Photo Friday – August 2015

August 7, 2015

The answers to our recent “Who Am I?” quiz are as follows:1) Richard Lewis (2) Ambassador Caterers (3) baked flounder topped with sour cream,onions and breadcrumbs (4) a shellacked door encasing a complete set of baseball cards with all of the players on the 1955-1956 Yankees, N.Y. Giants, and Brooklyn Dodger  teams

Men’s social and service organizations have played a major role in the Jewish communities in Paterson, Passaic and the surrounding towns.

men's uja 055

Men’s UJA meeting in Paterson circa late 40’s early 50’s– L to R top row: seated Al Grylack, standing Gary Berman, Harvey Horowitz, ? Nathan Harelick, Isadore Grylack, ? Mickey Dresner, ? Sam Hoffman, ? ? Hy Levine, ? Sam Zakim. Seated: L to R: Jake Moscow, Mendel Levine, Martin Weiner, Nat Kluger, Al Levine, Charles Bromberg, Abe Berliner

panthers056

The Panthers!! Looks like a great event! Can you help identify these good looking young men enjoying a great event?

B'nai Israel Fair Lawn058

Congregation B’nai Israel of Fair Lawn, 1974. L to R: ? ? center is Jerry Arnowitz, Rabbi Stanley Bramnick, Stan Charles. Can you help identify to the 2 gentlemen on the left?

Equity Lodge, passaic059

Equity Lodge #257, F&AM, Passaic, NJ 1954. Top Row L to R : Morris Fradkin, Harry Kaplan, Reuben Kern, Joseph Edelman, Milton Zurier, Irving Weisel, Bernard Greenberg, Donald Anderson. Seated from L to R : Ronald Ruby, Samuel Glass, Charles Rand, Harry Braunstein, Henry Rosenberg, Benjamin Friedman, Arthur Rosenberg.

mayerYavneh
Paterson dentist Mayer Mechanic speaking at the dedication of the “new” Yavneh Academy building on 12th Avenue in Paterson.
Yavnehold (1).jpg
Old, old Yavneh Academy on 12th Avenue, Paterson, adjacent to the current Federation apartments.
YavnehNewe0003.jpg
“New” Yavneh Building as envisioned in the architectural drawing on 12th Avenue, Paterson, dedicated 1954.

August 14, 2015

It is the middle of August and the malls are busy with “Back to School” sales.  Remember those exciting days when you were preparing for the new school year.  

Yavneh 4th grade060

Yavneh Academy, 4th grade, 1958/59. Front row:L to R: Sarah Hollander, Chasia Greenberg, Abby Potash, Shirley Feldgreber, Naomi Liebman, Susie Burkhoff ( Atlas ), Harriet Fisherman. 2nd row L to R: Jason Zeides, Steven Kwait, Hannah Fogel, Barbara Steiker, ?, Lila Calka, Harry Greenbaum, Jules Gutin. 3rd row L to R: Merrick Brodsky, Larry Kaidel, Steven Katz, Charles Amster, ? Simon Feld, ? ? Daniel Feldman. 4th row , L to R: Irving Glass, Joe ( Hyman ) Stobezki, ? Phillip Saks, Robert Hoberman, ? Eli Orbach, Daniel Kremer. 5th row L to R: Sheldon Gleich, Mark Kaufman, Burt Zabotinsky, Steve Cutler, Jim Usdan, Stuart Poloner, ? Benjamin Greenberger. Top row, teachers: Mr. Wolfe, Mrs. Lyons

 

