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The following is a partial list of collections that are in our archives: Click here to visit our archives page!
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (1901-present) includes the private collection of Dr. Victor Parsonnet
Daughters of Israel Home for the Jewish Aged (1906- present)
I.K.U.V. Israel Kranken Untersteutzung Verein (Israel Sick Benefits Society) (1885- 1989 )
Mutual benefit societies provided burial plots to first generation Jewish immigrants
YM-YWHA/JCC Collection (1877-present) including a photo of the "Y" baseball team in 1903
Federation records, including Jewish Community Council of Essex County, merger of Essex, Morris, and Sussex counties in 1983, and the merger of United Jewish Communities of MetroWest with the Jewish Federation of Central New Jersey in 2012 (1923-present)
Congregation Oheb Shalom (1860-present) includes papers of Rabbi Isaac Schwarz
Oheb Shalom located at 32-34 Prince Street in Newark. The building is still standing.
Sermons of Temple B’nai Jeshurun’s Rabbi Ely Pilchik including correspondence with Albert Einstein
Synagogue newsletters from Congregation Young Israel located on Weequahic Avenue in Newark
Louis Bamberger Collection (1892-1944) as donated by JHSNJ executive director Linda Forgosh
L. Bamberger & Co. "One of America's great stores"
Photograph collections from and bound editions of the Jewish News (1946-present)
Papers of JHSNJ founder Saul Schwarz (1990-2002)
Pine Brook Jewish Center (1903-present)
Rare copy of the history of Pine Brook's early settlers.
Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael (1899-present) including silver ceremonial trowel used to place cornerstone of synagogue in 1929