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Collection is listed at the box level.
Elmer Berger and Roselle Tekiner Papers contain correspondence, documents, writings, articles and other printed material related to their activities and publications about the national identity in Israel, Israeli law, racism and antisemitism.
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Elmer Berger and Roselle Tekiner Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Jeylan Mortimer. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--8/10/2016.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
2016-10-22 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Elmer Berger was a Jewish Reform rabbi and was the executive director of the American Council for Judaism from its founding in 1942 until 1955. In 1968 he founded American Jewish Alternatives to Zionism. Roselle Tekiner was Elmer Berger's wife. She was an anthropologist, who published on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She received her MA in anthropology from Columbia in 1966 and Ph.D. from CUNY-Graduate Center in 1974.