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    • Rabbi Plotkin's First Consecration Class, 1955

    • Bob Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Temple Beth Israel (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Rabbi Albert Plotkin of Temple Beth Israel poses with his first Consecration class in 1955. In Reform congregations, Consecration marks the beginning of child's formal Jewish education. Each child is holding a gift, possibly containing a small...
    • Jack and Kenneth Fradin, 1963

    • Irwin Hershman
    • Jewish life; Television.
    • Jack and Kenneth Fradin owned Dandy TV Sales and Service, located on 1607 South 16th Street. Here, they pose in their shop in December 1963.
    • Jim Grabb

    • Lance Jeffrey
    • Jewish life; Tucson High School (Tucson, Ariz.); Tennis
    • Jim Grabb, Tucson native and 1981 graduate of Tucson High School, played tennis at Stanford before joining the professional ranks. Grabb was a World No. 1 doubles player in 1989 and 1993, and won many singles and doubles titles during his career.
    • Chorus Girls, 1954

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Beth El Congregation (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Women from Beth El Synagogue perform as chorus girls in the Mens Club Revue of 1954.
    • 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.
    • Hadassah Group Rehearsing, 1959

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America
    • Members of the Phoenix chapter of Hadassah rehearse for an upcoming show. Hadassah is a women's service organization that raises awareness and funds to promote development in Israel.
    • Queen Esther Candidates, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Beth El Congregation (Phoenix, Ariz.); Purim
    • Three Queen Esther candidates pose at the Beth El Purim Ball in 1951.
    • Bowery Dance at Phoenix Service Center, 1947

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; World War II
    • Women celebrate New York City culture at a dance held at the Phoenix Service Center. The Phoenix Service Center (339 West Washington Street), founded in 1941, provided assistance to military personnel passing through Phoenix on their way to foreign...
    • Beth El Sisterhood Gift Shop, 1955

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Beth El Congregation (Phoenix, Ariz.); Hanukkah
    • Women of the Beth El Congregation Sisterhood hold Hanukkah gifts for children in front of a display of menorahs.
    • Presentation Ball Debutantes, 1960

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • In a shot taken for the "Jewish News of Greater Phoenix," a group of young ladies poses in anticipation of a Presentation Ball to be held in their honor.
    • Hadassah Rummage Skit, 1962

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life: Hadassah
    • Hadassah members dress up in found items for a skit. The women, from left to right, are identified as: Mrs. Paula _eill, and Mmes. Herman Lipow, Charles Strull, Sam Robinson, and Jack Sawl (kneeling).
    • 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
    • Boy Scout Awards, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Arizona Supreme Court Judges Charles Bernstein (far left) and Francis Donofrio (second from right) present awards to Boy Scouts in 1951. Bernstein was the first Jewish Supreme Court Chief Justice in Arizona history. He is known for his his ruling...
    • Jewish Community Council Campaign, 1950

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Beth El Congregation (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Members of the Jewish Community Council elect officers and campaign for a new center at Beth El Congregation in Phoenix. In 1951, the congregation relocated from its original location at Fourth and Fillmore Streets to a new sanctuary at Third...
    • Beth El Congregation Celebrates Israel's 3rd Anniversary, 1950

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Beth El Congregation (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Members of the Beth El Congregation celebrate Israel's 3rd anniversary in 1950. From left to right: Jerome Siegel (Vice President), Joan Pepper (Secretary), Morton Kirsch (President), Edith K. Baum, and Robert Weinstein (Treasurer).
    • Lew King and the Women's Division of the Israeli Symphony, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Women from the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra present Lew King with a poster for the Orchestra's 1951 performance in Phoenix, conducted by a then-unknown Leonard Bernstein. Lew King was a local celebrity who became nationally known for hosting a...
    • Cione Dancers, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Tap dancers dress up for a performance or photo shoot for Jack Cione's dance studio. Cione owned 14 dance studios in Phoenix and produced a television show in the 1940s.

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