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Manuscript Collection No. 258
Leonard M. Palitz was born in 1881 in Kovno. In 1903 Palitz came to the U.S. to study with Solomon Schechter at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Palitz then began a career in social work, becoming, first, superintendent of the Hebrew Children's Sheltering Home and, later, of the Hebrew Immigrant and Aged Home in Baltimore. In 1916 Palitz went to Savannah to head that city's Hebrew school and become a leader of its Orthodox community. In 1900 Palitz married Dorah Lefkonsky.
Collection consisting of manuscripts, lectures, sermons, and miscellaneous material.
Terms of Access and Use
The Leonard M. Palitz Papers are open to all users. The original manuscript collection is available in the Barrows-Loebelson Reading Room of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
Property and Literary Rights
Mrs. Beatrice Michaels, by the act of donating the Leonard M. Palitz Papers to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Leonard M. Palitz and his heirs. Literary rights may also be retained by specific creators of materials.
Questions concerning rights should be addressed to the Executive Director of the American Jewish Archives. For more information see the American Jewish Archives copyright information webpage.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Leonard M. Palitz Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-258. Leonard M. Palitz Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Leonard M. Palitz Papers were received from Mrs. Beatrice Michaels, Roslyn, New York, in 1973.
Processed by American Jewish Archives staff.
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the AJA's online catalog.
Jewish sermons, American
Judaism and social problems
Orthodox Judaism -- Georgia -- Savannah
Orthodox Judaism -- Maryland -- Baltimore
Palitz, Leonard M. -- (Leonard Mordcai), -- b. 1881 -- Manuscripts