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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1968 - 1999

Creator:  Gary Metzel

Summary/Abstract:  Papers relating to Gary Metzel's involvement with Temple Sinai and Reform Judaism.

Quantity/Physical Description: .6 cubic 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:  Writings by Gary Metzel are restricted to researchers for 18 years. They will be accessible in 2032.

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 242, Gary Metzel Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Processed by:  Demece Harvey 

Arrangement:  Folders arranged in alphabetical order, contents remain in donor order.

Biographical/Historical Note:  Gary Metzel was very active in Reform Judaism in Atlanta.  He was president of Temple Sinai, member of the National Board of the Union of American Hebrew Congregation, Southeastern Regional Chairperson for the Association of Reform Zionist in America, and founder – chairman of “Reform Jews in Search of God: Sinai and Beyond” conferences

Scope and Content:  Papers relating to Gary Metzel's involvement with Temple Sinai, including Temple bulletins, 1968-1973; records of the Reform Synagogue Council, 1984- 1987; the Union of American Hebrew Congregation-Central Conference of American Rabbi's Task Force on Relgious Commitment, 1981-1987; files on the renovation and extension of Temple Sinai, 1986; miscellaneous correspondence to congressional leaders, 1981-1989; a speech introducing Rosalyn Carter, undated; and remarks delivered by Gary Metzel to the "Special Committee on Performance and Reemployment of the Director of Education" of Temple Sinai, 1981.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
 
1 1 Ark Doors Sermon – Rabbi Kranz 1983
  2 Atlanta’s Midtown Development Opportunities 1982
  3 Boys’ High School 1947
  4 Certificates 1942-1952, Undated
  5 Eternal Light 1973 - 1999
  6 Hartwig, Leopoldine 1969-1971
  7 Introduction – Dr. Irving “Yitz” Greenberg 1985
  8 Investment Opportunities Midtown Atlanta 1974
  9 Leb’s Pigalley Undated
  10 Letters to Congress 1981 – 1985
  11 Metzel, Julia 1939-1989
  12 Metzel, Max 1936-1981
  13 Metzel, Otto 1940, Undated
  14 Metzel, Rosa 1908
  15 Metzel, Vera 1956
  16 Miscellaneous Materials 1970 – 1972
  17 Newspaper clippings 1964-1980, Undated
  18 Nominating Committee of the Women’s Committee 1972
  19 Obituary – Gary Metzel 1989
  20 Reform Synagogue Council (part 1) 1984 – 1985
  21 Reform Synagogue Council (part 2) 1984 – 1985
       
2 1 Reform Synagogue Council (part 1) 1985
  2 Reform Synagogue Council (part 2) 1985
  3 Reform Synagogue Council 1987
  4 Rosh Hashanah 1974
  5 Speeches 1981-1987
  6 Spirituality Conference 1984
  7 Spirituality Conference 1986
       
3 1 Spirituality Conference 1986
  2 Spirituality Conference 1987
  3 Spirituality Conference 1988
  4 Spirituality Conference 1989
  5 Spirituality Conference 1991
       
4 1 Spirituality Conference 1992
  2 Spirituality Conference 1993
  3 Spirituality Conference 1994
  4 Spirituality Conference 1995
  5 Spirituality Conference 1996
  6 Spirituality Conference 1997
  7 Spirituality Conference 1998
  8 Spirituality Conference 1999
  9 Spirituality Conference 2000
  10 Spirituality Conference 2001
  11 Task Force on Religious Committee (part 1) 1987
  12 Task Force on Religious Committee (part 2) 1987
       
5 1 Task Force on Religious Committee (part 1) 1985
  2 The Temple & Temple Sinai 1973
  3 Temple Sinai – 5.1 Acres 1986
  4 Temple Sinai – 14.815 Acres 1986
  5 Temple Sinai Bulletins 1968 - 1980
  6 Woodrow Wilson College of Law 1980
  7 Writings (closed to researchers) 1981-1987

 

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