March 7th, 2014
Hebrew Boys Association, the forerunner of the “Y”. l-r: Esterman, Marcus, Lichtman, Turndorf, Sidney Kaplan,(Molla Reisbaum’s dad) Minster and Saul Mann, future Paterson attorney. Please help us with the other first names and the date of the photo!
Front and Center is Dr. Victor Borden’s mother, Mina Flattau Borden. She is flanked by her husband Roman Borden on the left and his twin brother Adam on the right. Their Aunt Anna Bornstein (Julian Bornstein’s mom) is seated. This moment is the first time since 1939 that the twin brothers have seen each other. They both survived in different slave labor camps in Siberia. Photo is c. 1958.
Bowlers: First row…l-r: Paul Bloom, Ben Shomowitz, Al Honigfeld, Louie Urban and Sam Chrisman with cigarette…second row l-r: ?., Max Abrams, Bill Dressler, ?., Bill Singer and peeking out is Lon Hanowitz…third row l-r: Jack Kass, ?., Sy Halpern, Mike Grossman, Sam Rosenberg and Mike Feit…fourth row l-r: Abbie Rosenfeld and Abe Goodman with glasses..back row l-r: Abe Jaffee, ?., Sam Rothenback, ?., Aaron Gold and ?. See more sports pictures at our May 4th sports exhibit opening reception at the Y in Wayne.
UJA Women’s Division Leaders Brunch held at the home of Barbara Shapiro(Lynne Gitkin’s mom) on October 26, 1973……l-r: Judy Hack, Rhoda Leinoff, Barbara Shapiro, Susan Kalmeyer and Sue Yudin.
Bonus Photo #1: Jack Zakim, champion swimmer, in the woods….year unknown.
Bonus Photo #2: Jerry Okin is reading “Steps of Success”….Please help us identify the others!
March 14, 2014
Eastside Park, Paterson, 1934…The Rosen sisters are enjoying a carefree day… l-r: Rose, Pearl and Minnie
1969 Ladies Coats & Suits Manufacturers’ Division of the Paterson area United Jewish Appeal…seated l-r: Joseph Sanfilippo, Jack Brem, Charles Kessler and Charles Stagnitto……standing l-r: Hyman Geneslaw,
Israel (David) Erlich (Eileen Hausner’s dad), Henry Porway, Domenick LaLama, Samuel Brutin and Victor Blumenstyk. Not present for the picture taking… Morris Glass, Martin Novak and Clarence Scaduto.
Purim Teen Award, February 22, 1964…..L-r: Bernie Barrish, Rita Sinofsky and David Wollner. The girl doing the crowning is unidentified!
Help us identify this family from the turn of the 20th century!
Bonus Photo #1: Jenny and Saul Mann…year unknown
Bonus Photo #2: Northern N.J.Region of Hadassah at the Breaker’s Hotel in Atlantic City in 1957. Mayer Mechanic,D.D.S. raising a bottle in a toast and his wife Bernadine to his left. Across from him is Estelle Kaplan (mom of Molla Reisbaum).
March 21, 2014
The Second National Bank Looking East on Market Street…The Paterson Fire of 1902
Wyckoff Women’s Division of UJA breakfast held December 7, 1972 at the home of Mrs. Martin Hochberg…sitting l-r: Mrs. Harry Friedman and Mrs. Dennis Brown…Standing l-r: Mrs. Walter Sanders, Mrs. Stanlely Berg, Mrs. Matilda Brailove, speaker, Mrs. Kenneth Mack and Mrs. Martin Hochberg.
Alex Solinsky (father of Beverly), a member of the Citizen’s Military Training Camp program in 1936. The C.M.T.C. was authorized under the National Defense Act of 1920. During the summers of 1921-1940 it provided basic military training to male citizens without obligating them to an active duty commitment.Location unknown.
c. 1993 “Y” committee L-r: Ira Ploshnick, Joel Goldman, Rich Moskow, Dave Kwiat, Peter Till, Ron Harris, Andrea Kessler…camera shy is Ellen Goldman.
Bonus Photo #1: The Ladies of the HIAS League of Paterson, 1941…Seated around the table l-r: Sophie Aronowitz, Bessie Lichtenstein, Rosenberg, Blender, Anna Stein, Berman, Vilenoksky, Cohen, Sonia Pressman, Kutner, Diamond, Annie Kaplan and Tillie Monto (grandmother of Larry, Alan and Paul Frankel).
Bonus Photo #2: Leonard Cole who will be honored at our May 20th gala is seated in the center of this photo.Seated L-r: Yonah Alexander,Leonard Cole,John Schiman; Standing L-r – ?,Doctor Robert Scott,?,David Levin, Marcia Rapp
March 28, 2014
Martha Hochheiser Gordon. Martha was born on December 17, 1889 and passed away in January 1992 at 102 years of age.This formidable woman was a long-time member of ‘Mizrahi Women’ and a staunch supporter of the State of Israel. She served for decades (even into her 90’s!) as the librarian of Temple Emanuel in Paterson. Martha’s grandfather Jacob emigrated from Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania in about 1860 and settled in Paterson. Jacob was a founder of the Water Street Shul. Martha’s son Cecil served for a time as president of Temple Emanuel.
A Fair Lawn Jewish Center Photo, year unknown…Sam Chalfin, Murray Sanders and Natalie Honigfeld are among those posing. Please help us identify the rest!
Passaic…Manhattan Cloaks… winter coats reduced 50% in January…year unknown. Note that there is a painting of the Capitol on the side of the truck.
Ben Gurion is seated in the middle of the photo…he is flanked by Max Gavzy on the left and ? on the right. Standing is Ike and Bill Gavzy. Date and location is unknown
Bonus Photo #1: Clifton Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 26, 1998…l-r: George J. Kramer, Pres. Clifton-Passaic Jewish Federation; Joseph Bukiet, founding Chairman, Holocaust Resource Center; Congressman William Pascrell (D-8th District); Stuart Rabner, Chairman, Holocaust Observance Committee and Jacques Torczyner, Chairman, Herzl Institute and keynote speaker.
Bonus Photo #2: Alvin Reisbaum, Senator Robert Gordon, Joanne Sprechman, and President Marcia Bograd cut the ribbon for the opening of the Jewish Family & Children’s Services office in Fair Lawn.