Commander of U.S. Forces in the European Theater. Captain Friedman was disciplined and decommissioned (but given an honorable discharge) following a 1947 incident deemed "unbecoming of an officer." Friedman, at the behest of the famed Biblical scholar Gershom Scholem, helped smuggle thousands of one-of-a-kind medieval religious manuscripts, captured by the Nazis, from U. S. Army custody to the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. General Clay disciplined Friedman by decommissioning him, although he was sympathetic to the young Captain's motivation.

Upon his return to the United States, Friedman was recruited by former Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Morgenthau, to conduct a speaking tour on behalf of the United Jewish Appeal, lecturing on the plight of Jewish refugees in Europe. Shortly thereafter, Friedman returned to his congregation in Denver. It would not be long before the Haganah came calling once again. Teddy Kollek, the commander of the secretive organization in the United States, enlisted Friedman's help in obtaining and then transporting arms and munitions to the struggling Jewish enclave in Palestine. With the declaration of the state of Israel in 1948, Friedman returned his main focus to his congregants, but he never turned a deaf ear to the needs of struggling Jews throughout the Diaspora.

In 1952, he accepted the rabbinate at Temple Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun in Milwaukee where he moved with his wife of eleven years, Elaine, and their children, Joan, Judy and Dan. His tenure in Milwaukee was short lived. In 1955 he accepted the position of Executive Vice Chairman of the United Jewish Appeal (UJA). Serving in this capacity until 1971, Friedman was instrumental in increasing annual fundraising totals for the UJA from $50 million to $450 million. He accomplished this stunning increase in revenue by developing a number of innovative fundraising techniques, including taking potential donors on "Mission Trips" to Israel, establishing a "rating" system to gauge possible donations based on the amount given the year before, creating the 1967 "Emergency Fund for Israel" following the Six Day War, and establishing the Bonds for Israel Campaign. Friedman was also concerned with developing the next generation of leadership to take up the cause of Jewish welfare and security. To that end, he created the UJA's Young Leadership Cabinet.

In 1971, Friedman fulfilled a life-long dream and made aliyah, settling in Israel with his second wife, Francine, and their two sons, David and Charles. While there, Friedman remained an in-demand speaker on behalf of Jewish charities, including the UJA. He taught courses at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem while continuing to host visitors from the United States, both at his apartment in Jerusalem, and his villa in Caesarea. In the mid-1970s, Friedman attempted to establish a private academy for promising high school-aged students from both Israel and the Diaspora. By 1982, citing personal fatigue and insufficient funds, he abandoned his dream of building the Jerusalem Academy. He later called this failing effort the greatest disappointment of his career.

Herbert Friedman first met Leslie Wexner, chairman of Limited Brands, in 1983 after being introduced by mutual friend Gordon Zacks. Friedman and Wexner soon formed a close bond, and in 1984 the two founded the Wexner Heritage Foundation. The organization quickly began fostering young Jewish leadership dedicated to the preservation of the state of Israel and Jewish identity into the 21st century. The programs and workshops conducted by the Foundation have been a growing success. Today the organization has expanded from Columbus, Ohio to New York, Boston, and Jerusalem. Over 1,500 Jewish leaders from thirty-plus cities have participated in its programs.

In 1998, Friedman published his memoir, Roots of the Future. At age 89, on 31 March 2008, Herbert A. Friedman died at his Manhattan home.


Scope and Content Note

The Herbert A. Friedman Papers document the life of a rabbi, educator, Zionist, noted speaker and philanthropist. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, student papers, World War II records, transcripts of speeches, news clippings, personal notes, organizational documents, and audio-visual recordings. The various materials in this collection, spanning the years 1930 to 2003, reflect Friedman's life-long commitment to the safety and welfare of the Jewish people and the State of Israel. Rabbi Friedman preached this philosophy and also put these principles into practice throughout his long and storied career. This phenomenon is evidenced by his work as a World War II chaplain, charged with relieving the plight of Jewish refugees in Europe; his early Zionist activities; his service as Executive Vice Chairman of the United Jewish Appeal; his life in Israel; and his work to preserve Jewish identity through the Wexner Heritage Foundation.


Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged in ten (10) series:

  • Series A. World War II/Displaced Persons Camps. 1944-1989.
  • Series B. Correspondence. 1942-1987.
  • Series C. Zionism/Founding of the State of Israel. 1943-1957.
  • Series D. Education and Rabbinical Career. 1930-1993.
  • Series E. Sermons, Speeches and Writings. 1935-1959.
  • Series F. Life in Israel. 1963-1983.
  • Series G. American Friends of the Jerusalem Academy and Conference Center. 1977-1988.
  • Series H. United Jewish Appeal. 1939-1995.
  • Series I. Wexner Heritage Foundation. 1942-2003.
  • Series J. Audio-Visual Material. 1948-1996

Conditions of Access and Use

Terms of Access and Use

The Herbert A. Friedman Papers are open to all users. The original manuscript collection is available in the Barrows-Loebelson Reading Room of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.

Property and Literary Rights

Herbert A. Friedman, by the act of donating the Herbert A. Friedman Papers to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights to the Herbert A. Friedman Papers have been transferred to the American Jewish Archives. Specific creators of materials may retain literary rights to their writings.

Questions concerning rights should be addressed to the Executive Director of the American Jewish Archives. For more information see the American Jewish Archives copyright information webpage.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Herbert A. Friedman Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:

[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-763. Herbert A. Friedman Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Provenance

The Herbert A. Friedman Papers were received from Herbert A. Friedman, New York, N.Y., in 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by American Jewish Archives staff.


