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Jewish Buffalo Archives Project

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The Jewish Buffalo Archives Project has partnering and supporting organzings as well as an advisory group drawn from individuals from academia, archival institutions, and professional community leaders.


Jewish Buffalo Archives Community Archives Project Director

Chana R. Kotzin, Ph.D.
Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Buffalo
2640 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068

Phone: 716-204-5388
Fax: 716-688-3572 (Attn: JBAP, Chana Kotzin)
Email: archivesproject@bjebuffalo.org


Partnering and Supporting Organizations


Jewish Buffalo Archives Project Advisory Group

  • Ralph Halpern, Committee Chair
  • Heidi Bamford, New York State Documentary Heritage Program, Regional Archivist
  • Dr. Michael Cohen, Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, University at Buffalo
  • Richard Cohen, Director of the Institute of Jewish Thought and Heritage and Professor of Philosophy
    University at Buffalo
  • Shonnie Finnegan, University Archivist Emeritus, University at Buffalo
  • Peter Fleischmann, Director and CEO, Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies
  • Michael H. Frisch, Ph.D., Professor of History and American Studies and Senior Research Scholar
    University at Buffalo
  • Charlotte Gendler, President, Bureau of Jewish Education
  • David Gerber, Ph.D., Professor and Department Chair of the Department of History, University at Buffalo
  • Harold Halpern, Attorney at Law
  • Rick Halpern, Ph.D., Principal, New College, University of Toronto
  • Chana Kotzin, Ph.D., Community Archives Project Director, Jewish Buffalo Archives Project
  • Maxine Seller, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Graduate School of Education and adjunct in the Department of History
    University at Buffalo
  • Barbara Sitrin, Writer
  • Evie Weinstein, Executive Director, Bureau of Jewish Education
  • Wayne Wisbaum, Kavinoky Cook, LLP