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Union Temple of Brooklyn

Affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism


SEPTEMBER, 2011 ELUL 5771TISHRI 5772 Vol. 163, No 1
SHABBAT SERVICES FOR SEPTEMBER
SHABBAT SHOFITIM

2 Friday Evening 6:30 PM
Kabbalat Shabbat
3 Saturday Morning 10:30 AM
Shabbat Morning Service

Torah: Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9 Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12-52:12
SHABBAT KI TEITZEI

9 Friday Evening 6:30 PM
Kabbalat Shabbat

10 Saturday Morning 10:30 AM
Shabbat Morning Service

Torah: Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19 Haftarah: Isaiah 54:1-10
SHABBAT KI TAVO

16 Friday Evening
6:30 PM: Kabbalat Shabbat

17 Saturday Morning 10:30 AM
Shabbat Morning Service
Amanda Grad will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah

Torah: Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8 Haftarah: Isaiah 60:1-22
SHABBAT NITZAVIM / VAYELEICH

23 Friday Evening
Fourth Friday Late Shabbat
7:00 PM: Dinner
8:00 PM: Shabbat Evening Service

24 Saturday Morning 10:30 AM
Shabbat Morning Service
Service of Conversion: Anne Levy
Kiddush to follow
Saturday Evening 8:00 PM
Selichot: Dessert Reception, Film, Havdalah & Selichot Service
Please see page 5 for details


Torah: Deuteronomy 29:9-31:30 Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-6 3:9

SHABBAT SHUVA / HAAZINU

30 Friday Evening
6:30 PM: Kabbalat Shabbat

Oct. 1 Saturday Morning 10:30 AM
Shabbat Morning Service


Torah: Leviticus 19:1-20:27 Haftarah: Amos 9:7-15
HIGH HOLY DAY
SCHEDULE
FOR 5772
ROSH HASHANAH
Wednesday, September 28th
6:00 PM - Service for Rosh Hashanah

Thursday, September 29th
9:00 AM - Family Service: One for Tots,
another for Grades 1-7
10:00 AM - Morning Service
4:00 PM - Tashlich, with Josh Adland
at the stream in Prospect Park

YOM KIPPUR
Friday, October 7th
8:00 PM - Kol Nidre

Saturday, October 8th
9:00 AM - Family Service: One for Tots,
another for Grades 1-7
10:00 AM - Morning Service
1:00 PM - Early Afternoon Prayers
1:30 PM - Social Action Forum
3:00 PM - Afternoon Service
5:00 PM - Yizkor & Nelah
A light break-the-fast will follow

Child care is available during all
High Holiday Services
Ticket information
call the Temple office
at 718 638 7600


