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Date Span:  1957-2006

Creator: Rabbi Philip N. Kranz

Summary/Abstract:  Rabbi Kranz served Temple Sinai in Atlanta, Georgia for over 25 years.  The bulk of the collection is correspondence thanking him for all his service to the community and his congregants.  Also in the collection are materials from his tenure at Chicago Sinai congregation. Additional correspondence can be found in subject specific folders.

Quantity/Physical Description: 26 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309. 

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 169, Rabbi Philip N. Kranz Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Material:  Photographs removed to visual arts collection.

Processed by:  Demece Harvey (April, 2008)

Arrangement:  The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note:  Rabbi Kranz was born in 1943, in Cleveland, Ohio.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio State University in 1965.  He then attended the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati. Rabbi Kranz served as a student rabbi in Lincoln, Nebraska.   During the Vietnam War, he honorably served his country as a Chaplain for the United States Navy as a Lieutenant and was assigned to the Fourth Naval District in Philadelphia while he lived in Cincinnati.  In 1971, Rabbi Kranz was ordained, married Nancy Weston of Cleveland, Ohio and accepted a position at Chicago’s Sinai Congregation.  He and his wife, have two daughters, Rebecca and Abigail. The first nine years of his rabbinate, was served at Chicago Sinai Congregation, during which time he was highly active in civic affairs, serving on the boards of the South East Chicago Commission, the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, and Planned Parenthood. In 1980, Rabbi Kranz was offered a senior rabbi position at Temple Sinai in Atlanta. Rabbi Kranz continued his community involvement, as president of Planned Parenthood in the Atlanta area, among other activities, and was a member of the 1985 Class of Leadership Atlanta. Rabbi Kranz has taught in the Department of Church History at the University of Chicago Divinity School, the Department of Sociology at Georgia State University, and the Religious Studies Department at Agnes Scott College, and has a particular academic interest in 19th Century intellectual history. In his more than a quarter century of service to Temple Sinai, this distinguished congregation has more than doubled its membership to 1100 families and has undergone a major expansion of its building. Rabbi Kranz served Temple Sinai in Atlanta, Georgia for over 25 years.  Upon retiring, the congregation honored Rabbi Kranz by completing the Rabbi Philip N. Kranz Learning Center, one of the largest congregational libraries in the nation.  Rabbi Kranz retired on April 9, 2006.

Scope and Content:  Researchers studying the Rabbi Philip N. Kranz Papers will gain insight into Jewish religious life in Chicago and Atlanta. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

CONTAINER 1       Subject file,    Alten – Chicago Sinai Congregation bulletins.

Folder 1:          Alten, Hans – in memory, 1975.

Folder 2:          Baker, Rabbi Andrew E. – assistant rabbi Chicago Sinai, 1977.

Folder 3:          Berman, Alyza. Reform Judaism, 1999.

Folder 4:          Berman, Rabbi Howard A. - A Selection of Sermons, 1984 – 1985.

Folder 5:          Carlin, Jerome E. The American Rabbi: A Religious Specialist Responds to Loss of Authority, undated.

Folder 6:          Chicago Sinai Congregation anniversary, 1978.

Folder 7:          Chicago Sinai Congregation auditor’s report, 1976 – 1979.

Folder 8:          Chicago Sinai Congregation board of trustees, 1978 – 1980.

Folder 9:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - bulletins, 1971 – 1972.

Folder 10:        Chicago Sinai Congregation - bulletins, 1972 – 1975.

Folder 11:        Chicago Sinai Congregation - bulletins, 1975 – 1978.

Folder 12:        Chicago Sinai Congregation - bulletins, 1978 – 1980.


CONTAINER 2          Subject file, Chicago Sinai By-laws – home study meetings.

Folder 1:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - by-laws, 1976.

Folder 2:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - college homecoming service and brunch, 1971.

Folder 3:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - college summer series, 1972.

Folder 4:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - committees, 1975 – 1978.

Folder 5:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - confirmation, 1971 – 1980.

Folder 6:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - confirmation services, 1972 – 1980.

Folder 7:          Chicago Sinai Congregation – confirmation services program, 1972 - 1979.

