Bunim, Irving M., 1901-1980

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Irving M. Bunim was a businessman, Jewish lay leader, and major figure in the Vaad Hatzala to help Jewish refugees. In the 1930s, he worked to establish the Young Israel movement, and built other Jewish educational institutions under the guidance of Rabbi Aaron Kotler. The Vaad Hatzala, an Orthodox Jewish relief organization established in 1939, provided funds for rabbis and religious students in war-torn Europe and worked for their emigration. Bunim also served as president of the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School on the Lower East Side, and authored a book on Pirkei Avot (Jewish ethics) entitled Ethics From Sinai.

From the description of Irving Bunim family papers 1920-1992 1945-1980. (Yeshiva University). WorldCat record id: 744676076

Irving M. Bunim was a businessman, Jewish lay leader, and major figure in the Vaad Hatzala to help Jewish refugees. In the 1930s, he worked to establish the Young Israel movement, and built other Jewish educational institutions under the guidance of Rabbi Aaron Kotler. The Vaad Hatzala, an Orthodox Jewish relief organization established in 1939, provided funds for rabbis and religious students in war-torn Europe and worked for their emigration. He also served as president of the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School on the Lower East Side. Irving M. Bunim authored a book on Pirkei Avot titled Ethics From Sinai.

From the description of Irving Bunim family papers 1920 - 1992 1945 - 1980. (Yeshiva University). WorldCat record id: 503723865

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creatorOf Bunim, Irving M., 1901-1980. Irving Bunim family papers 1920-1992 1945-1980. Yeshiva University
creatorOf Bunim, Irving. Papers, 1941-1978. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Bunim, Irving M., 1901-1980,. Irving Bunim family papers 1920 - 1992 1945 - 1980. Yeshiva University
creatorOf Bunim, Irving M., 1901-1980. Papers, 1976-1978. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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associatedWith Agudath Israel of America. Orthodox Jewish Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Bunim, Amos. person
associatedWith Bunim family. family
associatedWith Eban, Abba Solomon, 1915-2002. person
associatedWith Hutner, Isaac, 1906-1980. person
associatedWith Klein, Stephen. person
associatedWith Kotler, Aaron, 1892-1962. person
associatedWith National Council of Young Israel (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Schneersohn, Joseph Isaac, 1880-1950. person
associatedWith Schneerson, Menachem Mendel, 1902-1994. person
associatedWith Sternbuch, J. person
associatedWith Vaad Hatzala (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Wyman, David S. person
associatedWith Yeshiva Rabbi Jacob Joseph. corporateBody
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United States
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
United States
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Jewish businesspeople
International relief
Jews--Charities
Orthodox Judaism--Societies, etc
Jewish authors
Rabbis
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Jews--Education
Orthodox Judaism
World War, 1939-1945--Jews--Rescue
Jewish refugees
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Rabbis
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Birth 1901

Death 1980

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