Box and Folder Listing

Series A. World War II/Displaced Persons Camps. 1944-1989. [1 Record Carton]
Scope and Content Note: Series A consists of documents and photographs pertaining to Friedman's service in World War II. Particularly significant are photographs and monthly chaplain's reports documenting, in 1945, the first Passover celebration in Berlin since Hitler's rise to power twelve years earlier. Series A also contains an interview conducted in the 1970s with Friedman about his experiences in World War II. Finally, there is information on a Displaced Persons Camp at Landsberg, Germany, for Jewish refugees.
Arrangement Note: This series is arranged into two (2) subseries: Subseries 1. Documents and Subseries, 1944-1989; 2. Photographs, 1945-1947.
Subseries 1. Documents.
Scope and Content Note: Documents in this subseries relate to Friedman’s military service in World War II. Documents range from Friedman’s enlistment papers, to various military reports Friedman authored during his service, to general correspondences regarding his military duties. The reports contain information on people Friedman worked with and helped during his service, as well as data on other missions and projects. This series also includes reports and interviews Friedman gave after his service was completed.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged chronologically using original folder headings.
Box Folder
1 1 Displaced persons camps. 1944-1948.
1 2 Service records. 1944-1947.
1 3 Camp Blanding letters, Rosh Hashanah [Saint Augustine, Fla.]. 1945.
1 4 Berlin, Germany. undated.
1 5 World War II correspondence. 1945-1947.
1 6 Monthly chaplain reports. 1945-1946.
1 7 Service records. 1946-1947; 1987.
1 8 Jewish War Veterans of the United States and Palestine. 1948-1950.
1 9 Herbert A. Friedman tribute to Philip Bernstein. 1967.
1 10 Landsberg displaced persons camp memorial. 1982-1989.
1 11 American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Oral History Project interview with Herbert A. Friedman. 1984.
Subseries 2. Photographs.
Scope and Content Note: Photographs in this subseries relate to Friedman’s service in World War II. They include military camps, services performed, as well as people with whom he worked.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged chronologically using original folder headings.
Box Folder
1 12 Camp Blanding, Rosh Hashanah [Saint Augustine, Fla.]. 1945.
1 13 Congregation Emanuel [Denver, Colo.]. 1945.
1 14 World War II. 1945-1946.
1 15 Displaced persons camps. 1946-1947.
1 16 Frankfurt and Berlin, Germany. 1946-1947.
Series B. Correspondence, 1942-1987. [1 Record Carton]
Scope and Content Note: Series B contains correspondence written to or from Friedman throughout his life. There are files for individuals, organizations, and subjects. Please note not all of the collection's correspondence is contained in this series. For example, any correspondence written while Rabbi Friedman was head of the United Jewish Appeal was kept with the United Jewish Appeal files (see Series H). Of note is correspondence with Philip Bernstein, Charles Brannan, David L. Wolper, Hubert Humphrey, Henry Slonimsky, Stephen S. Wise, Jacob Rader Marcus and David Ben-Gurion.
Arrangement Note: This series is arranged alphabetically.
Box Folder
1 17 Alexandroni, Shimon. 1973-1974.
1 18 American Jewish Archives. 1972.
1 19 Letters of appreciation. 1952-1955.
1 20 Beigun, Dov.1975.
1 21 Ben-Gurion, David. 1963.
1 22 Bernstein, Philip. 1947-1953.
1 23 Bernstein, Philip. 1964-1965; 1973-1976.
1 24 Brannan, Charles. 1949-1951.
1 25 City Wide Petroleum. 1973-1974.
1 26 Connell, William. Proposed film on Golda Meir. 1971.
1 27 Curtiss Industries. 1964.
1 28 Entebbe mission. 1976.
1 29 Friedman, Herbert A. Congratulatory letters. 1952.
1 30 Friedman, Herbert A. Congratulatory letters. 1954-1955.
1 31 Friedman, Herbert A. Pre-United Jewish Appeal (UJA). 1955.
1 32 Goldring, E. Peter. 1975.
1 33 Humphrey, Hubert H. 1966-1972.
1 34 Levy, Robert. 1943-1944.
1 35 November, Neil. 1974-1975.
1 36 Reservations. Israel trip. 1972-1973.
1 37 Rosenblatt-Yamit, Liane. 1976-1977.
1 38 Sabra books. 1971-1972.
1 39 Schwartzberg family. 1972-1973.
1 40 Skirball, Jack. 1976.
Box Folder
2 1 Slonimsky, Henry. 1942-1970.
2 2 Spiegel, Shalom. 1943-1947.
2 3 Sweet, Arnold N. 1974.
2 4 Vinitsky, Chaim. 1962-1972.
2 5 Voss, Carl H. 1944-1987.
2 6 Voss, Carl H. 1980-1981.
2 7 Wise, Stephen S. 1943-1944.
2 8 Wise, Stephen S. 1945-1948.
2 9 Wise, Stephen S. 1949-1954.
2 10 Zacks, Gordon. 12 April 1977.
Series C. Zionism/Founding of the State of Israel, 1943-1957. [1 Record Carton]
Scope and Content Note: Series C contains a number of materials related to Friedman's early Zionist activities, spanning roughly the years 1940-1950. Friedman's commitment to Zionism stemmed from his earliest days in rabbinical school at the Jewish Institute of Religion under the tutelage of Stephen S. Wise. Friedman was also recruited by David Ben-Gurion to help the Haganah in its efforts across Europe immediately following World War II. This series contains a number of Zionist publications together with correspondence with Abba Eban, Teddy Kollek, and Rudolf Sonneborn regarding the founding of the State of Israel. Finally, there is information regarding Friedman's involvement with the Haganah. However, this material is limited given the secretive nature of the group's operations.
Arrangement Note: This series is arranged alphabetically using original folder headings.
Box Folder
2 11 American Christian Palestine Committee. 1954.
2 12 American Council for Judaism. 1945-1954.
2 13 American Friends of the Middle East. 1953-1954.
2 14 American Israel Society. 1954.
2 15 American Jewish Conference. 1943-1948.
2 16 American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. 1947-1951.
2 17 American Zionist Council. 1953-1955.
2 18 American Zionist Emergency Council. 1943-1948.
2 19 American Zionist Emergency Council. 1947-1949.
2 20 American Zionist Emergency Council. 1949-1950.
2 21 Avukah discussions. undated.
2 22 Committee for Progressive Zionism. 1948-1949.
2 23 Haganah. 1947-1949.
2 24 Israel. 1948-1954.
2 25 Jerusalem conference. Establishment of Israel Bonds. 1950.
2 26 Jerusalem conference. October-November 1953.
Box Folder
3 1 Jewish Agency for Palestine. 1947-1957.
3 2 Jews in Muslim countries. 1948.
3 3 Palestine. 1943-1949.
3 4 White Paper. Colorado congressmen. 1944-1948.
3 5 Wise, Stephen S. Eulogy by Philip Bernstein. 28 May 1949.
3 6 Zionism. 1943-1951.
Series D. Education and Rabbinic Career, 1930-1993. [3 Record Cartons]
Scope and Content Note: Series D pertains to Friedman's rabbinical career (1944-1955). The series contains notes from Friedman's studies at the Jewish Institute of Religion. It also contains various sermons and speeches given by Friedman during his time at Temple Emanuel in Denver (1944-1952) and Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun in Milwaukee (1952-1955). Several photos and news clippings highlight Rabbis Friedman's work with these congregations.
Arrangement Note: This Series is arranged into six (6) subseries: Subseries 1. Yale University. 1937-1938; Subseries 2. Jewish Institute of Religion. 1930-1954; Subseries 3. Rabbinic Career. 1943-1993; Subseries 4. Temple Emanuel [Denver, Colo.]. 1943-1951. Subseries 5. Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun [Milwaukee, Wis.]. 1952-1955; and Subseries 6. Photographs. 1952-1953.
Subseries 1. Yale University, 1937-1938.
Scope and Content Note: Subseries 1 covers courses taken by Friedman while he was a student at Yale University. Included are notes, student papers, and other course materials.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged alphabetically using original folder headings.
Box Folder
3 7 Colonial Literature of the 18th Century. 1938.
3 8 Government courses. International relations. 1937-1938.
3 9 Government courses. International relations. 1937-1938.
Subseries 2. Jewish Institute of Religion, 1930-1954.
Scope and Content Note: Subseries 2 covers courses taken by Friedman while he was a rabbinical student at the Jewish Institute of Religion. Includes course notes and papers, his master’s thesis, and information on projects Friedman was involved in as a rabbinical student.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged alphabetically using original folder headings. Quotation marks denote a published article or formal speech title
Box Folder
3 10 Ahad Ha'am. Shalom Spiegel. 1942.
3 11 Albright, William Foxwell. Lecture at JIR, "Canaan and Israel." 1942.
3 12 Bible seminar. Amos, Hosea, Genesis, Job. 1942.
3 13 Biblical history. Ralph Marcus. 1941.
3 14 Biblical vocabulary. undated.
3 15 Hebrew. Elementary grammar. Ralph Marcus. undated.
3 16 Hebrew poetry. Shalom Spiegel. undated.
3 17 History. Max Margolis. undated.
3 18 Isaiah. Shalom Spiegel. undated.
3 19 Jewish history. Guido Kisch. undated.
3 20 Job. Notes. undated.
3 21 Master's thesis. "God, Israel, and Torah." undated.
3 22 Master's thesis. "God, Israel, and Torah." Notes. undated.
3 23 Mishna Sanhedrin. undated.
3 24 Pirke Avot. undated.
3 25 Slonimsky, Henry. Notes. 1941-1943.
3 26 Slonimsky, Henry. Notes. 1941-1943.
3 27 Slonimsky, Henry. Notes. 1941-1943.
3 28 Slonimsky, Henry. Notes. 1942.
3 29 Slonimsky, Henry. Notes. 1942-1943.
3 30 Slonimsky, Henry. Notes. 1942-1943.
3 31 Slonimsky, Henry. Notes. 1943.
Box Folder
4 1 Slonimsky, Henry. Notes. 1943.
4 2 Slonimsky, Henry. Speeches. 1941-1989.
4 3 Social Service. Practical rabbinics. 1930-1943.
4 4 Spinoza, Baruch. 1945-1954.
4 5 Talmud. Chaim Tchernowitz. undated.
Subseries 3. Rabbinic Career, 1930-1993.
Scope and Content Note: Materials in Subseries 3 document professional activities Friedman undertook as a rabbi. Materials include articles, sermons, addresses, and reports, together with notes from his many committee involvements.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged alphabetically using original folder headings.
Box Folder
4 6 American Jewish Tercentary. 1954.
4 7 American-Soviet friendship. 1945-1948.
4 8 Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR). Papers on Israel. 1950-1951.
4 9 Central Conference of American Rabbis. Article. 1954.
4 10 Christmas and Chanukah. 1949-1953.
4 11 Eisendrath, Maurice N. 1951.
4 12 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Founder's Day Address. 10 March 1993.
4 13 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Morton Berman. 1953.
4 14 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Barnett Brickner memo. 1952-1953.
4 15 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. CCAR paper. 1953.
4 16 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Nelson Glueck. 1953-1957.
4 17 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Louis I. Newman. 1951-1954.
4 18 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Resolutions and plan. 1953.
4 19 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Miscellaneous. 1953-1956.
4 20 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Responses to CCAR letter. 1953.
4 21 McCarran Act. 1953.
4 22 McCarthy, Joseph. 1952-1954.
4 23 Menorah Journal. 1954.
4 24 Minhag America. Universal Synagogue. 1949-1950.
