Cohen, Boaz

Cohen, Boaz, 1899–1968

Name Cohen, Boaz, 1899–1968.
Special Call Number ARC 24
Title Papers [Papers of Boaz Cohen]
Physical Description 13.1 linear ft
Research Note Access may be restricted. Reproduction or publication only with permission. Email for details.
Biographical Note Rabbi scholar, and professor and assistant librarian at Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTSA).
Collection Summary Correspondence, 1927–1953, concerning the JTSA Library including reference requests and book orders; correspondence, ca. 1936–ca. 1964, as chair of the Bet Din (Rabbinical court) of the Rabbinical Assembly, concerning divorces and some conversions; correspondence, reports, and manuals, 1953–1967, as chair of the Committee on Jewish Law, concerning kashrut (dietary laws), divorce, burial, birth , conversion, holidays, and other issues; general correspondence, 1936–1966, concerning JTSA, Jewish scholarship and publishing, and issues of halakha (Jewish law); notes on Jewish and Roman law; manuscript articles and lectures; teaching materials, including class notes, outlines, examination questions, and student essays; bibliographic cards and lists; offprints of articles by Cohen; and clippings of reviews of Cohen's works, 1954–1967.
Language English, Hebrew, French, German, Italian, Polish, and Yiddish.
Inventory Note The most current general and box level inventory is available in the Special Collections Reading Room (Guide to the JTS Archival Collections).
Selected Search Terms


Rabbinical Assembly of America. Bet Din of America.
Rabbinical Assembly of America. Committee on Jewish Law and Standards.
Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Library.
Jewish Theological Seminary of America Faculty.
Jewish Theological Seminary of America Students.


Jews Dietary laws.
Judaism Customs and practices.
Jewish law.
Roman law.
Divorce (Jewish law)
Burial laws (Jewish law) Birth (Jewish law)
Fasts and feasts Judaism.
Rabbinical courts United States.
Rabbinical seminaries New York (N.Y.)
Publishers and publishing.
Jewish learning and scholarship,
Rabbinical seminary libraries New York (N.Y.)

Geographical Terms

New York (N.Y.) Religious life and customs.
United States Religious life and customs.
Occupation College teachers.
Jewish college librarians.
Archive Location Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.
Record ID# 0246469
Preliminary Box Level  
24-1 Beth Din of the Rabbinical Assembly of JTS : Admission of proselytes. Divorce cases gets. Related Correspondence A L.
24-2 (same as 24-1); Correspondence M Z.
24-3 The Rabbinical Assembly of JTS, Committee on Jewish Law: Correspondence. Reports. Manuals on legal procedures. Guides and rules on rituals.
24-4 The Rabbinical Assembly of JTS: Halakhic correspondence (She'elot ve Tshuvot) Adoption Exhumation.
24-5 Halakhic correspondence: Funeral Nezek.
24-6 Halakhic correspondence: Orphans Yibum.
24-7 Correspondence: A–Bi
24-8 Correspondence: Bl–E
24-9 Correspondence: F–Go
24-10 Correspondence: Gr–J
24-11 Correspondence: K–L
24-12 Correspondence: M–N
24-13 Correspondence: O–Sa
24-14 Correspondence: Sch–Ti
24-15 Correspondence: To Z
24-16 Library Correspondence: A–H
24-17 Library Correspondence: J–Z
24-18 Manuscripts. Addresses. Articles. Book Reviews. Lectures. Art–Jewish.
24-19 (same as 24-18) Kadushin–Waldstein.
24-20 Research Notes: Abraham–Government.
24-21 Research Notes: God–Music in Talmud.
24-22 Research Notes: Oath–Revelation.
24-23 Research Notes: Law. Biblical History.
24-24 Research Notes: Law, Islamic-Jewish.
24-25 Research Notes: Law, Roman, Spirit of.
24-26 Research Notes: Sabbath–Torah.
24-27 Research Notes: Misc.
24-28 Research Notes: Misc.
24-29 Teaching Material and Misc. Class notes. Examination questions. Lectures. Students' papers.
24-30 Bibliography. Index cards.
24-31 Bibliography. Note cards. Lists of Books. Catalogues and Bulletins. Clippings.
24-32 Pamphlets. Bibliography of Marx writings.
24-33 Personal. Certificates & legal correspondence. Greetings. Letters from family & friends. Reviews of BC's books.