Historypin | Paterson Businesses

We have embarked on a new project here at the Jewish Historical Society. Using History Pin and Google maps, we are sharing pictures of old downtown Paterson. We will add more photos in the coming weeks. Make sure to check back!

Historypin | Paterson Businesses.

A big thank you to Anne Friedman-Meyers, Ina Cohen Harris, Mireille Schuck and Sig Westerman for helping identifying businesses and addresses.

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May 2013 Newsletter Now Online

Our May 2013 Newsletter is now available online. This is the first time our new President, Dorothy Greene, addresses our members. Be sure to read May’s Newsletter and any other Newsletters you may have missed from months past.

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Found in the Archive II


Going through the collection of Temple Emanuel of North Jersey, formerly of Paterson, one can find many great artifacts. Today we stumbled across a program from 1932. “1492” was “An Hysterical Historical Comedy” which was put on at the Temple on April 10th, 1932. We also have a copy of the script. If you would like to see the whole program and many other items from the Temple, come stop on by the Society!

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Photo Friday for April 2013

Missed any Photo Fridays from this past month? They are all now up on our website. Click here to see what you might have missed. Also be sure to check out all of our older Photo Friday’s by clicking here!

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Your Invitation to “Jerry’s Night” honoring Jerry Nathans

jerry's night

Click here to print “Jerry’s Night” Invitation

Print and fill out the bottom portion of the invitation to honor our President and all around good guy, Jerry Natahans.

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March Newsletter Now Online


Our March Newsletter is now online. Be sure to check it out and get the latest news about the Society. Also check our updated Photo Friday pages in case you have missed any over the past few weeks.

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To Thank and Honor Jerry Nathans for Preserving Our Heritage

Save the Date


“Jerry’s Night Out”
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Temple Emanuel
Franklin Lakes, N.J.
Jerry Nathans has done more than anyone to collect and treasure the information and memorabilia that is our history of Paterson and surrounding towns. 
Because of his efforts, we’ve been able to share and learn from our past and continue his work into the future.
Details to follow.
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