About this Collection
The Feinstein Center's oral history project consists of 48 interviews which were conducted by staff and volunteers between 1996 and 1999. They sought to capture and record the experiences of Jews who played a significant role in business, political, cultural, educational, philanthropic, and other aspects of the community,
About this Interview
Ronald Rubin talks of his early life in Philadelphia, his father's career in real estate, his work with his father's business, his own community service and work within Jewish organizations. He then discusses his various real estate dealings such as the Comcast deal for the 76's and Flyers, the Bellevue Hotel restoration, and his involvement in politics.
Biographical / Historical Note
"Preserving the Voices of History: The Feinstein Center Jewish Philadelphia Oral History Project" gathered an oral history collection containing the memory of Jews who were central to the growth and development of the Philadelphia Jewish community. The project focused on interviewing Jews who contributed to the integration of Jews in the larger Philadelphia community and on women and how they have integrated being a woman and being Jewish in the twentieth century.
- Ronald Rubin Oral History, February 20, 1996
- Jewish merchants, Jewish families, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Rubin, Ronald
- Personal Names:
- Rubin, Ronald, Rizzo, Frank, Meir, Golda, 1898-1978
- Geographic Subject:
- Philadelphia (Pa.)
- Organization / Building:
- Bellevue Hotel (Philadelphia, Pa.), Comcast (Philadelphia, Pa.)
- Repository Collection:
- Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History Oral Histories
- Oral Histories
- Contact SCRC for the audio recording corresponding to this transcript.
- Transcript Identifier:
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