Jewish Community Center (Atlanta, Ga.)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Asher Benator, a native of Atlanta, was highly active in the Jewish community. His family papers include newspaper clippings, passports, publications, scrapbooks, and speeches.
Laura Dinerman Papers, 1986-2010, consisting of records relating to Laura Dinerman's activities with the Atlanta Jewish Community Center, the Atlanta Jewish Federation (Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta), and the United Jewish Appeal. It also contains materials related to her father, Erwin Zaban, who was a significant figure in the Atlanta Jewish community.
The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, formerly known as the Atlanta Jewish Community Center, was officially founded in 1910, as the Jewish Educational Alliance. Over the years the center remained the central meeting place for Jewish youth and adults. The records consist of newsletters, annual reports, minutes, programs and flyers.
Mendle and Fannie Boorstin were both active in Jewish communal life. In large part, it was the persistence of Fannie Boorstin that led to the creation of a Jewish home for the aged in Atlanta. The papers consist of minutes of the Hungarian Benevolent Society, 1926-1927; newsletters from the Young Women’s Hebrew Association, 1922-1923; and records chronicling the movement in the 1950s to establish a home for the aged in Atlanta.
The Saul family has been active in a wide variety of community activities including Ahavath Achim Congregation, Atlanta Jewish Community Center, Atlanta Jewish Federation and its predecessor organizations, B’nai B’rith Women, and Hillel. The papers consist of records from these various organizations.
Rabbi Joseph I. Cohen was the spiritual leader of Congregation Or-VeShalom for more than thirty years. The papers consist of death, birth and marriage records of members of Congregation Or VeShalom, records of the Atlanta Rabbinical Association, 1969-1978, and records from various organizations in which Rabbi Cohen was active.