Series D pertains to Friedman's college years at Yale University and the Jewish Institute of Religion, as well as his rabbinical career. The series contains notes from Friedman's studies at the Jewish Institute of Religion. It contains sermons and speeches given by Friedman during his time at Temple Emanuel in Denver as well as at Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun in Milwaukee. Several photos and news clippings highlight Rabbi Friedman's work with these congregations.
Subseries 1 covers courses taken by Friedman while he was a student at Yale University. Included are notes, student papers, and other course materials.
Subseries 2 covers courses taken by Friedman while he was a rabbinic student at the Jewish Institute of Religion. The series includes course notes and papers, his master’s thesis, and information on projects Friedman was involved in as a rabbinic student.
|Read||Ahad Ha'am. Shalom Spiegel.||1942.||5/11|
|Read||Albright, William F. Stroock Lectures, "Canaan and Israel."||1942.||5/12|
|Read||Biblical history. Ralph Marcus.||1941.||5/14|
|Read||Hebrew. Elementary grammar. Ralph Marcus.||undated.||6/2|
|Read||Hebrew poetry. Shalom Spiegel.||1942.||6/3|
|Read||History. Max Margolis.||undated.||6/4|
|Read||Isaiah. Shalom Spiegel.||undated.||6/5|
|Read||Jewish history. Guido Kisch.||undated.||6/6|
|Read||Master's thesis, "The concepts of God, Israel and Torah in Midrash Leviticus Rabbah."||1944.||6/8|
|Read||Master's thesis, "The concepts of God, Israel and Torah in Midrash Leviticus Rabbah." Notes.||1944.||6/9|
|Read||Slonimsky, Henry. Notes.||1941-1943.||6/12|
|Read||Slonimsky, Henry. Notes.||1941-1943.||6/13|
|Read||Slonimsky, Henry. Notes.||1941-1943, 1966.||6/14|
|Read||Slonimsky, Henry. Notes.||1941-1943, 1981.||6/15|
|Read||Slonimsky, Henry. Notes.||1942-1943.||7/1|
|Read||Slonimsky, Henry. Notes.||1942-1943.||7/2|
|Read||Slonimsky, Henry. Notes.||1942-1943.||7/3|
|Read||Slonimsky, Henry. Notes.||1942-1943.||7/4|
|Read||Slonimsky, Henry. Speeches.||1941-1953, 1989.||7/5|
|Read||Social service. Practical rabbinics.||1930-1943.||7/6|
|Read||Talmud. Chaim Tchernowitz.||1941.||7/8|
Materials in Subseries 3 document professional activities Friedman undertook as a rabbi. Materials include articles, sermons, addresses, and reports, together with notes from his many committee involvements. Of note in this subseries are many files concerning the merger of the Jewish Institute of Religion with the Hebrew Union College as well as files concerning the move of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations from Cincinnati to New York.
|Read||American Jewish Tercentenary.||1954.||7/9|
|Read||Central Conference of American Rabbis. Article and questionnaires. "The Temple and Federations."||1953-1955.||7/11|
|Read||Central Conference of American Rabbis. Papers on adult education and Israel.||1950-1952.||7/12|
|Read||Christmas and Chanukah.||1949-1953.||7/13|
|Read||Eisendrath, Maurice N.||1949-1952.||7/14|
|Read||Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Founders' Day address and luncheon talk.||1992-1993.||8/1|
|Read||Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Central Conference of American Rabbis address.||1953.||8/2|
|Read||Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Friedman memo to Barnett Brickner.||1952-1953.||8/3|
|Read||Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Louis I. Newman.||1951-1954.||8/4|
|Read||Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Miscellaneous.||1953.||8/5|
|Read||Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Morton Berman.||1953.||8/6|
|Read||Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Nelson Glueck.||1953.||8/7|
|Read||Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Resolutions and plan.||1953.||8/8|
|Read||Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Merger plan. Responses to Central Conference of American Rabbis.||1953-1958.||8/9|
|Read||"Hurwitz is off the Track." Friedman's response to article in the "Menorah Journal."||1954.||8/10|
|Read||Partition of Palestine.||1947.||8/14|
|Read||Schweid, Mark. "The Maccabees of the Warsaw Ghetto."||1953.||8/15|
|Read||Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Biennial conference.||1950, 1953.||8/16|
|Read||Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Biennial conference.||1955.||9/1|
|Read||Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Congregation Beth Israel, Houston, Tex.||1943-1944.||9/2|
|Read||Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Move from Cincinnati to New York.||1948-1953.||9/3|
|Read||Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Rabbinical Placement Plan.||1950.||9/4|
|Read||Wise, Stephen S. 70th birthday.||March 1944.||9/5|
|Read||Wise, Stephen S. Memorial service and eulogy.||1949.||9/6|
|Read||World Memorial of Jewish Martyrs.||1953.||9/7|
Subseries 4 pertains to Rabbi Friedman's time at Temple Emanuel. This subseries does not include sermons Friedman delivered at Temple Emanuel. Please see Series E., Sermons, Speeches and Writings, for a full selection of Rabbi Friedman's sermons.
|Read||Adult Institute.||1950-1953, undated.||9/8|
|Read||Annual meeting reports.||1948-1950.||9/9|
|Read||Developments while overseas.||1946-1947.||9/10|
|Read||Maurice B. Shwayder Summer Camp of Temple Emanuel.||1949-1951.||9/12|
|Read||Men's Club forums.||1943-1945.||9/13|
|Read||Munitions mob. Guns to Israel.||1948, 1990.||9/14|
|Read||Outside engagements.||1944, 1947.||9/15|
|Read||Recommendations for assistantship. Special services.||1943-1944.||10/4|
|Read||"The Sabbath Pulpit" [temple bulletin].||1943-1945.||10/5|
Subseries 5 includes materials on Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun during Friedman's tenure as rabbi. This subseries does not include sermons Friedman delivered at Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun, but does include information about a 1953 Sukkot service he led. Please see Series E., Sermons, Speeches and Writings, for a full selection of Rabbi Friedman's sermons.
Photographs in this subseries highlight events at Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun during Friedman's time there. Such events include weddings, social events, and holiday activities.
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