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"A Beehive of Activity" sign at the Jewish Community Cente
"Front & Center" - Theatre Presentation - Jewish Community Center
2 elderly couples receive gifts from girl scouts at the Jewish Home for the Aged
2 elderly women light menorah at the Cedars
2 women at the Jewish Home for the Aged
3 elderly women with nurse at Jewish Home
Wizard of Oz" Theatre presentation - Jewish Community Center
A couple donating to the Jewish Home with Gov John Reed
A Father and Son (?) photograph - Jewish Community Center
A Resident and A Nurse at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Aaron Goldberg, janitor - Jewish Community Center
Anne Levi and Saul Breneman
Appel, Baum, Bernstein, Cope, and Other Men Outside the Jewish Home for the Aged
Appel, Bernstein, Waterman and Two Other Men Inside the Jewish Home for the Aged
Arts and Crafts - Center Youth
Astor, Cox, Drees and Two Other People
Astor, Packet and One Other Person - JCC Theater Workshop
Astor, Pollard, Shilling, Shur and Five Other Men at the JCC
Astor, Potter, Elowitch and Another Actor at the JCC
Award Ceremony with Rosenbloom, Cinamon, Bernstein, Waterman, Diamond, Chasson, and another Men at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Awards Day
Bag on the Head Race
Baseball - Jewish Community Center
Baum, Cope, Bernstein, Schwartz and Four Other People Examining Construction at the Jewish Home for the Aged - I
Baum, Three Other Women and Two Men At Dinner at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Beatrice Schatz & Millie Nelson - Jewish Community Center
Bekritsky, Bennett, Nelson, Three Other Men and Five Women in a group portrait
Bella Katz & Jerri Clayman - Jewish Community Center
Bermuda Trip Dance - Jewish Community Center
Bernstein, Aranson, and Three Other Men Standing Inside the Jewish Home for the Aged
Bernstein, Cope and Others Outside the Jewish Home for the Aged
Bertha (Zulofsky) Seavey and Her Daughter Rita Seavey Josephson
Bertha Zulofsky
Bessie Zwonkin Edison and 2 Daughters
Beth Judah on Deer St, Portland
Bowling Lanes at the Jewish Community Center
Boy's Basketball II - Jewish Community Center
Brindel & Oscar Rolnick
Canal Bank courtyard
Cantor Samuel Zimelman and Two Other Men
Card Playing at the Jewish Home for the Aged I
Card Playing at the Jewish Home for the Aged II
Castaline Family
CDC Note Signing
Center Day Camp - Girls' Sports
Center Women's Club (In Costume)
Center Women's Club dinner
Center Women's Club Show
Center Women's Indoor Club Lawn Party
Center Youth Dance - Jewish Community Center
Center Youth Dinner I - Jewish Community Center
Center Youth Dinner II - Jewish Community Center
Center Youth Dinner with Speaker - Jewish Community Center
Center Youth Takes Over the JCC
Chasson, Rosenbloom, Bernstein, Waterman and One Other Man In Front of a New Bed at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Choral presentation - Jewish Community Center
Citation Awarded to Edward I Bernstein by David Lewis at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Clayman and Astor - JCC Theater Workshop
Comparison of Zulofsky Bakery Location, Then and Now
Confirmation Class, Temple Beth El 2
Cope, Sulka, and another woman - Jewish Community Center
Crasnick Siblings
Cub Scout Group One Hosts Birthday Party at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Cub Scouts Celebrate at CDC
Cynthia Gray and Annie Spector at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Dancing School
Dancing School - Jewish Community Center
Dinner at the Jewish Community Center I
Dinner at the Jewish Community Center II
Dinner Dance - Jewish Community Center
Display for Community Chest drive - Jewish Community Center
Document Signing at the JCC
Doors numbered 60 in Portland
Earl Brand & William Slade at the Jewish Community Center
Eight Women and A Man Outside the Jewish Home for the Aged
Eight Young Children - Jewish Community Center
Eleven Men Standing in the Construction of the Jewish Home for the Aged
Esther Goldberg and Three Other Women at the JCC
Esther Zulofsky (Dann) In Front of Zulofsky’s Bakery
EstherZulofsky
Etz Chaim - Exterior View Before Restoration
Faith Bornstein and Rene Shapiro
Family Members at Wedding of Lillian Potter and Joseph Berman
Feast at Jewish Home With Six Men and Two Women
Fink, Cox, and Yormack - JCC Theater Workshop
Finks Bros Shoe Store : exterior of building
Five Women At A Table at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Four Men Studying at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Frager, Astor, Small, Fink, and Cox - JCC Theater Workshop
Frances Stern / Dot Potter in Threater Presentation - Jewish Community Center
Frank Josephson
George Robinson, Irv Small, and Pauline Robinson - Jewish Community Center
Getting Ready for Stage
Girls Show
Groundbreaking - Center Day Camp
Groundbreaking for Levy Pavilion- Jewish Home
Group Fall Photo Outside of the Jewish Home for the Aged
Group Indoor Photo Signed by Max Pinansky at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Group Photo Eight Women - Jewish Community Center
Group Photo Four Women and Two Men
Group Photo in the Social Hall of the Jewish Home for the Aged
