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's Archive for August, 2011

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-28

Jewish Studies Resources @ UC Santa Cruz Library – Reminder to self: periodically check Lee Jaffe’s blog… http://t.co/KShh24h # Photo: The intern suite takes shape. http://t.co/ddA9Js0 # Photo: Compact storage is almost done!! http://t.co/AvRkvcg # Photo: Showing off the progress to some of our new interns, volunteers and Preparaters! So close to the… http://t.co/jbXv1mn # [...]

Processing Sherith Israel: Alexander Badt, Secretary and Temple Historian Extraordinaire

One item I found in processing the cemetery records of Sherith Israel was an intriguing plot book from the congregation’s old Giboth Olam Cemetery (located at what is now Mission Dolores Park in San Francisco). What makes the volume so intriguing is a lengthy note written on its first page: The note reads as follows: [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-21

AJC, Northern California Division records now open to researchers at the Bancroft Library. http://t.co/aoZfTIE # Next week we begin moving to our new facility in downtown Berkeley. Updates on Facebook http://t.co/2fF854f & Tumblr http://t.co/tkbshQO # Love this photo of Rabbi Morris Goldstein with the kids of Sherith Israel's religious school (circa 1960). http://t.co/s2E6S1b # Love [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-14

Construction on the new facility of the Magnes is almost complete! http://fb.me/1eleLiA5s # More archival film footage digitized from our Western Jewish Americana archives: A Visit to Camp Kelowa and… http://fb.me/Pad1f8JP # Hot from the Western Jewish Americana Archives: Family life in Northern California, 1929 http://fb.me/14Hg7hyCV # We are now on Tumblr, chronicling the upcoming [...]