Photo Friday – March 2015

March 6, 2015

The answers to our recent “Who Am I?’ quiz are as follows: Barney Frank; Jim Ready, Governor Deval Patrick; Ann Lewis

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UJA Women’s Division luncheon held March 2, 1972 at Barnert Temple.  Seated L-r:  Freida Douer, Sadie Jaffe and Carol Hirsch…Standing L-r:  Judy Hack, Gaby Weiss, Isabel Kenwood, Susan Yudin, Mildred Nochimson and Ida Gotthelf
Could that be a young Humphrey Bogart behind the wheel?  Paterson Fire Captain Meyer Cohen poses on the far right.  Who are the other fellows in this undated photo?
Who is in this undated Hebrew Free School Photo?  Are you?
Judge Irving Rubin and his wife are bookending this photo.  Mr. and Mrs. Paul Segal flank Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt at this 1954 Israel Bond Drive.
BONUS PHOTO #1:  It’s springtime in Eastside Park in 1943 and Doris Bluestein is posing on a cannon.  Notice the soldier and his best girl taking a stroll in the background!
BONUS PHOTO #2:  Boy Scouts, troop 7, Temple Emanuel in Paterson May 1936.  Murray Greenberg (Greene) is on the far left in the second row.  Do you recognize the rest?  Is that Irwin “Mickey” Dresner in the back row, third from left?

March 13, 2015


From the Golden book of the Jewish National Fund Provisional Certificate
Delta Psi Sorority – Paterson, N.J.- Circa 1947 – ‘girls with pearls” –
All rows left to right. Front row: Sue Kohlreiter, Marion Ratner, Norma Brauer, Anita Nochimson, Marjorie Slater, Elaine Kleiner, Joan Leibowitz, Bunny Bernstein. Second row: Carol Raffman,        ?, Carol Atkins,    ?,  Eleanor Feltman,     ?,   ?,  Elaine Tomkins, Arlene Adler. Third row: Sylvia Levine, Barbara Levine, Lola Rosenfeld, Jackie Hoffman, Phyllis Cohen, Betty Weiner,  ? ,     ?,  Rita Koslow,   ?. Fourth row: Zelda Kahn, Edith Kahn, Carol Fishman,   ?
Bill Guttenberg and Sully Levine strike a pose in Paterson in 1943


Wayne UJA Women 1984 . . . L-r:  Edith Sobel, Ellen Silverman, Judy Opper, Rina Berman Lerner and ?.
Members of the Independent United Jersey Verein marked the 40th birthday of the group in 1954 with a dinner-dance at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center.  Seated, l-r:  Isadore Citron, Dr. Daniel Schwartz, Benjamin Kushner, Jerome Goodgal and Al Rosefeld…..Second row l-r:  Sam Pigula, Harold Gelman and Al Blau…..Standing l-r:  Jack Miller, Al Eilender, Dr. Bernard D. Alpren, Sam Frankel, Morris Shulman, Aaron Gold, Hyman Liss, Eli Baer and Jack Spivack.
BONUS PHOTO #1:  Lovely Evelyn Rabinowitz of Jersey City is typing away on her 1943 typewriter…this looks like the ‘secretarial pool!’
BONUS PHOTO #2:  Soldier Morris Paer…undated
BONUS PHOTO #3: Moe Liss is enjoying a day in the sun with his parents, Esther and Philip Liss in West Palm Beach Florida…1975.  Have fun with Moe and the rest of us on May 12th at the Washington Township YJCC when he is our guest of honor!

March 20, 2015

GreenbergSternShulmanUJAIsrael171.jpgFrom the front page of the Paterson Jewish Community Reporter, published by Paterson United Jewish Appeal…November 1953



1963 Atlantic City Teen Convention…Moe Liss is in the back row third from right with sweater on!  He is supervising representatives from the “Y” Teen Program…help us to identify the teen travelers!

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Lobby’s Basketball Team – circa 1948; seated – Murray “Red” Cohen and Jerry Gold
Standing, left-right: Felix “Fishie” Gold; Stanley Blake: Larry “Loser” Dunkel; Dan Lipsitz; Jimmy Gibbs; Bill Goldberg; Herb “Heshie” Gelfer.
UJA Men’s division….we recognize Larry Goodman second from the left…..undated photo but the decor may give us a clue!
Recipients of Scholarships from the Independent United Jersey Verein presented by Samuel Wasserman, president….l-r:  Ann Resen, Jules Krakower, Ellen Krakower, Sam Wasserman, Marc Jay Seelenfreund, Sam Pigula, secretary of the Verein society, and Marsha Cohen.  Absent was another scholarship winner, Howard Sachs……1964

Ina Friedman Light and her family friend Barney outside Ina’s father’s luncheonette on Van Houten Street across from the “Y”, Paterson….1943


UJA Women’s Division Luncheon 1970 held on January 8, 1970…..l-r: Mrs. Samuel Bograd, Mrs. Raphael Tourover and Mrs. Norman Zelnick


March 27, 2015

Irving's Dairy business card

Irving’s Dairy business card



Paterson Troop 65 thirtieth anniversary, 1957….l-r: Life Scouts Bernard Sall, Michael Kramer, Norman Kramer, Allan Osur and Bill Dressler




Paterson Attorney Charles Turndorf in 1961 on “Private Property”



Alex Rosenthal and his beautiful grand-daughters...undated!

Alex Rosenthal and his beautiful grand-daughters…undated!


Passaic Beth Israel Hospital Luncheon….undated. From left foreground, clockwise: Sylvia Schoenbrun, Esther Troy, Esther Morsen,Shirley Cohen, Aida Paletz, Evelyn Peisner, Evelyn Gutkin, Elsie Rosenbaum, Rose Cherashore, Peggy Tanenbaum, Esther Levy and Jean Gluck. Look at all the beautiful hats, pearls, corsages. and smiles!


Four friends having fun in ’43! L-r: Doris Bluestein, Murray Greenberg (Greene), Bobby? and Bill Guttenberg


The Ebright family stands in front of the old Irving’s Dairy on 223 Graham Avenue, Paterson, NJ c. 1946. L-r: Howard, Irving, Mary and Claire Ebright.

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This is the same two stores in the above photo after the wall between the two stores was removed and Irving’s Dairy (223 Graham Avenue) was remodeled and expanded in 1946-7. Irving’s Dairy was owned by the Ebright family.

BONUS #3 –  See if the rebbetzin’s recipe is still tasty!