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's Archive for July, 2011

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-07-31

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Processing Sherith Israel: Bundles of Fun

I have been working on the financial records of Congregation Sherith Israel. The congregation has had a number of secretaries and collectors over the 160 years of its existence. The one that dominates this collection is Alexander Badt, secretary of Sherith Israel for more than three decades. He steered the congregation’s daily operations through the [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-07-24

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What does it mean for an undergraduate to work at The Magnes?

What does it mean for an undergraduate to work at The Magnes? By David Puyandayev, Kohn Intern Sophomore, Middlebury College After I was accepted to the 2011 Kohn summer internship program, Jewish Vocational Services matched me up with The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life – not an agency I requested or ever heard [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-07-17

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Processing Sherith Israel: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

For the past few weeks, I have been absorbed in processing the records of Congregation Sherith Israel. There have been a variety of challenges so far and lots of rewarding moments too! One of the challenges of this collection is the condition of many of the bound volumes in the collection. The burial permits for [...]