4 25 Partition of Palestine. 1947.
4 26 Union of American Hebrew Congregations [Congregation Beth Israel, Houston, Tex.]. 1943-1944.
4 27 Union of American Hebrew Congregations. 1950-1951.
4 28 Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Move from Cincinnati to New York. 1948-1953.
4 29 Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Biennial conference. 1953.
4 30 Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Biennial conference. 1955.
4 31 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. 1943-1955.
4 32 Wise, Stephen S. 70th birthday. March 1944.
4 33 Wise, Stephen S. Memorial service and eulogy. 1949.
4 34 World Memorial of Jewish Martyrs. 1953.
Subseries 4. Temple Emanuel [Denver, Colo.], 1943-1951.
Scope and Content Note: Subseries 4 contains information about Temple Emanuel and activities Friedman participated in there during his time as rabbi. This subseries does not include sermons Friedman delivered at Temple Emanuel.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged alphabetically using original folder headings.
Box Folder
5 1 Adult Institute. undated.
5 2 Annual report. 1948.
5 3 Developments while overseas. 1946-1947.
5 4 Installation response. 1943.
5 5 Men's club forums. 1944-1945.
5 6 Munitions mob. 1948.
5 7 Outside engagements. 1947.
5 8 Outside engagements. 1948.
5 9 Outside engagements. 1949.
5 10 Outside engagements. 1950.
5 11 Outside engagements. 1951.
5 12 Recommendations to Denver [Denver, Colo.]. 1943.
5 13 The Sabbath Pulpit [Temple bulletin]. 1943-1945.
5 14 Shwayder, Maurice B. Summer camp. 1950.
5 15 Special services. 1943-1945.
Subseries 5. Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun [Milwaukee, Wis.], 1952-1953.
Scope and Content Note: Subseries 5 includes materials on Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun and actives Friedman participated in there during his time as rabbi. This subseries does not include sermons Friedman delivered at Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun, but does include information about a 1953 Sukkot service he led.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged chronologically using original folder headings.
Box Folder
5 16 Outside engagements. 1952-1955.
5 17 Newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents. 1952-1955.
5 18 Sukkot service. 1953.
Subseries 6. Photographs, 1952-1953.
Scope and Content Note: Photographs in this subseries highlight events at Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun while Friedman was rabbi there. Such events include weddings, social events, and Hanukkah activities.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged chronologically using original folder headings.
Box Folder
5 19 Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun [Milwaukee, Wis.]. 1952-1953.
Series E. Sermons, Speeches, and Writings, 1935-1959. [3 Record Cartons]
Scope and Content Note: Series E contains sermons, speeches and writings authored and delivered by Friedman.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged chronologically using original folder headings. Quotation marks denote a published article or formal speech title.
Box Folder
6 1 Early speeches. 1935-1937.
6 2 Articles and lectures. May 1941-May 1943.
6 3 Christian-Jewish relations sermons. 1942-1944.
6 4 High Holiday sermons. 1942.
6 5 High Holiday sermons. 1943.
6 6 Sermon notes. 1943.
6 7 Friday evening sermons. 1943-1944.
6 8 Saturday sermons for children. 1943-1944.
6 9 "Can Religion Banish Pain?" April 1943.
6 10 "The Chosen People in 1943." 23 April 1943.
6 11 Three kinds of intermarriage. 10 June 1943.
6 12 Sermon topics. 1944.
6 13 Sunday soldier sermons. 1944-1945.
6 14 "Three Classical Periods in Jewish Literature." March 1944.
6 15 Friday evening sermons. May 1944-April 1945.
6 16 High Holiday radio broadcast. August 1944.
6 17 High Holiday sermons. 1944.
6 18 Rosh Hashanah eve sermon. September 1944.
6 19 Emergency relief shelter sermon. 14 October 1944.
6 20 Radio programs. 1947-1951.
6 21 Friday evening sermons. September 1947-June 1948.
6 22 Rosh Hashanah sermon. 1947.
6 23 Yom Kippur sermon. 30 April 1947.
6 24 Friday night sermons. 1948.
6 25 Rosh Hashanah sermon. 1948.
6 26 Yom Kippur sermon. 1948.
6 27 "Four Portraits of Jewish Genius." January 1949.
6 28 Friday night sermons. 1949.
6 29 Methodist minister's meeting. 11 April 1949.
6 30 High Holiday sermons. 1949.
6 31 "Hitler Still Walks in Germany: The Pope and Jerusalem." June-November 1949.
Box Folder
7 1 Friday night sermons. 1950.
7 2 "The Greatest Men Who Ever Lived." February 1950.
7 3 High Holiday sermon material. 1950.
7 4 Friday night sermons. 1951.
7 5 "The Gathering Clouds of War." February 1951.
7 6 "Why are the Assimilationists Wrong?" 4 May 1951.
7 7 High Holiday sermon material. 1951.
7 8 Friday night sermons. 1952.
7 9 "Which Way America?" 31 October 1952.
7 10 "Sabbath of Repentance." 1952.
7 11 Rosh Hashanah sermon material. 1952.
7 12 Yom Kippur sermon. 1952.
7 13 "We Dwell But Briefly on Earth." 10 October 1952.
7 14 Three final sermons [Denver, Colo.]. 1952.
7 15 Friday night sermons. 1953.
7 16 Friday night sermons. January-June 1953.
7 17 "A Kingdom of Priests and a Holy People." 1953.
7 18 "The Faces of God." February 1953.
7 19 "Guilt and Sin." 11 September 1953.
7 20 "Until Fear Be No More." Rosh Hashanah eve sermon. 1953.
7 21 "Playing With Strange Fires." Rosh Hashanah eve sermon. 1953.
7 22 "Are Ye Not All Children of Mine?" Yom Kippur sermon. 1953.
7 23 Report on the Jews in French Morocco. 13 November 1953.
7 24 Overseas sermon on Germany. 20 November 1953.
7 25 Overseas sermon on Israel. 27 November 1953.
Box Folder
8 1 Friday night sermons [Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun, River Hills, Wis.]. January-May 1954.
8 2 "What is the Story Behind the Condemnation of the American Council for Judaism?" 5 March 1954.
8 3 Good sermon ideas. May 1954.
8 4 "Future of Jewish Life in America." Rosh Hashanah sermon. 1954.
8 5 Rosh Hashanah messages. 1954.
8 6 "Judaism: The Hope of the World." Yom Kippur sermon. 1954.
8 7 High Holiday children's service. 1954.
8 8 Sukkot service. 11 October 1954.
8 9 "The Shofar Tones Still Linger." 8 October 1954.
8 10 "The Torah Encircles the Congregation." 15 October 1954.
8 11 "Why Was Spinoza Excommunicated?" 23 October 1954.
8 12 "Should the Clergyman Stay Out of Politics?" 29 October 1954.
8 13 Maimonides' 750th Yahrzeit. 5 November 1954.
8 14 "Was It Moral for a Scientist to Work on the Hydrogen Bomb?" 12 November 1954.
8 15 "The Strange Story of Japanese-Jewish Friendship." 26 November 1954.
8 16 "Teahouse of the August Moon." 30 November 1954.
8 17 "October '43: The Story of the Modern Maccabee." 24 December 1954.
8 18 "What Strange Thing Happens at Midnight?" 31 December 1954.
8 19 "The Life and Times of Moses Mendelssohn." 1955.
8 20 "The Third Generation: Lost or Found?" 7 January 1955.
8 21 "The Synagogue and Social Action." 21 January 1955.
8 22 "Prayer and Exaltation: Is Something Wrong?" 28 January 1955.
8 23 "Education. Just for the Child?" 4 February 1955.
8 24 "The State of the Union" [Los Angeles, Calif.]. 18 February 1955.
8 25 "What Golden Calves Do We Worship Today?" 11 March 1955.
8 26 "Professor Toynbee's Genteel Anti-Semitism." 18 March 1955.
8 27 "Twenty Questions on Civil Liberties." 25 March 1955.
8 28 "The Scroll and the Chaplain." 1 April 1955.
8 29 "Freedom Leads to Torah." 8 April 1955.
8 30 "Birthday in Jerusalem." 22 April 1955.
8 31 "Ordeal in Paris." 29 April 1955.
8 32 "Easy Religion is a Dangerous Illusion." 6 May 1955.
8 33 "Role of Religion in the World Today." 13 May 1955.
8 34 "Who is a Good Jew?" 20 May 1955.
8 35 High Holiday sermons. 1959.
8 36 "The Eternal Cycle of Jewish Education." undated.
8 37 Lectures on great living religions. undated.
8 38 Lecture on Moses. undated.
8 39 Religion and world peace. undated.
8 40 Spiritual reconversion. undated.
8 41 "Thoughts on My Denver Ministry." undated.
8 42 "What is Reform?" undated.
Series F. Life in Israel, 1963-1988. [3 Record Cartons]
Scope and Content Note: Series F details Friedman's life in Israel. In 1971, Friedman fulfilled a life-long dream and made aliyah. This series details a number of activities in which Friedman was involved while living in Jerusalem and Caesarea. These include involvement with the Association for Progressive Judaism in Israel, Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel, and the Israeli Democratic Party for Change. Friedman also taught courses at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem. As a result, several documents in this series pertain to his role as educator. Finally, transcripts from a number of speeches given during this time period are housed in this series.
Arrangement Note: This series is arranged alphabetically using original folder headings.
Box Folder
9 1 Almogi, Joseph. Aliyah and absorption. 1976.
9 2 Almogi, Joseph. Aliyah and absorption. 1977.
9 3 American Jewish Committee. Jewish faculty seminar. 1972-1973.
9 4 Army lectures. 1975-1976.
9 5 Association for a Progressive Reform Judaism. 1974-1975.
9 6 Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel. War bond campaign. 1973-1977.
9 7 Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel. Beersheba, Israel. 1975-1978.
9 8 Barzilay, Michael. 1973-1975.
9 9 Beersheba University and Ben-Gurion University. 1973-1976.
9 10 Bezalel Academy. 1977.
9 11 Bezalel Museum. May 1977.
9 12 Civil guard. 14 August 1974.
9 13 Conservative movement. 1973.
9 14 Democratic Movement for Change. Yigael Yadin. 1972-1977.
9 15 Democratic Movement for Change. Position papers on diaspora, state and religion. 1976-1977.
9 16 Democratic Movement for Change. Hasbara and Doron Report. 1976-1977.
9 17 Democratic Movement for Change. 1977.
9 18 Democratic Movement for Change. Finances. Complete list of names. Logistics. 1977.
9 19 Democratic Movement for Change. Foreign agent registration. April 1977.
9 20 Democratic Movement for Change. Miscellaneous. 1977.
9 21 Encyclopaedia Judaica. 1971-1976.
9 22 Encyclopaedia Judaica. 1975.
9 23 Encyclopaedia Judaica. 1975.
9 24 Friedman, Herbert A. Biography/resume. undated.
9 25 Friedman, Herbert A. Personal. 1971-1973.
9 26 Friedman, Herbert A. Personal. 1974-1975.
9 27 Friedman, Myer. 1975-1977.
9 28 Ginsberg, Edward. 1974-1975.
9 29 Gottschalk, Alfred and Alexander Schindler. 1973-1977.
9 30 Gould, Donald. 1976.
9 31 Haifa University. 1966-1972.
9 32 Haifa University. Prospects. 1971-1972.
9 33 Haifa University. Lecture. 9 March 1972.
9 34 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Contract. 1972-1977.
9 35 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Course on Modern Jewish Thought. 1974-1975.
9 36 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Courses. 1974-1977.
9 37 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Office space. 1973.
9 38 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Student elective course. 1977.
9 39 Helpful rabbis. 1973-1974.
9 40 Herlitz, Esther. 1974.
9 41 Higher education in the United States. 1971-1972.
9 42 Hirsch, Richard G. 1969-1977.
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10 1 Holocaust material. 1973-1974.