Group Photo laying out the Center Bulletin - Jewish Community Center
Group Photo of Bud Kane, Seventeen Other Men and One Woman
Group Photo of Five Men and One Woman - Jewish Community Center
Group Photo of Four Women and Two Men - Jewish Community Center
Group Photo of Henry Lamport, Ruth Finn and Five Other Women - Jewish Community Center
Group Photo of Seven Women II - Jewish Community Center
Group Photo of Seven Women I - Jewish Community Center
Group Photo of Six Women and Four Men - Jewish Community Center
Group Photo of Sixteen Young Children - Jewish Community Center
Group Photo of Young Girls and One Boy
Group Photo with cub scouts - Jewish Community Center
Group Ready to Watch TV at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Hadassah Meeting (Portland)
Halpert,Waxman, Astor, and Critchley - JCC Theater Workshop
Harold Ross and Two Other Actors at the JCC
Harold Ross's 2nd Installation I - Jewish Community Center
Harriet Lerman and Phyllis Harrisbury at Mort Ross Shoes
Hebrew School classroom
Helen, Joseph, and Ethel in Front of their Father’s Bakery in Portland, Maine
Holocaust Memorial at Temple Beth El
Hub Furniture Co building : exterior view
Hyman Gross & Edward Gross at the Jewish Home for the Aged - I
In Costume
In the Dining Hall, Jewish Home
Indoor Activities at Center Day Camp
InterCenter Weekend - Jewish Community Center
Irv Small, Freda and Phil Schilling - Theatre Presentation - Jewish Community Center
Israel Rally, exterior of Jewish Community Center
Jackie Potter
Jacobson -JCC Theater Workshop
Jacobson, Waxman, and Cutler - JCC Theater Workshop
Jacobson, Waxman, and Cutler - JCC Theater Workshop
JCC
JCC Center Women's Club Donors Show
JCC CWC Donors Show
JCC Teen Dance photo
JCC - Girls on Stage
JCC 1958 Theater Production “The Country Girl”
JCC 25th Anniversary Cake by Nissen Baking Co
JCC Anniversary Dinner
JCC Applying makeup for theater production
JCC bulletin-GREASE “PANS” (Advanced makeup class)
JCC Caption on reverse reads, “Another Language
JCC Center Theater Workshop
JCC Center Woman’s Club Paid Up Membership Party
JCC Charles Rosenbloom and Dave Astor
JCC Dance
JCC Dance Recital
JCC Dinner in honor of Dr Israel Goldstein
JCC Family Night I
JCC group
JCC Group of Eight Women and One Man
JCC Group of Three Women and Three Men
JCC Group Photo of High School students
JCC Group Photo of Levine and Seven Other Women
JCC Group Photo of Ross, Pollard, Bernstein and Lerman
JCC Group Sports Award photo - two boys, four teenagers, and an advisor
JCC Jewish Book Month Production
JCC March of Dimes Ball with large cake by John J Nissen Baking
JCC Masque Ball
JCC Masque Ball
JCC Meeting of Five Men and Two Women
JCC meeting of four women and three men
JCC Membership Committee Standing
JCC Men's Basketball Team
JCC Men's Massage
JCC Midgets Basketball Team
JCC Music lesson for school children
JCC Musical Production
JCC Our Lady of the Lake Camp Portland Fraternity House Portland Boys Club
JCC photo of eight women
JCC photo of seven women
JCC Planning Meeting Six Men and One Woman
JCC Play Center
JCC Playcenter developing photos Don Critchley and unknown
JCC Players
JCC Players
JCC Players
JCC Players
JCC Players - 11 actors
JCC Players - 4 actors
JCC Players - Fifth Season
JCC Portrait of Five Women
JCC Portrait of Harold Potter
JCC Presentation Ceremony with Bernstein and Small - Jewish Community Center
JCC Softball Team
JCC Sports Awards Night
JCC Stage Design 1
JCC Stage Design 2
JCC Sunday Bar Mitzvah “Frehlich” Morris Cox and Ruthie Lerman
JCC Sunday School I
JCC Sunday School II
JCC Theater 10
JCC Theater 2
JCC Theater 4
JCC Theater 4
JCC Theater 7
JCC Theater 8
JCC Theater 9
JCC Theater Cast rehearsal
JCC Theater Play “STATE OF THE UNION
JCC Theater Production “STATE OF THE UNION
JCC Theater Production “Counselor at Law” Jerry Lewis and Cynthia Frager
JCC Theater Production “Dark Tower
JCC Theater Scenery Crew
JCC Theater Show “FOUR POSTER”
JCC Theater Show “FOUR POSTER”
JCC Theater Workshop
JCC Theater Workshop
JCC Theater Workshop ? Engle and Shirley Levine
JCC Theater Workshop Jane Glassman and Irving Small
JCC Theater Workshop Putting on makeup for a performance II
JCC Theater Workshop Putting on makeup for a performance I
JCC Theater Workshop Shirley Levine and Marian Taylor
JCC Theater Workshop Yudy Elowitch and Ruby Packet?
JCC Theater Workshop Scenery Crew
JCC Theater Workshop Three People “toasting
JCC Theater Workshop-Couple unknown
JCC Three Musicians
JCC Three people seated on couch
JCC Three Woman Looking at Notebook
JCC tween costume party
JCC Two Men in Mirror
JCC Women's Dinner
JCC Workshop 5th SEASON
JCC Workshop Production Cast
JCC Workshop Production I
JCC Workshop Production II
JCC Youth Service
JCC “OUR FUTURE DIRECTORS”
Jewish Community Center Fair II
Jocelyn and Linda Lavin
Jocelyn Lavin Pollard and Two Male Actors at the JCC
Joseph Zulofsky at Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Kaplans, Karls, Gordons, and Novicks at Banquet
Kitchen Volunteers - Jewish Community Center
L H Schlosberg Furs & Skins : exterior of building
Ladies at the JCC
Ladies at the JCC 2
Latin Evening Dinner I - Jewish Community Center
Learning to Dive at CDC
Let the Games Begin
