A booklet of the Constitution and By-laws for Congregation Tifereth Israel in Glen Cove
Hanukkah Menorah, c. 1900
Used by the Saltz family who moved to Northport in 1905, this menorah comes from Krakow made by artist Marcin Jarra (1852-1938).
Woodmere Academy publication The Portfolio, 1941
A yearbook type magazine includes photos including the girls basketball team where at least 7 of the 10 players were Jewish.
Synagogue Certificate of Incorporation, 1932
Document certifying the incorporation of Roosevelt Jewish Center
Cedarhurst Country Club postcard, 1915
Abraham Adelberg built the Cedarhurst Country Club giving Jews a place to gather socially.
16MM film of synagogue merger, 1973
Temple Beth Avodah on Carman Avenue in Westbury closed their doors in 1973 and merged with Community Reform Temple in Westbury. Ceremony captured by filmmaker Allan Wertheim who went on to Hollywood helping to direct movies including Saturday Night Fever and Raging Bull.
Lapel pin, 1952
This gold shovel lapel pin with diamond was given to certain individuals at the groundbreaking of the synagogue for Temple Beth Sholom in Roslyn.
Sheet music, 1918
Yip-Yip-Yaphank was a show written and created by Irving Berlin while he was stationed at Camp Upton during WWI. The show made its way to Broadway with proceeds going to support the army base.
Jewish baseball player photo, 1892
Harry Fishel, born in Babylon in 1872, played for the Babylon Base Ball Club in the 1890s. He is third from the right with two hands holding a bat.
Silver Megilat Ester scroll
This ornate scroll contains the Book of Ester, written on parchment. It is read on the holiday of Purim and comes from the former Congregation Beth-El of Massapequa.
Military uniform and medals, 1968
Uniform of Gerald Cohen from Levittown who served in Vietnam as part of the 101st Airborne. Gerald was killed in action on April 21, 1968.
Restaurant menu, 1942
The St. James Hotel was owned and operated by John Schwartz beginning in the late 1920s.
Promotional button, c. 1955
Rothman's Pickle Works in East Northport expanded their business in the 1930s by producing sauerkraut under the label of Katie's Foods named after Katie Rothman who started the factory with her husband Joseph.
Synagogue show program, 1971
Bethpage Jewish Community Center put on several shows as a synagogue fundraiser including Fidler on the Roof in 1971 that featured congregants in the cast of the show.
Sports Illustrated, 2001
Jay Fiedler from Oceanside graces the cover of Sports Illustrated after his Miami Dolphins defeated the Oakland Raiders.