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Synagogues Schedule Many Confirmations on Pentecost

May 18, 1934
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Numerous synagogues throughout the city will hold confirmation exercises for the boys and girls of their congregations this Sunday in connection with Shabuoth, the feast of Pentecost.

A class of thirty-six boys and girls will be confirmed by Rabbi Louis Newman at Temple Rodeph Sholom, 7 West Eighty-third street. A. special musical program has been arranged and will be directed by Cantor Nathan G. Meltzoff.

The class includes:

Godfrey Arnold Becker, Robert Benjamin, Eileen Berman, Adele Bookman, Evelyn Cassidy, Helen Emanuel, Dorothy Feltler, Ruth Geiger, Jerome Geller, Elmer Glaser, Shirley Gluck, Irving Gottlieb, Herbert Gutwillig, Charles Hecht, Betty Heineman, Edmund Jacobson, Carol Jacobs, Estelle Karpf, Richard Kaufman, Hortense Kinsman, Jeanette Klimpl, Leonard Kraus, Ethel Leggat, Ruth Lewis, Jack London, Rosalyn Meltzoff, Annette Mendelsohn, Hortense Needles, Maxine Pritzker, Edith Rivkin, Doris Robinson, Adele Saltzer, James Scheuer, Anita Schlesinger, Lowell Schoenfeld and Julia Marie Strasburger.


Twenty-four young men and women will be confirmed by Rabbi I. Mortimer Bloom at Temple Oheb Sholom, 257 West Ninety-third street. This is the first confirmation class of the Temple.

Those to be confirmed are:

Betty Blum, Ina Blumenthal, Rhoda Brayer, Doris Brown, Sonya Brown, Rhoda Eagle, Lillian Edelstein, Ruth Fishberg, Miriam Gwertzman, Eugene Heimerdinger, Patricia Kinzler, Edith Korn, Marjorie Kosak, Edith Kugler, Janet Littman, Corinne Maas, Mildred Metsch, Ruth Phillips, Rita Sapiro, Blanche Siegel, Hannahlore Stern, Roslyn Strauss, Doris Vide and Beatrice Weiskopf.


A group of twenty-four, the largest confirmation class of the Jacob H. Schiff Center, 2510 Valentine avenue, will be confirmed by Rabbi Alexander Basel. The day also marks the tenth anniversary of the institution. The awarding of confirmation prizes will be made by Charles Gilman. The confirmands include:

Clarisse Hollander, Billie Gordon, Mildred Zimney, Blanche Rosenbaum, Thelma Abell, Elsie Beller, Lenore Bloom, Dorothy Sanders, Sylvia Horwitz, Rose Shakin, Shirley Glatzer, Leona Donath, Rachel Varsano, Ruth Mauser, Rosalyn Keusch, Shirley Isaacs, Dorothy Muskat, Irene Cassell, Selma Futerman, Muriel Trow, Adele Varsano, Leanore Zeiger, Beryl Gosdin and Lenore Bloom.


Twenty young men and women will be confirmed by Rabbi Ernest R. Trattner at the Mt. Neboh Congregation, 130 West Seventy-ninth street.

They are:

Rosalind Benjamin, Audrey Diamond, Gladys Gans, Elma Green, Babette Hertz, Marie Hitz, Charlotte Kaplan, Robert Kahn, Elaine Katzenberg, Selma Kohn, Lorraine Levy, Marjorie Moses, Alan Otten, Carol Rothschild, Edith Schoenfeld, Rhoda Selinka, Eleanor Snedeker, Betty Strauss, Marjorie Ullman and Jean Weil.


Seventeen young men and women will be confirmed by Rabbi Isadore A. Aaron at the Congregation Mount Sinai, 305 State street, Brooklyn.

The group includes:

Bernard Bernstein, Mildred Dauber, Yetta Finkelstein, Irving Fogelman, Muriel Gans, Natalie Greenberg, Robert Harris, Ruth Katzman, Dorothy Liskin, Mildred Mehlman, Rebecca Pfefferkorn, Maxwell Philips, Helen Sadowsky, Murray Scheshko, Ruth Shapiro, Murray Steinberg and Elsie Strizhak.


Four rabbis will participate in the confirmation services of the Free Synagogue, which will take place at Carnegie Hall, Fifty-seventh street and Seventh avenue. Twenty-eight young people are to be confirmed. Rabbi J. X. Cohen will deliver the invocation, Rabbi Sidney E. Goldstein will announce the awards and Rabbi Morton M. Berman will make the presentation address. Rabbi Stephen S. Wise will make the benediction and deliver a sermon on “Young Israel and the Undying Jew.”

The confirmands are:

Joan Lucile Bardach, Richard Baum, Marjorie Breyer. Vera Therese Cohn, Eleanor Gladys Donath, Lois F. Drosin, Evelyn Eisner, Roselyn E. Epstein, David H. Finkelstein, Helen Ruth Flatauer, Gerald Freed, William M. Gips, Myron J. Harris, Edward D. Joseph, D. Allan Kramer, Elaine Sonia Lefkowitz, Earl N. Levitt, Carol J. Loeb, Carol H. Malisoff, James H. Mantinband, Theodore Michel Jr., Richard E. Nordlinger, Jay Rashkis, Lois Cecile Roberts, Audrey Schoenfeld, Doris Schoenfeld, Jules Schwerin and Robert Yankauer.


Six boys and the same number of girls will be confirmed by Rabbi Morris M. Rose at Temple Sinai of Brooklyn, Arlington avenue and Bradford street. A large program has been prepared for the occasion.

The confirmands include:

Elaine Advocat, Ruth Fortgang, Samuel Jacobs, Adele Joseph, Leo Karpel, Bernice Sarasky, Nathan Schifrin, Isabelle Schiller, Max Schuff, Saymour Siegel, Sylvia Seinfeld and Jack Wiener.


Eleven girls will be confirmed by Rabbi Maxwell L. Sacks at the Jewish Communal Center of Flatbush, 1302 Avenue I, Brooklyn, in the evening.

The confirmands include:

Sybella Beyer, Edith Cohen, Miriam Feinstein, Shirley Feld, Edna May Johnson, Gladys Leight, Ethel Levy, Helen Miller, Iris Pashman, Abby Shirley Sacks and Florence Witken.


Ten girls will be confirmed by Rabbi Jacob Bosniak at the Ocean Parkway Jewish Center, 550 Ocean parkway, Brooklyn.

The following will be confirmed:

Betty L. Bosniak, Shirley H. Brickner, Edna Dultz, Natalie A. Fleishman, Beverly E. Fogelson, Pearl Friedkin, Mildred Share, Harriet B. Smith, Evelyn N. Sussman and Ruth Weinsier.

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