Yavneh 8th grade061

Yavneh Academy 1963. First class that went from Kindergaretn through 8th grade in the building on 27th Street. Same class as previous photo with some changes. 1st row: Susan Berkof, Charles Amster, Larry Kadell, Simon Feld, Jules Gutin, Robert Hoberman, Eli Orbach. 2nd row: Mark Kaufman, Hymie Stobezki, Steven Kwait, Jay Bender, Merrick Brodsky, Harris Greenbaum. 3rd row: Daniel Feldman, ? Robert London, Martin Katz, Phillip Saks, Daniel Kremer. 4th row: ? , Harriet Fisherman, Lila Calka, Naomi Lieberman, Irving Glass, Sarah Hollander. top row: Mr. Abraham Katz, teacher: Malka Margolis, Barbara Steinfeld, Steven Cutler, Barbara Steiker, Shirley Feldgreber, Stuart Poloner

school six faculty062

School Six Faculty: 1956 L to R: 1sr row: Isabel Herz, Carolyn Frederici, Agnes Costagliola, Margaret DePaul, Mary Brophy, Marie Murphy, Edythe Ward, Sylvia Weite, Sara Malkin. 2nd row: Vera Thompson, Dot Kearnet, Millie Collins, Ida Geisler Cohen, Bess Warshauer, Jean Teperman, Louise Greene, Evelyn Paul, Doris Morantz, G. Wesley Florance. 3rd row: Marion Dudley, Margaret Carey, Eileen Kowalski, Deena Haklai, ? Ruth Spoffard, Fannie Dormont, Sylvia Shapiro, Vivian Paruta, Annette Kafafian,. 4th row: Irene Haffer, Alice Conant, Charlotte Ruth, Selma Rosenblatt, Catherine Jackson, Mae Reiss, Genevieve Wright, Anne Shulman, Florence Van Genderen. 5th row: Clara Tarry, ? Hattie Buie, ? Ruth Dempsey, Clara Centrangolo, Vic D’Acierno, Sec’y, Jennie Joelson, Dorothy Simon, Josephine McGreehan, Sec’y. 6th row: John Fitzpatrick, Richard DuPree, custodian, Jacob Stein, custodian, Jospeh DeFlora, Stanley Kurtyka, Thomas Ackershook, James Miller, Mary Linenbruger, custodian, Adele Friedman, Gerturde Pulis

 

 

school 20063

School 20, 1956: 1st row: Alan Gitkin, Sharon Cohen, Ralph Rothenback, ? ? Celeste Calvetti, David Abrams, Joseph Goldberg, Principal, Marilyn Gelman, Alan Grabowsky, ? ? Linda Solan, ?. 2nd row: Mrs. Ammonetti, Sandy Baum, ? Ellen Baker, Richard Crown, ? Ed Sukenik, ? Richie Robbins, ? ? ? Steve Pine, Margie O’Haus, Mrs. Convery. 3rd row: Vincent Danzi, Marilyn Woolruch, Steven Levine, Barbara Sinofsky, Stanley Dintch, Cissi Tannenbaum, Jules Salzman, Nancy Getzoff, ? Maxine Yorkin, ? Marcia Benjamin, Miss Mahony. 4th row. ? Norma Goldstein, ? ? Alan Scult, Beth Lawrence, ? Marcia Galowitz, Max Waldbaum, ? Martin Israel, ?

kindergarten064

Kindergarten!!! Can anyone identify these future leaders: doctors, lawyers, business men/women, accountants, architects, etc. They are just beginning their school career!

August 21, 2015

Families are busy shopping for school supplies, new sneakers, and in many cases, laptops and Ipads which are now a necessity in contemporary education.  We look back on a very different school experience.  Enjoy reminiscing about school days “back in the day”.
School 21066-001

School 21 –January graduating class of 1956. 1st row bottom: L to R: Vice Principal, Claire Barclay, ? ? ? ? Ben Sher–remainder of 1st row unknown. Row 2: from left : Dr. Herbert Lipsitz, , George Krawitz, 3rd from right: Barbara Miller. 3rd row : 4th from left, Linda Friedman., 7th from left, Michael Tender. Norman Abrams is 5th from right side. Top Row: from the right: 3rd: Judy Bornstein, 4th, Iris Siegel, 5th, Roselle Siegel…remainder unknown. Can you identify these proud 8th graders?

