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The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives

The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (AJA), located on the historic Cincinnati campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, was established in 1947 by renowned historian, Dr. Jacob Rader Marcus to collect, preserve, and make available for research, materials on the history of Jews and Jewish communities in the Western Hemisphere, including data of a political, economic, social, cultural, and religious nature.

Contributed Responses

The Murder of the President

The Murder of the President

Document from Apr. 19, 1865

Liebman Adler sermon

Liebman Adler sermon

Document from Apr. 19, 1865

Eulogy by Rabbi David Einhorn

Eulogy by Rabbi David Einhorn

Document from Apr. 19, 1865