|Concert, dinner to celebrate Heights synagogue's 102nd year|
|Written by The Jersey Journal|
article by The Jersey Journal, published on Sunday, June 15, 2008
Congregation Mt. Sinai, on Sherman Avenue in the Jersey City Heights, celebrates its 102nd year today with a concert and dinner, according to the Jewish Standard.
The oldest functioning Orthodox congregation in the city, it has been looking for descendants of the founding members and alumni of the Talmud Torah to be honored during the celebration, the paper said.
According to a release on HudsonJewish.org, the synagogue is looking for the following families, descendants of the founding members: Blaustein, Brauer, Bresnick, Chasick, Chenkin, Chester, Gewant, Gutmann, Fellerman, Fishman, Geiger, Hauptman, Halprin, Helfand, Hordes, Kahnowitz, Kanor, Landy, Marcus, Miller, Novick, Passman, Pesin, Pepper, Pomerantz, Samuelson, Schlossberg, Slurzberg, Sinakin, Sklower, Shneweiss, Sunshine, Urdang, Winograd, Yasmer, Zall and Zeller.
But "the list is by no means complete," said Jane Goldberg, Mount Sinai co-president.
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