Levinsky's Army & Navy Store : exterior of building
Lewis and Frager - JCC Theater Workshop
Linda and Lucy Lavin, Arnold Potter, Eva and Ed Sacknoff
Loebs and Mae Theil
Lou Green and Solomon Crasnick
Louis and Bertha Seavey
Lucille Potter Lavin Performing at the JCC
Lucy Potter Lavin with Esther Potter and Linda Lavin
Lunchtime
Marian Taylor, Arnold Potter, Joe Taylor
Mariner's Church
Max Ross in his room at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Meal in the Succah at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Meeting at the Jewish Home, 2 men and 1 woman
Meeting with Staff at Jewish Home, 8 women, 1 man
Membership Breakfast
Men's Baseball Team
Men's Basketball II - Jewish Community Center
Minna Green
Minna Green
Mmm That was delicious
Movie showing at the Jewish Community Center
Music by Sid Lerman and his Korn Kings - cover sheet
Musical Group at the Jewish Community Center
Napping at CDC
New Year's Eve Committee (Fifteen people) at the Jewish Community Center
Nine Men Studying at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Nursing Pavilion, Members of Building Committee for Annex to Jewish Home for the Aged
Officers of the Jewish Home
Oneg Shabbat Committee - Jewish Community Center
P Morin, D Lavin, S Potter, S Trilling, M Sacknoff, E Potter
Packet and Astor - JCC Theater Workshop
Packet, Silverman, and Lavin - JCC Theater Workshop
Parade outside of the Jewish Community Center
Passover Sedar at the Jewish Home for the Aged I
Passover Sedar at the Jewish Home for the Aged II
Passover Sedar at the Jewish Home for the Aged III
Passover Sedar at the Jewish Home for the Aged IV
Pebbles and BamBam??? At the JCC
Performance by Fritzi Cohen - Jewish Community Center
Photo from the Dave Astor Show
Photo Presentation at the JCC
Photo Studio Portrait by James Kriegsmann-NY of Dinny Cutler
Phyllis Potter Trilling and others
Portland Shaarey Tphiloh Newbury St - exterior view
Portrait of a Man (JHA)
Portrait of Abraham S. and Fannie B. Levey in front of the dedication plaque in the Nursing Pavilion of the Jewish Home for the Aged
Portrait of Bert Silverman
Portrait of Celia Lerman
Portrait of Charles Rosenbloom
Portrait of Faith Bornstein
Portrait of Joe Larkin
Portrait of Lillian Brilliant and a second woman - Jewish Community Center
Portrait of Morris Cox
Portrait of Morris Sacknoff
Portrait of Mrs Esther Potter
Portrait of Phoebe Branz at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Portrait of Sam Cinamon ?
Portrait of Troen, Dave Astor & Edison
Portrait of William Goodman
Portrait photo of Two Men and a Women - Jewish Community Center
Potter and Elowitch - JCC Theater Play “STATE OF THE UNION
Potter Family 1
Potter Family: Lillian, Gertrude, Harry, Ethel, Lucy, Esther
Pouring Tea : Three Women and Four Men at the JCC
Presentation Donald Nelson & Harold Ross - Jewish Community Center
Presentation Anna Merle Taylor & Sophie Hirsch - Jewish Community Center
Presentation Irving Small - Jewish Community Center
Presentation Irving Small & Carl Webber - Jewish Community Center
Presentation of Awards to Four Women - Jewish Community Center
Presentation with Harmon Hugo and two others - Jewish Community Center
Presentation Yoland Potter & Bernie Resnick - Jewish Community Center
Purim children's program at JCC
Rabbi Harry Sky & Another Man (to be identified) in Library
Rebeccah (Rivka) Cronsberg
Rita Doris Seavey
Rolling the Torah at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Rose and Morris Livingston and Friends
Rosenbloom ?, Shur and One Other Person -JCC Presentation Three Men
Rosnbloom and a Woman with Gov John Reed at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Ross and Astor - JCC Theater Workshop
Ruth Finn and Ann Levi with cardboard President Bush
Ruth Finn and Ann Levy 1995
Sacknoff Bar Mitzvah : Group photo
Sale of Furniture Inside the Jewish Home for the Aged
Sam & Edith Caplan and Auntie Caplan
Samuel Zolov's buildings on Washington Ave, Portland
Saul Chason (?)
Scenery crew for JCC Workshop Productions
Scholar Studying - Jewish Community Center photo
Selig (Simon) Spitzer
Senator George Mitchell and Harriet Lerman
Services in the Chapel at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Seven Men on a Bench Outside of Jewish Home for the Aged
Seven Men Standing at a Banquet at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Shofar Blowing at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Signing Documents: JCC
Simonds, Another Man and Three Women Drinking Milk at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Simonds, Another Man and Two Women Seated at the Jewish Home for the Aged II
Six Men Seated Outside of Jewish Home for the Aged
Six people holding hands -JCC Theater
Six Women and Three Men Outside the Jewish Home for the Aged
Small Groups Seated at Tables for a Snack at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Solomon Crasnick
Solomon Crasnick in Uniform
Sporte Nite III - Jewish Community Center
Stephen Halpert and Robert Teague Discussing NAACP Strategy
Sulkowitch "Country Store"
Susan Sacknoff, Gertrude Potter Morin
Taking it all in
Tap Dance Class-older girls
Tap Dance Class-younger girls
Taylor and Astor - JCC Theater Workshop
Taylors, Yormack, and Rubinoff - JCC Theater Workshop