10 2 Interested Israelis. undated.
10 3 International Young Leadership House in Israel. 1983.
10 4 Israel Bonds. 1971-1972.
10 5 Israel government bond. undated.
10 6 Jaffe, Eliezer. 1975-1976.
10 7 Jerusalem Society for the Advancement of Education and Culture. 1979.
10 8 Jewish Agency for Israel. 1982.
10 9 Joint Israel Appeal meeting [London, England]. 1974-1975.
10 10 Joint Palestine Appeal meeting [London, England]. October 1972.
10 11 Keren Hayesod. 1970-1972.
10 12 Law of Return. 1974.
10 13 Leo Baeck High School [Haifa, Israel]. 1972-1975.
10 14 Local congregations. 1972-1973.
10 15 Miscellaneous projects. 1973-1975.
10 16 Moshav Shitufi. 1973.
10 17 Movement for Progressive Judaism in Israel. 1973.
10 18 Movement for Progressive Judaism in Israel. 1973-1977.
10 19 Oranim. 1973.
10 20 Organizing the movement ideas. 1973.
10 21 Project survival. 1975-1978.
10 22 Promised Land, Ltd. 1973-1976.
10 23 Reform ideology. 1975-1976.
10 24 Reform Jewish Appeal. 1973-1974.
10 25 Rose, Herb. Contracts. 1974-1977.
10 26 Shinui. 1972-1976.
10 27 Speech material. 1972.
10 28 Speech notes. 1973.
10 29 Speech notes. War and aftermath. October 1973.
10 30 Speech notes. January-September 1981.
10 31 Tantur. Ecumenical Institute for Advanced Theological Studies. 1976.
10 32 Tel Aviv Museum. March 1972.
10 33 Tel Aviv University. 1972-1977.
10 34 Translators pool. 1973-1974.
10 35 Trips reports. 1975-1976.
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11 1 Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Congregational Israel tours. 1974.
11 2 United Jewish Appeal. Jobs and taxes in Israel. 1971.
11 3 United Jewish Appeal. Fundraising institute. 1972-1976.
11 4 United Jewish Appeal. Bernstein, Irving. 1972.
11 5 United Jewish Appeal. Faculty advisory cabinet. 1975.
11 6 United Jewish Appeal. Archive list. 1976.
11 7 Variety Club. 1973.
11 8 Volunteers. 1976-1977.
11 9 World Center for Progressive Judaism. 1972-1973.
11 10 World Education Center for Progressive Judaism. 1973.
11 11 Yager, Moshe. 1973-1974.
11 12 Yemin Moshe [Jerusalem, Israel]. 1974-1978.
11 13 Young Men's and Women's Hebrew Association. Phil Horn. 1963-1974.
11 14 Young Men's and Women's Hebrew Association. Phil Horn. 1973-1974.
Series G. American Friends of the Jerusalem Academy and Conference Center, 1977-1988. [1 Record Carton]
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged chronologically using original folder headings.
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11 15 American Friends of the Jerusalem Academy and Conference Center. Organizational documents. 1977.
11 16 American Friends of the Jerusalem Academy and Conference Center. Various early documents. 1977.
11 17 American Friends of the Jerusalem Academy and Conference Center. 1977-1979.
11 18 American Friends of the Jerusalem Academy and Conference Center. 1977-1988.
11 19 American Friends of the Jerusalem Academy and Conference Center. Board of Directors. 1980-1981.
11 20 American Friends of the Jerusalem Academy and Conference Center. Brochure and seal materials. 1980.
11 21 American Friends of the Jerusalem Academy and Conference Center. Pledges. 1980-1982.
Series H. United Jewish Appeal, 1939-1995. [17 Record Cartons]
Scope and Content Note: Series H, United Jewish Appeal, spans the years 1945-1973. Friedman's tenure as Executive Vice Chairman of the United Jewish Appeal was long and varied. He produced new and innovative techniques for fund raising and leadership development. The majority of documents in this series pertain to fundraising initiatives, transcripts of speeches given on behalf of the United Jewish Appeal, records from national and international conferences, notes from fact-finding missions, and information on developmental programs such as the Young Leadership Cabinet that Friedman helped found. In addition, there is correspondence with Abba Eban, Teddy Kollek, Irving Bernstein, and Henry Slonimsky. Finally, there are several photographs of Friedman, including notables such as Dwight D. Eisenhower, Abba Eban, David Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir, Yitzhak Rabin, Moshe Dayan, Pope Paul VI and Pope John XXIII.
Arrangement Note: This series is arranged into five (5) subseries: Subseries 1. Sermons. 1949-1981; Speeches and Writings. 1947-1981; Subseries 2. Correspondence. 1947-1981; Subseries 3. Conferences and Committees. 1947-1972; Subseries 4. Administrative Files. 1939-1982; and Subseries 5. Photographs. 1949-1987.
Subseries 1. Sermons, Speeches and Writings, 1949-1981.
Scope and Content Note: Subseries 1 contains speech and writing notes, including speeches and sermons Friedman delivered as the Executive Vice Chairman of the UJA.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged chronologically using original folder headings. Quotation marks denote a published article or formal speech title.
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12 1 Speech and writing notes. 1949.
12 1 Speech and writing notes. 1949.
12 2 Speech and writing notes. 1950.
12 3 Speech notes. 1952.
12 4 Speech notes. 1953.
12 5 Rosh Hashanah sermon. 1954.
12 6 Speech notes. 1954.
12 7 Speech notes. 1955.
12 8 Zionist General Council speech. 24 August 1955.
12 9 Board of Directors of the UJA of Greater New York speech. 28 September 1955.
12 10 "Mission to French North Africa." October 1955.
12 11 Speech notes, initial gift meeting [Providence, R.I.]. November 1955.
12 12 Lehman, Herbert H. Testimonial dinner speech.17 January 1956.
12 13 Special funds speech. 21 January 1956.
12 14 Speech notes. March - May 1956.
12 15 Speech notes. September 1956.
12 16 American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee speech, country directors. 17 October 1956.
12 17 Speech notes. November 1956.
12 18 UJA of Greater New York State, Inc. Staff meeting address. 1 November 1956.
12 19 Speech [Baltimore, Md.]. 13 November 1956.
12 20 Executive Directors meeting speech [Toronto, Canada]. 15 November 1956.
12 21 General Assembly of Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds speech. 16 November 1956.
12 22 Speech notes. 1957.
12 23 "Exodus of Jews from Poland." Passover speech. 29 March 1957.
12 24 Television appeal. April 1957.
12 25 Radio appeal [San Bernardino, Calif.]. April 1957.
12 26 Radio appeal [Long Beach, Calif.]. May 1957.
12 27 Zionist Organization of America speech. September 1957.
12 28 Fall communities. Speech notes. 7 October 1957.
12 29 General Assembly of Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds speech. 15 November 1957.
12 30 Speech notes. 1958.
12 31 Study mission session at Haifa. 4 November 1958.
12 32 "On Philanthropy." 1959.
12 33 "Past and Present Trends in Philanthropic Endeavors." 1959.
12 34 Rosh Hashanah address. 1959.
12 35 "God and the Jewish People." 1959.
12 36 "Judaism -- The Hope of the New World." 1959.
12 37 Speech notes. 1959.
12 38 Speech notes. July 1959.
12 39 Speech on leadership [Monroe, La.]. 7 October 1959.
12 40 Speech notes. 1960.
12 41 Kansas City, Mo. Speech. 18 January 1960.
12 42 Speech notes. 1961.
12 43 Zionist Organization of America speech. 3 September 1961.
12 44 United Jewish Appeal National Conference speech. 10 December 1961.
12 45 Speech notes. December 1962.
12 46 Speech notes. 1963.
12 47 London River House address. November 1963.
12 48 Speech notes. 1964.
12 49 "The Inner Meaning of the UJA." 1964.
12 50 Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds speech. 13 March 1964.
12 51 "The Young Leadership Program of the United Jewish Appeal." 1 May 1964.
12 52 Speech notes. 1965.
12 53 Buffalo, N.Y. Speech. January 1965.
12 54 Joint Palestine Appeal address [London, England]. 8 February 1965.
12 55 Theodor Herzl Institute address. November 1965.
12 56 United Jewish Appeal Annual Conference speech. 11 December 1965.
12 57 Speech notes. 1966.
12 58 Chicago, Ill. Speech. January 1966.
12 59 "1966 Campaign Story." February 1966.
12 60 "Why Build this Wall." 24 April 1966.
12 61 Speech notes. 9 August 1966.
12 62 "To The Women." UJA Women's Division Mission. 23 October 1966.
12 63 "The 1967 UJA Story." 9 December 1966.
12 64 Public Relations Conference opening address. 29 January 1967.
12 65 "Hebrew Roots of American Democracy." Young leadership seminar. [Speech and notes].February 1967.
12 66 Hollywood Bowl for Israel Emergency Fund speech. 11 June 1967.
12 67 Speech notes. 7 November 1967.
12 68 "The Ordeal For Israel's People Is Not Finished." 8 December 1967.
12 69 Speech notes. 1968.
12 70 "The Role of the Dedicated Volunteer in the Campaign." 1 February 1968.
12 71 "Thoughts on the Warsaw Ghetto Revolt." 23 April 1968.
12 72 "Reactions of World Jewry to the Six-Day War." 12 June 1968.
12 73 Dedication of the Leo Baeck High School [Haifa, Israel]. [Speech notes].9 July 1968.
12 74 "The Campaign Theme for 1969: 'The Emergency Continues'." 29 September 1968.
12 75 UJA Women's Division Board speech. 12 December 1968.
12 76 "We Shall Not Falter." 13 December 1968.
12 77 Speech notes. 1969.
12 78 "Something to Believe In." 12 December 1969.
12 79 Notes. 1970.
12 80 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Address to students. 23 February 1970.
12 81 Baeck dedication address. 4 March 1970.
12 82 Yom Kippur sermon. Riverdale Temple [Bronx, N.Y.]. 10 October 1970.
12 83 Operation Israel. Opening dinner address. Number 2.15 November 1970.
12 84 New York City Executive Committee speech. 2 December 1970.
12 85 Speech notes. 1971.
12 86 UJA Young Leadership Cabinet retreats lectures. 1971-1972.
12 87 Operation Israel opening dinner address. Number 10.17 January 1971.
12 88 "How to Solicit." February 1971.
12 89 "The Peace Initiatives and The Status of the Campaign." February 1971.
12 90 Operation Israel address. Number 2. 16 November 1971.
12 91 Speech notes. 10 December 1971.
12 92 "Keep the Promise." 12 December 1971.
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13 1 Speech notes. 1972.
13 2 Operation Israel address. Number 6. 1972.
13 3 Operation Israel address. Number 8. January 1972.
13 4 Operation Israel address. Number 9. January 1972.
13 5 Stelitz Mission address. 13 March 1972.
13 6 Newspapermen's Mission speech. October-November 1972.
13 7 Young Leadership Cabinet lecture. November 1972.
13 8 Young Leadership Mission speech. 8 March 1973.
13 9 Washington D.C. speech. 16 November 1974.
13 10 Speech notes. 1975.
13 11 Speech notes. 1976.
13 12 Speech notes. 1977.
13 13 Top gifts meeting address. 20 November 1977.
13 14 Speech notes. 1978.
13 15 "Quo Vadis Young Leadership - New Perspectives and Future Challenges." 26 February 1978.
13 16 Speech notes. 1979.
13 17 "The Meaning of Judaism in a Cosmic Sense." 12 October 1979.
13 18 Speech notes. 1980.
13 19 "Why Build this Wall?" Dedication of the Baltimore Holocaust Memorial. 2 November 1980.
13 20 New Gift Task Force ad hoc committee meeting address. 16 April 1981.
13 21 Speech notes. 1981.
Subseries 2. Correspondence, 1947-1981.
