Title:Maurice A. Lazowick papers, 1931-1981
Creator/Contributor:Lazowick, Maurice A., 1901-1994, creator, creator.
Creator/Contributor:Judah L. Magnes Museum, 1994.009.
Creator/Contributor:Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Contains photographs of and newspaper clippings about Rabbi Lazowick; copies of letters that Lazowick wrote and received;
a copy of a sermon he wrote and delivered about Israel (5 Oct. 1948); programs for various events at which Lazowick spoke;
certificates and resolutions given in honor or recognition of him; and an issue of the "Reno Israelite" that has a short article
about him (Apr. 1973).
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Lazowick, Maurice A -- 1901-1994 -- Archives
Jews -- California -- Oakland
Jewish sermons -- California -- San Francisco
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- California -- San Francisco
Jews, American -- Israel
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number 1994.009.
Maurice A. Lazowick papers, BANC MSS 2010/585, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University
of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Ordained a rabbi by the Jewish Theological Seminary of New York, in 1924. He first served as a rabbi in Chicago, Ill., at
congregations Shaare Zedek and B'nai Jacob. Then, he started serving a number of congregations in the west: Congregation Beth
Jacob in Fresno, Calif. (1954-1959); the communities of Chula Vista, Calif., and Scottsdale, Ariz., Temple Har Zion in Sepulveda,
Calif.; Temple Beth El in Santa Cruz, Calif.; and Congregation Emanu-El in Reno, Nev. (1971-1976). He served as President
of the Chicago Board of Rabbis and of the Santa Cruz Ministers Association. In 1974, a doctor of divinity degree was conferred
on him. He died on 4 June 1994.
Materials in English and Hebrew.
Jewish sermons, American.
BANC MSS 2010/585 folder 1
BANC MSS 2010/585