Teen Meeting?
Teenagers two males, one female at the JCC
Ten Women and Seven Men Seated on a sofa at the Jewish Community Center
The Jerry Waxmans
Theatre Presentation ' Song & Dance" - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation I - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation II - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation IV - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation IX - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation V - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation VI - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation VII - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation VIII - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XI - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XII - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XIII - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XIV (Four Men Playing Women) - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XIX- Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XV - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XVI - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XVII - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XVIII - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XX - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XXI - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation XXII - Jewish Community Center
Three Women at the Jewish Home for the Aged preparing items for sale
Torah Reading In the Chapel at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Tween Play - Jewish Community Center
Twelve People in the Dining Room of the Jewish Home for the Aged
Two men in conversation at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Two Men receiving a plaque at the Jewish Community Center
Two woman walking at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Two women, a man, and a great granddaughter at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Two Women. Simonds, and Another Man Seated at the Jewish Home for the Aged I
Unknown couple
Victor and Annie (Slavein) Brownstein
Waterman and Three Other Men at Desk at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Waxman and Potter - JCC Theater Play “STATE OF THE UNION
Westbrook Hardware moving to 837 Main St
What Next?
Winter Picnic at Center Day Camp
Witness to Signing
Woman Celebrating 100 years with a cake at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Women resident at the Jewish Home for the Aged with six relatives
Women seated in the Jewish Home for the Aged room dedicated to the Ladies Auxiliary
Yetta Spitzer
Young Children - Jewish Community Center
Yudy and Frances Elowitch at Maurice Drees's 75th Birthday
Zulofsky Family: Minnie, Esther, Benjamin Bertha and Simon
Zulofsky, Edison, Seavey Family
Beth Judah (Portland) exterior view
Portrait of Ida, Rita & Harry Brown as young children
Portrait of Sara Brown, grandmother of Pearl Cohen Gerber
Invitation to vote for the Rabbi, Portland
Portrait of Gussie Goldberg
Portrait of Gussie Goldberg and A Baby
Portrait of Gussie Goldberg with first child Lillian
Shaarey Tphiloh synagogue, Portland
Esther & Harry Katz family
Irving & Anne Robinson
Jake & Rose Nelson Robinson
Portrait of William Goldberg
Portrait of William Goldberg
William Goldberg - Portrait I
Harry (a k a Dave), Lillian, and Charles Goldberg
Harry (aka Dave), Lillian, Charles Goldberg
Harry (also known as Dave), Lillian, Charles (also known as Charlie) Goldberg
Louis Goldberg and family
Louis Goldberg and His Family
Portrait of Louise Goldberg with his family
Twins Helen and Joseph Zulofsky
Harry Sclar Naturalization Certificate
Portrait of Five Gerber Brothers
Five Livington Brothers
Esther Zulofsky (Dann), Benjamin Zulofsky, Bertha Sulofsky (Seavey)
Fanny and Michael Jacobson With Their Twelve Children
Harry, Anna, and Myer Marcus - early 1920s
Portrait of the Gerber Family
Sidney Davidson Bar Mitzvah
Louis Goldberg and colleagues in front of his Ladies Tailoring & Dressmaking shop
Louis Goldberg and colleagues outside Ladies Tailoring and Dressmaking shop
Louis Goldberg and Others in front of Louis' Ladies Tailoring & Dressmaking shop
Max and Ida Cohen with their daughter Pearl Cohen Gerber
William Goldberg - Portrait II
William and Gussie Goldberg family
William and Louis Goldberg - Portraits
William Goldberg family
Group of Portland High School Girls
Ku Klux Klan Procession
Yiddish Mock Trial
122-124 Middle St, Portland : exterior (Italian American Grocery)
126 Middle St, Portland
127-129 Middle St, Portland
1924 Photo of 24 Hampshire Street, Home of the Zulofsky Family
77 Middle St, Portland : exterior of building
79 Franklin St, Home of Benjamin Edison
Annie Nelson & Morris Stairman wedding
Inside Zulofsky Bakery
Regal Kosher Restaurant & Delicatessen : exterior of building
S Zulofsky Bakery : exterior of building
Zulofsky Bakery 1924 Tax Record
Ku Klux Klan field day, Portland
Maurice Gerber on the Portland High School Football Team
Teachers of the Portland Hebrew School
Louis and Bertha (Zulofsky) Seavey Wedding Day
1928 Portland High School Yearbook Page
Couple on Peaks Island bouy
David Goldberg Family At A Wedding