Scope and Content Note: Subseries 2 contains correspondence between Friedman, members of the UJA board, and others, regarding the UJA. The miscellaneous correspondences files contain letters from a single person or focus on a single topic. These are filed by year. Dailies are daily letters written by Friedman to UJA supporters giving daily updates on situations facing Jews around the world. The personal letter files are letters written by Friedman where he told personal stories of the UJA's impact and issues facing the UJA. Some of these files include attachments and organizational documents.
Arrangement Note: The first part of the subseries is arranged alphabetically, followed by miscellaneous correspondence, dailies, and personal letter files.
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13 22 A, General. 1961-1972.
13 23 American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. 1947-1948.
13 24 B, General. 1949-1973.
13 25 Bernstein, Irving. 1960-1971.
13 26 Bernstein, Irving. 1972-1975.
13 27 Bernstein, Leo. 1947-1948.
13 28 C, General. 1948-1971.
13 29 D, General. 1953-1973.
13 30 E, General. 1964-1975.
13 31 Eliezer, Ben. 1966-1969.
13 32 F, General. 1947-1970.
13 33 Freehof, Solomon. 1966.
13 34 G, General. 1955-1972.
13 35 Ginsberg, Edward R. 1963-1971.
13 36 H, General. 1961-1972.
13 37 J, General. 1955-1977.
13 38 K, General. 1961-1971.
13 39 L, General. 1955-1974.
13 40 Lienfeld, Goerg von. 1948-1966.
13 41 M, General. 1960-1981.
13 42 Michel, Ernest. 1970-1972.
13 43 Montor, Henry. 1948-1950.
13 44 Morgenthau, Henry. 1947-1950.
13 45 N, General. 1948-1970.
13 46 O, General. 1967-1980.
13 47 P, General. 1947-1961.
13 48 Peppercorn, Martin. 1972.
13 49 Perot, Ross. 1970-1971.
13 50 Pincus, Louis. 1963-1971.
13 51 Pomerantz, Fred. 1971.
13 52 R, General. 1960-1972.
13 53 Rabbinical Advisory Council. 1969.
13 54 Rabbinical Advisory Council. 1970-1971.
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14 1 Rapport, Natan. 1963.
14 2 Ross, Herbert. 1972.
14 3 Ruttenberg, Harold. 1971-1972.
14 4 S, General. 1947-1975.
14 5 Salmon, Katriel. 1963.
14 6 Scheuer, James H. 1965-1968.
14 7 Shaike, Rumania. 1959.
14 8 Slonimsky, Mr. and Mrs. Henry. 1964-1971.
14 9 Sudran, Abe. 1950.
14 10 T, General. 1960-1972.
14 11 U, General. 1961-1969.
14 12 V, General. 1962-1972.
14 13 Vajda, Edward R. 1962.
14 14 Yad Vashem. 1971-1972.
14 15 W, General. 1949-1972.
14 16 Y, General. 1960-1969.
14 17 Z, General. 1962-1972.
14 18 Zuckerman, Paul. 1972-1973.
14 19 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1955.
14 20 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1955-1956.
14 21 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1957-1958.
14 22 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1959-1960.
14 23 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1961-1962.
14 24 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1963.
14 25 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1964.
14 26 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1965.
14 27 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1966-1967.
14 28 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1968.
14 29 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1968-1970.
14 30 Correspondence, miscellaneous. 1971.
14 31 Correspondence, miscellaneous. Condolences on father's death. 1971.
14 32 Dailies. 1965.
14 33 Dailies. 1966.
14 34 Dailies. 1967-1968.
14 35 Dailies. 1969.
14 36 Dailies. 1970.
14 37 Dailies. 1971.
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15 1 Personal letters. 1955.
15 2 Personal letters. 1956.
15 3 Personal letters. 1957.
15 4 Personal letters. 1958.
15 5 Personal letters. 1959.
15 6 Personal letters. 1960.
15 7 Personal letters. 1961.
15 8 Personal letters. 1962.
15 9 Personal letters. 1963.
15 10 Personal letters. 1964.
15 11 Personal letters. 1965.
15 12 Personal letters. 1966.
15 13 Personal letters. 1967.
15 14 Personal letters. 1968.
15 15 Personal letters. 1969.
15 16 Personal letters. Never Sent. 1970.
Subseries 3. Conferences and Committees, 1947-1981.
Scope and Content Note: Subseries 3 contains information on conferences attended by Friedman as part of his UJA duties. Materials include transcripts of conference and committee proceedings, speeches, planning materials, attendance lists, and programs.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged alphabetically by conference or committee name, then chronologically, using original folder headings.
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15 17 American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Country Directors Conference. 1953.
15 18 American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Country Directors Conference. 1953.
15 19 Action Conference. 6-7 June 1953.
15 20 Action Conference. 9-10 June 1956.
15 21 Brandeis Camp Conference [Santa Susana, Calif.]. 1957.
15 22 Brandeis Camp Conference [Santa Susana, Calif.]. 1958.
15 23 Cash Conference [Chicago, Ill.]. 1952.
15 24 Cash Conference [New York, N.Y.]. 1959.
15 25 Cash Conference [Washington, D.C.]. 1960.
15 26 Committee of Contributors and Workers. 1948.
15 27 Committee. Review. 1978.
15 28 Council of Jewish Federation and Welfare Funds - UJA Consultative Committee. 1966-1968.
15 29 Emergency Conference [Wernersville, Pa.]. 7-8 June 1947.
15 30 Emergency Conference [New York, N.Y.]. 18 November 1955.
15 31 Emergency Conference [New York, N.Y.]. 15 February 1959.
15 32 Executive committee. 1955.
15 33 Executive committee. 1964.
15 34 Executive committee. 1965.
15 35 Executive committee. 1965.
15 36 Executive committee. 1966.
15 37 Executive committee. 1967.
15 38 Executive committee. 1968.
15 39 Executive committee. 1969.
15 40 Executive committee. 1970.
15 41 Executive committee. 1971.
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16 1 Executive committee. 1972.
16 2 Executive committee. 1973.
16 3 Executive committee. 1974.
16 4 Human Needs Conference [Jerusalem, Israel]. 1969.
16 5 Jerusalem Conference. 1953.
16 6 Jerusalem Conference on Jewish Solidarity. 1975.
16 7 Leadership Middle Atlantic Conference [Hershey, Pa.]. 1961.
16 8 Leadership Midwest [Highland Park, Ill.]. 12-14 February 1960.
16 9 Leadership Midwest [Highland Park, Ill.]. 12-14 February 1960.
16 10 Leadership Midyear [Washington, D.C.]. 18-19 October 1952.
16 11 Leadership Midyear [Washington, D.C.]. 18 June 1960.
16 12 Leadership Midwest Midyear Conference [French Lick, Ind.]. 10-12 February 1961.
16 13 Leadership New York Conference [New York, N.Y.]. 4 February 1971.
16 14 National Conference for the UJA [Atlantic City, N.J.]. 1947.
16 15 National Conference for the UJA [Washington, D.C.]. 15-16 April 1950.
16 16 National Conference for the UJA [Atlantic City, N.J.]. 14-16 December 1951.
16 17 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 12-14 December 1952.
16 18 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 11-13 December 1953.
16 19 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 10-12 December 1954.
16 20 National Conference for the UJA [Washington, D.C.]. 4-5 June 1955.
16 21 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 16-17 December 1955.
16 22 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 30 November - 2 December 1956.
16 23 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 30 November - 2 December 1956.
16 24 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 30 November - 2 December 1956.
16 25 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 14-15 December 1957.
16 26 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 14-15 December 1957.
16 27 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 14-15 December 1957.
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17 1 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 11-13 December 1958.
17 2 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 11-13 December 1958.
17 3 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 11-13 December 1958.
17 4 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 11-13 December 1959.
17 5 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 11-13 December 1959.
17 6 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 11-13 December 1959.
17 7 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 9-11 December 1960.
17 8 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 9-11 December 1960.
17 9 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 6-9 December 1962.
17 10 National Conference for the UJA [New York, N.Y.]. 6 December 1966.
17 11 National Inaugural Conference [Miami, Fla.]. 24 February 1952.
17 12 National Inaugural Conference [Miami, Fla.]. February 1953.
17 13 National Inaugural Conference [Miami, Fla.]. 26 February 1956.
17 14 National Inaugural Conference [Miami, Fla.]. 3 March 1957.
17 15 National Inaugural Conference [Miami, Fla.]. 2 March 1958.
17 26 National Inaugural Conference [Miami, Fla.]. 7 February 1959.
17 17 National Inaugural Conference [Miami, Fla.]. 7 February 1960.
17 18 New Jersey State UJA Conference. 29 November 1959.
17 19 New Orleans UJA Conference [New Orleans, La.]. 6-8 May 1960.
17 20 Northeast Conference [Somerset, Mass.]. 1961.
17 21 ORT Federation [New York, N.Y.]. 23 January 1966.
17 22 Report Conference [New York, N.Y.]. 27-28 October 1951.
17 23 Southwest Leadership Institute [Biloxi, Miss.]. 13-15 January 1961.
17 24 West Coast Leadership Conference [San Bernardino, Calif.]. 20-22 February 1959.
17 25 West Cost Leadership Conference [Palm Springs, Calif.]. February 1961.
17 26 Western Leadership Conference [Palm Springs, Calif.]. 19-21 February 1961.
17 27 Western Leadership Conference [Los Angeles, Calif.]. February 1978.
Subseries 4. Administrative Files, 1939-1982.
Scope and Content Note: Subseries 4 contains materials related to the operation of the UJA. Includes budgets and reports as well as campaign and program information. There is also detailed information on UJA programs such as the Israel Education Fund, Israel Emergency Fund, Young Leadership and Study Missions.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged alphabetically using original folder headings.
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18 1 25th Anniversary of UJA. 1963.
18 2 Arab-Israeli War. 1967.
18 3 Ben-Gurion, David. Visit to United States, planning. 1966-1967.
18 4 Ben-Gurion, David. Visit to United States. 1967.
18 5 Ben-Gurion, David. 85th birthday. 1971.
18 6 Budget. 1954.
18 7 Budget. 1955-1961.
18 8 Budget. 1962-1963.
18 9 Budget. 1964-1965.
18 10 Budget. 1972.
18 11 Cabinet meeting. 3-4 November 1956.
18 12 Cabinet meeting. February 1957.
18 13 Cabinet meeting. 8 June 1957.
18 14 Cabinet meeting. 19 January 1959.
18 15 Cabinet meeting. 1 February 1959.
18 21 Campaign. Cash. 1971-1972.
18 24 Campaign. MASS. 1974.
18 16 Campaign. Planning documents. 1957.
18 17 Campaign. Planning documents. 1959.
18 18 Campaign. Planning documents. 1966.
18 19 Campaign. Planning documents. 1971.
18 20 Campaign. Reports. 1971.
18 22 Campaign. Reports. 1972.
18 23 Campaign. Reports. 1974.
18 25 Campaign. Reports. 1975.
18 26 Campaign. Reports. 1981.
18 27 Campaign. Reports. 1982.
18 28 Campaign. Techniques. 1971-1973.
18 29 Campaign. Techniques. 1980-1982.
18 30 Canadian Leaders Luncheon. 2 February 1957.
18 31 Central Conference of American Rabbis. 1956.
18 32 College of Jewish Studies [Milwaukee, Wis.]. 1953.
18 33 Contingency plan. 1972.
18 34 Executive Director Meeting UJA. 10 November 1955.
