Found 2 collections related to African American Jews -- New York (State) -- New York

B'nai Adath Kol Beth Yisroel (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 577
1 folder
B'nai Adath Kol Beth Yisroel, a black Hebrew congregation, was incorporated in New York City in 1954 under the leadership of Rabbi Yirmeyahu Ben Daniel Yisrael (formerly Rabbi Julius Wilkins), and maintains its synagogue in Brooklyn, New York. The... more
Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation (Harlem, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 574
.4 linear feet
The Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation, one of the oldest and largest communities of black Hebrews in the United States, was founded in Harlem in 1919 by Rabbi Wentworth Arthur Matthew (1892-1973). Though this congregation traces... more