ARC 69 - Max D. Klein Papers
|Title:||Guide (Preliminary) to the Max D. Klein Papers. 1861-1969, 1904-1969 (bulk).|
|Name(s):||Klein, Max D.|
|Type of Resource:||mixed material|
|Abstract/Description:||The Max D. Klein Papers consists of correspondence (1948-1969) with Louis Finkelstein, Maurice Jacobs, Marshall Bernstein, Yaakov Rosenberg, and others; notes, drafts, and correspondence concerning the prayerbook compiled by Klein; sermons; photographs of Klein and others; records of weddings and other functions (circa 1918-1969); minutes, correspondence, reports, brochures, circulars, and other materials concerning the Northwestern Jewish Religious Association (1905-1908), and Jewish organizations in Philadelphia (1946-1969); and material on fundraising for the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (1948-1949).|
Rabbi Max Klein was born in New York City in 1885 and was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1911. In addition to serving as rabbi at Congregation Adath Jeshurun in Philadelphia for over fifty years, Rabbi Klein wrote, edited, and translated two prayer books: Seder Avodah for Sabbath, Festivals, and Weekdays, 1951 and Seder Avodah for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, 1960.
Finkelstein, Louis, 1895-
Northwestern Jewish Religious Association.
Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia.
United Synagogue of America. Philadelphia Branch.
Jewish Committee on Scouting (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
Congregation Adath Jeshurun (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Congregation Adath Jeshurun (Philadelphia, Pa.). Young People's Congregation.
Congregation Adath Jeshurun (Philadalphia, Pa.). Women's Association.
Judaism -- Customs and practices
Judaism -- Prayer-books and devotions
Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Jews -- Societies, etc
Jews -- Education
Rabbis -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Jewish women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Societies and clubs
Jewish youth -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Cemeteries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Scouts and scouting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Rabbinical seminaries -- New York (N.Y.)
Jewish sermons, American
Educational fund raising -- New York (N.Y.)
Philadelphia -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Religious and ecclesiastical institutions
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Religious life and customs
|Library Classification:||ARC 69|
|Held by:||Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.|
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