Friedlaender, Israel

Friedlaender, Israel, 1876–1920

Name Friedlaender, Israel, 1876–1920.
Special Call Number ARC 39
Title Papers [Papers of Israel Friedlaender]
Physical Description 6.3 linear ft.
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Biographical Note Semiticist, professor of Bible at Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTSA).
Collection Summary Correspondence, clippings, minutes, and reports concerning Friedlaender's Zionist and Jewish communal activity, and his teaching and scholarly research. Includes material concerning JTSA, Jewish Publication Society, Federation of American Zionists, Kehillah (New York Jewish Community), Menorah Societies, Educational Alliance, Provisional Executive Committee for General Zionist Affairs, Joint Distribution Committee, and Zionist Organization of America. Also contains class notes and outlines; manuscript articles; minutes of the Achavah Club, 1909; diary, 1920; and condolence letters, and memorial and biographical material. Correspondents include Judah Magnes, Cyrus Adler, Solomon Schechter, Henrietta Szold, Joseph Barondess, Simon Dubnow, and others.
Language German, Hebrew, Yiddish, Russian, English.
Index Note Card index.
Inventory Note The most current general and box level inventory is available in the Special Collections Reading Room (Guide to the JTS Archival Collections).
Selected Search Terms


Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
Federation of American Zionists.
Jewish Community of New York City.
Jewish Publication Society of America.
Menorah Societies.
Educational Alliance (New York, N.Y.)
Provisional Executive Committee for General Zionist Affairs.
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.
Zionist Organization of America.
Achavah Club (Jewish Theological Seminary of America)


Bible Study and teaching.
Jews New York (N.Y.)
Rabbinical seminaries New York (N.Y.)
Jews Education.
Jews Charities.
Jews Societies, etc.
Jewish learning and scholarship.

Geographical Terms

New York (N.Y.) Religious life and customs.
Genre Diaries.
Occupation Jewish college teachers.
Archive Location Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.
Record ID# 0246481
Preliminary Box Level  
39-1 Correspondence: December 1888–May 1909
39-2 Correspondence: June 1909–Feb 1912
39-3 Correspondence: March 1912–1913
39-4 Correspondence: Jan 1914–Oct. 1915
39-5 Correspondence: Nov. 1915–June 1917
39-6 Correspondence: July 1917–Oct. 1918
39-7 Correspondence: Nov. 1918–Feb. 1922
39-8 Correspondence: March 1922–September 1922. Literary Manuscripts: A. Achva Club Minute Book.
39-9 Literary Manuscripts: B–J. Diary. Simon Dubnow Correspondence.
39-10 Literary Manuscripts: K–T.
39-11 Literary Manuscripts: W–Z. Miscellaneous.
39-12 Revisions of "Aspects of Historical Judaism." Materials collected about I.F. by Rabbi Morris Adler. Photographs.
39-13 20 Notebooks.
39-14 28 Notebooks.
39-15 Clippings. Loose notes. 2 Notebooks (Hebrew German). 1 typed speech. 1 article.
39-16 10 Notebooks. Reprints of articles. 3 folders of notes, speeches, articles — typed and handwritten.