18 35 Executive officers and committee list. 1939-1992.
18 36 Executive staff meeting. 1971-1973.
18 37 Fact sheet. 1969.
18 38 Field staff conference calls. 1955.
18 39 Film, "Morocco." 1963.
18 40 Film, "The Crucifixion." 1971.
18 41 Fundraising, Europe. 1966.
18 42 Fundraising, Florida. 1982.
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19 1 Galilee Plan. 1966.
19 2 Germany. 1966-1967.
19 3 Gift of Appreciated Property. Proposed project. 2 March 1966.
19 4 Goodwill Mission. 1957.
19 5 Hebrew University. 1968-1973.
19 6 Hillel Student Leadership Institute.
19 7 Israel. 1950-1952.
19 8 Israel. World's fair. 1963.
19 9 Israel. Visitors. 1971.
19 10 Israel Education Fund. 1963.
19 11 Israel Education Fund. 1964.
19 12 Israel Education Fund. 1965.
19 13 Israel Education Fund. 1966.
19 14 Israel Education Fund. 1967.
19 15 Israel Education Fund. 1968.
19 16 Israel Education Fund. 1969.
19 17 Israel Education Fund. 1969.
19 18 Israel Education Fund. 1970.
19 19 Israel Education Fund. 1971.
19 20 Israel Education Fund. 1972.
19 21 Israel Education Fund. 1973.
19 22 Israel Education Fund. 1974.
19 23 Israel Education Fund. 1975.
19 24 Israel Education Fund. 1976-1977.
19 25 Israel Education Fund. 1985.
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20 1 Israel Emergency Fund. 1967.
20 2 Israel Emergency Fund. 1968.
20 3 Israel Emergency Fund. 1968.
20 4 Israel Emergency Fund. Human interest stories. June 1967.
20 5 Israel Emergency Fund. San Francisco conference call. 1 June 1967.
20 6 Israel Emergency Fund. Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds. 3 June 1967.
20 7 Israeli government request for private loans. 1956.
20 8 Jewish Agency. Committee on World Fundraising. 1971-1972.
20 9 Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston. 1981-1982.
20 10 Kaufman, Menachem. Notes from interview with Herbert A. Friedman. 1975.
20 11 Klutznick, Philip. UJA luncheon speech. 5 February 1961.
20 12 Leadership briefing. 10 September 1956.
20 13 Leadership briefing. 1-6 July 1977.
20 14 Leadership Development Committee. 1981.
20 15 Lehman, Herbert H. Testimonial dinner. 21 January 1956.
20 16 Leidesdorf, Samuel. Testimonial dinner. 2 February 1957.
20 17 Miscellaneous. 1948.
20 18 Miscellaneous. 1960-1964.
20 19 Miscellaneous. 1969.
20 20 Miscellaneous. 1970.
20 21 Miscellaneous. 1971.
20 22 Miscellaneous. 1972.
20 23 Miscellaneous. 1975-1985.
20 24 Morocco. Herbert Friedman visit. 1953.
20 25 Moscow Youth Festival. 1957.
20 26 National Chairman. 1957.
20 27 National Chairman. 1972.
20 28 National Committee. 1963-1966.
20 29 National Women's Division of the UJA. 1970.
20 30 New prospects. 1981-1982.
20 31 New York City campaign. 1971-1973.
20 32 North Africa. 1955.
20 33 Notes on television shows. 10 October 1977.
20 34 Office space. 1290 Avenue of the Americas. [New York, N.Y.]. 1962-1963.
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21 1 Operation Israel. 1968.
21 2 Operation Israel. 1970-1973.
21 3 Operation Joshua. 1970-1971.
21 4 Operation Upgrade. 1972-1973.
21 5 Overseas travel. Notes, reports and agendas. 1950.
21 6 Overseas travel. Notes, reports and agendas. 1951.
21 7 Overseas travel. Notes, reports and agendas. 1956.
21 8 Overseas travel. Notes, reports and agendas. 1957.
21 9 Overseas travel. Notes, reports and agendas. 1958.
21 10 Overseas travel. Notes, reports and agendas. 1959.
21 11 Overseas travel. Notes, reports and agendas. 1960.
21 12 Overseas travel. Notes, reports and agendas. 1961.
21 13 Overseas travel. Notes, reports and agendas. 1977.
21 14 Palace revolution. 1961.
21 15 Personnel. 1971.
21 16 Photography project in Israel. 1960.
21 17 Policy on cash. 16 November 1981.
21 18 Poverty program. 1971-1972.
21 19 Press conference. January 1957.
21 20 Press release. 1950-1952.
21 21 Prime Minister's mission. 1971.
21 22 Project absorption. March 1968.
21 23 Project renewal. 1977-1979.
21 24 Projects. 1976-1977.
21 25 Prospect donor list. 1974.
21 26 Public relations department. 1971-1973.
21 27 Public relations manual and campaign publicity. 1969.
21 28 Public relations manual. 1971.
21 29 Publicity representation in Israel. 1965-1966.
21 30 Rabbinical meetings. 1972.
21 31 Rabbinical mission. 1970.
21 32 Rabbinical student program. 1972.
21 33 Rabin, Yitzhak. 1975.
21 34 Radio broadcast. 6 February 1972.
21 35 Radio programs with Russian immigrants. 1972.
21 36 Refunding. 23 January 1954.
21 37 Regional retreats. 1975.
21 38 Religious Rights in Israel. 1968.
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22 1 Report to members, volume I. 1946.
22 2 Report to members, volume II. 1947.
22 3 Report to members, volume III. 1948.
22 4 Report to members, volume IV. 1949.
22 5 Report to members, volume V. 1950.
22 6 Report to members, volume VI. 1951.
22 7 Report to members, volume VII. 1952.
22 8 Report to members, volume VIII. 1953.
22 9 Report to members, volume IX. 1954.
22 10 Report to members, volume X. 1955.
22 11 Report to members, volume XI. 1956.
22 12 Report to members, volume XII. 1957.
22 13 Report to members, volume XIII. 1958.
22 14 Report to members, volume XIV. 1959.
22 15 Report to members, volume XV. 1960.
22 16 Report to members, volume XVI. 1961.
22 17 Report to members, volume XVII. 1962.
22 18 Report to members, volume XVIII. 1963.
22 19 Report to members, volume XIX. 1964.
Box Folder
23 1 Report to members, volume XX. 1965.
23 2 Report, volume I. 1966.
23 3 Report. 1971-1972.
23 4 Resolutions. 1955-1969.
23 5 Russia. 1956-1959.
23 6 Russian immigrant speakers. 1972.
23 7 Russian immigration. 1971-1972.
23 8 Sachar, Howard. Interview. August 1973.
23 9 Saint Thomas Synagogue campaign [Virgin Islands]. 1968.
23 10 Sapir, Pinchas. 1966-1971.
23 11 Satellite broadcasting. 1970-1971.
23 12 Schedule of fundraising meetings, speakers and results. 1965.
23 13 Schedule of fundraising meetings, speakers and results. 1966.
23 14 Schedule of fundraising meetings, speakers and results. 1967.
23 15 Schedule of fundraising meetings, speakers and results. 1968.
23 16 Schedule of fundraising meetings, speakers and results. 1969.
23 17 Schedule of fundraising meetings, speakers and results. 1970.
23 18 Schedule of fundraising meetings, speakers and results. 1971-1972.
23 19 Sherut La'Am. 1968.
23 20 Silver, Abba Hillel. October 1953.
23 21 Solicitations. 1971.
23 22 Solicitations. 1972.
23 23 Solicitations. 1981.
Box Folder
24 1 Speakers' division. 1950-1970.
24 2 Speakers' division, meeting. 17 January 1957.
24 3 Speakers' division, meeting. 11 February 1959.
24 4 Speakers' division, meeting. 4 January 1961.
24 5 Speakers' division, meeting. 28 January 1964.
24 6 Speakers' seminars and training. 1958.
24 7 Speakers' seminars and training. 1960.
24 8 Speakers' seminars and training. 1963.
24 9 Speakers' seminars and training. 1965.
24 10 Speakers' seminars and training. 1971.
24 11 Speaking engagements. 1948.
24 12 Speaking engagements. 1962.
24 13 Speaking engagements. 1968.
24 14 Speaking engagements. 1975-1976.
24 15 Speaking engagements. 1977.
24 16 Speaking engagements. 1978.
24 17 Speaking engagements. 1979.
24 18 Speaking engagements. 1980.
24 19 Speaking engagements. 1981.
24 20 Speaking engagements. 1982.
24 21 Special funds meeting. 13 December 1957.
24 22 Stacher, Joseph. 1964.
24 23 State of Israel. Background information.1969-1971.
24 24 State of Israel Bonds. 1952-1955.
24 25 State of Israel Bonds. 1970.
24 26 State of Israel Bonds. 25 May 1970.
24 27 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1966-1970.
24 28 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1967.
24 29 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1967.
24 30 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1968.
24 31 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1968.
24 32 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1969.
24 33 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. December 1969.
24 34 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1970.
24 35 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1970.
24 36 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1970.
24 37 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1970.
24 38 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1970-1974.
24 39 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1971.
24 40 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1971.
24 41 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1971.
24 42 Student Coordinating Committee for the Israel Emergency Fund. 1972.
Box Folder
25 1 Student Film (A Film of Israel). 1971.
25 2 Student Leadership Institute. 9-11 January 1970.
25 3 Student pilot program. 1970-1973.
25 4 Study mission [Baltimore, M.D.]. 1977.
25 5 Study mission. Bankers. 1970.
25 6 Study mission. Conference. 1971.
25 7 Study mission. Conference. 1972.
25 8 Study mission. Israel and Europe. 1957.
25 9 Study mission. Israel and Europe. 1960.
25 10 Study mission. Israel and Europe. 1962.
25 11 Study mission. Israel and Europe. 1963.
25 12 Study mission. Israel and Europe. 1965.
25 13 Study mission. Israel and Europe. 1966.
25 14 Study mission. Israel and Europe. 1981.
25 15 Study mission. Newspapermen's Mission.
25 16 Study mission. Report. 1954.
25 17 Study mission. Report. 1955-1960.
25 18 Study mission. Report. 1961-1963.
25 19 Study mission. Report. 1964-1965.
25 20 Suggested readings. 1965.
25 21 Suggested speakers. 1972.
25 22 Teenage program. Not implemented. 1965.
25 23 Telephone conference. February 1948.
25 24 Telephone presentation materials. 27 March 1968.
25 25 Telephone presentation materials. 11 April 1968.
25 26 Telephone round table. September 1948.
25 27 Television programs. 1947.
25 28 United HIAS. 1966.
25 29 United Israel Appeal. 1949.
25 30 United Israel Appeal. 1966-1967.
25 31 United Israel Appeal. 1968-1969.
25 32 United Israel Appeal. 1972.
25 33 University campaigns. 1958-1966.
25 34 University campaigns. Tel Aviv University. 1965-1968.
25 35 University campaigns. 1969.
25 36 University campaigns. 1972.
25 37 Uris, Leon. 1959-1964.
25 38 Videotape Project for Brentwood Country Club. 1972.
25 39 Warburg, Edward M.M. Testimonial Dinner. 1955.
Box Folder
26 1 World Zionist Organization, Statue Shalom. 15 November 1971.
26 2 Young Leadership. 1962-1966.
26 3 Young Leadership. 1967-1968.
26 4 Young Leadership. 1969.
26 5 Young Leadership. 1971.
26 6 Young Leadership. 1974-1975.
26 7 Young Leadership. 1977.
26 8 Young Leadership. Biographies. 1972-1973.
26 9 Young Leadership. Cabinet. 1960.
26 10 Young Leadership. Cabinet.1963-1972.
26 11 Young Leadership. Cabinet. 14 September 1968.
26 12 Young Leadership. Cabinet. 14 May 1974.
26 13 Young Leadership. Conference. 10-12 November 1960.
26 14 Young Leadership. Conference. 10-12 November 1960.
26 15 Young Leadership. Conference. 10-12 November 1960.
26 16 Young Leadership. Conference. 10 November 1961.
26 17 Young Leadership. Conference. 13-15 September 1963.
26 18 Young Leadership. Conference. 16 September 1965.
26 19 Young Leadership. Conference. 12 February 1966.
26 20 Young Leadership. Conference. 23-24 April 1966.
26 21 Young Leadership. International. 1966.
26 22 Young Leadership. International. 8 March 1972.
26 23 Young Leadership. International. 1975.
