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Box 3


Contains 17 Results:

General materials, 1917-1965 undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Includes congratulations on the wedding of Jane Lazarus and Jacob Raisin and on Aaron Raisin's birth and bar mitzvah; clippings on honors received; certificates of recognition; and death notices.

Dates: 1917-1965 undated

Condolence letters, 1946-1947

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Condolence letters to Jane Lazarus Raisin on the death of Jacob Raisin, including correspondence from Congressman L. Mendel Rivers, Abba Hillel Silver, Maurice Eisendrath, and Stephen S. Wise. Also includes a letter from the Charleston chapter of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, stating that the April 1947 class was named the Jacob S. Raisin class.

Dates: 1946-1947

Speeches, 1940-1950

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Two speeches - one discussing Zionist institutions and democratic ideals in Israel, such as housing cooperatives (kibbutzim and moshavim), and the rescue of Jewish refugees from Germany (presented at a Hadassah conference), and the other in honor of Charleston's Jewish bicentennial.

Dates: 1940-1950

Jewish National Fund certificate, 1958

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Provisional certificate presented to Jane Lazarus Raisin from JNF through Hadassah.

Dates: 1958

General, 1905-1957, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Includes clippings about and writings by Rabbi Max Raisin, death notice, eulogies and remembrances, and a bookplate from his personal library.

Dates: 1905-1957, undated

Books, 1919, 1952

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Title pages of books by Max Raisin.

Dates: 1919, 1952

Genealogical, circa 2000-circa 2009

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Raisin family tree created by Joan Rosenthal, granddaughter of Max Raisin. Also includes a family tree by an unknown author.

Dates: circa 2000-circa 2009

Rabbinic thesis on Max Raisin, 1985

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

"An American Rabbi: A Translation of Four Essays from Max Raisin's Dapim MiPinkaso shel Rabi," by Rachel Hertzman, towards requirements for rabbinic ordination at H.U.C. The thesis translates four of Max Raisin's autobiographical essays from Hebrew into English.

Dates: 1985

General, 1930-1984, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Includes information on a donation Rachel made to KKBE, and a donation made in memory of her parents to the Jewish Community Center.

Dates: 1930-1984, undated

Addlestone Hebrew Academy, 1988-1997, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Includes clippings, remarks, and recognitions for Mordenai's 39 years of service teaching.

Dates: 1988-1997, undated