Folder 8:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - congregation census, 1971.

Folder 9:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - family weekends evaluation, 1976.

Folder 10:        Chicago Sinai Congregation - Genesis Project, 1971 – 1973.

Folder 11:        Chicago Sinai Congregation - hi-rise fellowship, 1971 – 1974.

Folder 12:        Chicago Sinai Congregation – home study, 1977 – 1978.


CONTAINER 3          Subject file, Chicago Sinai Congregation installation of Rabbi Kranz.  Rabbi Kranz was promoted to senior rabbi in 1975, four years after graduating from Hebrew Union College, a great accomplishment and promotion

Folder 1:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - installation of Rabbi Philip Kranz, 1975.

Folder 2:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - long range plan, 1979.

Folder 3:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - membership, 1977 – 1978.

Folder 4:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - Oconomowoc weekend, 1972.

Folder 5:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - Passover, 1972 – 1975.

Folder 6:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - pictorial history, 1986.

Folder 7:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - religious school, 1971 – 1975.

Folder 8:          Chicago Sinai Congregation – religious school social studies curriculum, 7th – 8th grades, What is a Jew?, undated.

Folder 9:          Chicago Sinai Congregation - Succot and Consecration service, 1971 – 1974.

Folder 10:        Chicago Sinai Congregation - The Life Cycle of Man, 1972.

Folder 11:        Chicago Sinai Congregation - weekday morning service programs, undated.


CONTAINER 4          Subject file, containers 4 through 30 contain general correspondence concerning, bar/bat mitzvah, birthday greetings, births, confirmation, death, honorariums, holiday greetings, membership and resignations, weddings.  Letter of importance are listed.  Acceptance letter to The Ohio State University, letters from George Romney, Governor James A. Rhodes, Representative Frances P. Bolton, Representative Robert Taft, Jr. , Melvin Nussbaum president of Miller Hydro Company Bainbridge GA, and many prominent rabbis.  Letters of congratulation on engagement of Rabbi Kranz to Nancy Weston, ordination and position of Assistant to Chicago Sinai Congregation.   In 1971 Rabbi Kranz kept copies of letters he wrote to others.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1957 – 1969.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1970.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1971.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1972.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 1972.


CONTAINER 5          Subject file, general correspondence, recommendations and letter on the support of the State of Israel to and from Ambassade Van Het Koninkrijk Der Nederlanden.  In 1975 Rabbi Kranz was selected as head rabbi of Chicago Sinai Congregation, many letters of well wishes and congratulations.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1973.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1974.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1975.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1975.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 1975.


CONTAINER 6          Subject file, general correspondence and of special interest: letter from Richard J. Daley, chairman Democratic Party of Cook County.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1976.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1976.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1976.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1976.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 1977.


CONTAINER 7          Subject file, general correspondence and of special interest: letter sent on behalf of Illinois religious Coalition for Abortion Rights, letter from Mayor Michael A. Bilandic, Senator Charles H. Percy.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1977.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1977.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1977.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1978.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 1978.


CONTAINER 8          Subject file, general correspondence and of special interest: photocopy of The British Library, Maimonides’Mishneh Torah: 800 years, letters from Senator Charles H. Percy and Chicago mayor Jane M. Byrne.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1978.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1978.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1979.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1979.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 1979.

 

CONTAINER 9          Subject file, general correspondence and of special interest: letters of congratulations on the appointment of Senior Rabbi to Temple Sinai, Atlanta Georgia.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1980.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1980.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1980.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1980.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 1981.

Folder 6:          Correspondence, 1981.


CONTAINER 10        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1981.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1982.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1982.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1983.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 1983.


CONTAINER 11        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1984.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1984.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1985.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1986.


CONTAINER 12        Subject file, general correspondence

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1986.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1986.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1986.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1987.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 1987.


CONTAINER 13        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1987.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1987.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1988.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1988.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 1988.

CONTAINER 14        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1988.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1989.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1989.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1989.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 1989.

CONTAINER 15        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1990.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1990.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1990.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1991.


CONTAINER 16        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1991.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1991.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1991.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1991.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 1992.

CONTAINER 17        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1992.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1993.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1993.