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Rabbis Message

Rabbinic Mission To Russia
Rabbinic Mission to Russia.... This July I spent one of the most extraordinary
weeks of my life, as I was privileged to travel to Russia on a UJA-Federation
Rabbinic Mission, led and hosted by John Ruskay, CEO of UJA-Federation
New York. There were 16 rabbis: 4 Reform, 2 Modern Orthodox, 1 Recon-
structionist, and 7 Conservative. Assisting with the mission was Dru Green-
wood, Director of Synergy, the UJA-Federation program of strengthening Jew-
ish identity through the synagogue.
Summer Camp.... For most of our trip we stayed in Moscow, but we also spent
one day in St. Petersburg. The trip to St. Petersburg was primarily to visit a
Jewish summer camp run by the Jewish Agency. Most of the kids are high-
school age, and the counselors, in their early 20's. Except for the fact that eve-
ryone was speaking Russian, it could have been Camp Eisner, or any of the URJ camps around the US - with
was one conspicuous difference. One, after the other, after the other, they told us their stories, and typically
the story went like this. . . Ive been coming to camp for several years now. The first time I came, two weeks
before the summer my grandfather told me that he had heard about a nice summer camp, and he wanted me to
go. And by the way, he said, youre a Jew. ....
Totalitarianism.... For some 70 years, the Soviet regime had deliberately and thoroughly stamped out, destroyed,
prohibited, and effectively erased, all traces of Jewish life and identity in the Former Soviet Union. There were
no functioning synagogues, no Hebrew schools, no Jewish community centers, bar/bat mitzvahs, Jewish wed-
dings, camps, rabbinical academies or family heirlooms in peoples homes. Nothing.
Sharansky.... Nevertheless, somehow there was a spark. For any of us who lived through the 1970's and 80's,
the Refusenik Movement will be indelibly impressed upon our hearts and minds. In the aftermath of the Six-Day
War in Israel, small groups of Jews in the FSU arose, determined to assert their Jewish identity. They got to-
gether underground. They read journals, studied Hebrew, and established connections with the outside world.
Eventually they applied for exit visas so that they could emigrate to Israel. The Kremlin refused their applica-
tions. All through the 70's and 80's, hundreds of thousands of us took to the streets in the US, Israel, and
around the world, to let our Jewish brothers and sisters know that they were not alone, and to let the Kremlin
know it as well. Many of the Refuseniks were arrested and imprisoned. Of course the poster child, as it were,
for the Refusenik Movement, was Anatoly Sharansky. In 1977, Sharansky was arrested on charges of treason
and spying for the United States, and sentenced to 13 years of forced labor in a Siberian labor camp. After years
of international pressure, finally he was released in 1986. On Mothers Day of that year, at our annual Solidarity
Day March, we were gathered as usual for a rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza at the United Nations, when sud-
denly Sharansky appeared on the podium. The swirl of emotion in that crowd could not be contained. He lifted
his arms as if to embrace the crowd, and said, as I remember it: All of this is possible - all of it - only because of
you - because you never forgot me.... It was a seminal moment in my life, and in the lives of all of us there, and
around the world. During our day in St. Petersburg this July, my colleagues and I were privileged to be joined
by the man now known as Natan Sharansky, and his wife Avital. They came from Jerusalem to be with us that
day at the summer camp. Natan, of course, now serves as the Chairman of the Jewish Agency For Israel, under
whose auspices the camp, and others like it, operates. In presenting Natan to us for the first of what would be a
number of discussions during that remarkable day and evening, John Ruskay observed that some may think of
Natan as having changed the Jewish world. This is true, but not complete. Natan Sharansky changed the world.
(Continued on page 3)


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Officers Column
Its Going to be a Great Year!
Not often do we have the opportunity to be in the presence of someone who has changed the world.
Being a Jew.... I will be telling you more about this extraordinary trip, and the work of the UJA-Federation in
the FSU. But the underlying message for all of us is the mandate to cherish our Jewish lives and to take per-
sonal responsibility for perpetuating them. While we are certainly secure in the United States, thank God, we
run the risk of allowing our security to lull us into taking our Jewishness so much for granted that we end up
squandering the privilege of being Jewish. Though it is still mid-summer as I write this, September and the
Holidays are fast approaching. As we enter our High Holy Day season, I implore you to consider this privi-
lege, as we continue the discussion in days to come.
From Stephen, Philip and myself, Lshanah Tovah Tikateivu Vteichateimu A happy and healthy New
Year to you and those you love. May you be inscribed and sealed in the Book of Life for blessing, life, and
peace.
-Rabbi Linda Henry Goodman
(Continued from page 2)
Welcome back!
September kicks off a new season at Union Temple, with the High Holy Days starting at the end of September,
the Temple Open House on September 18th and a slew of brand new programs for families and young people.
Were delighted to welcome as our new Religious School Principal Daniel Kirzane, a very accomplished
young man who is pursuing both rabbinic and educational studies at Hebrew Union College. Daniel will also
be putting together a young adults program, for 20- and 30-somethings. And were bringing back our youth
group for post- Bar/Bat Mitzvah kids. Youll be hearing more about all these activities as we go along.
For preschoolers and their families, we will have "Fridays at Four," every Friday now (except for holidays), to
provide a consistent routine for coming to Temple. The very kid-friendly Shabbat programs will start at 4:00,
led by Yoshie Fruchter from the Preschool, who, Im told, is a rock star among the younger set.
Dont forget the monthly First Friday Family Shabbats, the first Friday of most months. Come to service with
your kids at 6:30 or come early for a snack followed by potluck dinner. Because the High Holy Days are
late this year our First Friday services start November 4th.
And, we are especially excited to be participating in the PJ Library program, in which we send free Jewish-
themed books to families of children ages 6 months to 8 years. Actually, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation
chooses and mails the books (and picks up most of the cost of the program), but everything is branded as com-
ing from Union Temple. In addition to mailing the books, we will plan events centered around the books, such
as a reading circle for kids and parents at our September 18th Open House.
The benefits are many and fit right into our goal of bringing young people into the life of the Temple. We aim
to sign up 200 subscribers: current members; families whove shown an interest in our preschool or Hebrew
school; and Jewish families in the neighborhood who may hear about us from our publicity or by word of
mouth. The books, a gift from the Temple, will give parents an easy, comfortable way to reinforce Jewish
themes and values in the home. The events allow us to interact directly with the parents and kids in the best
possible environment.
Its going to be a great year!
-Beatrice Hanks, President