Lillian Potter
Portland HS Yearbook Page
Portrait of Willam Goldberg II
Portrait of William and Louis Goldberg
Wedding portrait - probably a child of William Goldberg
Wedding Portrait of the Louis Goldberg family
William Goldberg family
Group Photo at the Construction Site for the Jewish Home for the Aged
Group Photo During the Reconstruction of the Jewish Home for the Aged
Laying the Corner Stone at the Jewish Home for the Aged
4 elderly women and 1 man seated in front of bimah at old Shaarey Tphiloh
Installing officers at Jewish Home for the Aged : Tabachnick, Sacknoffs, Lewittes
Services at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Group Photo taken on the Steps of the Jewish Home for the Aged
Dorothy Green engagement photo
Group Summer Photo on the Steps of the Jewish Home for the Aged
Ladies' Auxiliary, Portland making donation the Jewish Home for the Aged
Dorothy and Solomon Crasnick - Wedding Day at Jewish Home for the Aged
Letter to Max Pinansky from Robert A. Ashworth regarding a possible meeting of National Conference of Jews and Christians
Claire Crasnick
Marcia Rooks, Janette Cohen, and Friend
Eight Women on the Bimah at Etz Chaim
Elementary school class photo with Sid Cronsberg
Girls on Bimah at Shaarey Tphiloh Newbury St 1938, Portland Public Library - Press Herald photo collection
Teacher and Children with JNF Puschkies
Claire Crasnick
Men's Showers - Jewish Community Center
Wedding Day of Benjamin and Ethel Lourie, Oct 15, 1939, Portland, Maine
"Spark Plugs" Federation Leadership Men's Division
JCC Banquet
JCC Fair I
JCC Musical Auditions
Men's Basketball I - Jewish Community Center
Men's Basketball III - Jewish Community Center
NYA Event at the JCC
NYA Valentine's Party - I
NYA Valentine's Party - II
Portrait of Ida Gerber Cohen and Goldie Gerber
Eight men and one women on the Bimah at Shaarey Tphiloh - Newbury St
Etz Chaim (Portland)
Pearl and Saul Gerber Wedding Portrait
Theatre Presentation ' The Night of January 16, 1941" - Jewish Community Center
Wedding Party on the steps of Shaarey Tphiloh
Claire and Elaine Crasnick
Dorothy and Elaine Crasnick
First in Spite of Hell
Sadie and Dorothy Green
Dorothy and Elaine Crasnick
Lancaster Furniture, group photo
Planning Lag B'Omer Picnic
Finn, Brilliant, Packet, Fish Familes dining at a JCC event
Girl Scout Group (1945), Jewish Community Center (Portland)
Halloween Party at Golding House
JCC High School Girls in Gymnasium
Minna Green (Pfeffer)in England
Minna Green in England
Oakdale School Class Photograph
Sadie and Treitle Melamed and Elaine Crasnick Kahaner
Eight Girls and Their Dance Instructor
Hebert Stern and his son Mark shoveling snow in front of an old Richfield gas station pump
Motel Seigal Davin'ing
Student Philharmonic Press Photo
Art & Crafts Vacation Jamboree - Jewish Community Center
Crasnick Family
Group Scouts Photo
Group Summer Photo Outside of the Jewish Home for the Aged
Hebrew School : Teacher and two young students
JCC Portland Elementary Age Sunday School Class (Group Photo)
JCC Portland Young Sunday School Class (Group Photo)
JCC Purim Party
Jewish Community Center group photo, 1947 c
Abraham Seigal, Another Man and Two Women at a Portrait Dedication at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Boy's Basketball I - Jewish Community Center
JCC Polio Dance
JCC Sunday School III
Sam Levy Grocery Store, Portland
Temple Beth El Building Fund meeting, Portland, 1948
Tug O War at CDC
First Rosh Hashannah for Temple Beth El at the Woodford Congregational Church
Jacob Citrin standing of the Bimah after he had completed making the Ark and the bima
JCC Tap Dance Class
Masada-Senior Judea Dance on Israeli 1st anniversary I
Nathan Clifford School Class Photo
Camp Counselors at CDC
Dance Class - Jewish Community Center
Delta Kappa Sorority : Convention Planning Committee
Delta Kappa Sorority Dance
Fineberg and Jacobson family gathering
JCC Center Theater Workshop
JCC Center Woman’s Club Paid Up Membership Party
JCC early 1950s
JCC Membership Breakfast
JCC November
JCC production
Ledgemere Kiddy Camp A
Ledgemere Kiddy Camp B
Oakdale School
Portland Youth on stage
Portrait of Freda Schilling - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation : set construction - Jewish Community Center
Theatre Presentation X - Jewish Community Center
Youth Party
"The Hasty Heart" JCC Theater
"The Joe Merdeks"
"The Joe Taylor's"
Camp Fire Girls Chunukah Celebration
Center Day Camp : Group of Twelve Girls
Children Making Masks for Purim (?)
First Graduating Class King Junior High School
Glovsky, Hymna, Levinsky, Modes, Sohn and Three Other Girls in a Theatre Presentation (Hawaiian scene) - Jewish Community Center
Group Photo of Children at Passover, B'nai B'rith Cumberland Lodge
Harold Potter & his daughter, Cindy , on the swings at CDC
JCC Bar Mitzvah Freilach “FRONT and CENTER”
JCC Center Woman’s Club Annual Luncheon
Medea at the JCC
Rosh Hashannah preparation at Shaarey Tphiloh, Newbury St, Portand
Stephanie, Phyllis, Jill and John Gerber
Succot Children's Celebration, Portland Hebrew School (Pearl St)
Bekritsky, Goodman, Zolov and Three Other Men Inside the Jewish Home for the Aged
Children Building Their Chunukiah