CONTAINER 18        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1998.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1993.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1996.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1996.


CONTAINER 19        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1997.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1997.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1997.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1997.


CONTAINER 20        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1998.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1998.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1998.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1998.


CONTAINER 21        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 1998.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 1999.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 1999.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 1999.


CONTAINER 22        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2000.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2000.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 2000.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 2000.


CONTAINER 23        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2000.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2000.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 2001.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 2001.


CONTAINER 24        Subject file, general correspondence

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2001.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2001.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 2001.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 2001.


CONTAINER 25        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2002.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2002.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 2002.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 2002.


CONTAINER 26        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2002.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2002.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 2002.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 2002.


CONTAINER 27        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2003.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2003.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 2003.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 2003.


CONTAINER 28        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2003.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2003.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 2003.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 2003.

 

CONTAINER 29        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2004.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2004.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 2004.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 2004.


CONTAINER 30        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2004.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2004.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 2004.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 2005.


CONTAINER 31        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2005.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2005.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 2005.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 2005.

Folder 5:          Correspondence, 2005.


CONTAINER 32        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2005.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2005.

Folder 3:          Correspondence, 2006.

Folder 4:          Correspondence, 2006.


CONTAINER 33        Subject file, general correspondence.

Folder 1:          Correspondence, 2006.

Folder 2:          Correspondence, 2006

Folder 3:          Correspondence and newspaper articles, undated.

Folder 4:          Davidson, Rabbi Jerome K. America’s Promise: Are We Keeping It?  2004.

Folder 5:          Dean. Andrea Oppenheimer, Dixie Diaspora, 2000.

Folder 6:          Funk, Roni S. The Jewish Feminist Position on Abortion: Diversity within a Tradition, undated.

Folder 7:          Gladwell, Malcolm. Six Degrees of Lois Weisberg, 1999.

Folder 8:          Gopnik, Adam. The Art World Sargent’s Pearl, 1999.

Folder 9:          Hanauske-Abel, M.D. Osthofen: The Terrain of Denial, 1991.

Folder 10:        Hebrew Union College, 1976.

Folder 11:        Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion assistant rabbi interviews, 1997.

Folder 12:        Horowitz, Craig. America’s Jews Israel’s Lost Tribe, 1998.

Folder 13:        Jewish Women’s Day, 2000.

Folder 14:        Memorial sermon, Flowers for the Living, undated.

Folder 15:        Mental Health: Does Therapy Help? 1975.

Folder 16:        Midstate of Atlanta Council of the Aleph Zadik Aleph, 1998.

Folder 17:        New Republic articles, 2001 – 2003.

Folder 18:        Oconomowoc adult weekends, 1971.

Folder 19:        Ola, Per, Inscribing the Word, undated.

Folder 20:        Ratonyi, Robert. Caught up in a Revolution, undated.

 

CONTAINER 34        Subject file, general correspondence and sermons.

Folder 1:          Rosen, Rabbi David, “The Passion: Mel Gibson and the Jews,” 2003.

Folder 2:          Rosse, Dr. report ICRC Delegate, on Camp at Auchwitz: attempt aborted, 1944.

Folder 3:          Sartorius, Philip biography written for his daughter Rose Mirian Bock, undated.

Folder 4:          Sermon: 115 Anniversary Service, May 16, 1976.

Folder 5:          Sermon: 117th Annual Meeting Chicago Sinai Congregation, June 4, 1978.

Folder 6:          Sermon: Abortion – The Continuing Controversy, February 19, 1978.

Folder 7:          Sermon: Achieving Maturity, December 29, 1974.

Folder 8:          Sermon: Address to the Confirmands, May 27, 1979.

Folder 9:          Sermon: Akiba – Rabbi and Teacher, April 10, 1977.

Folder 10:        Sermon: American Jew – Jewish American, October 12, 1975.

Folder 11:        Sermon: American Jewish Community, Its Historical Struggle for Unity, December 17, 1978.

Folder 12:       Sermon: An Appreciation, January 20, 1974.

Folder 13:       Sermon: Another Look at the Holocaust, October 19, 1975.