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Welcome back from your summer activities. I hope
they were all enjoyable.
Brotherhood has an active fall season planned, begin-
ning on September 18th with participation in the Un-
ion Temple Membership Open House.
Every year, Brotherhood members volunteer to serve
as ushers for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur ser-
vices (September 28-29 and October 7-8). Ill be con-
tacting you soon about participating in that.
On Sunday, October 9th, we will be building a suk-
kah, a traditional favorite fall activity for Brotherhood.
And if thats not enough physical activity, were plan-
ning a bike ride in Prospect Park on October 23rd.
And on Sunday, November 20th, I will be leading a
book discussion about the novel 36 Arguments for the
Existence of God, by Rebecca Goldstein. The central
character, Cass Seltzer, is a professor of the psychol-
ogy of religion, and became unexpectedly rich and
famous by writing a book in which he refuted dozens
of arguments for the existence of God. We read hilari-
ous accounts of his academic life and loves (the fun
really begins when an ex-girlfriend, Roz Margolis,
breezes in) and a visit to the Hasidic community that
his mother had fled from. (She was related to the
rebbe, but said it was no big deal since everyone was
related there.) The book also takes a few serious turns
as Seltzer becomes involved in the rebbes sons
struggles over his future, and as Seltzer approaches a
big debate at Harvard on the existence of God. And if
you really were looking for 36 arguments, theyre in
an appendix at the end of the book, along with Ms.
Goldsteins analysis refuting each of them. Ms. Gold-
stein, by the way, is also the author of Betraying
Spinoza, which was the subject of a Brotherhood book
discussion a few years ago.
On Saturday evening, December 3, Brotherhood and
Sisterhood will have a Havdalah service at the Tem-
ple, followed by a visit to the Brooklyn museum for its
First Saturday event of art and music.
And we will begin 2012 with a book discussion led by
Andy Mirer on January 22nd, about The Blood of
Lorraine by Barbara Corrado Pope. It is a tale about
the investigation of a murder in 19th Century France.
Make that two murders: First an infant is killed and
mutilated, and the parents claim that a Jew was the
murderer, and then a prominent member of the local
Jewish community is murdered.
Please join us at all of our Brotherhood activities this year.
-Steve Segall, Brotherhood President
Brotherhood
Mark Your Calendars
The Soferet: A woman in a mans world
The scribal art, particularly when it comes to writing Torahs, generally has been closed to women. There
are a few who have broken through. Aviel Barclay is one of them...
My fascination with the art of calligraphy stems mainly from my love of the He-
brew alefbet and my desire to use it as a way to serve G@d and the world. As a
Jewish artist, I work with an awareness and respect for Torah, poetry, visual art,
and the discipline of lettering.
We will hear her compelling story in a short film as we prepare for
Selichot. Join us.
Saturday Evening, September 24th
8:00Dessert Reception
9:45Havdalah, and the Changing of the Torah Mantles
10:00Selichot, ending with a Blast of the Shofar


Religious School
Welcome Daniel Kirzane
Shalom! My name is Daniel Kirzane,
and Im delighted to be starting as
Union Temples new educator for
2011-2012. Im a fourth-year rab-
binical and education student at the
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Insti-
tute of Religion, where I serve as the
coordinator of the HUC-JIR Soup Kitchen. Im look-
ing forward to the start of a great new school year and
a bright season ahead.
The Religious School this year will be operating much
as it has in the past. Students in grades 1-7 will be
meeting on Sunday mornings from 9:30-12:30, and I
invite parents to join us for welcoming and concluding
activities 9:30-9:45 and 12:15-12:30. As last year,
kindergarten students will be meeting from 10:00-
11:30. These weekly hours of instruction will be en-
riching and fun for students, teachers, and parents!
Im proud to announce as well that this year, Union
Temple will be starting a new youth group, drawing
from 8
th
-12
th
-grade students. You will soon be hear-
ing from David Marx, Religious School teacher and
youth group coordinator, in the coming weeks and
months with more information.
The author of Proverbs teaches us, Educate a youth in
the path he ought to go; Even as he grows old, he will
not swerve from it (22:6). These short lines emphasize
the lasting importance of a foundational education.
Also, taken another way, the first line
could read, Educate a youth in his
own way. This turn of phrase re-
minds us that every child has his or her
own way of understanding the world,
and our task as parents and teachers is
to connect with them on their level.
Thus, this year, I intend to learn about
the way of each child at Union
Temple and to reach out to these stu-
dents in order to help provide a foun-
dation for their Jewish future. As a
community, we will study, pray, and
sing together, and I certainly hope
you will join us along the way!
Please send any questions, comments,
or feedback to me at uniontempleedu-
cator@gmail.com.
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MARK YOUR CALENDARS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28 ~
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan

