Title:Ben J. Weiss papers, 1931-1957
Creator/Contributor:Weiss, Ben J., 1908-2000, creator
Creator/Contributor:Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 2004.005.
Creator/Contributor:Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Creator/Contributor:Online Archive of California
Consists of materials documenting Ben Weiss's Jewish-related activities. Includes newspaper clippings; newsletters and correspondence
from both Temple Beth Abraham in Oakland, California and Aleph Zadik Aleph; programs from Temple Beth Abraham; and an undated
newsletter from the Jewish Federation of the East Bay on behalf of the United Jewish Appeal, which has a picture of Weiss.
Weiss, Ben J -- 1908-2000 -- Archives
Aleph Zadik Aleph.
Temple Beth Abraham (Oakland, Calif.)
Jewish Federation of the East Bay (Calif.)
United Jewish Appeal.
Civic leaders -- California -- Oakland -- Correspondence
Jews -- California -- Religious life and customs -- 20th century
Jews -- California -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Jews -- Charities
Synagogues -- California -- Oakland
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 2004.005.
Ben J. Weiss papers, BANC MSS 2010/544, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Ben J. Weiss, of Oakland, Calif., was, for a time, the secretary and treasurer of Oakland's Temple Beth Abraham. He also helped
the Jewish community in the Bay Area raise money, serving as the vice-chairman of Oakland's general solicitation effort for
the United Jewish Appeal. His wife was the president of the congregation's sisterhood.
Materials in English.
BANC MSS 2010/544