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Manuscript Collection No. 821
Herbert Bronstein was born in 1930 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Upon ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati in 1957, he served as rabbi at Temple B'rith Kodesh, Rochester, New York until 1972. Bronstein then moved to North Shore Congregation Israel, Glencoe, Illinois where he served as Senior Rabbi until 1997. Now serving as Rabbi Emeritus/Senior Scholar at North Shore Congregation Israel, Rabbi Bronstein is also a lecturer at Lake Forest College in the history of religions. During his tenure as chairman of the Reform Jewish Liturgy Committee of the Central Conference of American Rabbis from 1981 to 1991, the committee published the best selling Haggadah for Passover, of which he was the editor, as well as Gates of Prayer, The Five Scrolls, and other worship liturgies.
--Adapted from "About Us: Rabbi Herbert Bronstein, Senior Scholar", North Shore Congregation Israel. (http://www.nsci.org/about_us/about_us.php3?page=107)
This collection consists mostly of correspondence, sermons, and writings, along with miscellaneous alphabetical files that cover a variety of topics. The sermons and writings are identified either by the title, by the holiday (e.g. Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, etc.), or by subject. Included are materials on the Haggadah for Passover and The Five Scrolls, published by the Reform Jewish Liturgy Committee of the Central Conference of American Rabbis.
This collection is arranged in a single series; correspondence is mostly arranged alphabetically by correspondent within each year, with some parts arranged chronologically.
Terms of Access and Use
This collection is 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
Herbert Bronstein, by the act of donating this collection to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Herbert Bronstein or his heirs. Literary rights may also be retained by specific creators of some 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.
Bronstein, Herbert, 1930-. SC-1396 to SC-1401.
Nearprint materials were separated and added to the Herbert Bronstein Nearprint Biographies file and the North Shore Congregation Israel (Glencoe, Ill.) Nearprint Geography file.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Herbert Bronstein Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-821. Herbert Bronstein Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Herbert Bronstein Papers were received from Herbert Bronstein, Glencoe, Ill., in December, 2006.
Processed by Michelle Wirth, September, 2011.
This collection was arranged and described according to minimal-processing standards. Funding, in part, for the arrangement and description of this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the AJA Online Catalog.
Persons and Families
Bronstein, Herbert, 1930-
Central Conference of American Rabbis. Reform Jewish Liturgy Committee.
North Shore Congregation Israel (Glencoe, Ill.)
United States. National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Genres and Forms
Jewish sermons, American.
Rabbis -- Illinois -- Glencoe.