FOURTH FRIDAY SHABBAT

Dinner and Shabbat Evening Service
followed by
THE RABBI A. STANLEY DREYFUS
MEMORIAL LECTURE
DISTINGUISHED GUEST SPEAKER:
RABBI DR. MARTIN A COHEN

Rabbi Dr. Martin A. Cohen is Pro-
fessor of Jewish History at He-
brew Union College - Jewish Insti-
tute of Religion in New York. His
areas of scholarly concentration
are the History of Early Rabbinic
Judaism and Christianity, and the
History of the Jews in the Modern
World, with special emphasis on
Sephardic Jewry. He earned un-
dergraduate and graduate degrees at the University
of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. at HUC-JIR. He is an
engaging speaker, and beloved and respected by all
his colleagues and students alike. A loyal mentor and
cherished friend and teacher to our Rabbi, we are
blessed to welcome him to Union Temple.
Friday at Four
Shabbat for Kids
Pre-K and K
Every Friday at 4 PM
With YOSHIE
At Union Temple
17 Eastern Parkway, Grand Army Plaza
Begins September 16, 4:00 PM
Come and celebrate Shabbat.


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Suddenly it's September, and the long, hot summer is be-
hind us. We hope that, despite temperatures that threat-
ened to melt the thermometers (and us!), you had a pleas-
ant and eventful summer and are now rested and ready to
join us as we embark on an exciting new season.
As always, we have many stimulating programs planned,
and we'll be launching this season with one of our popular
Rosh Chodesh Seders. Mark your calendar for Sunday,
October 30th at 10 a.m. We'll be welcoming you back
with a Rosh Chodesh Seder that celebrates the beginning
of the month of Cheshvan. It is a quiet month, without
holidays, a time to reflect on the hopes and dreams we
surrounded ourselves with during the Holy Days of our
new year. Together, we'll explore those hopes and dreams
and the ways we can use them to enhance and broaden
our lives. It will be an enlightening morning of sharing
and caring, filled with warmth, friendship, and funand,
of course, lots of good things to eat!
Watch this space and your mail for more information
about all our programs. Every one of them is guaran-
teed to delight and inspire you. We hope you'll be with
us for them alland as a member. If you have not yet
renewed your membership, please do so promptly, and
if you are not yet a Sisterhood member, we hope you
will join us now. It's as simple as writing a check for
$36 to Sisterhood of Union Temple. Think about it
for only double chai you can perform the mitzvah of
bringing hope and help where they are needed by add-
ing your voice, your heart, and your hands to ours, as
together we reach out to perform tikkun olam.
Sisterhood wishes everyone a happy, healthy, success-
ful New Year. May 5772 be a year of peace in our
hearts, our homes, and our world. L'Shanah Tova!
-Barbara Brett, Secretary
Sisterhood
An Exciting New Season Ahead
Got musical talent? Bring it to the temple!
Wed love for you to play at a service sometime,
or any other time!
Please call Rabbi Goodman: 718-638-7600 x2 or
E-mail her: rabbigoodman@uniontemple.org
John and Nancy Beranbaum
Hy and Barbara Brett
Eleanor Forman, zl
Leon and Rose Freilich
Dennies Gajadhar
Dr. Peter Gomori and Jannette Katz
Rabbis Stephen and Linda Goodman
Arlene Greendlinger
Lawrence and Judy Gutman
Jean Pierre and Judith Halioua
Stephen and Beatrice Hanks
George Hausman and Anna Budd
Doris Klueger
Arnold and Ellen Kolikoff
Dr. Jonathan and Beth Kurfirst
Kenneth Meister and Laurie Shahon
Jason S. Meyer
Robert Newhouser
Tom and Heidi Oleszczuk
Cherly Paradis and
Dr. Gene P. McCollough
Dorothy Z. Peters
Steven and Devorah Rifkind
Zeva Greendale Roschko
Daniel Schachter and Stephanie
Steinberg
Marc Schwabish and Lisa Huang
Michael Schwartz and Sheila Solow
Steven Segall and Mark Silverstein
Jean Shaffer
Beverly Silverman
Howard and Linda Simka
Henry and Susanne Singer
Dr. Lewis and Sheila Soloff
Larry Steckman and Annette Schulz
Jeffrey Stein and Denise Waxman
Marc Sweet
Jake and Lis Tamarkin
David and Louise Trubek
Elmer Twente and Andrea Polans
Julie Zellat
We acknowledge with great appreciation all those
who contributed to our Annual Passover Appeal.


