Jews in public life
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Rabbi David J. Radinsky papers
Identifier: Mss 1121
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, sermons, and eulogies of Rabbi David J. Radinsky, senior rabbi of Brith Sholom Beth Israel Congregation in Charleston, South Carolina, from 1970 to 2004. The collection consists primarily of correspondence between Rabbi Radinsky and members of the Charleston community, BSBI congregants, and Jewish organizations on such topics as the policies of Addlestone Hebrew Academy and the Jewish Community Center of Charleston, kashrut (dietary laws), kosher food suppliers,...
Found in: Special Collections / Rabbi David J. Radinsky papers
Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin papers
Identifier: Mss 1075
Abstract Clippings, correspondence, sermons, programs, certificates, diplomas, diaries, photographs, objects, and other papers of Jacob S. Raisin, Reform rabbi, author, and scholar. Raisin's writings focused on ethical behavior, intellectual history, religious observance and tradition. Materials also relate to Raisin's wife, Jane Lazarus Raisin, their children, Mordenai Lazarus Raisin Hirsch, Rachel Marla Raisin, and Aaron S. Raisin, and other family members, Raisin's record of professional...
Dates: circa 1700, 1889-2009
Found in: Special Collections / Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin papers
William A. Rosenthall Judaica collection
Identifier: Mss 1086
Abstract Judaica postcards, prints and posters, periodicals, clippings, philatelic materials, greeting cards, medals, textiles, ephemera, and subject files collected by Rabbi William A. Rosenthall. Materials date from the late 15th to 20th century and document Jewish life on every continent except Antarctica. These materials are mainly iconographic in nature, including artwork depicting many aspects of Jewish history, religion, customs, and daily life. They cover topics such as Jewish holidays,...
Dates: 1493-2002; Majority of material found within 1568-1995
Rabbi Robert A. Seigel papers
Identifier: Mss 1147
The collection includes the professional and personal papers of Rabbi Robert A. Seigel (1938-2016), said to be the South Carolina's first native-born rabbi. Included are rabbinical records, family and career scrapbooks, Sedarot and autobiographical writings, slides, publications from synagogues and organizations Seigel led, and artistic works.
Dates: 1909-2021; Majority of material found within 1955-2016
Found in: Special Collections / Rabbi Robert A. Seigel papers