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    • New Torah Dedicated at Young Israel of Phoenix, 1997

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    • Torah scrolls; Orthodox Judaism
    • Almost 200 people were part of a joyful procession through the streets of Phoenix on September 21, 1997. The procession began after the completion of a new torah at Rabbi Chaim Silver's house. It ended at Young Israel, an orthodox synagogue in...
    • Torah has new home at Young Israel, 1997

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    • Torah scrolls; Orthodox Judaism
    • Rabbi Zvi Chaim Pincus (left), Rabbi Chaim Silver (center), and Irwin Pasternack (right) celebrate as a new torah is placed in the ark at Young Israel.
    • Temple Beth Israel Adds New Wing, 1966

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    • Temple Beth Israel (Phoenix, Ariz.); synagogues
    • In 1966, construction began on a new wing for Temple Beth Israel. The two-story addition was designed to house the library, museum, and classrooms. Participating in the groundbreaking are (from left): Mr. Gilmore Kahnweiler, Mr. Martin Jacobs,...
    • Har Zion Builds New Kitchen, 2001

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    • synagogues;
    • Rabbi Mark Bisman helps break ground for the new kitchen at the Har Zion Congregation in Scottsdale. Har Zion president Sandy Karpen addresses the crowd from the podium.
    • TV Twins, circa 1970

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    • Jewish businesspeople
    • Jack Fradin and Ken Fradin, owners of Dandy TV Sales and Sevice, stand next to their van. The Twins, originally from Buffalo, New York, moved to Phoenix in 1944. After going to college they started Dandy TV where they sold and fixed televisions,...
    • President Ronald Reagan with Lubavitch Leaders, 1987

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    • Government; Rabbis
    • A delegation of Lubavitch leaders joins President Ronald Reagan in the White House for the signing of the 1987 Education Day Proclamation. The proclamation recognizes the achievements of Hasidic movement leader Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson....
    • Temple Beth Israel Confirmation Graduates, circa 1950

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    • 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...
    • Ahavat Torah Groundbreaking

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    • Synagogues
    • Rabbi Stuart K. Lipson (left), Scottsdale Mayor Herbert Drinkwater (center), and Congregation President Robert Weinstein (right), address Ahavat Torah Congregation members at the groundbreaking for their new sanctuary. The sanctuary was designed by...
    • Young Israel Completes Torah, 1997

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    • Torah scrolls; Orthodox Judaism
    • Rabbi Zvi Chaim Pincus (far right) completes a new torah for Young Israel. The torah was commissioned by valley architect Irwin Pasternack in honor of his late fiancé, Dana Cheryl Beitscher. Pasternack also created the Dana Cheryl Beitscher...
    • Tu B'Shevat, 1998

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    • Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix; Holidays, Jewish
    • Phoenix Mayor Skip Rimsza and Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix President Elaine Schreiber help children plant trees at Indian School Park in honor of Tu B'Shevat and Israel's 50th Birthday. Tu B'Shevat is the day that marks the new year for...
    • Jewish War Veterans Post 194

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    • Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America
    • The Planning Committee for a New Years Eve Dinner Dance given by JWV post 194 and Auxillary are: (seated from left): Mrs. Jack Klienfeld, Representative Gen. Chairman Lou Cahn, Post Commander Ben Kaplan; (standing): Membership Chairman Jack...
    • B'nai B'rith, 1983

    • unknown
    • Bnai Brith; Jewish women
    • Past President Ann Eliscu (seated right) passes the gavel to the new president, Flo Braverman, (seated left). Also pictured are: Secretary Becky Rudin, Vice-President Cecile Kaufman, Vice-Presidnet Shirley Fishman, Vice-President Molly Bloom,...
    • Dr. Marshall Block, 1985

    • unknown
    • Jewish physicians
    • Dr. Marshall Block is an endocrinologist in Phoenix. He graduated from the New York Medical College and has been practicing medicine for over 40 years.
    • B'nai B'rith. 1970

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    • B'nai B'rith
    • New officers of B'nai B'rith Women are Mrs. Howard Sloanc, Sylvia Gertz, Mrs. Carl Wellish, Mrs. Arthur Herzberg, Mrs. F. Friedberg, Mrs. Howard Sherman, Mrs. Jay Goodfarb, Gloria Stein, Mrs. Gerald Lannes, and Mrs. L. Fishman.
    • Temple Beth Sholom of Mesa, 1988

    • Unknown
    • Synagogues
    • Temple Beth Sholom of Mesa was established in 1949. In 2000, the congregation moved to a new location in Chandler. In 1987, Temple Beth Sholom hired the Valley's first female rabbi, Bonnie Koppell.
    • Koshering the Camelback Inn, 1974

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    • Kosher food; Camelback Inn
    • Reverend Jacob Panski (left) and Werner S. Fehr (right), Executive Chef at Camelback Inn, discuss the new kosher catering facilities at the valley resort. Reverand Panski was in charge of supervision for Phoenix Vaad Hakashruth.
    • Joyous Dedication, 1985

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    • synagogues
    • Cantorial Soloist Sharona Feller (left), Temple Chai President Susan Magalnick (center), and Rabbi William Berk affix a mezuzah on the door of Temple Chai's new eight room school building during the dedication celebration.

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