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@Mazal Tov to our Bat Mitzvah@
Amanda Grad
Daughter of Kimberly and Douglas Grad

Amanda is in the 8th
grade at William Alex-
ander Middle School
51, where she special-
izes in drama. Her fa-
vorite activities include
reading, listening to
music, photography,
jewelry making and
spending time with her friends. She also
loves training Winston the Grad family pug
puppy with her brother Harry. We are so
proud of her accomplishments. Our love,
pride and joy will be with Amanda as she
becomes a Bat Mitzvah on September 17,
2011.
Onbehalfoftheentirecongregation,Rabbi
Goodmanthanksandcommendsour
congregantswhoconductedShabbat
servicesthissummer:
AbeBarnett
Dr.RobertFried
JannetteKatz
CarolynKubitschek
DavidLansner
NicoleLebenson
Dr.GailLevine
Dr.LeonoreMax
MarvinPolonsky
JeanShaffer
HenrySinger
HowardSimka
LindaSimka
JeffreyStein
DeniseWaxman
We express our heartfelt sympathy to

ANNE MALTZ
on the death of her mother

SUZANNE MALTZ

on August 12th.

We extend our condolences as well to Anne's father
Richard, her son Michael Potecha, her sister and
brother-in-law, Sara and Helmut Foell, and their
children, Daniel, Julia, and Alexandra Foell.

and to:

ALYSSA WEINSTEIN and AL MILLER
on the death of Alyssas mother

ROSE WEINSTEIN

on June 11th.

We extend our condolences as well to grandchildren Maggie
and Zachary Miller, and Alyssas brother Robert Weinstein.
and to:

MARK AND SHERRI GRASHOW
on the death of their daughter-in-law

YASUKO TAMAKI

on May 10th.
We express our heartfelt condolences as well to Yasuko's
husband, Alex Grashow; their children, Sakura, Shogo, and
Hiroto Grashow and Yasuko's parents,
Sachiko and Kenkichi Tamaki.
and to:

BARBARA and JEFFREY KURLAND, AND THEIR
SON ALEX
on the death of Barbara's mother

MARY LUBITZ KUSHNER

on June 4th.

We express our condolences as well to
Barbara's brother and sisters,
Kenneth, Persephone and Beth, their spouses and children,
and the entire extended family.

and to:

ROSEMARIE, DAVID and RAFE SHAFFER
on the death of their mother-in-law and grandmother

PEARL SHAFFER

mother of Martin Shaffer, z"l,
on June 20th.

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May their memories be for a blessing


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Tzedakah
UNION TEMPLE MEMORIAL FUND
Donated by ....................................................................................... in memory of
Doris and Ronald Nydell ........................................................................................ Eleanor Forman
Joyce M. Charles .................................................................................................... Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson
David and Beatrice Segal ....................................................................................... Nathan Segal
Dorothy Selcov ....................................................................................................... Eleanor Forman
Sherry Rosenberg ................................................................................................... Eva Goldstone
Neil and Paula Schaeffer ........................................................................................ Eleanor Forman
Anna Budd and George Hausman .......................................................................... Lena Hausman
Esther Fleisch ......................................................................................................... Eleanor Forman
Rae Schiff ............................................................................................................... Sadie Frank
Doris Klueger ......................................................................................................... Pearl Shaffer
Dr. Gail Levine-Fried ............................................................................................. Myrna Levine
Herb and Julie Karlitz ............................................................................................ Irwin Karlitz
Marilyn Goodman .................................................................................................. Arnold Goodman
Norman Silverman ................................................................................................. Beverly Silverman
Anna Budd and George Hausman .......................................................................... Gilbert Hausman
Steven Segall .......................................................................................................... Norma Segall
Sherry Rosenberg ................................................................................................... Harry Goldstone
Bert Ludwig ........................................................................................................... Sadye R. Altman
Rabbis Stephen W. and Linda Henry Goodman..................................................... Rabbi Alfred L. Goodman
Henry and Susanne Singer ..................................................................................... Irma Cohen
Henry and Susanne Singer ..................................................................................... Solomon J. Singer

