B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation records, 1911-2000

B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

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  • Records of B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation, an organization founded in 1924 to promote religious, educational, and social activities among Jewish students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Included are materials documenting the organization's administrative and financial responsibilities and the social and religious activities it promoted. Personal interviews describe the experiences of Jews in various settings. The bulk of the material dates from 1924 to 1965.
  • The processed portion is summarized above and is described in the register. Additional accessions are described below.


  • Forms part of the Wisconsin Jewish Archives.
  • Additional tape recordings from a 1976 Hillel series are cataloged separately under the title
  • Presented by Daniel Piser, Madison, Wisconsin, 1975, and Rabbi Alan Lettofsky, Madison, Wisconsin, 1980-1985.