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Michael Fried papers, 1899-1937.
BANC MSS 2010/782 carton 1; BANC MSS 2010/782 carton 2; BANC MSS 2010/782 box 1; BANC MSS 2010/782
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Michael Fried papers, 1899-1937


Fried, Michael, -1940, creator, creator.


Western Jewish History Center, 097.


Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1967.043.


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Newspaper clippings which Rabbi Fried gathered relating to a variety of his concerns as well as some"letters to the editor" that he wrote, materials relating to his rabbinate, including a few handwritten sermons and a photocopy of a scrapbook from his time when he was the rabbi at Congregation Ohabai Shalome. This scrapbook also contains information about activities of Fried's wife, Adele, and those of their son, I. Adriel, who was heavily involved in Aleph Zadik Aleph. The collection also contains a small number of copies of Fried's writings that were published in the Emanu-El, the Jewish newspaper of San Francisco. Topics in the clippings files are as follows: Alexander the Great, Anti-Semitism, Henry Ward Beecher, Mendel Beilus Ritual Murder Case, Henri Bergson, Bible, Bible in Public Schools, Birth Rate and Birth Control, Blood Accusations/Ritual Murder, B'nai B'rith, Buddhism, Burial Customs, Chanukkah, Children's Publications, Christmas, Confirmation, Congregations, Dancing, Daniel, Daniel Deronda, Declaration of Independence, Democracy, Devil, Dickens, Discouragement, Benjamin Disraeli, Divorce, Dreams, East Side of New York, Ecclesiastes, Economy, Education, Egypt, Elijah, George Eliot, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Book of Esther, Ethical Culture Society, Ethics of the Fathers, Eugenics, Ezekiel, Ezra, Failure, Faith, Farewell Services, Fasting, Fathers, Fault Finding, Fiction, Flag, Foreign News, Fourth of July, Benjamin Franklin, Fraternities, Frederick the Great, Fresh Air Colonies, Friendship, Funerals, Gary Plan (schools), God (monotheism), Good Breeding, Government, Graduate Addresses, Gratitude, Guggenheim (gold interests in Yuba, California, Judah Ha-Levi, Halloween, Happiness, Hatred, Hebrews, Hebrew Language, Hebrew Language Publications, Hebrew Manuscript, Hebrew Standard (The), Hebrew Union College, Hebrew University, Heinrich Heine, Hellenism and Judaism, History (Jewish), Holiness, Home, Hospitality, Hospitals, Humility, Humor and Wit, Hypocracy, Ideals, Immigration, Immortaility, Ingratitude, Inquisition, Inspiration, Intermarriage, Ireland and Irish Question, Isaiah, Israel and Zionism, Jazz Singer (The), Jeremiah, Jesus, Jewish Chautaqua Society, Jewish Literature, Jewish National Welfare Fund, Jewish Pedagogy, Jewish Race, Jewish Religious Sects, Jewish Science, Jewish Types, Jews and the Pope, Jews and Christians, Jews Who Persecute Jews, Judaism and Christianity (new religion and universal religion), Judaism (American), Judaism (Religoin and Miscellany), Book of Judges, Justice, Kiddush, Kindness, Rebekah Kohut, Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf, Ku Klux Klan, Lavon Affair, Law and Jewish Law, Legend of the Wandering Jew, Philip N. Lilienthal, Lincoln, Love, Judah L. Magnes, Edgar F. Magnin, Maimonides, Man, Manners, Map (United States-Products-in Hebrew), Marranos, Marriage, Masonry and Jews, Materialism, Medicine, Menorah, Merchant of Venice, Messiah, Ministers, Miscellaneous, Mission of the Jews, Modern Judaism, Modesty, Mohammedanism, Mosaic Code, Moses, Mothers, Music, Names, Negro, Nehemiah, New Year (Jewish and secular), Obedience, Old Age, Orthodoxy, Parents, Theodore Parker, Passion-the Play, Passover, Patriotism, Peace, Peace and War, Pentateuch, Pessimisn, Pew, Pharisees, Philo, Physical Strength, Pilgrims and Jews, Plays, Pleasures, Poetry, Politics, Prayer Books, Prejudice, Press, Press notices, Pride, Prison, Procrastination, Progress, Prohibition, Psalms, Public Schools, Pulpit, Purim Plays, Rabbis, Rashi, Reading, Recitations-Chanukkah, Reform, Religions (Christian-United States), Religious School, Religious School--Forms, Reverence, Reviews, Riches and Religion, Rome, Theodore Roosevelt, Rotary, the House of Rothschild, Ruth, Sacrifices, Sad Stories, Samuel, Savonorola, Selfishness, Service, Shebuoth, Shechitah, Shema, Shofar, Sin and Sinners, Social Conditions, Social Service, Solomon, Song of Songs, Songs, Statistics (California, commitment to prisons), Suffering of the Jews, Suicide, Sunday Rest Bill (1913), Superstitions, Sympathy, Synagogue, Synagogue Dedications (including Sacramento's B'nai Israel in 1913 and Mosaic Law in 1919), Talmud, Theft, Torah, Valedictory, Voltaire, War, Washington, Wealth, Woodrow Wilson, Isaac M. Wise, Woman, Work, Worry, and Young People.


1899 (issued)


n-us-ca -- n-us---
Fried, Michael -- -1940 -- Archives
Fried, Adele -- 1889-1983
Fried, I. Adriel -- 1911-2002
Aleph Zadik Aleph.
Congregation B'nai Israel (Sacramento, Calif.)
Congregation Ohabai Shalome (San Francisco, Calif.)
Jews, Hungarian -- California -- San Francisco
Jews, Hungarian -- California -- Sacramento
Jews -- Social life and customs
Jewish newspapers -- California -- San Francisco
Jewish youth -- United States -- Societies and clubs
Judaism -- Liturgy
Man-woman relationships
Patriotism -- United States
Prisons -- Sociological aspects
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Newspapers


Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 097.
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1967.043.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice is required for use.
Michael Fried papers, BANC MSS 2010/782, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Michael Fried was born around 1887 in Hungary. He served as the rabbi at Sacramento's Congregation B'nai Israel, from 1908 to 1924. After he left that congregation, he served as the rabbi for San Francisco's Congregation Ohabai Shalome until his death in 1940.
Materials in English.


Jewish sermons-California-San Francisco.
Letters to the editor-California.

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BANC MSS 2010/782 carton 1
BANC MSS 2010/782 carton 2
BANC MSS 2010/782 box 1
BANC MSS 2010/782



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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice is required for use.