26 24 Young Leadership. Mission. 1971.
26 25 Young Leadership. Mission. 1971-1973.
26 26 Young Leadership. Mission. 1972.
26 27 Young Leadership. Mission. 1976.
26 28 Young Leadership. Mission.1977.
26 29 Young Leadership. Retreat. 17-19 May 1963.
26 30 Young Leadership. Retreat. 1963-1970.
26 31 Young Leadership. Retreat. 12-16 May 1971.
26 32 Young Leadership. Study group. 1974.
26 33 Young Leadership [Washington, D.C.]. 1966.
26 34 Young Women's Leadership. 1978.
Subseries 5. Photographs, 1949-1987.
Scope and Content Note: Photographs in Subseries 5 highlight UJA events and milestones. They capture social events, study missions, retreats, and meetings with significant individuals such as Dwight D. Eisenhower and David Ben-Gurion.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged chronologically using original folder headings.
Box Folder
27 1 Miscellaneous. 1949-1987.
27 2 UJA meeting with Dwight D. Eisenhower at the White House [Washington D.C.]. 1955.
27 3 Ben-Gurion, David. 1956.
27 4 UJA study mission abroad. 1956.
27 5 Haber, Samuel. On Jewish Morocco. 1956.
27 6 Friedman, Herbert A. 1956-1995.
27 7 Study mission. 1956.
27 8 UJA Study Mission to Israel and Poland. 1957.
27 9 Closed circuit television with Abba Eban and Edward M.M. Warburg. 29 April 1957.
27 10 Study mission to Israel. October 1957.
27 11 Reform Jewish Appeal Annual Award Dinner. 18 April 1966.
27 12 UJA Study mission to Israel. Part 1. 1968.
27 13 UJA Study mission to Israel. Part 2. 1968.
27 14 UJA Study mission to Israel. Part 3. 1968.
27 15 Friedman, David and Charles. 1969.
27 16 Young leadership. July 1969.
27 17 Miscellaneous materials. Formal dinners and receptions. September 1969.
27 18 UJA Leaders of Israel: Abba Eban, Golda Meir, Moshe Dayan. February 1970.
27 19 Miscellaneous materials: dinners and social gatherings. July-December 1970.
27 20 December conference. 1970.
27 21 Miscellaneous materials. Formal dinners and receptions. 1970.
27 22 Young Leadership Cabinet retreat. 1971.
27 23 Miscellaneous. January-June 1971.
27 24 Study mission. October 1971.
27 25 Ben-Gurion, David. Visit to the United States. 23 October 1971.
27 26 Miscellaneous materials. Social events and dinners. November - December 1971.
27 27 UJA Mission to Israel. February 1972.
27 28 Miscellaneous materials. Social events and dinners. January-June 1972.
27 29 25th Anniversary of the State of Israel. 1972.
27 30 Young Leadership Mission. October 1972.
27 31 Rapoport, Natan. 1972.
27 32 Young Leadership Cabinet. 1972.
27 33 Banquet. 1973.
27 34 Miscellaneous. 1975-1977.
Series I. Wexner Heritage Foundation, 1942-2003. [6 Record Carton Boxes]
Scope and Content Note: Series I contains materials related to Friedman's work with the Wexner Heritage Foundation. This series spans the years 1942-2003, with the bulk of the material covering the years 1985-2003. In 1985, Friedman co-founded the Wexner Heritage Foundation with Columbus, Ohio philanthropist Leslie Wexner. Friedman served as the foundation's President until his retirement. The Wexner Foundation's mission is centered on fostering a cadre of young Jewish leadership with a strong sense of allegiance to the State of Israel and Jewish identity throughout the Diaspora. Of note in this series is correspondence with Ezer Weizman, Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres, and Teddy Kollek. The series includes program and conference records, newsletters, working papers, and speeches and addresses by Friedman as well as photos with notable figures such as Yitzhak Rabin and Pope John Paul II.
Subseries 1. General Files, 1942-2003.
Scope and Content Note: Subseries 1 include documents related to Friedman’s role as president of the Wexner Heritage Foundation. Materials include notes, campaigns, correspondences, programs and project information.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged alphabetically using original folder headings.
Box Folder
28 1 Act Now memo. 1994.
28 2 Alumni retreat. Intermarriage. May 1990.
28 3 Alumni retreat. Intermarriage. May 1990.
28 4 Alumni retreat. April 1991.
28 5 Alumni syllabi. 1989-1990.
28 6 Avi Chai. Day school registers. 1994-1996.
28 7 Baltimore campaign. 1987.
28 8 Baltimore meeting. Judaism and Christianity. 1991-1992.
28 9 Basic statement on cooperation for the future. 1 August 1994.
28 10 Beilin,Yossi. 1994.
28 11 Biographies of Ralph Goldman, Max Fisher, and Edward M.M. Warburg. 1962- 1985.
28 12 Boston high school. 1996.
28 13 Boston trip. 7-9 March 1986.
28 14 Botstein, Leon. 1997.
28 15 Bronfman, Charles. Tom Axworthy memo. May 1994.
28 16 Capital Campaign for Jewish Renaissance and Renewal. 2000.
28 17 Central Conference of American Rabbis. Honorary membership. 1994.
28 18 Chicago alumni exit interviews. May 1992.
28 19 Chicago alumni exit interviews. May 1992.
28 20 Columbus-Russian mission. September 1997.
28 21 Columbus seminar [Columbus, Ohio]. 12 January 1986.
28 22 Colwell, David. 2001-2002.
28 23 Cooperation plan. 1994.
28 24 Denver Beit Din. Background stories. [Denver, Colo.]. 1983-1989.
28 25 Denver School Camps [Denver, Colo.]. 1996.
28 26 Dual identity. October 1991.
28 27 Dual identity. Cleveland Summer Institute. 1993.
28 28 Eban, Abba. Addresses and Walter Cronkite introductions. 1999-2000.
28 29 Education. Jewish identity. Community. 2001-2002.
28 30 Elite education. 1985-1987.
Box Folder
29 1 Feinstein, Wayne. Discussion notes. 1997.
29 2 Friedman, Darrell. 2002.
29 3 Friedman, Herbert A. Announcement on emeritus status. 16 September 1994.
29 4 Friedman, Herbert A. Records of conversations. July-November 1994.
29 5 Friedman, Herbert A. Scholarship fund. undated.
29 6 Fund for the Jewish Future. 2003.
29 7 Gruen, George. Water and Politics in the Middle East. 1990.
29 8 Hillel. 2001-2002.
29 9 Hillel. Schools and camps. 2003.
29 10 Holocaust. Discussion notes. 1988.
29 11 Holocaust: Message and Meaning. May 1993.
29 12 Holocaust Survivors Memoirs Project. 2000.
29 13 Holocaust Survivors Memoirs Project. 2000.
29 14 Holocaust Survivors Memoirs Project. 2000.
29 15 Israel Experience programs. 1990-1995.
29 16 Israel interviews report. January-February 1993.
29 17 Israel program. 1993.
29 18 Jewish day school networks. 1994-1996.
29 19 Jewish education. 2001-2003.
29 20 Jewish identity. September 1986.
29 21 Jewish identity. 1987.
29 22 Jewish residential academy survey. 1995.
29 23 Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Rabbi as communal leader. 1994.
29 24 Kollek, Teddy. 1986-1993.
29 25 Kraar, Martin. 1994.
Box Folder
30 1 Laufer, Nathan. 1989.
30 2 Leadership lectures. Outline and papers. 1994.
30 3 Lipstadt, Deborah. Fund. 1998.
30 4 Lipstadt, Deborah. Trial. 1997-1998.
30 5 Lipstadt, Deborah. Trial. 1998-1999.
30 6 Lipstadt, Deborah. Trial. 1998-1999.
30 7 Lurie, Brian. 1993-1995.
30 8 Messianism retreat. March 1989.
30 9 Meyer, Michael A. 1990-1991.
30 10 Mid-Winter retreat [Houston, Tex.]. 8-11 February 1990.
30 11 Minneapolis exit interviews. May 1991.
30 12 Models of Ethical Leadership retreat. [West Palm Beach, Fla.]. 19-21 February 1988.
30 13 New Century Fund. 1998-2002.
30 14 New Century Fund. Analysis and proposal. 11 June 2001.
30 15 New Century Fund. Proposal. 2001-2002.
30 16 New Members Institute. July 1992.
30 17 New Members Institute. 1993.
30 18 Norich, Samuel. "What Will Bind Us Now?" Notes. 1995.
30 19 Nostra Aetate. Catholic-Jewish Reconciliation. 1994.
30 20 November seminar [New York, N.Y.]. 1985.
30 21 Papacy. 1987.
30 22 Peres, Shimon. 1979-2003.
30 23 Plan for the future. Letters to supporters. 24 June 2003.
30 24 Prager, Dennis. Weekend retreat. 1985.
30 25 Prospects and potential donors. 1971-1972; 2001-2003.
30 26 Rabin, Yitzhak. 1989-1995.
30 27 Reimagining American Judaism [Oak Brook, Ill.]. 1996.
Box Folder
31 1 Saint Louis seminar [Saint Louis, Mo.]. 1991.
31 2 Solomon Schechter High School [Hartsdale, N.Y.]. 1996.
31 3 School for Public Service. 1987.
31 4 Schools in the works. 1996.
31 5 Scrapbooks. 1983-1998.
31 6 Soll, Bruce. 1994.
31 7 Spring curriculum. 1992.
31 8 Steinhardt, Michael. 1995.
31 9 Steinhardt, Michael. 2003.
31 10 Study group and candidates. 2001.
31 11 Summer camps. 2001-2002.
31 12 Summer Institute [Aspen, Colo.]. July 1987.
31 13 Summer Institute [Aspen, Colo.]. 1989-1994.
31 14 Summer Institute [Aspen, Colo.]. July 1988.
31 15 Summer Institute. [Aspen, Colo.]. 1989.
31 16 Summer Institute [Aspen, Colo.]. 1992.
31 17 Summer Institute. Israel. 1990.
31 18 Summer Institute. Israel. 1991.
31 19 Summer Institute. Israel. July 1995.
31 20 Summer Institute. Israel. Evaluation forms. 2003.
31 21 Talmud report. 1949-2003.
31 22 Thank you letters. 24 June 2003.
31 23 Torah portion. undated.
31 24 United Israel Appeal. Agreement. June 1994.
31 25 United Jewish Appeal as Percentage of Israel GNP. 1994.
31 26 United States Holocaust Memorial Council. 1986-1987.
31 27 United States Holocaust Memorial Council. 1986-1993.
31 28 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Transcript of Herbert A. Friedman interview. 1992.
31 29 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Life Reborn conference. January 2000.
31 30 Voss, Carl H. Invitation to Dinitz. 1978-1988.
31 31 Voss, Carl H. Memorial. 1995.
31 32 Wannsee Conference. Program materials. 1942-1988.
31 33 Washington Institute for Near East Policy. 1986.
31 34 Weizman, Ezer. March-April 1993.
Box Folder
32 1 Wexner Heritage Review. 2000.
32 2 Wexner Heritage Review. 2001.
32 3 Wexner, Leslie. 19 November 2002.
32 4 Wexner syllabi. 1990-1991.
32 5 Wexner syllabi. 1990-1991.
32 6 Winter retreat. Sepharad. January 1992.
32 7 Yale University. Class of 1938 reunion. 1988.
32 8 Yale University. Groundbreaking for Hillel Center. 1993.
32 9 Young leadership [Snowbird, Utah]. 1990.
Subseries 2. Writings and Addresses, 1987-2003.
Scope and Content Note: Subseries 2 contains writings, lectures, and speeches given by Friedman while director of the Wexner Heritage Foundation.
Arrangement Note: This subseries is arranged alphabetically using original folder headings. Quotation marks denote a published article or formal speech title.
Box Folder
32 10 Lectures. 1987-1988.
32 11 Lectures. 1989.
32 12 Lectures. 1990.
32 13 Lectures. 1995-1997.
32 14 Speeches and proposals. 1983.
32 15 Speeches. 1988-1998.
32 16 Speeches. 1999-2000.
32 17 Brandeis University lecture. 5 December 1991.
32 18 "Building a State, Creating a Nation." 12 July 1991.
32 19 "Challenge of Peace." Winter retreat. 1994.
32 20 Columbus group lectures on modern times. 1986.
32 21 "Crisis and Leadership." 1991.
32 22 "Dissent and Support." 2 November 1982.
32 23 "The Dream Requires New Involvement." 21 May 1983.
Box Folder
33 1 "The Future: How Israel Will Look in 2017." undated.
33 2 "Hebrew Roots of American Democracy." February 1967.
33 3 Heschel School rally [New York, N.Y.]. 7 December 1993.
33 4 "History Demands a Change Now." November 1993.
33 5 "Hitler's Road to Power." 2 May 1993.
33 6 "How to Create a Retreat Center." June 1994.
33 7 "How to Create a School." 1994.
33 8 "Jewish Disappearance." 1996-2003.
33 9 "Leadership Functions: A Practicum." July 1990.
33 10 "Major Goals for the Century Ahead." 1992.
33 11 "The Meaning of Judaism in a Cosmic Sense." 8 July 1989.
