The Bialik School of the Flatbush Jewish Center records

  • Dates: 1955-1989
  • Size: 1.25 linear ft.
  • Number of Boxes: 1
  • Languages:
    • English
    • Hebrew
  • Location: Special Collections Reading Room, Jewish Theological Seminary Library.
  • Restrictions: Reproduction of fragile items is not permitted; consult the archivist about literary rights.
  • Gift Of: Sara Sloan, Israel Samuelly
  • Date: 12/31/90, 3/19/91
  • Related Collections: Flatbush Jewish Center, Brooklyn NY, Newsletters, 1925-1988.

NJS, 06/21/91

Table of Contents:

A Note on Folder Headings

Individual folders are identified in the following way on the left side of each folder: Name of Collection, box #/folder#, as in Ben Zion Bokser Papers, 4/22. Please use this format in citations and when referring to files for any other reason.

Historical Note

The Bialik School was founded in 1946 as a Hebrew/English day school for kindergarten through eighth grade. It opened in the Talmud Torah building on Stone Avenue in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn. The students received a comprehensive Jewish education, religious and traditional. The school, unlike other Hebrew schools that existed in the community at the time, had a more secular orientation; it was dedicated to an all inclusive Jewish culture, embracing Hebrew, Zionism, and identification with Israel.

In 1951 the school moved to the Flatbush Jewish Center, where it remained until it closed in 1989.

Collection Description

The collection includes yearbooks, 1955-1963, 1965, 1967- 1988; the school newsletter, Bialik Tone, December, 1987 to June, 1988; the Bialik Alumni News, January, 1987, February, 1988 - February,1989; a directory of selected alumni, 1976, which lists the achievements and interests of graduates; lists of the graduating classes, 1955-1986; lists of parents, 1972-1973, 1979-1987; and a list of members of the board of trustees, 1988- 1989.

Box List

Box  Folder(s)  Description
1      I. Yearbooks, 1955-1963; 1965; 1967-1968
  II. Publications, 1976-1989
 1 Bialik Tone, Dec 1987 - June 1988
 2 Bialik Alumni News, Jan 1987; Feb 1988 - Feb 1989
 3 Alumni directory, 1976
  III. Lists, 1955-1989
 4 Graduating classes, 1955-1986
 5 Parents, 1972-1973; 1979-1987
 6 Board of trustees, 1988-1989