Photo Friday – February 2018

February 2

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!

It’s the perfect time of year to escape the frozen North and go on an adventure! We have quite a few photos from our collection of people doing just that. Hopefully you can get some travel in, too! (Unless you already live in Florida, in which case, enjoy the weather!)

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A cruise on the S.S. Patricia in January 1955. In the top right of the photo are Marge and Julian Bornstein.

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Another photo from the cruise on the S.S. Patricia in January 1955. Marge and Julian Bornstein are on the far right, but the other passengers are unidentified.

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Unidentified passengers listening to instructions coming through the bullhorn on the S.S. Patricia. That cruise ship sailed to the West Indies and South America, perfect destinations this time of year!

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Gangway! Cruise guests, including Marge and Julian Bornstein (left center, leaning on the fence), pose for a photo-op.

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Unidentified passengers deplaning from their El Al flight to Israel. Photo undated.

A visit to a kibbutz in Israel. Photo undated.

Undated photo of a visit to a kibbutz in Israel. The kibbutzniks are hard at work on their sewing machines.

February 9

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!

The answers to our recent “Who Am I?” challenge are as follows: (1)Wilhelm Fuchs aka William Fox; “W.F.” (2)”the day ended when the work was done” (3)Sinclair wrote a book based on a series of interviews called “Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox” (4)Tom Mix and Theda Bara (5)Rupert Murdoch; however, he recently sold off some of his Fox assets to the Walt Disney Studios.

For countless years, Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Northern New Jersey (JFCS) has been an integral part of our community by supplying support, meals, and other services to local Jewish families. We’re honoring them in this week’s edition of Photo Friday.

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L-R: ???, Paula Shaiman, David Goodman, Larry Lupman, Abe Davis, Carol Newman, Sue Feldman, and Barry Mursky.

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Jewish Family Service provides transportation to medical appointments and shopping needs. The van driver is pictured in front of the van donated in memory of Jeanne and Irving Tack.

Meals on Wheels drivers (L-R) George Schneider, Hal Levitt, and Willy Manela.

Meals on Wheels volunteer drivers. L-R: George Schneider, Hal Levitt, and Willy Manela.

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Marcia Bograd presenting a plaque to Rabbi Selig Salkowitz on his election to the honorary board of Jewish Family Services in 1989.

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The 15th Anniversary Dinner of Jewish Family Service at Temple Emanuel on 5/6/1959. Featured in center is Rose Batavia, Executive Director. These folks were new officers, but we don’t have identifications for them.

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A Jewish Social Services Bureau dinner at the Alexander Hamilton Hotel on 5/20/1957 in honor of Charles Bromberg. The people in this photo are unlabeled.

February 16

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!

It’s time for Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’ve pulled out some photos of our local community members and the Jewish community at large interacting with the leaders of the free world.

The UJA presents an award to Ronald Reagan on March 15, 1988.

The UJA presents an award to President Ronald Reagan (center right) at The White House on March 15, 1988.

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Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy speaking in front of City Hall, Paterson on 9/15/’60. Congressional candidate Charles S. Joelson is in front and to the right of JFK (the viewer’s left).

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A photo of Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy and Congressional candidate Charles S. Joelson campaigning for the 1960 election.

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UJA National Vice Chairman Alan L. Shulman (left) presenting President Jimmy Carter with a 2000-year-old antiquity symbolizing the historic continuity of Jewish life and the cultural and spiritual heritage of the people of Israel. Mrs. Rosalynn Carter is on the right.

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President Bill Clinton (second from left) is presented with a charity box (and one dollar to get it started) by Rabbi Avraham Shemtov, the National Director of the American Friends of Lubavich. Photo undated.

February 23

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!

Our community has numerous women’s organizations and social groups that have contributed to the betterment of our society as a whole and have provided a sense of togetherness for many. Here are but a few of them – do you recognize any of your friends?

The Y Women's Club. Photo undated and unidentified.

The ‘Y’ Women’s Club. Photo undated and unidentified. Please help!

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Hadassah, Northern NJ Region. A few of the women are identified. They can be viewed if you enlarge this photo. Can you help us identify the others?

Committee members from Shalom Neighbor in 1984. Nobody is identified.

Committee members from ‘Shalom Neighbor’ in 1984. Nobody is identified.

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Girl Scout Troop 7 visits D.C. in April 1955. Seated, L-R: Bonnie Newman, Sheryl Lifshotz, Betty Slutsky, Norma Shevlan, Myra Orbach, ?, Kathy Mossi, Linda Ginsberg, Sue Kempner, Fern Miller, Barbara Fisvitz, Jane Levy. Standing, L-R: Amy Bernstein, ?, ?, Bert Miller, ?, ?, Hilda Gelman, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, Bonnie Newman.

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Delta Psi Sorority in the 1950s. Front row, L-R: Elaine Hochman, ?, Bernadene Mlotok, ?, Rosalie Lissek, ? Schwartz, ?, ?, ?, ?. Second row, L-R: ?, Claire Levine, Bobbie Scher, Rona Krowetz, Ellen Galowitz, ?, Gail Fuhman, Yuta Bunis. Third row, L-R: ?, Joan Schneider, ?, ?, ?, Bernice ?, Bonnie Freedman, Ginny Rashin, Naomi Bograd, ?, Nancy Marks, Marcia Abrams, Jane Moscow (?), Barbara Resnick, Carol Schneider. Fourth row, L-R: Judy Rox (sp.?), ?, ?, Wendy DeLeon, ?, ?, ?, Selma Seginlaub.

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The Y Parents Group. Identified are Helen Friedman, Essie Beck, Mrs. Orbach, and Hattie Fiet. Can you help us with the other 13 individuals?

 

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