September 5, 2014
Stenchever’s 1959-60 …the Paterson Main Street location is re-opening after it burned down in 1959…Front and center is Carolyn Bodner( Ganzer), L – r: ?., ?., Ray Behrman, ?., Harry B. Haines, ?., Frank X Graves, ?., ?., Arthur Bodner., Carolyn Bodner (Ganzer), peering out is Mack Sholack, Harry Bodner, ?., ?., Sidney Shenker, Joe Sachs, Cecil Gordon, ?., Senator Harrison Williams, Al Turetsky, Al Yerha, Jimmy Faricelli and ?……
Women’s “Slimnastics” class at the “Y” in Paterson 1957. Please help us identify those early “Zumbaniks.”
UJA Meeting of General Solictations held March 10, 1966 at the JCC Building…seated l-r: Henry Orbach, Mrs.Sam Weinberger and Al Jarmel……standing l-r: Sam Berlinsky, Sam Bialer and Sam Corn
Wedding reception of Ruth Lubert and Larry Sacks held September 4, 1955 at the Barnert Temple, Paterson, N.J. Sitting and enjoying themselves are l-r: ?., ?., Molly Hordes, Sandy Hordes, Louis Katz and Eva Katz. Standing l-r: Ann Brooks, Max Brooks, ?., and ?.
BONUS PHOTO #1: On the left are Arlene Weiss (Glassman) with her grandfather Samuel Balbin in the backyard of 119 12th Avenue, Paterson and, on the right, Arlene is with her grandmother, Eva Balbin in Barbour Park, Broadway and Fair Street, Paterson, N.J. This photo was taken on May 30, 1941.
BONUS PHOTO #2: Exquisite Judy Weinberg Laufer and a dapper gentleman who could be her brother or her beau! Those were the days when we wore corsages and dressed to the hilt. Date unknown.
September 12, 2014
Temple of Emanuel, Board of Directors, 1955-56. We can identify a few of those pictured here but we need a lot of help with the rest of this august body! Let us know.
First row L to r: ?,?,Gerrard Berman,?,?,Judge Irving Rubin
Second row L to r: ?,?,?,?,?,?,Cantor Joseph Feuer, Paul Segal,?,?,?,?
Third row L to r: ?,?,?,?,?,?,Herman Yucht, Ella Berman,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,Jerry Koransky
Fourth row L to r: ?,?,?,?,?,?,?,Irwin ‘Mickey’ Dresner (?),?,?,?,?,Al Eilender,?,?
Judy Walkowitz, Alex Berzin and Charlotte Berzin pose for this photo in April, 1947. Notice the two men in the left distance. Also notice the adult legs on the porch!
Patersonian Sylvia Rosen Kreger is pictured here and we think she is being confirmed along with others in the class of 1921. We have no further information on this photo. Help us please!
Barnert Hospital, nurse’s dormitory,Paterson c.1930 Left to right ?,?,?,? Patersonian Fanny Zukerman Friedman(mother of Stephen and Marcia Friedman)
BONUS PHOTO #1: Paterson Bar Mitzvah boys Murray Steinfeld and Howard Weiss who were friends and neighbors in Paterson. Murray Steinfeld is on the left c. 1949. The photo on the right c. 1956 depicts Howard Weiss’s great Aunt and Uncle, Nathan and Jean Weiss who were helping him light the candles. On the right are his parents, Nettie and Herbert Weiss. Mazel Tov!
BONUS PHOTO #2: From the collection of Patersonian Zalman Kaplan……seated l-r: Mary Goodman, ?Altschuler, ?Altschuler. Standing l-r: ?., Charles Goodman, ?., ?. and ?. Help us identify more people, the occasion, the place and the year!
September 19, 2014
Westerman’s was in Paterson before moving to Ridgewood…remember “Sherwood” phone numbers?
Jewish Family Services. . .seated l-r: Pauline Bograd, Oscar Berman,Rose Batavia(?), ?., and ?….standing l-r: Rabbi Buch, ?, Mrs.Cohen(?), Mrs. Abramson, ?., ?., Herman Yucht and ?.
Jewish Family Services will be celebrating its 70th anniversary this week.
Rabbi Cohen of Paterson is carrying the Torah in either the Water Street or Fair Street Synagogues c. 1950. Solomon G. Weiss in standing in the forefront with the hat on. All others are unidentified.
Who are all these silly people dressed for fun and games? Can you identify any of them? Where are they? Photo found in Judge Irving Rubin’s collection.
Who is this sassy looking mystery glamour gal with the “Bette Davis eyes?”
BONUS PHOTO #1: Paterson Prosecutors Office, July 15, 1927. What is that translucent object above their heads? Can you help us identify these swanky dressers?
BONUS PHOTO #2: Simchas Torah at Passaic Temple Emanuel, October 20, 1954….We need your help Passaic! Who are these celebrants?
September 24, 2014
Murray Balter is having one last blast at his bachelor’s party. He married Beverly Braverman in 1945. The war was over but 4 of these young men were still in the Army…notice them in their uniforms. Starting at the left around the table is: Ben Rozensweig (in arm sling), Max Potash, ?., Rubie Zager, Lew Zager, Harry Weber, Henry Zagar, Max Brown, Sam Newman, Herbie Krieger, Bill Halprin, Sig Westerman and Sam Dwarts. Murray, the groom-to-be, is squinting at the head of the table.
Lorraine Finke Neufeld poses with her cousin Leon Finke at Greenwood Lake in 1934. Lorraine is now living in Florida
UJA Women’s Division luncheon held Thursday, March 20, 1969 at the home of Mrs. Gerrard Berman. Standing l-r: Mrs. Maurice A. Shinefield, Mrs. Julius Mann, Mrs. Benjamin Blazer, Mrs. Gerrard Berman and Mrs. Morris Reissen
Golf Classic, Wayne Y, June 1993…please help us name these men!
BONUS PHOTO #1: Alpha Phi Pi Fraternity June 1922. This photo was taken by the Reid Studio at 61 Broadway and was donated by Abe Kartch. Do you recognize any of these frat boys? The ceiling decorations would indicate that they are about to set out on a “paper chase.”
BONUS PHOTO #2: Paterson ‘Y’ Brownie Troop c.1957; First row second from left is Robin Liss, far right is Eileen Landau; second row is Marilyn Gordon with the black hat under the thermostat, the girl to her right is probably Isabel Markel. Help us out identifying these “Dutch treats”. Photo was donated by Marilyn Gordon.