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Jewish Community Federation Leadership Oral History Project

Overview
Works: 29 works in 32 publications in 1 language and 61 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Personal narratives  History 
Classifications: F869.S39,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jewish Community Federation Leadership Oral History Project
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1984-1986 : by Ronald H Kaufman( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family life, Tucson, father's activities on behalf of Israel; University of California, Berkeley M.B.A., 1959; marriage to Barbara Kassner; starts real estate firm specializing in rehabilitation and preservation; president, Jewish Family Service Agency, and vice president and co-founder, National Assn. of Jewish Family and Children's Agencies; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: founder and first chairman, Leadership Development Committee, given Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Memorial Award, 1972, fundraising, committee membership, president, 1984-1986; reforming Jewish Agency; demographic study, direct allocation to Israel; Jewish Community Endowment Fund
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1990-1992 : by Donald H Seiler( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco background; MBA, UC Berkeley; marriage to Ruth Fredkin; establishes Seiler and Co., CPAs, in San Francisco and the Peninsula; vice president, Belmont Jewish Community Center, president Temple Beth Am; board, United Jewish Community Centers; Jewish Community Federation: campaign chairman, 1976; federation presidency: goals, new executive director, synagogue relationships, Israel; Jewish Community Endowment Fund: chairman, 1988-1990; Council of Jewish Federations special achievement award, 1992; boards of Jewish Home for the Aged, Bureau of Jewish Education, Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center, Stanford University Medical Center
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1967-1968 : by Robert E Sinton( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinton discusses his family background and ties to the San Francisco Jewish community; Navy service, WWII; fund-raising in the Jewish community, beginning in 1939; board member, San Francisco Jewish Community Center, 1950, president, 1954-1956; co-chairman, Jewish National Welfare Fund campaign, 1949; president, Jewish Welfare Federation, 1967-1968; merger of Jewish National Welfare Federation (now Jewish Community Federation), 1955; thoughts on the Holocaust, on Israel, family attitudes about Jewishness, the importance of personal civic improvement, and on board memberships
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1977-1978 : by Peter E Haas( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haas discusses his family background and community involvement, the Jewish Community Federation and related philanthropic organizations, his presidency of the United Bay Area Crusade (United Way) in 1972, the family business of Levi Strauss & Company
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1994-1996 : by Douglas M Heller( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, and business career with Levison Brothers Insurance Brokerage; president, Jewish Home for the Aged, 1991-1993; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: committee assignments, 1971 Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Memorial Award, 1975 campaign chairman; federation president: changes implemented, reflections on presidency, federation's role in community; affiliations with Concordia Club, temples Emanu-El and Beth Am, Menlo Circus Club
A reflection on the early years of the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation : by Samuel A 1903 Ladar( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladar describes his childhood in the Pacific Hebrew Orphan Ayslum, San Francisco; labor law practice in firm of Jesse H. Steinhart; San Francisco Committee for Service to Emigres, late 1930s, and Survey Committee; Jewish National Welfare Fund director, 1947; Fund merger with Jewish Welfare Federation, 1955; Federation work and civic and Jewish community activities. Includes interview with Ernest H. Weiner, executive director, San Francisco Bay Area American Jewish Committee, and Earl Raab, executive director emeritus, Jewish Community Relations Council
Former executive director, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1974-1991 : by Brian Lurie( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, Jewish community, Cleveland, OH; education at Lafayette College, and Hebrew Union College, 1964-1969; rabbinical student in Israel during 1967 War; assistant rabbi, Congregation Emmanu-El, San Francisco, 1969-1972; assistant to executive, United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York, 1972-1974; executive director, San Francisco-based Jewish Welfare Fund (renamed Jewish Community Federation), 1974-1991; management, staff, lay leaders, federation board and presidents, innovations, fundraising, allocations, confederation, demographic study, Jewish Community Endowment Fund, Jewish education, national federation trends, challenging United Jewish Appeal and Jewish Agency, projects in Israel; executive vice president, United Jewish Appeal, 1991