Folder 14:       Sermon: Anti-Semitism – 1977 Style, February, 27, 1977.

Folder 15:       Sermon: Arab and Jew – Jew and Arab, an Historical Perspective, December 1, 1974.

Folder 16:        Sermon: Biblical Matriarchs, November 11, 1979.

Folder 17:        Sermon: Bigotry, Chicago Style – 1977, October 16, 1977.

Folder 18:        Sermon: Blue in Chicago, April 9, 1978.

Folder 19:        Sermon: Capital Punishment and Jewish Tradition, February 13, 1977.

Folder 20:        Sermon: Changing Sexual Attitudes: A Jewish Response, November 14, 1976.

Folder 21:        Sermon: Chapel Sermon, December 1, 1969.

Folder 22:        Sermon: Confirmation, June 11, 1979.

Folder 23:        Sermon: Confirmation, May 30, 1976.

Folder 24:        Sermon: David Took His Harp…, A Sermon for Jewish Music Month, February 26, 2978.

Folder 25:        Sermon: Derech Erets, November 26, 1978.

Folder 26:        Sermon: Distant Cousins Revisited, November 7, 1971.


CONTAINER 35        Subject file, Sermons

Folder 1:          Sermon: Divorce and Jewish Law, April 11, 1976.

Folder 2:          Sermon: Electronic Religion, February 3, 1980.

Folder 3:          Sermon: Equal Rights Amendment, February 4, 1979.

Folder 4:          Sermon: Ethics of Women’s Rights, October 26, 1975.

Folder 5:          Sermon: Facing the Inevitable: A Jewish View of Death, January 30, 1972.

Folder 6:          Sermon: Forthcoming Elections, October 31, 1976.

Folder 7:          Sermon: Ghost Writer, February 24, 1980.

Folder 8:          Sermon: Good Old Days, January 19, 1974.

Folder 9:          Sermon: H.U.C. – J.I.R. Centennial – Part II, March 16, 1975.

Folder 10:        Sermon: Has Reform Judaism Lost Its Sense of Mission? April 1, 1979.

Folder 11:        Sermon: Hebrew Prophets, November 7, 1976.

Folder 12:        Sermon: Hillel – Judaism’s Timeless, Rabbi, January 30, 1977.

Folder 13:        Sermon: Holy and the Profane, March 20, 1977.

Folder 14:        Sermon: Homosexuality and Jewish Life, January 22, 1978.

Folder 15:        Sermon: Human Life ad Human Dignity a Jewish Viewpoint, December 21, 1975.

Folder 16:        Sermon: Human Rights, and Human Dignity, March 27, 1977.

Folder 17:        Sermon: Installation of Rabbi Israel Zoberman, Temple Israel, Gary, Indiana, October 14, 1977.

Folder  18:       Sermon: Installation of Rabbi Philip N. Kranz, October 5, 1975.

Folder 19:        Sermon: Israel in Egypt, April 23, 1978.

Folder 20:        Sermon: Israel, the Arabs and the Prospects for Peace, October 30, 1977.

Folder 21:        Sermon: Jew and City, January 16, 1977.

Folder 22:        Sermon: Jew in America—1976, October 24, 1976.

Folder 23:        Sermon: Jew Look at Iran, January 6, 1980.


CONTAINER   36        Subject file, Sermons

Folder 1:          Sermon: Jewish Concept of Holiness, April 27, 1980.

Folder 2:          Sermon: Jewish Education – For Its Own Sake, May 19, 1974.

Folder 3:          Sermon: Jewish Life Cycle, April 27, 1975.

Folder 4:          Sermon: Jewish Patriots in the Revolution, March 21, 1976.

Folder 5:          Sermon: Jewish Piety, March 2, 1975.

Folder 6:          Sermon: Jewish Roots of the American Thanksgiving, November 18, 1979.

Folder 7:          Sermon: Jewish Saints, March 16, 1980.

Folder 8:          Sermon: Jewish Year 1975 – In Review, January 11, 1976.

Folder 9:          Sermon: Judaism and Medicine, April 13, 1975.

Folder 10:        Sermon: Judaism at Home, December 4, 1977.

