American Jewish Congress, Northern California Division records, 1959-1982

The American Jewish Congress (AJC) was founded

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
American Jewish Congress. Northern California Division.
Size: 
10 cartons and 1 box (10.4 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/702

Magnes (Beatrice L.) family papers and photographs, 1861-1977

Beatrice Lowenstein was born in 1879 in New York City to Benedict and Sophia (Mendelson) Lowenstein.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Magnes, Beatrice L.
Size: 
2 boxes (.8 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/710

Gerstley (James Mack and Elizabeth Lilienthal) family papers, 1867-2003

James Mack Gerstley and Elizabeth Lilienthal married at the home of Madeleine Russell in Atherton in 1934.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Gerstley, James Mack, 1907-2007
Author / Creator: 
Gerstley, Elizabeth, 1913-2007
Size: 
11 cartons, 13 oversize boxes, and 4 oversize folders (17.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/607

Tennenbaum (Elie and Stella Reich) papers, 1920-1984

Elie Jacques Tennenbaum was born in Krakow in 1917 to Leon Tennenbaum and Rose Stern.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Tennenbaum, Elie Jacques, 1917-1999
Author / Creator: 
Tennenbaum, Stella Reich, 1916-2004
Size: 
1 carton, 1 box, and 1 oversize folder (1.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/654

Netivot Shalom Congregation records, 1989-2007

Congregation Netivot Shalom was founded in 1989 in Berkeley, California as an egalitarian Conservative congregation. Its founding Rabbi was Stuart Kelman.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Netivot Shalom Congregation (Berkeley, Calif.)
Size: 
1 carton and 2 boxes (1.8 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/669

Jelenko (Thérèse) papers and photographs, 1899-1960

Thérèse Jelenko was born Theresa Ehrman in 1884. The daughter of Jennie Rosenthal Ehrman and Herman Ehrman, Thérèse grew up in San Francisco, where she nurtured her talent as a pianist.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Jelenko, Thérèse, 1884-1967
Size: 
2 boxes (.8 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/603

Passover Textiles

Passover textiles include specially designed covers for the matzah (Heb.

Matzah Cover (San Francisco, 1880) [75.183.159]

Postcard Collection

The holdings of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life include approximately four thousand postcards dating from the l

Greeting Card: "Le-shanah tovah. A Happy New Year!" from the Postcard Collection (acc. no. 92.34.3)

Burstein (Elliot) papers, 1920-1969

Elliot Burstein served as a rabbi for San Francisco's Congregation Beth Israel for forty-two years (1927-1969).

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Burstein, Elliot Maurice, 1898-1975
Size: 
4 cartons (4 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/682