Current Photo Friday

August 18, 2017

One of our less-noted communities can be found in Bayonne, N.J. Our collections on Bayonne are sadly limited, and we welcome all of your donations regarding this great New Jersey town!

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The first confirmation class of Temple Emanu-El in Bayonne, NJ, from 1916. Photo from Thy Goodly Tent: The First Fifty Years of Temple Emanu-El by Henry R. Schnitzer.

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The first Bas (Bat) Mitzvah class (1960) of Temple Emanu-El in Bayonne, NJ. Photo from Thy Goodly Tent: The First Fifty Years of Temple Emanu-El by Henry R. Schnitzer.

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The cast of a Purim show from 1960. Photo from Thy Goodly Tent: The First Fifty Years of Temple Emanu-El by Henry R. Schnitzer.

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The Buchbinder family of Bayonne, NJ, whose ancestors Meyer and Emma Buchbinder founded Buchbinder’s Bakery. Photo From The Jews of New Jersey: A Pictorial History by Patricia M. Ard and Michael Aaron Rockland.

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The aforementioned Meyer and Emma Buchbinder. This was their wedding photo in 1891. Photo From The Jews of New Jersey: A Pictorial History by Patricia M. Ard and Michael Aaron Rockland.