Folder 11:        Sermon: Judaism of Albert Einstein, February 18, 1979.

Folder 12:        Sermon: Judaism’s Most Appropriate Text for January First, January 1, 1978.

Folder 13:        Sermon: Judaism’s Spiritual Masterpiece: The Prayer Book, February 15, 1976.

Folder 14:        Sermon: Learning to Live in the Present, May 6, 1979.

Folder 15:        Sermon: Learning to Live with Less, January 20, 1980.

Folder 16:        Sermon: Legacy of Felex Adler, February 12, 1978.

Folder 17:        Sermon: Legacy of Felex Adler, First Unitarian Church, April 30, 1978.

Folder 18:        Sermon: Let My People Go, March 30, 1980.

Folder 19:        Sermon: Levi Yitzhak of Berditchev, November 9, 1975.

Folder 20:        Sermon: Liberal Religion: Is It Still Relevant? May 28, 1978.

Folder 21:        Sermon: Loneliness - What Judaism Teaches Us About Living with Ourselves, November 6, 1977.

Folder 22:        Sermon: Marketing Time, April 20, 1980.

Folder 23:        Sermon: Meaning of the Kaddish, March 28, 1976.


CONTAINER 37        Subject file, Sermons.

Folder 1:          Sermon: Mendelssohns, October 15, 1972.

Folder 2:          Sermon: Mixed Marriage Intermarriage and Jewish Survivor, November 23, 1975.

Folder 3:          Sermon: My Favorite Text in Scripture, February 10, 1980.

Folder 4:          Sermon: New Religions, May 4, 1975.

Folder 5:          Sermon: Our Congregations and Jewish Survival, April 16, 1978.

Folder 6:          Sermon: Our Future in the Stars, February 27, 1972.

Folder 7:          Sermon: Outer Limits of Liberal Judaism, December 24, 1972.

Folder 8:          Sermon: Palestinians, October 28, 1979.

Folder 9:          Sermon: Papacy and the Jews, November 12, 1978.

Folder 10:        Sermon: Perils of Success, October 20, 1974.

Folder 11:        Sermon: Pirke Avot, April 22, 979.

Folder 12:        Sermon: Pornography and Censorship, May 1, 1977.

Folder 13:        Sermon: Prayer of Thanksgiving, November 25, 1976.

Folder 14:        Sermon: Presidency and the Jews, February 16, 1975.

Folder 15:        Sermon: Prime Time Sex and Violence, February 1, 1976.

Folder 16:        Sermon: Pulpit Retrospective, December 31, 1978.

Folder 17:        Sermon: Pulpit Review, December 30, 1979.

Folder 18:        Sermon: Recent Books and Recent Films, March 7, 1976.

Folder 19;        Sermon: Reconstructionist, March 13, 1977.

Folder 20:        Sermon: Reform Judaism and Conversion, February 17, 1980.

Folder 21:        Sermon: Reform Judaism and Jewish Ritual: Are They Compatible, April 4, 1976.

 

CONTAINER 38        Subject file, Sermons.

Folder 1:          Sermon: Regression or Rediscovery, January 28, 1979.

Folder 2:          Sermon: Religion, Cult, & Demagogue a New Threat? January 7, 1979.

Folder 3:          Sermon: Religion of Abraham Lincoln, February 8, 1976.

Folder 4:          Sermon: Report from San Francisco, November 27, 1977.

Folder 5:          Sermon: Report from Toronto, U.A.H.C. Biennial, December 16, 1979.

Folder 6:          Sermon: Respect and Responsibility, the Jewish View of Parents and Children, March 4, 1973.

Folder 7:          Sermon: Right to Life, February 29, 1976.

Folder 8:          Sermon: Memorial Chapel, February 5, 1978.

Folder 9:          Sermon: Rosh Hashanah, 1971.

Folder 10:        Sermon: Rosh Hashanah, 1972.

Folder 11:        Sermon: Rosh Hashanah, 1973.

Folder 12:        Sermon: Rosh Hashanah, 1974.

Folder 13:        Sermon: Rosh Hashanah, 1975.

Folder 14:        Sermon: Rosh Hashanah, 1976.