 

sigma phi sorority068

Sororoties were a big part of hgh school life in the 1940’s and 50’s. This photo is Sigma Phi Sorority from November 1950, Eastside High School. We only have the names of 4 of the young ladies. Top Row: 2nd from left: Astrid Zeiderman, 4th from left, Sandy Stetin, 5 th, Maxine Simon, Merle Johnson, Joyce Racussin. 2nd Row: 6th from left is Sue Richter

Temple Emanuel, passaic069

Such happy faces!!! Beginning of school year at Temple Emanuel Religious School, Passaic.

Gerard Berman Day School Siddur ceremony070

Gerard Berman Day School: The exciting day when the children receive their very own Siddurim. Pictured from left: bottom row: Mickey Cooper, Lauren Rosso, Evan Schwarz, David Pullman, Zachary Berenzweig, Matthew Rowe, Alana Stanford, Daniel Ner, Rachel Goldman, Nell Ross. 2nd row: Spencer Abraham, Jamie Niederman, Deborah Nussbaum, Aaron Kokotek, Liza Jacowitz, Garrett Levenbrook, Jonathan Dermon, Josh Skolnick, Josh Taffet. Rear row: Mrs. Zahava Gall, Judaic Studies teacher, Mrs. Ben-Dov, Prinicpal, Mrs. Leora Stein, Judaic Studies Teacher.

Regional Hebrew High School071

Regional Hebrew High School which met originally at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center. A great way to start the day—enjoying a fresh bagel and cream cheese. Pictured from the left: Paul Feldman, Lara Seltzer, Adam Block, Michele Klein. Today, our community is proudly a part of the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies.

August 28, 2015

Children and their parents are just about ready for the new school year.  However, there is much to learn besides the A,B,Cs and it is never too late take on new challenges.  Enjoy the school photos and the extra curricular dance photos of both children and adults.  What classes will you be taking this fall??
School 13, 1946072

Eighth grade graduation, January 1946, School #13. 1st row bottom, L to R: ?, ?, Charles Cole, Harvey Cohen, —Fisher, –Rosenberg, —Mason, Louis Bisio, ?, Gene Schamack, Sidney Esterman, ?,?, Yudman (?) , ? .Middle row: ?, Yolanda DiSalvo, ?, ?, Elaine Simon, Dina Eisenberg, ?, ?, ?, Rona Peters, Barbara Turnbul, Estelle Pobian, Nancy Ward, Rita Gelman, ?. Top row L to R: Maurice ( Buddy ) Michaels, Merril Alexandere, ?, Marlene Mendelson, Bernice Genus, ? Thelma Harris, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, Byron Levine.

PTA school #20, 1964073

The PTA is a key to a successful, vibrant school!! Cooperation between teachers and parents fosters a positive learning environment for the students. School #20 cast of PTA show, 1964: Seated L to R: Betty Head, Lessie Gold, ?, Sue Herzog, ? Elaine Rothstein Harvey, Jugi Adler?, Lois Adelman, Arlene Kochman Werxman, ?. Middle Row: L to R: Abe Greenhouse, Richard Grosso, Irving Rosen, Harold Polton, Marvin Kessler, —-Feldman, Aaron Tell. Top Row, L to R: School #20 Custodian, Tippy Krugman, ?, Jay Adelman, Jerry Brawer, Bill Lee.

Dance class, children074

So much to learn! It is important to experience all of the arts.Children’s dance class at the “Y” Schneider building, April 1972. Joy Kirsch, teacher. Can you identify these future ballerinas?

Dance class, women 1964075

Never too late to learn!!! Women’s modern dance class in 1964. First on left is Marion Dorman. Can you identify the other dancers?

Dance class, women 076

These women are very intent upon learnng new steps. Can you identify any of them?

Important message:  Please understand that photographs which we receive that are copies of originals must be on photo paper.  We cannot publish copies made on standard copy paper because they do not reproduce well. Digital photographs in the jpeg format are most welcome!  Thanks for understanding.