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JCC Chanukah Celebration

1954 - private collection

Thank you to Temple Shalom Collection for the photo

The circular plaque in the background is celebrating the tercentenary (300 years) in 1954. I googled it, and as best I can gather, they were celebrating the 300th anniversary of Jews settling New Amsterdam (New York): Saul Marcus
People: Rabbi Norman Zdanowitz, far left; Nancy Lee, 2nd from left; Eda Zdanowitz, 2nd from left; to be identified ; Shep Lee, 4rd from left; Arthur Shapiro , 5th from left; next three [to be identified} ; Morris Kronenfeld, far right; Sara Shapiro , 6th from left; Edith Kronenfeld , 2nd from right

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