Group Photo - Jewish Community Center
Henry and Sarah Schwey With Their Five Daughters
JCC Center Youth Teen Lounge
JCC Children’s Bowling Party
Jewish Community Center Youth Dance Group
Ledgemere Kiddy Camp 1952
Temple Beth El-Confirmation Class
Young Dance Group in Costumes
Four Gerber brothers
Janice Berman Castaline - wedding photo
Longfellow Elementary School Grade 4 class photo
Portland JCC 1953 with Ellen Lerman
Portland JCC 1953A
Portland JCC 1953B
Rosh Hashannah preparation at Etz Chaim
Sport Nite Award Event - Jewish Community Center
Sporte Nite I - Jewish Community Center
Ben Band and A Woman At Jewish Book Month
Brenerman and Another Child Preparing for Passover Sedar, at Portland Hebrew Day School, 116 Pearl St
Cantor Moshe Kusevitsky
Confirmation Class, Temple Beth El 1
Elaine Crasnick King Middle School
Four Women Standing In Front of Beth El Front Door
JCC Mens Bowling Club Annual Dinner late 1950s
Mu Sigma Fraternity, Alpha Omega Chapter, 5th Annual Orchid Dance Book, Falmouth Hotel, Nov 27, 1954
Rabbi Bekritsky, Irving Rothstein and Four Other Men At Golden Jubilee Celebration
Rose Levine and Two Men at a B'nai B'rith Presentation
Rosh Hashannah preparation at Temple Beth El
Shaarey Tphiloh officers, Portland,
Three Men in Front of Memorah
Torah Dedication at Shaarey Tphiloh, Newbury St, Portland, Me
Cantor Messerschmidt and Rabbi Grossman on Bima before Rosh Hashannah
Deering High School Class Photo
Edith Blumenthal at Beth El Community Sedar
Edith Blumenthal at Beth El Community Sedar
Eight Girls With Memorah at Beth El
Elowitch, Packet, and Four Other Woman In Front of the Front Doors of Beth El
Fineberg Wedding - formal family portrait
Gertrude Kriger Lighting Candles at Passover
Hebrew School Chanukah Play
Hebrew School Preparation for a Passover Seder
JCC “Give Me Carnations”
Jewish Community Center (Portland) Center Women's Club Tea
Jewish Home for the Aged, Group of Residents in the Dining Room
Portland Hebrew Day School
Rabbi Bekritsky and His Children (Bruce and Joy) Lighting the Memorah
Rabbi Bekritsky, Cantor Zimmelman and One Other Man Reading Torah at Newbury St Shaarey Tphiloh
Slade, Silverman, Davidson, and Rubinoff - JCC Auction
Temple Beth El Confirmation
Temple Beth El Confirmation
Three Girls in Front of Bima at Etz Chaim
Two Men Holding A Torah Donated by Morris & Harriet Baker in Memory of Ellis E Waterman
Woman at Beth El Community Sedar I
Woman at Beth El Community Sedar II
Woman at Beth El Community Sedar II
For Teenagers Only , The Dave Astor Show
Baile Bornstein Lighting The Fourth Candle On Chunukah With Her Classmates Behind Her
Confirmation Class on Bimah at Temple Beth El
Eddie Miroff Bar Mitzvah
Five Boys Lighting a Memorah
JCC Sunday Children’s Program
Kornetsky, Silverman, and Three Other Women Lighting The Fifth Candle on Chunukah
Model Seder at Portland Hebrew Day School
Mu Sigma Formal
Nine Hebrew School Students Under a Talit Held by Two Instructors
Rabbi Bekritsky and four students, each with a Lulav and an Estrog
Shaarey Tphilot Leadership
Temple Beth El Confirmation Class I
Temple Beth El Confirmation Class II
Temple Beth El Confirmation Class with Cantor Kurt Messerschmidt and Rabbi Lewis Grossman at the Bimah
Temple Beth El Young Couples Club
YMCA Birthday Party
Anne Levi and Another Woman at Hadassah Event
Bas Mitzvah class, Portland
Cantor Zimelman and Choir
Hebrew School Teacher and Two Students With a Shofar
Iota Phi Officers
J. Taylor & Vendermoots backstage
Model Sedar
New York Dinner Dance - Jewish Community Center
Richard Fisher Bar Mitzvah Reception Group Photo 2
Richard Fisher Bar Mitzvah Reception Group Photo 3
Richard Fisher Bar Mitzvah Reception Group Photo 4
Richard Fisher Bar Mitzvah Reception Group Photo 5
Richard Fisher Bar Mitzvah Reception Group Photo 6
Sporte Nite II - Jewish Community Center
Tween Age Installation
Center Youth New Years Dance
Elaine Crasnick wearing Iota Phi Sorority pin
JCC Halloween Tween Party
Religious Charitable Youth (RCY)
Shaarey Tphiloh Newbury St , Exterior View
Sharrey Tphiloh Noyes St , Exterior View
Six Girls at a Sweet Sixteen Party
Temple Beth El Confirmation and Party
The RCY Club
Waterman and Three Other Men at a Banquet at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Center Youth Leaders
Center Youth New Years
Elaine Crasnick graduation from Deering High
Isaac Weisberg & Aaron Troubh - Jewish Community Center
JCC Sunday Athletics
JCC 'tween dance at the JCC
JCC Family Night II
JCC Workshop Program
Portland Hebrew Day School Graduation
Sunday Athletics at the JCC
Bekritsky, Briggs, Goodman, Two Other Men and Two Women at a Banquet at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Center Day Camp boy campers
Center Youth Week Leaders
Group Photo -Iota Phi Sorority
Iota Phil Sorority (Sigma Chapter) : National Iota Phi Convention, Lafayette Hotel
JCC Camera Club
Jewish Community Center (Portland) - Sports Team
Murinson, Tabachnick, Rosenbloom, Slotsky and Others Listening to a Presentation at the Jewish Home for the Aged
Rabbi Morris Bekritsky, Rev Clarence Tyson, and Rev W Coneen Speaking At A Civil Rights Rally at Portland City Hall
Rabby Harry Sky and Class
Religious Charitable Youth (RCY)
Westbrook Hardware - old building
