Biographical Note

Scope and Content

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Inventory

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Guide to the Elazar Behar Papers
1918-1990



Manuscript Collection No.: 3209
Creator: Behar, Elazar , creator
Title: Elazar Behar papers
Date Span: 1918-1990
Quantity: circa .17 cubic foot (including 9 cassette tapes and 1 transcript)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Sephardic Jewish woman active in the Seattle Jewish community.

Scope and Content

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Inventory

  
Accession No. 3209-001
Behar, Elazar
Elazar Behar papers, 1918-1977
.14 cubic foot
Scope and Content
History of Congregation Ezra Bessaroth, programs, sermons, newsletters, clippings, ephemera. Most are photocopies.
Writing by Elazar Behar "History of Congregation Ezra Bessaroth" covers period from founding to about 1977. Ezra Bessaroth material, mostly photocopies, includes clippings, sermons, writings of David Jacob Behar.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Elazar Behar, 7/26/1981.

  
Accession No. 3209-002
Behar, Elazar
Elazar Behar oral history interview, 1982
8 cassettes (total 7.5 hours); transcript: 166 pp.
Scope and Content
Tape recorded interview by H. Droker, February-March 1982; transcript.
Digital Content/Other Formats
Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users. Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Elazar Behar, 3/1/1982.

  
Accession No. 3209-003
Behar, Elazar
Elazar Behar oral history interview, 1990
.03 cubic foot (one cassette tape)
Scope and Content
Tape recorded interview by Meta Buttnick, March 30, 1990.
This interview includes historical information of the three Sephardic cemeteries: Ezra Bessaroth, Sephardic Bikur Holum and Ahavat Achim. There is also a vivid description of the ceremony of burning of the Geneza (religious objects and prayerbooks no longer usable).
Digital Content/Other Formats
Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users. Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Meta Buttnick, 6/12/1990.

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Behar, David J., creator.
Behar, Elazar--Archives.
Buttnick, Meta Bloom, 1913-
DeLeon, Haim.
Droker, Howard.
Kahan, Isidore.
Maimon, Avraham.
Maimon, Solomon.
Shapiro, Baruch, 1880-1970.
Sharhon, Morris.
Tarica, Harry.
Wohlgelernter, Solomon P.
Organizations:
Ahavath Achim Congregation (Seattle, Wash.)
Congregation Ezra Bessaroth (Seattle, Wash.)
Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
Machzikay Hadath Congregation (Seattle, Wash.)
Seattle Sephardic Brotherhood.
Seattle Sephardic Talmud Torah.
Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation (Seattle, Wash.)
Subjects:
Immigrants--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews.
Jewish cemeteries--Washington (State)--Seattle.
Jewish cemeteries--Washington (State)--Seattle.
Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews.
Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews.
Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Religion.
Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Social life and customs.
Judaism--Sephardic rite--Customs and practices.
Sephardim--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews.
Sephardim--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews.
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