Photo Friday – December 2017

December 1

This week, we’ve chosen to highlight some of the women’s organizations in our community. They’ve made many contributions to the bettering of our society and we honor them!

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The Fair Lawn Hadassah. Mayor Lewis Sprechman sitting in front. Standing, L-R: Mary Sarver, Mildred Liebowith, Rachele Efremoff, Esther Wertlieb, Helen Fleishmann, Ruth Grossberg.

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The Northwest Bergen Hadassah. Date unknown. Can you help us identify the members featured here?

The Paterson Hadassah. Again, we have no dates or IDs. Can you help us, please?

The Paterson Hadassah. Again, we have no dates or IDs. Can you help us, please?

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The 1952 Anniversary Dinner of the Americus Lodge Women’s Auxiliary of Oddfellows. Recognize anyone?

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The Silver Link Rebekah Lodge of Passaic. Standing, L-R: Mrs. Greenberg, Celia Heskins, Faye Weisselberg, Florence Molk, Mae Dornstritch, Rae Dubnoff, Pauline Piekarsky, Rose Elichman, Minnie Gold, Ida Dubnoff, Esther Morser, Jeanette Rasin. Seated, L-R: Sadie Feibelman, Augusta Steinberg, Violet Cohan, Edna Cohen, Reba Heyman, Mollie Goldberg, ???

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Members of the National Council of Jewish Women pose with Eleanor Roosevelt at Hyde Park. L-R: Flo Freiderich, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rose Izemberg, Yette Outell.

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Dear Paterson Friends – We have had an overwhelming response to our upcoming Florida Paterson Day luncheon. It will certainly be a walk down memory lane sharing our great times and friendships that time has not tarnished. The response date has been extended to 1/1/2018. If you would like to attend, please email Rona Rosenberg Simmons (anor50@aol.com) or Babbi Quinn Stiskin (babbi47@bellsouth.net). We hope to see you for lunch at Santos Restaurant, 3400 Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL on Monday, February 19, 2018, from 11:30am-1:30pm. Cost $21.which includes lunch, soft drink, tip and tax. Cash only at the door please.

December 8

This week, we honor and remember the many contributions of our local men’s organizations to our community. We hope you enjoy these images and recognize some of the people in our photos!

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The Jacob Dinesen Lodge. Date unknown. Can you help us with the IDs?

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B’nai Brith presents an award to Mayor Edward J. O’Byrne of Paterson in 1958. 2nd from left is Marge Bornstein and on the far right is Dr. Harry Hewitt. The other three men are unlabeled.

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The Independent Lodger Young Men in 1938. Names are captioned in Yiddish! Does anyone want to take a crack at doing the transliteration for us?

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The Myrtle and Monroe Boys having a reunion. Can you ID them?

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The 2013 Carroll Street Boys reunion. Seated, L-R: Danny Epstein, Ina Cohen Harris, Shirley Garrison, June Jacobs, Pearl Cohen Goldman, Stanley Blake, Joe Taub, Herb Goldman, Jerry Goodman Shaw, Fern Lebow, Shud ???, Marilyn Rothberg. Standing, L-R: Sid Cohen, Phil “Fishy” Feldman, Lenny Jacobs, Jules Gorn, Willy Brown, Bert “Frog” Levine, Abe Rothberg, Herb Feldman, Ritchie Braveman, Frank Trotta, Walter Shaw, Hank Goodman, Donnie Geifer, Marty Rittenberg, Arnold Stein.

December 15

The answers to our recent “Who Am I?” challenge are as follows: (1) Arthur Rubinstein; Ignace (Issak) and Felicja (2) Wm.Knabe & Co. (3) Sol Hurok (4) Knopf publishers, “My Young Years” and “My Many, Many Years” (5) Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and English (6) an Upmann’s (Havana) cigar

Happy Hanukkah, everyone! We hope you’re enjoying the holiday season with friends and family. Here are some of our festive Hanukkah photos to celebrate the Festival of Lights!

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Temple Emanuel Religious School students presenting the Hanukkah story to Daughters of Miriam residents. L-R, Rachel Heimann, Beth Minsky, Beth Feldman, Kevin Levine-Flandrup.

Unidentified students celebrate Hanukkah at Temple Emanuel Passaic.

Unidentified students celebrate Hanukkah at Temple Emanuel Passaic. Please help us with the date and the IDs.

A photo from the YMHA-YWHA nursery school. Who are these youngsters?

A photo from the YMHA-YWHA nursery school. Who are these youngsters and the adult with them?

Another photo from the YMHA. Who is this presenter with his dreidel diorama?

Another photo from the YMHA. Who is this presenter with his dreidel diorama?

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The only identification we have for this photo is a post-it reading “Aibel family page 16.” Are there members of the Aibel family here, and who else is featured? Can you help us?

Two adorable youngsters celebrating at the Y.

Two adorable youngsters celebrating Hannukah at the Y. Who are they?

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Jesse Toledano and Jonathan Kelter lighting the menorah in 1984 at nursery school. Which nursery school is this?

December 22

We want to encourage our readers to tell their stories by submitting prospective future newsletters to the JHSNJ. Topics can range from neighborhoods, businesses, camps,or community centers and could include family memories or personal experiences you have had in the north Jersey area. Don’t be shy!

This time of year is flush with sales and shopping! This week we’ve decided to look back on some local retailers.

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Pinchack’s Pharmacy, once located at the corner of Main and Crooks Avenues in Paterson.

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A northwest view at the corner of Main and Market Streets in Paterson.

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Nathan’s Shoes, once located at the corner of Main and Market Streets in Paterson. Note the streetcar and Paterson’s City Hall in the background.

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Charles Pharmacy on River Road in Fair Lawn. Does anyone know any of these folks?

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Midler’s Cleaning and Dyeing. These are Bette’s relatives!

December 29

 

We want to encourage our readers to tell their stories by submitting prospective future newsletters to the JHSNJ. Topics can range from neighborhoods, businesses, camps,or community centers and could include family memories or personal experiences you have had in the north Jersey area. Don’t be shy!

New Year’s Eve is almost here! Can you believe we’ve already made it to the end of 2017? Here are a few NYE photos to celebrate. Best wishes for 2018!

What a fun shindig! L-R: ???, Jack Goodman, ???, Sam Kaplan, Sidney Rubinowitz.

What a fun shindig! L-R: ?, Jack Goodman, ?, Sam Kaplan, Sidney Rubinowitz.

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This photo is captioned on the back: “This is a nice picture of 2 nice girls and a cracked voice tenor.” Ruth Rubinowitz in the middle; the other two are unidentified.

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This image is captioned, “The balloons come down at the Teeners’ New Year’s Dance.” The image is dated to 12/27/61 and was shot at the Paterson ‘Y’ – it wasn’t quite the new year yet, but that wouldn’t stop this party!

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This photo was also taken at that Paterson ‘Y’ “Teener’ New Years’ Dance” on 12/27/61. The young man with the glasses near the middle is identified as Paul Berkowitz. Also in this photo are Howard Berkowitz, Debbie Zimel, Arthur Saltzman, and Marty Kirsch. Do you recognize anyone else?

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