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    • Ed Korrick Interview

    • Korrick, Ed
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Anti-semitism; Banking Industry;
    • A businessman and stockbroker, Korrick was elected to the Phoenix City Council in 1970 as the first non-Charter Government candidate to win. In addition, he was an important community leader and philanthropist.
    • Anita Gutkin and  Marilyn Tomback Interview

    • Gutkin, Anita and Tomback, Marilyn
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Identity; Heritage; Prejudice
    • Anita Gutkin and Marilyn Tomback are sisters of Jewish heritage who grew up in the Phoenix community. In this interview, they discuss their memories of prejudice at school, as well as their social life growing up as Jewish youth. They discuss their...
    • Beth Ames Swartz Interview

    • Swartz, Beth Ames
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Art; Desert; Religion; Philosophy; Kabbalah; Museum
    • Beth Ames Swartz discusses moving to Arizona, her development as an artist and love for the earth. She discusses her art, and how she tries to reflect the ideas of compassion, love, life cycles, and connection to the earth and each other that all...
    • Bill Adler Interview

    • Adler, Bill
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; West Virginia; Merchants, Architecture; Social Life; Community Center
    • Bill Adler talks about moving from West Virginia to Phoenix in the 1950s. He talks about the early community centers, and also talks about going to Arizona State University when it was Arizona State College. He talks about the old Community Center...
    • Bob Kravetz Interview

    • Kravetz, Bob
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Israel; Community Involvement; Genealogy; History
    • Bob Kravetz talks about his commitment to the State of Israel and the Jewish Community. He discusses meeting several prominent Israelis. He discusses the importance of Jewish geneology and the importance of discovering one's roots. He talks about...
    • Bonnie Koppel Interview

    • Koppel, Bonnie
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; female rabbi; United States Army; War in Iraq, Passover, Seder; Desert Storm
    • Bonnie Koppel discusses how she came to be the only female rabbi serving in the United States Army. She was also the first female rabbi in Arizona. She talks about her experiences serving as a Jewish chaplain in Arab regions of the world.
    • Bruce Mallin Interview

    • Mallin, Bruce
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Prescott; United States Navy; American Medical Society; Medicine
    • Bruce Mallin talks about his childhood in Prescott and the small Jewish community there during World War II. He talks about moving to Phoenix and becoming a doctor. He served as a board member of the American Medical Society. He was in the United...
    • Carol Kern Interview

    • Kern, Carol
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; New York; Brandeis; Book Publishing; Education
    • Carol Kern talks about moving from Brooklyn to Phoenix. Discusses the development of a Brandeis chapter in Phoenix, of which she became President. Discusses the Book and Author Luncheon fundraiser held annually. Talks about the international...
    • Deborah Sussman-Susser Interview

    • Sussman-Susser, Deborah
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; World War II; Concentration Camps; Holocaust Survivor Stories; Reform Judaism
    • Deborah Sussman-Susser talks about her father's family who lived in Europe during World War II. They lived in Berlin, Prague, and Amsterdam. Her father attended school with Ann Frank and his parents were friends with Frank's parents. She talks...
    • Edie Stoneman Interview

    • Stoneman, Edie
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Kivel; Fundraising
    • Edie Stoneman talks about her community involvement in the Phoenix Jewish Community. Specifically, she discusses her involvement with Kivel and New Directions, helping these groups expand and grow through fundraising.
    • Elaine Hirsch Interview

    • Hirsch, Elaine
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Education; Resource Centers; Jewish Heritage and Identity.
    • Elaine Hirsch talks about growing up in a predominantly Jewish community in Cincinatti. She moved to Arizona in the late 1970s, and has been involved in Jewish education and resource libraries. Hirsch discusses the desire of those in the Jewish...
    • Kirschner Interview

    • Kirschner, Rudy and Elaine
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community;
    • Elaine Kirschner describes what the smaller Jewish community was like when her family moved to Phoenix in the 1940s. Rudy Kirschner talks about his childhood in Prague and being part of the Kinder Transport in Europe during World War II. He talks...
    • Elana Storch and Debbie Harris Interview

    • Storch, Elana and Harris, Debbie
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Wexner Foundation; Jess Schwartz Jewish Community High School; Education; Jewish Institutions
    • Elana Storch and Debbie Harris discuss their experience in the Wexner Foundation, as well as their key roles in founding the Jess Schwartz Jewish Community High School.
    • George Weisz Interview

    • Weisz, George
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Anti-semitism; Don Bowles murder; Law Enforcement; Anti-Defamation League
    • George Weisz describes his career as a special agent for the Attorney General's office as well as serving for Mayor Phil Gordon and Janet Napolitano. Mr. Weisz also talks about the Don Bowles murder and his own participation in the Anti-Defamation...
    • Harvey Dietrich Interview

    • Dietrich, Harvey
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Anti-semitism; Cattle Industry
    • Harvey Dietrich talks about his rise in the meat industry, moving from Los Angeles to Phoenix. Dietrich talks about the anti-semitism he has experienced, from his youth through his professional career.
    • Helen Handler Interview

    • Handler, Helen
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Holocaust; World War II; Auschwitz
    • Helen Handler talks about her experiences growing up Jewish in World War II Europe and being sent to Auschwitz as a teenager. Sharing her stories as a Holocaust survivor, Handler also talks about coming to America, living in Detroit, moving to...
    • Chernins Interview

    • Chernin, Homer and Edith
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Nogales; Tucson; Louisiana;
    • Homer and Edith Chernin discuss how they met. She came to University of Arizona from Chicago. He was raised in Nogales, AZ. They talk about the various community groups and involvement they have had in the Jewish community in Arizona and Louisiana....
    • Arnold Smith Interview

    • Smith, Arnold
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; World War II; Industry; Economy; Political and Religious leaders
    • Interview with Arnold Smith. He shares stories about growing up in Phoenix after moving there from New York as a youth. He also talks about working for his father's steel company, going to Arizona State University, and serving in World War II....
    • Barry Stern Interview

    • Stern, Barry
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Architecture; Community Center
    • Interview with Barry Stern whose grandfather moved to Phoenix. In this interview, Mr. Stern talks about the early days of the Jewish community in Phoenix and about the early Jewish Community Centers in Phoenix and its different locations.
    • Irwin Scheinbein Interview

    • Scheinbein, Irwin
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Jewish Refuseniks; Russia; Poland; Israel
    • Irwin Scheinbein talks about growing up Jewish in Phoenix. He also discusses his various travels, his visit to the Jewish Refuseniks in Russia, his trip to Poland to visit Auschwitz and his trip to Israel.

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