Westbrook Hardware moving from the old store to the new store
Westbrook Hardware preparing to move to new store
32nd Anniversary Dinner for the Jewish Home for the Aged held at the Jewish Community Center
Group Photo Five Women and Four Men - Jewish Community Center
High School Dance Committee
Rabbi Harry Sky's Installation at Beth El
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Enjoying a Dance
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 16
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Rabbi Bennett, Rabbi Leeman with Maurice Elowitch and Joe Stillman
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Sid Lerman and the Band
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Bringing the Cake
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Cantor Messerschmidt & Sid Wernick
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Cantor Messerschmidt with Choir
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Collection of thirty-nine images
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Dancing
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Dancing #1
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Entertainers
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group of 4
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 10
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 11
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 13
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 14
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 15
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 17
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 19
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 2
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 3
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 4
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 5
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 6
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 7
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 8
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo 9
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo with Messerschmidts, Leemans, & Gilberts
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Group Photo1
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Henry (Hank) Gilbert
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Lillian and David Royte Dancing
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Messerschmidts
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Rabbi Ephraim Bennett
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Rabbi Leeman and Others
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Sid Lerman
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Sid Lerman and Band
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - Stillmans and Rabbi Leeman
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 - The Cake
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13 Group Photo 18
Temple Beth El (Portland) Turns 13- Group Photo 12
CDC Waiting in Line for an Overnight
Five Smiling Girls at CDC
JCC Family Picnic
Jewish Home Cornerstone Ceremony
Masqurade Ball Committee - Jewish Community Center
Matthew Polland and Two Other Boys : Time to Eat
Meeting time at "Kamp Korner"
Resting at CDC
Sally Pollard and Four Other Campers at Meal Time
Singing at CDC
Taking a Dive in the lake
Too much fun
"Fathers and Sons" day at JCC
Baseball Team 1963, Jewish Community Center (Portland)
Groundbreaking with Goodman, Branz, Cohen, and Nelson - Jewish Community Center
JCC 25th Anniversary Dance
JCC Center Men’s Club Donors
JCC Women’s Club Donors
Center Youth Installation
JCC (Portland) Center Youth leadership
JCC Center Woman’s Club Donors Program
JCC Oaks League Champions
Six Students at Deering High School Graduation
Temple Beth El Consecration Class with Rabbi Sky
Brilliant family - two women
Shaarey Tphiloh Dinner
JCC Frosh Basketball Team-1966-67 Midgets
Meyer and Ethel Sacknoff and Janice Castaline
Temple Beth El Officers
Iota Phi Sorority- Pledge Class and Officers
Temple Beth El Officers
Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Sign, note Rabbi Steven Dworkin & Cantor Martin Davidson
Dorothy Crasnick II
Exterior of Etz Chaim Synagogue, Portland
Interior of Etz Chaim Synagogue, Portland
Portland business and Etz Chaim photos - 24 images
Three Women at the Jewish Home for the Aged getting help by two younger women into a station wagon
Westbrook Hardware - new building black and white image
Westbrook Hardware - new building in 1970s
Westbrook Hardware 3
Loeb and Frances Goldfarb
Linda Abromson and Stephanie Stern win Riverside Women's Golf championship
Ribbon Cutting at the Cedars , 2 men & 3 young girls
Westbrook Maine Hardware with sign saying "Closing Forever"
Jewish study group, Portland
Mickey and Susan Wiesenthal
On Wiesenthal's porch
Shaarey Tphiloh Sisterhood
Morris Berson of Lady Grace Store in Portland, age 94
Robbie Ellis (Elowitch), poster
Beth El (Portland) Exterior Front View
Portland Shaarey Tphiloh Noyes St - exterior view
Finishing Torah at Bet Ha'am with Roz Bernstein
New Bet Ha'am Synagogue at Night
Rose and Joseph Zulofsky with Ruth-Ellen Flanagan

