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Browsing items in: Jewish Life in Arizona

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    • Young Judaea Group, 1959

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish lifeYoung Judaea, Inc.
    • Members of the Young Judaea Group listen to records. Young Judaea is a Zionist youth movement for young people in grades 2-12.
    • Workmen's Circle Celebrates 50th Anniversary, 1954

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Phoenix members of the Workmen's Circle celebrate their organization's 50th anniversary in 1954. The Workmen’s Circle is a Yiddish language-oriented American Jewish fraternal organization committed to social justice, the Jewish community, and...
    • Women Gathered at Helen Hirsh's Home, 1952

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; National Council of Jewish Women
    • Members of the National Council of Jewish Women gathered at Helen Hirsh's home in February 1952. From left to right are: Norma Barer, Helen Hirsh, Mildred Alford, Jerry O'Brian, and Jeannette Greengard
    • Women Baking for JCC Annual Fair, 1958

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • In this shot taken for the "Jewish News of Greater Phoenix," two women bake a cake for the Phoenix Jewish Community Center Annual Fair.
    • Women Advertising May Fair, 1955

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Three women advertise the Phoenix Jewish Community Center's May Fair in 1955. From left to right: Steve Tropp, Joyce Landman, and Penny Tropp.
    • Wedding at Beth El Congregation, 1952

    • Unknown
    • Jewish life; Beth El Congregation (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • The Yukolis-Hodesh wedding took place at Beth El Synagogue, 1952. Rabbi Schectman officiates while friends hold the chuppa on poles.
    • Toe Dancer for March of Dimes, 1952

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; March of Dimes
    • In this publicity shot for the "Jewish News of Greater Phoenix," a ballet dancer and the organizing committee advertise an upcoming dance benefitting the March of Dimes. The poster says "Dance So They Can Walk." At the time this photo was taken in...
    • The Smith Boys, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Halloween
    • Three men, identified by the photographer as "The Smith Boys," dress up for Halloween in 1951.
    • Thanksgiving Dinner, 1955

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Thanksgiving
    • The Golden Age Group celebrates Thanksigiving with a dinner at the Phoenix Jewish Community Center in 1955.
    • Testimonial Dinner at Beth El, 1952

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Beth El Congregation (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Joe Cohen speaks at a testimonial dinner at Beth El Congregation for the Phoenix United Jewish Welfare Fund.
    • Tercentenary Play, 1954

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • A choir performs in "To Be Free," a play written by Phoenix resident Brenda Weisberg Meckler in honor of the 300th anniversary of the arrival of the Jews in the United States. The pageant chronicled nearly every era of American history, showing how...
    • Temple Young Marrieds, 1955

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • In a shot taken for the "Jewish News of Greater Phoenix," members of a club called the Temple Young Marrieds pose in character for a publicity shot advertising an upcoming dance at Bud Brown's Barn.
    • Temple Players Rehearsing, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • The 1951 cast of Temple Players rehearses music from the 1950 Broadway musical "Call Me Madam."
    • Temple Players Demonstrating Kazatzka, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Jewish theater
    • Male Temple Players dress in Russian style and demonstrate the Kazatzka for an article in the "Jewish News of Greater Phoenix."
    • Sun Valley Bakery, 1958

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Sun Valley Bakery was Phoenix's first Kosher bakery. It was founded by Joseph Wilkins in the 1940s. This building was located at 15 West Roosevelt.
    • Sun Valley Bakery, 1958

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Sun Valley Bakery was Phoenix's first Kosher bakery. It was founded by Joseph Wilkins in the 1940s. This building was located at 1301 Grand Avenue.
    • Sign Installation at New Phoenix Jewish Community Center, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Morrie Hershman and Sidney Pickelner hold the sign for the new Phoenix Jewish Community Center, while Edith K. Baum points. The center opened at 2211 North Central Avenue in December 1951 and was used until the permanent center at 1510 East...

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