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Jewish Life in Arizona
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    • A&G Hardware, 1951

    • A&G Hardware, 1951
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • A & G Hardware in Tolleson, Arizona, sports decorated windows advertising a carnival put on by the Lion's Club in 1951.
    • Tercentenary Play, 1954

    • 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...
    • Group Portrait, 1962

    • Group Portrait, 1962
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • A group of boys and girls poses at the Phoenix Jewish Community Center in 1962.
    • Beth El Sisterhood Membership Tea, 1958

    • Beth El Sisterhood Membership Tea, 1958
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Beth El Congregation (Phoenix, Ariz.). Sisterhood
    • A group of ladies wears whimsical hats for a Beth El Sisterhood Membership Tea in 1958.
    • Fashion Fittings, 1951

    • Fashion Fittings, 1951
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Department stores
    • A group of women model clothing at Hanny's Department Store in downtown Phoenix.
    • Israel Bond Drive, 1951

    • Israel Bond Drive, 1951
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • A representative of the Israel Bond Drive, identified as Mr. Samuel, speaks to Phoenix community members about investing in a brand new program. The Israel Bond Drive, lanched in 1951 and still in existence today, raises money for the development...
    • Abe Frank, Mayor of Yuma, ca. 1890

    • Abe Frank, Mayor of Yuma, ca. 1890
    • Rieman and Co.
    • Jewish life; Yuma (Ariz.)
    • Abe Frank (1836-1903) forged a career in mercantile and politics in territorial Yuma. He represented Yuma in the territorial legislature and served as territorial prison commissioner, mayor of Yuma and probate judge.
    • Elana Eden and Leon Uris at Airport, 1961

    • Elana Eden and Leon Uris at Airport, 1961
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Actress Elana Eden and author Leon Uris (far left) arrive in Phoenix on January 31, 1961. 750 people, the largest group to attend a Jewish community affair since 1948, assembled at the Hotel Westward Ho that evening to eat dinner and to hear Leon...
    • AZA-BBG Party at Bud Brown's Barn, 1951

    • AZA-BBG Party at Bud Brown's Barn, 1951
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Aleph Zadik Aleph; B'nai B'rith Girls
    • Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA) and B'nai B'rith Girls (BBG) are social and leadership organizations for Jewish teens. From left to right, Milton Liebhaler, Annette Eugie, Barbara Goor, and Jack Waltnick attend an event at Bud Brown's Barn, a...
    • Antony's, 1951

    • Antony's, 1951
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Antony's in Tolleson, Arizona, sports decorated windows advertising a carnival put on by the Lion's Club in 1951.
    • Boy Scout Awards, 1951

    • 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...
    • Portrait of Sam Hoffman, 1953

    • Portrait of Sam Hoffman, 1953
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Artist Jo Rogozen puts the finishing touches on a portrait of Sam Hoffman in 1953. Born in Russia in 1901, Hoffman worked as a builder in Canada and Detroit before moving to Phoenix after World War II. He spearheaded the construction of the Phoenix...
    • Rabbi B. Charles Herring

    • Rabbi B. Charles Herring
    • Stratford Studios
    • Jewish Life; Temple Beth Israel (Phoenix, Ariz.); Temple Kol Ami (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
    • B. Charles Herring served as assistant Rabbi at Temple Beth Israel from 1968 until 1989, when a group of Beth Israel families founded a new congregation, Kol Ami, and asked him to lead it. He retired from Kol Ami in 2004. Herring and his wife,...
    • Belle Bush and Nat Silverman, 1956

    • Belle Bush and Nat Silverman, 1956
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Belle Bush and Nat Silverman light a menorah in 1956. Silverman (right) owned a furniture business in Phoenix and held leadership positions in the Jewish Federation of Phoenix, B'nai B'rith, Kivel Nursing Home, and the Phoenix Jewish Community...
    • Portrait of Belle Latchman, 1962

    • Portrait of Belle Latchman, 1962
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix
    • Belle Latchman was the first female president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix and chair of its Women's Campaign. Latchman was the recipient of many honors, including the Federation's Medal of Honor.
    • Portrait of Eleanor Spector, 1956

    • Portrait of Eleanor Spector, 1956
    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life
    • Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Spector moved to Phoenix in 1943 and embarked on a successful career as a public relations manager for many Jewish, civic and cultural groups. She served on the Board of the Brandeis University National Women's...

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