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    • Jewish Young People

    • 1915
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • This group of Jewish young people in 1915 represents some of Charlotte's oldest Jewish families. L to R: Louis Silverstein, Sara Silverstein, Aaron Weiner, Molly Miller, unknown, Hattie Smith, Sam Schwartz, and Anne Harris.
    • Silverstein Store

    • 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • The Silversteins ran a large dry goods store at 223 East Trade Street. This photo was taken around 1913. L to R: Morris Silverstein, Benjamin Silverstein, Rebecca Silverstein, Louis Silverstein, unknown.
    • Cornerstone Dedication of Temple Israel

    • 1949-01-09
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • The cornerstone for the new Temple Israel on Dilworth Road was dedicated on January 9, 1949. Rabbi William Greenberg delivered the invocation. L. to R.: Al Smith, Rabbi Greenberg, Robert and Lawrence Speizman, Morris Speizman, Rabbi Tofield and...
    • Rabbi Rocklin

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    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
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    • Carrie Rosenthal Schiff

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    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • Louis N. Schiff and his wife, Carrie Rosenthal Schiff, owned Schiff & Co. The Rosenthal family was one of nine Jewish families listed in the 1850 Charlotte census.
    • Samuel Wittkowsky's Dry Goods Store

    • 1890
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • Samuel Wittkowsky operated a dry goods store at 8-10 W. Trade Street (now the Marriott Hotel). A resident of Charlotte in 1860, he had several partners, among them Jacob Rintels and Herman Baruch. Wittkowsky was the first elected president of the...
    • Charlotte Pawn and Loan

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    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • Raphael Malever, third from the right, opened his business at 9 E. Trade Street (now Founders Hall) in 1909. The former occupant of this building, Independence Trust, left a large safe which Malever used to store his jewelry. "Rafe", whose family...
    • Beauty Pageant

    • 1941
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • Jewish women compete in a 1941 beauty contest held at a swimming pool on Wilkinson Boulevard. The sashes display names of cities in Israel and Eastern Europe.
    • Jaffa Twins

    • 1941
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • Thirteen-year-old twins, Ben Jaffa, Jr. (left) and Sol Jaffa, begin their B'nai Mitzvah celebration at Agudath Achim (Hebrew United Brotherhood) on West Seventh Street in 1941. (B'nai Mitzvah is the plural of Bar Mitzvah.)
    • Mildred Miller and Hilbert Fuerstman

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    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • During World War II, hundreds of Jewish soldiers stationed in N.C. came to Charlotte. Local Jewish families hosted the young men, offering meals and invitations to Shabbat services. Many soldiers met Charlotte Jewish women this way, married and...
    • Torah Scroll Procession

    • 1971
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • The new Beth Shalom Reform congregation found a temporary home at Myers Park Baptist Church in 1971. Services were held here until they moved to a permanent home on Fairview Road. They rejoined Temple Beth El in 1986. L to R: Robert Blumenthal,...
    • Wildacres Retreat

    • 1950
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • Wildacres Retreat in Little Switzerland, N.C. was rescued from bankruptcy in 1936 by I.D. Blumenthal. In 1946, he reopened the facilities dedicating the center to "improvement of human relations and interfaith dialogue". Each year thousands of...
    • Kraft Family Bat Mitzvah celebration

    • 1954
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • The Kraft family recites Kiddush (a blessing over the wine) at their daughter Mariam's Bat Mitzvah celebration in 1954. The poster show Henrietta Szold, founder of Hadaaah, a Jewish women's organization.
    • Louis N. Schiff

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    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • Louis N. Schiff and his wife, Carrie Rosenthal Schiff, owned Schiff & Co. The Rosenthal family was one of nine Jewish families listed in the 1850 Charlotte census.
    • Rabbis Groner & Weiss

    • 1980
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • Rabbis Groner and Weiss are leaders of Lubavitch of North Carolina which was established here in 1980. It is an Orthodox, educational, and outreach organization. Male members do not shave according to Biblical commandment and wear hats as a sign of...
    • Ground Breaking at Shalom Park

    • 1983-12-11
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • The ground breaking at Shalom Park, December 11, 1983, marked the beginning of a home for all Jewish organizations in Charlotte. Shalom Park is considered a model Jewish community campus throughout the U.S. The brick structure at the left is a...
    • Genizah Ceremony

    • 1978
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • Members of the Jewish community bury prayer books and ritual objects at the Hebrew Cemetery in 1978. Sacred objects which are no longer usable are buried in a genizah (secret hiding place) instead of being discarded. The cemetery, founded in 1870,...
    • Third Graders at Temple Beth El, Sukkot

    • 1956
    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • Third graders at Temple Beth El are consecrated during Sukkot, a religious harvest holiday of thanksgiving. Consecration marks the beginning of their religious studies. Rabbi Melvin Helfgott (right) conducted this service in 1956.
    • Elizabeth Goodman and Walter Klein

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    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • During World War II, hundreds of Jewish soldiers stationed in N.C. came to Charlotte. Local Jewish families hosted the young men, offering meals and invitations to Shabbat services. Many soldiers met Charlotte Jewish women this way, married and...
    • Alfred and Dannie Heineman

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    • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte located at the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center
    • Alfred and Dannie (right) Heineman are photographed here in an apartment near Trade and Tryon Streets. Dannie became a successful financier in New York City and later established Heineman Medical Research, Inc. in Charlotte. He died in NYC in 1962,...

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