Skip to main content

JHC. Jewish Heritage Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: JHC

Found in 313 Collections and/or Records:

National Council of Jewish Women Charleston Section records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1038
Abstract

The collection consists of the records of the Charleston Section of the National Council of Jewish Women. A substantial portion of the collection documents the Charleston Section's fundraising activities, charitable and educational programs, membership events, and 100th anniversary celebration through photographs, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other materials. Also included are materials documenting its administrative and financial activities and early history.

Dates: 1906-2018

Goldberg family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1051
Abstract Papers of the Goldberg (a.k.a. Gelbart or Geldbart) family of Mogielnica, Poland, and Charleston, South Carolina. The collection includes photographs of family members in Poland and South Carolina; a brief family history; and correspondence (1920s-1930s) between family members in Mogielnica and brothers Gershon (George Goldberg) and Yisroel (Israel Geldbart) in Charleston. Also included are two memorial photograph albums that chronicle Moshe Yidel Gelbart's funeral procession in Mogielnica...
Dates: 1902-1953

Helen Stern Lipton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-012
Abstract

Letters, postcards, and other materials relating to Helen Stern Lipton, a Jewish woman who left Poland in 1915. Correspondence in Yiddish (with English translations) from Lipton's family members in Poland focuses on efforts to help them escape to America before and during World War II. Includes a set of tefillin with a cloth bag for storage.

Dates: 1932-2008

Pincus Kolender papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-014
Abstract

The collection consists of images and transcripts of a speech and oral history interview of Pincus Kolender, a Jewish native of Bochnia, Poland, who survived imprisonment in multiple concentration camps during World War II, including Szebnie, Birkenau, Buna, and Dora. Images include pre- and post-war photographs of Kolender and his family, as well as those of his wife Renee Fox (formerly Fuchs) Kolender.

Dates: circa 1915-1996

Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) congregational records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1068
Abstract The collection consists of the surviving records of Brith Sholom, an orthodox congregation founded in Charleston, South Carolina in 1852, Beth Israel, another orthodox Charleston congregation founded in 1911, and the records of Brith Sholom Beth Israel founded in 1954 when the two congregations merged. Also included are the records of Charleston Hebrew Institute, founded in 1956, and later known as the Addlestone Hebrew Academy. With records of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society, the...
Dates: 1888-2012

Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin papers

 Collection
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

Hirsch family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1080
Abstract

Legal documents, financial papers, correspondence, photographs, and other assorted papers of the Hirsch family of Charleston, South Carolina, and New York, New York. Materials relate to Jacob Hirsch and his wife, Esther Hirsch; his sons, Max Joseph Hirsch, an actor in New York's Yiddish theaters, Louis Hirsch, and Isaac "Bingo" Hirsch; his daughter Julia Hirsch; Max's wife Sylvia Charen Hirsch, and his daughter Betty Hirsch Lancer.

Dates: 1916-1990

Benjamin Berendt and Anna Gelson Berendt papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1089
Abstract

Writings, newspaper clippings, poetry, plays, publications, correspondence, photographs, and other personal papers of Benjamin Berendt and Anna Gelson Berendt of Charleston, South Carolina. Materials mostly relate to the Berendt and Gelson family histories as well as Benjamin's and Anna's travels. Also included are Aleph Zadik Aleph Chapter 143 publications from the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1866-2010

Samuel D. Turtletaub Post 237 of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1098
Abstract

The collection consists of three scrapbooks compiled by Herbert S. Goldberg and Stanley Cohen that include photographs, clippings, certificates, and correspondence of the Samuel D. Turtletaub Post 237 of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Charleston, South Carolina. Materials relate to the activities and community service projects conducted by the Post from 1947 to 1969.

Dates: 1947-1969

Milton A. Pearlstine and Cecile M. Pearlstine papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1104
Abstract

Correspondence, photographs, clippings, and other assorted papers relating to the life and work of Milton Alfred Pearlstine, founding member and secretary of the South Carolina State Ports Authority from 1942 to 1972 and president and secretary of I. M. Pearlstine & Sons. The collection also contains materials relating to his wife, civic volunteer and former president of the Charleston Section of the National Council of Jewish Women, Cecile Mayer Pearlstine.

Dates: 1869-1994