Folder 15:        Sermon: Rosh Hashanah, 1977.

Folder 16:        Sermon: Rosh Hashanah, 1978.

Folder 17:        Sermon: Rosh Hashanah, 1979.


CONTAINER 39        Subject file, Sermons.

Folder 1:          Sermon: Rummaging Through the Sinai Archives, November 21, 1976.

Folder 2:          Sermon: Sacrifices of Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving 1973.

Folder 3:          Sermon: Secular Year 1975 – In Review, January 4, 1976.

Folder 4:          Sermon: Sephardic Jewry Today, February 4, 1973.

Folder 5:          Sermon: Sermonette, December 12, 1976.

Folder 6:          Sermon:  Sermonette, July 9, 1971.

Folder 7:          Sermon: Service of Worship and Music in the Sephardic Tradition, April 24, 1977.

Folder 8:          Sermon: Sinai’s Long-Range Plan, October 21, 1979.

Folder 9:          Sermon: State of Israel at Thirty, May 7, 1978.

Folder 10:        Sermon: State of Israel at Thirty-Two, May 4, 1980.

Folder 11:        Sermon: State of Israel’s Recent Quest for Peace, December 3, 1978.

Folder 12:        Sermon: Suburban Temple, March 13, 1970.

Folder 13:        Sermon: Teach Them Diligently, May 27, 1973.

Folder 14:        Sermon: Ten Commandments, January 25, 1976.

Folder 15:        Sermon: Three Great Jewish Women, May 9, 1975.

Folder 16:        Sermon: To Jerusalem and Back, December 26, 1976.

Folder 17:        Sermon: Toward A Bicentennial, November 16, 1975.

Folder 18:        Sermon: Training of a Reform Rabbi, December 25, 1965.

Folder 19:        Sermon: UNCLE, October 29, 1978.

Folder 20:        Sermon: Urban Congregation, Can It Service, October 9, 1977.

Folder 21:        Sermon: Victory of the Maccabees, December 19, 1976.

Folder 22:        Sermon: Victory of the Maccabees, December 11, 1977.

Folder 23:        Sermon: What Jews Believe, Formulating A Jewish Outlook, January 15, 1978?

Folder 24:        Sermon: What Makes People Hate, March 19, 1978.

Folder 25:        Sermon: When Religion Goes Awry, December 23, 1979.


CONTAINER   40        Subject file, Sermons, publications and miscellaneous files.

Folder 1:          Sermon: World of Our Fathers, May 2, 1976.

Folder 2:          Sermon: Year 1976 – A Pulpit Review, January 2, 1977.

Folder 3:          Sermon: Yom Kippur, 1971.

Folder 4:          Sermon: Yom Kippur, 1972.

Folder 5:          Sermon: Yom Kippur, 1973.

Folder 6:          Sermon: Yom Kippur, 1974.

Folder 7:          Sermon: Yom Kippur, 1975.

Folder 8:          Sermon: Yom Kippur, 1976.

Folder 9:          Sermon: Yom Kippur, 1979.

Folder 10:        Sermon: Sermons delivered at Chicago Sinai Congregation, 1971 – 1980.

Folder 11:        Seven Stories of the Holocaust: Joel Lebowitz, Gabor Vermes; Neha Weinstein, Lillian Robbins, Hans Fisher, Philip Orenstein, Ruth Mandel, 1997.

Folder 12:        Silverman, Joel. Circumcision: The Delicate Dilemma, 1991.

Folder 13:        Stahl, Rabbi Samuel M. “Services for the House of Mourning, 1991.

Folder 14:        Sullivan, Andrew, “Why ‘civil union marriage’ State of the Union,” 2000.

Folder 15:       The Path, 1986 – 1988.

Folder 16:       The Perfect Rabbi, 1988.

Folder 17:        Tifft, Susan E. The Family: How Being Jewish Shaped The Dynasty that Runs the Times,” 1999.

Folder 18:        Translations of the International Red Cross documents regarding Holocaust, undated.

Folder 19:        Winter, Drew. “A Sermon,” undated.

Folder 20:        Yogananda, Paramahansa. “Where There Is Light,” undated.  

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