Accession includes Rabbi Graubart's marriage registers and marriage certificates (1926-1937). As well there are financial records in Yiddish for Kahal Adas Yisroel, Toronto. Accession also includes records of Eitz Chaim, which form part of the records contained in MG2 G1F.
Rabbi Yehuda Leib Graubart (1862-1937) was a noted rabbi and posek (legal decisor) in Poland, St. Louis, and later, Toronto. On August 18, 1920, Rabbi Graubart became the communal rabbi of Toronto. In 1922, he formed a yeshivah called Shaarei Torah. Rabbi Graubart also developed a communal eruv in Toronto to enable Jews to carry on the Sabbath. He was the spokesman of orthodox Jewry of his time and for Mizrachi, the movement of religious Zionists.
See fonds-level description (fonds 42) for further information.