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 2000-2002 : by John D Goldman( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1983-1984 : by William J Lowenberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, Octrup, Germany; effect of Nazi edicts: move to Borculo, Holland, Westerbork Transit Camp, Birkenau, Auschwitz, Warsaw Ghetto, Dachau death camps; liberation, 1945; arrival in San Francisco, 1950; real estate business; marriage to Fern Ellis, 1957; president of Jewish Home for the Aged (1970-1971) and Bureau of Jewish Education (1973-1976); Federation executives; accomplishments as president, San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation, 1983-1984; construction of headquarters building; Jewish Agency; political and civic involvement; honors and activities in Jewish organizations
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1975-1976 : by Frances D Green( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frances Green discusses her early years, marriage and children, and various volunteer and public service activities in the San Francisco Bay Area, especially the Jewish Community Federation, of which she was President 1975-1976
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1996-1998 : by Alan E Rothenberg( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, Wheeling, West Virginia; education at Kenyon College and University of Chicago; to San Francisco, 1969, and career in mortgage and investment banking, Huret, Rothenberg & Co.; Governor Jerry Brown's secretary of business and transportation, 1977; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: Homewood Terrace, senior housing at Menorah Park and Rhoda Goldman Plaza, 1986 Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Award, 1993 campaign chairman, presidency 1996-1998 with goal of greater openness and involvement with Israel, activities with city and state organizations
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1979-1980 : by Jerome I Braun( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerome Braun discusses his family background and education at Stanford University Law School; his move to San Francisco, and involvement in Jewish Community Federation activities in the Bay area
President, Jewish Comunity Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1992-1994 : by Roselyne C Swig( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family and schooling, Chicago and Los Angeles, UCLA, UC Berkeley; marriage to Richard Swig, 1950; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: board member and president of Jewish Vocational Service, Women's Division (president, 1970-1972), Federation campaign chair, 1984, president, 1992-1994; discusses disputes with Jewish Agency, involvement with Israel; organization memberships and awards; starting Artsource, and term as Clinton-appointed director of Art in Embassy Program, U.S. State Department
Richard N. Goldman : President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1981-1982 by Richard N Goldman( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Administration of the San Francisco Jewish Welfare Fund, 1970-1975 : by Louis Weintraub( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Weintraub discusses his family background in New York and El Paso, education at the University of Pennsylvania and U.S. Army service, being Western Regional Consultant of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, the merger of Federation of Jewish Charities and Jewish Welfare Fund, serving as Executive Director and Executive Vice President of the the Jewish Welfare Fund (now the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, Marin, and Sonoma Counties) and related activities
Melvin M. Swig, President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1971-1972 : by Melvin M Swig( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swig recalls his activities as a businessman, his overseas work, and his involvement in various Jewish philanthropic organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area
President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1998-2000 : by Harold Zlot( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1988-1990 : by Annette R Dobbs( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, St. Louis, MO and San Diego, CA, Depression years; marriage to Harold Dobbs, 1941, five children, assisting his political campaigns, Mel's Drive-Ins; federation's women's division president, 1972-1974; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: campaign chairman, 1978, involvement with Israel, Project Renewal, Jewish education, challenges to Jewish Agency, "Who is a Jew" issue; president, 1988-1990: strategic planning, rescue of Ethiopian and Soviet Jews; national and local Jewish organizations: national vice president, United Jewish Appeal, board of trustees, United Israel Appeal, first woman board member, Concordia-Argonaut Club
Laurence E. Myers, President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1986-1988 : by Laurence E Myers( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myers discusses his family background in Scranton, Pennsylvania; his presidencies of the American Jewish Congress, San Francisco Community Center, the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco; and his thoughts on Israel
Richard N. Goldman, President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1981-1982 : by Richard N Goldman( )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He discusses family background; Jewish Welfare Federation; Jewish Community Federation; influencing changes in the United Jewish Appeal and the Jewish Agency; Jewish Endowment Fund; activities on behalf of Israel and other political activities
 
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Alternative Names
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties. Leadership Oral History Project

Languages
English (23)