Found 8 collections related to Judaism -- Customs and practices

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
Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation (Mount Vernon, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 568
.2 linear feet
In 1972 Rabbi and Rabbinit Yahonatan founded the Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian (black) Hebrew Congregation in St. Albans, Queens, New York as a spiritual branch of the Headquarters Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Harlem. By 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
Beth Elohim Hebrew Congregation (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 573
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Beth Elohim Hebrew Congregation is a Black Jewish congregation in New York City. It was founded in 1983 by Chief Rabbi Levi Ben Levy, Rabbi Sholomo Ben Levy, and the Levy family. Religious instruction is provided by a Sabbath School for Children... more
Kohol Beth B'nai Yisrad Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 575
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Kohol Beth B'nai Yisroel, a Black Hebrew congregation, was founded by Rabbi Julius Wilkins, later known as Rabbi Yirmeyahu Yisrael, in 1947. In approximately 1964, Kohol merged with Congregation Mount Horeb, located at 1036 Reverend Polite Place... more
Matthew, Wentworth A. (Wentworth Arthur), 1892-1973
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 609
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Wentworth A. Matthew collection relates primarily to the financial and real estate concerns of Rabbi Matthew and the Commandment Keepers. Included are deeds, contracts, architectural drawings, and invoices for property purchased in Wyandanch... more
Congregation Mount Horeb (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | MssCol 21092
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Congregation Mount Horeb, a Black Hebrew congregation, was founded by Rabbi Albert Moses in 1945. In 1954, the congregation was reorganized by Rabbi Joseph Thomas. The Congregation Mount Horeb records consist primarily of membership meeting... more
Hatzaad Harishon (Organization : New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 576
1.83 linear feet (3 boxes)
Hatzaad Harishon ("The First Step") was formed in New York City in 1964, by Yaakov Gladstone, a white Jewish Hebrew teacher, with the aim of bridging the gap between Black and white Jews of America. Its members adhered to the concept of Klal... more