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Phoenix Jewish News Photograph Collection
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    • Law Office of Barnett Marks, 1914

    • Law Office of Barnett Marks, 1914
    • unknown
    • Jewish lawyers
    • Barnett Marks was one of the first Jewish lawyers to practice in Phoenix. Marks arrived in the Arizona Territory with his wife, Freeda, in 1905. The couple was active in the Jewish community, and they were responsible for founding Congregation...
    • Ida Bland, 1948

    • Ida Bland, 1948
    • Unknown
    • Temple Beth Israel (Phoenix, Ariz.);
    • Ida Bland was the president of the Temple Beth Israel Sisterhood from 1946-1947.
    • Eddie Cantor at Jewish Federation, 1948

    • Eddie Cantor at Jewish Federation, 1948
    • Unknown
    • Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix
    • Eddie Cantor, a Jewish entertainer, helps raise funds for Israel at a Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix meeting in 1948. The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix was founded in 1940.
    • Students Sell Tickets for Temple Beth Israel Carnival, 1949

    • Students Sell Tickets for Temple Beth Israel Carnival, 1949
    • Unknown
    • Jewish youth; Temple Beth Israel (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Students of the Sunday School at Temple Beth Israel conduct an advance sale of tickets for the Beth Israel Carnival. The radio is a prize to the child who sells the most tickets. From left: Penny Goldstein, Kenneth Weiss, Elaine Chiate, and Andrea...
    • Jewish Community Center, circa 1950

    • Jewish Community Center, circa 1950
    • Unknown
    • Jewish Community Center
    • The first JCC in Phoenix opened in 1945 in a small house on North Fourth Street. In 1953 it moved to a larger house on North Central Avenue. The next location was at 1510 East Camelback where the Phoenix Jewish Community Center remained until...
    • Temple Beth Israel Confirmation Graduates, circa 1950

    • Temple Beth Israel Confirmation Graduates, circa 1950
    • Unknown
    • Confirmation (Jewish rite); Jewish youth
    • Rabbi Abraham Krohn (back row, far right), was the Rabbi at Temple Beth Israel from 1938-1955. The original Temple Beth Israel, built in 1921, was the first synangogue in Phoenix. This photo was taken when the congregation moved into their new...
    • Beth Isreal Sisterhood Planning Committee, 1951

    • Beth Isreal Sisterhood Planning Committee, 1951
    • Unknown
    • Synagogues; Temple Beth Israel (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • The Beth Israel Sisterhood Planning Committee prepares for a fiesta. Pictured are Mrs. Ted Pozil, Mrs N. E. Garber, Mrs. Jarvis Weiss, and Mrs. Max Shoob.
    • Nominees for Purim Ball's Queen Esther, 1953

    • Nominees for Purim Ball's Queen Esther, 1953
    • Unknown
    • Holidays, Jewish; Purim
    • The 12 nominees for Queen Esther for the Beth El Purim Ball are: Joyce Landman, Charolette Biegel, Judith Dorskind, Leba Krichman, Bobbie Gerst, Myra Block, Betty Schwartz, Lyn Zendle, Eileen Pavell, Sandra Siegel, Barbara Goor, Laura Orman.
    • Temple Beth El Men's Club Variety Show, 1953

    • Temple Beth El Men's Club Variety Show, 1953
    • Unknown
    • synagogues;
    • Participants in Temple Beth El Men's Club Variety Show are: (back row): Norma Barer, Arlene Fineg, Ruth Alpert, Shirley Gelfand; (front row): Helen Lewkowitz, Don Kayler, Jo Liebhaber.
    • Morris and Brenda Meckler, circa 1955

    • Morris and Brenda Meckler, circa 1955
    • Unknown
    • Jewish actors; Jewish businesspeople; Meckler, Brenda Weisberg, 1900- ;
    • Brenda Meckler was born Goldie Weisberg in 1900 in Russia. In 1904 she immigrated with her family to the United States. She moved to Phoenix at age 18 where she established a name for herself as a writer, producer, and director. In 1922 Brenda...
    • Leopold Stokowski, 1957

    • Leopold Stokowski, 1957
    • unknown
    • Conductors (Music)
    • Leopold Stokowski is a European born conductor that was been conductor many United States symphonies such as Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Philadephia Orchestra, and the American Symphony Orchestra.
    • Israel Bonds Campaign circa 1956

    • Israel Bonds Campaign circa 1956
    • Unknown
    • Israel
    • Israel bonds are sold to citizens in Israel and all over the world. An Israel bond is an investment in the Israeli government that promises a return when the bond matures. The local Phoenix Jewish community has helped raise money for Israel...
    • Morris Meckler

    • Morris Meckler
    • Unknown
    • Jewish businesspeople
    • Owner Morris Meckler stands in front of Meckler's Jewelry. Mr. Meckler was a leading member of Beth El Congregation and was known in Phoenix as a generous philanthropist.
    • B'nai B'rith Yom Kippur Dance

    • B'nai B'rith Yom Kippur Dance
    • unknown
    • B'nai B'rith; Holidays, Jewish
    • The B'nai B'rith Family Council Yom Kippur Dance planning group are (from left): Judy Yerman, Phyllis Schaier, Rick Kadet, and Saul Sokol.
    • Jewish Dance Theater, circa 1960

    • Jewish Dance Theater, circa 1960
    • Unknown
    • Jewish dance; Jewish Community Center
    • Members of the Jewish Dance Theater perform in front of the Maryland Avenue Jewish Community Center.
    • Rosh Hashana, 1962

    • Rosh Hashana, 1962
    • Unknown
    • Holidays, Jewish; Rosh ha-Shana
    • Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Fields host a Rosh Hashana Party at their home. From left: Peter Kay, Mrs. Arnold Cook, Mrs. Fields, and Phil Barer.

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