33 12 "The Most Precious Gift." 16 June 1993.
33 13 "My Credo" pages 1-233. undated.
33 14 "My Credo" pages 234-450. undated.
33 15 "My Credo" pages 451-749. undated.
33 16 "The Old Shall Dream Dreams and the Young Shall See Visions." 1993.
33 17 "Reconciliation," speech notes. October 1994.
33 18 Mark Tabatchnik memorial address. 21 January 1993.
33 19 "The UJA - Noble Past: Future Changes. Thoughts for the 90's." 1 July 1991.
33 20 "U.S. Jewry." 1988.
33 21 "War and Peace: A Vision." 22 February 1991.
33 22 Warburg, Edward M.M. 21 June 1993.
33 23 Wexner, Leslie and Abigail Koppel. Wedding address. 23 January 1993.
33 24 "What is Our Future as American Jews?" 2003.
Subseries 3. Audio-Visual Materials, 1948-1996.
Scope and Content Note: This subseries is a collection of audio and video files, mostly of speeches given by Friedman while with the United Jewish Appeal and the Wexner Heritage Foundation (circa 1955–2000).
Arrangement Note: Arrangement Note: The materials are arranged into four (4) subseries, based on format: Section A. Audiocassettes, Section B. Audio reels, Section C. Other Sound Recordings, Section D. Video Tapes, Section E. Film Reels and Section F. Slide photographs
Section A. Audiocassettes.
Box
34 United Nations Security Council. 13 July 1948.
34 United Nations General Assembly-Political committee. 5 May 1949.
34 United Nations Assembly - First emergency special session. 1 November 1956.
34 United Nations General Assembly [1]. 19 June 1967.
34 United Nations General Assembly [2]. 19 June 1967.
34 Mission. Jerusalem. 19 November 1969.
34 Neil Weinberg slide presentation. 1969.
34 Mission to Israel. The 1970 UJA campaign story told by Israel's leaders. With an introduction by Edward Ginsberg, General Chairman. 1970.
34 Meir, Golda. Jerusalem. 2 September 1970.
34 UJA Study Mission. Masada ceremony. 1971.
34 Rusinek, Alla. Herbert A. Friedman. 4 February 1971.
34 Gold, Mitchell. Trenton High School rally. March 1971.
34 Israel Report No. 1. June 1971.
34 Foster, Arnold. Arrival of Soviet Jews in Israel. June 1971.
34 Avni, Yitzhak. Russian Jewry coin. September 1971.
34 UJA National Conference. Operation Upgrade seminar [1]. 13 October 1971.
34 UJA National Conference. Operation Upgrade seminar [2]. 13 October 1971.
34 UJA National Conference. Operation Upgrade. Herbert A. Friedman. 11 December 1971.
34 UJA. Julia Weiner answers questions. Spring 1972.
34 Operation Israel. 1972.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - lecture to Columbus group [1]. 29 April 1986.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - lecture to Columbus group [2]. 29 April 1986.
34 Wexner Heritage Foundation. Rabbi Friedman, “Establishing the Theme” [West Palm Beach, Fla.]. 19 February 1988.
34 Rabbi Friedman tapes #1 & 3. 14 July 1988.
34 Rabbi Friedman tapes #1 . 15 July 1988.
34 Kula, Irwin - Houston retreat, "Dogma" [1] 23 October 1988.
34 Kula, Irwin - Houston retreat, "Dogma" [2]. 23 October 1988.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - "A Half-Century of Fire and Glory" [1]. 3 July 1989.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - "A Half-Century of Fire and Glory" [2]. 3 July 1989.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - "A Half-Century of Fire and Glory" [1]. 4 July 1989.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - "A Half-Century of Fire and Glory" [2]. 4 July 1989.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - "A Half-Century of Fire and Glory" [1]. 5 July 1989.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - "A Half-Century of Fire and Glory" [2]. 5 July 1989.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - "A Half-Century of Fire and Glory" [1]. 6 July 1989.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - "A Half-Century of Fire and Glory" [2]. 6 July 1989.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - "A Half-Century of Fire and Glory" [1]. 7 July 1989.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - "A Half-Century of Fire and Glory" [2]. 7 July 1989.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [Snowbird, Utah] [1]. 2 July 1990.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [Snowbird, Utah] [2]. 2 July 1990.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [Snowbird, Utah] [1]. 5 July 1990.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [Snowbird, Utah] [2]. 5 July 1990.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [Snowbird, Utah] [1]. 6 July 1990.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [Snowbird, Utah] [2]. 6 July 1990.
34 Wexner Heritage Foundation - boardroom [1]. 4 July 1994.
34 Wexner Heritage Foundation - boardroom [2]. 4 July 1994.
34 Wexner Heritage Foundation - boardroom [1]. 5 July 1994.
34 Wexner Heritage Foundation - boardroom [2]. 5 July 1994.
34 Wexner Heritage Foundation - boardroom [1]. 6 July 1994.
34 Wexner Heritage Foundation - boardroom 2]. 6 July 1994.
34 Wexner Heritage Foundation - boardroom [1]. 7 July 1994.
34 Wexner Heritage Foundation - boardroom [2]. 7 July 1994.
34 Wexner Heritage Foundation - boardroom [1]. 8 July 1994.
34 Wexner Heritage Foundation - boardroom [2]. 8 July 1994.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - speaking at George Washington University [Washington D.C.]. 1996.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [1]. 24 June 1996.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [2]. 24 June 1996.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [1]. 25 June 1996.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [2]. 25 June 1996.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [1]. 26 June 1996.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [2]. 26 June 1996.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [1]. 27 June 1996.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. - boardroom [2]. 27 June 1996.
34 Holocaust [1]. undated.
34 Holocaust [2]. undated.
34 President of Jewish Community in Berlin. [1] undated.
34 President of Jewish Community in Berlin [cont.] and Herbert Friedman's 1st talk [2] undated.
34 Immigrants from Morocco interview at a moshau at [illegible]. Interview at [illegible] Kibbutz. Lecture at immigrant town. Lecture at Or Yehuda.[1] undated.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. Questions and summary. undated.
34 Tel Aviv University. Leon Fine. Mayer Abramovitz.[1] undated.
34 Friedman, Herbert A. in Beersheba, Israel. On Jewish Ethics. Religion. undated.
Section B. Audio reels.
Box
35 Address to Associated Jewish Charities and Welfare Fund [Baltimore Hebrew Temple, Baltimore, Md.]. 13 November 1956.
35 Toll conference. 16 May 1957.
35 Message to Field [illegible]. (Telephone hook-up). 21 June 1957.
35 Conference Call. 19 November 1957.
35 Toll Conference. 14 March 1958.
35 The Critical Year Between Crises. 1960.
35 Speech at French Lick, Ind. 3 March 1962.
35 Ben-Gurion Birthday [includes letter from Raphael Levy to HAF]. 18 October 1966.
35 Herbert A. Friedman (New York, N.Y.) – Leonard Bell (San Francisco, Calif.). 12 February 1967.
35 United Jewish Appeal Executive Directors meeting [Plaza Hotel] [Reel II] [list of speakers]. 2 June 1967.
35 Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds [Hilton Hotel] [Reel 2/2]. 3 June 1967.
35 Four messages. 3 June 1967.
35 United Jewish Appeal- Israel Emergency Fund Dinner – Americana hotel [1]. 12 June 1967.
35 United Jewish Appeal- Israel Emergency Fund Dinner – Americana hotel [2]. 12 June 1967.
35 Address of the Honorable Abba Eban - U.N. General Assembly [1]. 19 June 1967.
35 Address of the Honorable Abba Eban - U.N. General Assembly [2]. 19 June 1967.
35 Address of the Honorable Abba Eban - U.N. General Assembly [3]. 19 June 1967.
35 Adventures in Judaism 139. "Crystal Night". 1968.
35 Address to UJA Young Leadership Cabinet. "The UJA in the Perspective of Modern Jewish History." [Hilton Hotel, New York, N.Y.]. 14 September 1968.
35 United Jewish Appeal. [Embassy Ballroom, Dallas, Tex.]. 11 January 1969.
35 Address to the UJA of Greater New York [Plaza Hotel, New York, N.Y.]. 24 February 1971.
35 Radio Spots [list of contents]. 1972.
35 Interview with Mrs. Batya Untershatz and Professor Dori P[illegible] Jerusalem. 21 May 1972.
35 Interview with Russian immigrants of Kiryat Tivon Absorption Center. Mrs. Mary Ziber and Mr. Martin Cherkess. 23 May 1972.
35 Interview with Mrs. Leah Machinson and Mr. Daniel B[illegible]. 13 July 1972.
35 UJA Student Mission tape 2 [Hebrew]. 24 December 1975.
35 United Jewish Appeal –The honorable Golda Meier and Rabbi Herbert A. Friedman. undated.
Section C. Other sound recordings.
Box
35 [Sound cartridge] [1]. 1957.
35 Jordan (cont.) Kayzri. Abe Harman. 1/2 Lou Horwitz. Chas [2] [sound cartridge]. 1957.
35 Report on a record [special recording from HAF addressed to UJA leaders, includes reply card] [phonograph]. 1957-1958.
35 Friedman, Herbert A. - "A Critical Year Between Crises." [phonograph]. [1968].
35 Address to United Jewish Appeal "To The Des Moines Jewish Community" [sound sheet]. 1988.
Section D. Videotapes.
Box
36 Anti-defamation League of B’nai B’rith – “Courage to care” [contents]. 26 December 1989.
36 Friedman, Herbert A. - Winter retreat, "Priorities in leadership: Ben-Gurion's decision to sink Altalena" [Houston, Tex.]. 9 February 1990.
36 Friedman, Herbert A. and David Harris - Winter retreat, "Soviet Jewry plenary" [Houston, Tex.]. 9-11 February 1990.
36 The Israel Experience. A Rite of Passage for North American Jewish Youth. Motivating Community Leadership. 1993.
36 Wexner Heritage Foundation - panel discussion. 20 October 1996.
36 Wexner Heritage Foundation - Rabbi Kula [1]. 4 December 1996.
36 Wexner Heritage Foundation - Rabbi Kula [2]. 4 December 1996.
36 Irwin Kula – San Francisco Pro. [1]. 18 December 1996.
36 Irwin Kula – San Francisco Pro. [2]. 18 December 1996.
36 Anti-defamation League of B’nai B’rith – “Avenue of the Just” [contents]. undated.
36 To Herbert A. Friedman - Personal. Guides on weekly flights. February 1969.
36 Herbert A. Friedman: "Current Peace Initiatives and the Status of the Campaign." 24 February 1971.
36 Herbert A. Friedman: Worker Training "How to Solicit Gifts." . 24 February 1971.
36 Herbert A. Friedman. Tel-Aviv. Hilton. 17 April 1972.
Section E. Film reels.
Box
36 Israel Survival Rally [Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, Calif.]. 11 June 1967.
36 United Jewish Appeal-Israel Emergency Fund Bulletin No. 1. 5 June 1967.
36 United Jewish Appeal-Israel Emergency Fund Bulletin No. 2. 8 June 1967.
36 United Jewish Appeal-Israel Emergency Fund Bulletin No. 3. 14 June 1967.
Section F. Slide photographs.
Box
36 [Information on immigration to Israel]. 1970.
36 Operation Israel with tape cassette. 1972.

Search Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the AJA's online catalog.

Persons and Families

Ben-Gurion, David -- 1886-1973.
Friedman, Herbert A. -- 1918-2008.

Institutions

United Jewish Appeal.
Wexner Heritage Foundation.

Subjects

Chaplains, Military.
Refugees.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees.
Zionism.

Places

Israel -- History.

Genres and Forms

Audiocassettes.
Jewish sermons, American.
Photographs.
Videocassettes.