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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.
    • 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.
    • Fashion Fittings, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Department stores
    • A group of women model clothing at Hanny's Department Store in downtown Phoenix.
    • Plaque for Jewish Servicemen, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Veterans
    • Members of the Jewish Community Council (915 North 4th Street) install a plaque recognizing Jewish servicemen. From left to right: Sam Brodsky, Bob Weinstein, Edith Baum, and Wally Levinson.
    • 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.
    • Beth Hebree Torah, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Orthodox Judaism; Torah
    • More than 500 people attended a Siyum Hatorah (completion of a sefer Torah) at Beth Hebree Congregation on April 29, 1951. The Torah was donated by Rabbi A.L. Krohn of Temple Beth Israel. Beth Hebree Congregation, also known as Beth Hebrew and...
    • Miss Israel 1950

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Miss Israel 1950, Miriam Yaron, greets a man identified as Captain Berner at a Phoenix area airport. Yaron, born in Germany in 1929 and living in Brazil in 1950, was the first winner of the Miss Israel beauty pageant.
    • Map of Phoenix, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Members of the Phoenix Jewish Community Council contemplate a map of Phoenix in 1951. The man on the left is Sam Brodsky, and the woman pointing at the map is Edith Baum.
    • Cione Demonstration, 1951

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Dancers, led by Jack Cione, rehearse for "Krazy Kapers" in a promotional shot for the "Jewish News of Greater Phoenix," taken at Jack Cione's dance studio. Cione owned 14 dance studios in Phoenix and produced a television show in the 1940s.

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