Finding aid for the Philip Horowitz Papers, Series II

Philip Horowitz Papers, Series II
Western Reserve Historical Society
Phone: 216-721-5722
Philip Horowitz
1 linear feet (including three containers and one oversized folder)
Philip Horowitz was a scholar of classical and modern Hebrew, a Yiddishist, a teacher, and an advocate of human rights and liberal causes. He served as rabbi of Brith Emeth Congregation, Pepper Pike, Ohio, from its inception in 1959 until its closure in 1986. He was Visiting Professor of Theology at John Carroll University, 1968-1978, and Dean of College Seminars, National Federation of Temple Youth, 1962-1972. He was also a member of the Executive Commission, Ohio Civil Liberties Union, 1964-1970, served on the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Council on Soviet Anti-Semitism, and was a member of the Ohio Commission on Abortion Reform. The collection consists of booklets, a bulletin, cassettes, certificates, compact discs, correspondence, invitations, manuals, memorial tributes, memoranda, a newsletter, newspaper clippings, a pamphlet, photographs, programs, sheet music, and transcripts.
MS 5436
The records are in English and Yiddish