This section of the Documenting Maine Jewry project has information on the communities of Cape Elizabeth, Falmouth, Falmouth Foreside, Portland, South Portland, Westbrook,.

The coordinators of this site are Annette
Elowitch, Judy Halpert, and Steve Hirshon.

They would welcome additional photographs,
documents and oral histories sent to them at dmj at mindspring.com




Local Jewish Organizations

American Legion - Harold T. Andrews Post Portland -
Atrium 630-640 Ocean Ave Portland 207-221-7000 - info@thecedarsportland.org
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation (Southern Maine) c/o JCA Portland -
Brit Tzedek v'Shalom: Jewish Alliance for Justice and Peace Southern Maine Chapter Portland 207-725-6301 / 207- 729-7257 -
Casco Bay Tummlers 29 City Point Road Portland 207 766 2945 - info@cascobaytummlers.com
Cedars 630-640 Ocean Ave Portland 207-221-7000 - info@thecedarsportland.org
Chabad Lubavitch of Maine 101 Craigie Street Portland 207/871-8947 -
Hebrew Free Loan Fund Portland 207-971-0508 -
Omanim Portland - omanim@googlegroups.com
Osher Inn Portland -
Shaarey Tphiloh Brotherhood 76 Noyes St Portland 207-773-0693 - office@mainesynagogue.org
Smith St Cemetery Smith St South Portland - echaleff@mainejewish.org
Temple Beth El Brotherhood 400 Deering Ave Portland 207-774-2649 -
Temple Beth El School Committee Portland -



Brief History of Greater Portland Jewry


see Ben Band's Portland Jewry : Its Growth and Development


DATABASE RESOURCES : Information is available today on

  • 9,433 individual Jews with strong ties to Greater Portland of which 789 record the Old Country origin of first generation immigrants
  • 2,836 records of burial in Jewish cemeteries for which there are 1,965 headstone images
  • 518 organizations important to the Greater Portland Jewish community of which 192 are Jewish community institutions and 208 are businesses important to the Greater Portland Jewish community
  • 1,600 bibliographic citations and sources pertaining to Greater Portland of which 837 are photographs and 116 are oral histories

Recent additions to the Documenting Greater Portland Jewry database include




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The Documenting Greater Portland Jewry (DGPJ) site is a part of the state-wide Documenting Maine Jewry (DMJ) project. Honoring the Jewish tradition of remembrance, the Documenting Maine Jewry project seeks to tell the story, not just of those individuals, but of the communities they shaped. DMJ's goal is to collect short histories of the many people and organizations that have contributed, over time, to the lives of Maine Jews. Currently the state-wide index has records on over 25,000 Jewish Mainers and 200 Maine Jewish organizations.

People    The questions unavoidably arise: Who is a Jew? And who is a Mainer? On the former, the project takes no position. On the latter, we have used a broad definition including not only those who were born, grew up, or lived here, but also those who are buried here.

Organizations    DGPJ is also building a community-based history around the 20 religious and secular institutions that were or are the lifeblood of the Greater Portland Jewish community – as well as the source of quite regular souris (headaches). The project is creating 'family trees' of those often-interconnected local institutions: some 180 Jewish service organizations, 94 Jewish religious bodies, 18 Chevra Kaddisha and cemeteries, 15 Jewish camps, and 240 businesses crucial to the economic survival of Maine Jews.

Places    The state-wide database has information on Maine Jews from over 90 cities and towns . Users can seek information in a particular town or city or can select a wider area to search on the state map index . Each option allows users to find organizations and people either in these key cities/towns or by county.

Oral Histories    The DGPJ project is also collecting oral histories. Currently there are X oral histories by Greater Portland-connected Jews.

Sources    The Documenting Maine Jewry methodology is basically a jigsaw approach. We take whatever community, municipal, and cemetery records we have and merge them into a common database. As a result, we face problems of duplication and incompleteness. To minimize those problems, we try to name-match only when we have at least two factual sources for a given name. Ultimately, we feel it is better to have duplicate records than inaccurate information linking two unrelated people with the same names; Jews do love to repeat certain family names. In the name of historic accuracy, we ask families to supplement/correct their information using the on-line edit function on their page, or by emailing correct information to dmj@mindspring.com.

For security reasons, complete access to the database is available only on request. A full index of all burials , however, is publicly available.

Volunteers    The Greater Portland Documenting Maine Jewry effort is largely a volunteer effort; we always welcome more help. Volunteers interested in photographing older Jewish headstones, collecting information on a particular town or organization, transferring data from print to electronic records, or upgrading software should email to dmj@mindspring.com.

Finances    Financial contributions supplement the volunteer effort by supporting data collection and outreach. DMJ is under the financial supervision of Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine(JCA), a 501(c)3 organization. Donations are welcome using the Tzedakah box below or by sending a gift (marked DMJ) to the JCA, 57 Ashmont St., Portland, Maine 04103. Major donors can select a range of contributions to honor their own Maine immigrant family or to inspire and inform the next generation of Maine Jews.

Heart and Soul    The core of the project is the addition of new information by Maine Jews, whether online through the website, by email, or by old-fashioned mail. We encourage all registered users to supplement or correct existing information on individuals using the edit function on each person's page. Historical documents, oral accounts, photographs of community activities, and print articles can be emailed to dmj @ mindspring.com . To get a mailing address, please email describing the materials you would like to share.

Last Updated : 10 February 2011

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