[1961 Ahavath Sholom Confirmation Class]

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Photograph of the 1961 Ahavath Sholom confirmation class standing around the altar of the synagogue at 1600 W. Myrtle St., Fort Worth, Texas. The women are standing in the front and wearing light-colored robes; the men are standing in the back and wearing dark-colored robes. From left to right, the confirmands pictured are: Front row: Arlene Lois Sonkin, Leslie Faye Kreisberg, Karen Sue Imber, Andrea Bernstein (Deen), Marlene Annette Schwartz, Andrea Ruth Goldberg, Trudy Klimist, Diane Jane Mehl. Second row: Harold Zenick, Helen Susan Hillman, Gail S. Shandelson, Ellen Bari Brachman, Carol Klimist, Sally Ann Schumer, Karen Ann Lerner. Third ...

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1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 27 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. May 14, 1961.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Fort Worth Jewish Archives to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 299 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Fort Worth Jewish Archives

A program of the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, the Archives is part of the mission to unite and strengthen the Jewish community in Texas and ensure their well-being and continuity. It includes materials from multiple generations and organizations, including Men's Chevra Kadisha, Dan Danciger Jewish Community Center, Jewish War Veterans, National Council of Jewish Women, Hadassah, B'nai B'rith Women and Ahavath Sholom.

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Photograph of the 1961 Ahavath Sholom confirmation class standing around the altar of the synagogue at 1600 W. Myrtle St., Fort Worth, Texas. The women are standing in the front and wearing light-colored robes; the men are standing in the back and wearing dark-colored robes. From left to right, the confirmands pictured are:

Front row: Arlene Lois Sonkin, Leslie Faye Kreisberg, Karen Sue Imber, Andrea Bernstein (Deen), Marlene Annette Schwartz, Andrea Ruth Goldberg, Trudy Klimist, Diane Jane Mehl.

Second row: Harold Zenick, Helen Susan Hillman, Gail S. Shandelson, Ellen Bari Brachman, Carol Klimist, Sally Ann Schumer, Karen Ann Lerner.

Third row: Michael Raskin, Ronald Herzfeld, Lawrence J. Korenman, Edward H. Garsek, Gerald Zenick, Sanford Bogart, Charles Morton Coughey, Tommy Lee Stanley.

Back row: Ronald D. Savitz, Herbert Weisblatt, Ben P. Herman, Cantor Phillip Kirshner, Rabbi Isadore Garsek, Ben D. Tobor, Sherwin Coplin, Richard J. Savitz.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 27 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History, 2010 is comprised of photographs, postcards, maps, letters, yearbooks, and other materials that reflect on bygone eras of Texas history.

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  • May 14, 1961

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  • Sept. 29, 2010, 3:59 p.m.

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  • July 31, 2013, 6:50 p.m.

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[1961 Ahavath Sholom Confirmation Class], photograph, May 14, 1961; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117188/: accessed March 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Worth Jewish Archives.