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  • Mss 025, B’nai B’rith Women Inc. Records

    B’nai B’rith Women, Inc. organized an Atlanta chapter in April, 1944.  Activities included assistance to Hillel House at the University of Georgia, the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith, and the American Red Cross.  B’nai B’rith Women were also actively involved with the sale of war bonds during World War II.  Programs of B’nai B’rith Women have historically served both the Jewish and non-Jewish communities of Atlanta. The records include Correspondence, newsletter, records of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organizations and scrapbooks.

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    Jewish women, B’nai B’rith Women
  • Mss 109, Jewish Ladies Aid Society (Columbus, Ga.) Records

    The Jewish Ladies Aid Society (JLAS) – Columbus, Georgia was founded on July 5, 1874 by The Ladies Purim Association.  These women decided to broaden the focus of their association which was up to now limited to an annual Purim ball, to include charity and benevolence within the Jewish community and throughout the City of Columbus.  Originally named the Daughters of Israel this newly formed organization would subsequently change its name to the Hebrew Benevolent Society, The Ladies Aid Society and finally to the Jewish Ladies Aid Society.  The JLAS functioned as the Sisterhood for Temple B’nai Israel founded in Columbus in 1854.  Later changing its name to Temple Israel, the congregation is the second oldest in the State of Georgia. The records consist of minutes, financial records, annual reports and year books.

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    Jewish women, Columbus (Ga.), Soviet Jews, Activist
  • Mss 349, Hadassah Savannah Chapter Records

    The Savannah Chapter of Hadassah was chartered on 29 April, 1918 by the Federation of American Zionists but it was not until eight years later, on 28 January, 1926, that Savannah was put on the Hadassah Map. It has existed there continuously since then. Officers were elected at that first meeting, with Mrs. Ida Wilensky serving as the first president. The records consist of minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, and fund-raising kits. National and International Hadassah materials consist of publications, fund-raising documents, conventions, and miscellaneous papers. The Senior Hadassah records consist of minutes, membership lists, financial papers, publications, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers. The Shalom Hadassah materials consist of minutes, membership, financial papers, fund-raising documents, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers.

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    Jewish women, Hadassah, Zionism, Savannah (Ga.), Savannah Jewish Archives
  • Mss 368, Marilyn Shubin Papers

    Marilyn Shubin is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She lived in Cleveland for 10 years prior to settling in Atlanta. She was active in the National Council of Jewish Women in both Cleveland and later Atlanta. She was also active in the Atlanta Jewish Federation and chaired the 1978 welfare campaign. Also in 1978, Marilyn was appointed by Jimmy Carter to the President's Commission on the Holocaust. Her papers consist of materials from her community activities with these various organizations.

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    Atlanta Jewish Federation, Jewish women, National Council of Jewish Women, Volunterism

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