RABBIS DISCRETIONARY FUND
Donated by
Edward and Roberta Gothelf .................................................................................. in honor of Howard Simka's retirement.
Barbara and Jeffrey Kurland .................................................................................. in memory of Barbara's mother,
Mary Lubitz Kushner
Anna Budd and George Hausman .......................................................................... with best wishes
Alyssa Weinstein and Alfred Miller ....................................................................... in memory of Alyssa's mother,
Rose Weinstein
Ira and Audrey Forman .......................................................................................... in memory of Ira's mother, Eleanor Forman
Dr. Michael and Helen Forman .............................................................................. in memory of Michael's cousin,
Eleanor Forman
Rosemarie Shaffer .................................................................................................. in memory of Pearl Shaffer, mother of
Martin Shaffer
Rita Sherman .......................................................................................................... in honor of the marriage of Elissa J. Schpero
and David Garlick
DR. A. STANLEY DREYFUS LECTURE FUND
Donated by
Barbara and Hyman Brett ....................................................................................... in honor of Drs. Gail Levine and Robert Fried
Marianne Dreyfus ................................................................................................... in memory of Rabbi A Stanley Dreyfus
Hortense Hurwitz ................................................................................................... in memory of William Feinstein
Roberta and Ed Gothelf .......................................................................................... in memory of William Feinstein

SISTERHOOD MEMORIAL FUND
Donated by ....................................................................................... in memory of
Susanne and Henry Singer ..................................................................................... Eleanor Forman
Hy and Barbara Brett.............................................................................................. Joseph Zink
Hy and Barbara Brett.............................................................................................. Eleanor Forman

SISTERHOOD ROSE KEIT FLOWER FUND
Donated by ....................................................................................... in memory of
Helen H. Goodman ................................................................................................. Eleanor Forman



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Sara Kirsch .......................................................... September 2, 1939
Albert M. Kasdan ................................................ September 2, 1968
Kate K. Kauffman ............................................... September 3, 1970
Joseph D. Novich ................................................ September 4, 1948
Stella D. Kahn ..................................................... September 4, 1969
Jacob Lorence ...................................................... September 5, 1929
Bashe Kremer ...................................................... September 5, 1958
Marion Frieman ................................................... September 5, 1974
Harris Obstfeld .................................................... September 6, 1931
Alyce Nicole Fogel .............................................. September 6, 1958
Cecilia Masur ...................................................... September 6, 1962
Louis Lorence ...................................................... September 6, 1966
William Bergman ................................................ September 8, 1926
Michael Goldsmith .............................................. September 8, 1934
Hattie Mayer ........................................................ September 8, 1963
Sidney Berman .................................................. September 10, 1956
Florence Beacon ................................................ September 11, 1992
Julius Wechsler ................................................. September 14, 1943
Lazarus Muscat ................................................. September 14, 1944
Louis Kahn ........................................................ September 15, 1918
Rosa Newman ................................................... September 15, 1926
Helen Himmelreich ........................................... September 15, 1947
Harry Rutenberg ................................................ September 15, 1967
Jeanette Abromowitz ......................................... September 15, 1977
Max Kamen ....................................................... September 15, 1981
Rabbi Simon R. Cohen ...................................... September 16, 1942
Dr. Benjamin E. Wolfort ................................... September 17, 1950
Irving S. Millman .............................................. September 17, 1977
Vera Kamen ...................................................... September 17, 1989
Charlotte Berko ................................................. September 18, 1976
Samuel Schwartz ............................................... September 19, 1928
Machen Rice ...................................................... September 23, 1910
Max Dreyfuss .................................................... September 25, 1942
David Kaufman ................................................. September 26, 1958
Minnie Cowin .................................................... September 28, 1924
Henrietta Van Raalte ......................................... September 28, 1927
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