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Manischewitz Matzah Bakery

Jersey City, New Jersey

Date of Death: Thu. April 1, 1943 -

Bio Information:
The B. Manischewitz Company, LLC was founded by Rabbi Dov Behr Manischewitz, in 1888 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company went public in 1923 and remained a public corporation until it was taken private in a management buyout led by Kohlberg & Company in 1990 for $42.5 million. It is the world’s largest matzo manufacturer and one of America’s largest and most recognizable kosher brands.

Manischewitz Matzah Bakery
Photo Caption: Rabbonim gather to supervise a special run (chabura) of matzoh at Manischewitz Bakery in Jersey City. Credit: IFJCAH
Note: Please help us identify the rabbonim in the picture.

Photo Caption: Rabbonim headed by Rav Eliezer Silver of Cincinnati, gather to supervise a special run (chabura) of matzoh at Manischewitz Bakery in Jersey City, March 8, 1953. Credit: IFJCAH

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Tags: General · New Jersey · Pesach - Passover

Meyer London Matzos Bakery

Lower East Side, New York City

Date of Death: Sat. June 22, 2019 -

Photo Caption: Letterhead of Meyer London, proprietor of Meyer London Matzos Bakery, Credit: IFJCAH

Photo Caption: Advertisement promoting Meyer London Matzos Bakery, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Crude drawing of the Matzoh Machine at the Cohen’s Matzoh Bakery on Pike Street, Credit: MCA

Bio Information:
Meyer London Matzos Bakery founded in 1871 is among the first matzo bakeries on these shores.

Of Note:
The politician Meyer London (1871-1926), one of only two socialist politicians ever elected to Congress was Meyer London’s nephew.



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Tags: New York · Pesach - Passover

Pesach / Passover 1939

Rabbis examine freshly milled flower for Passover

Date of Death: Sat. March 25, 1939 - Nissan 5 5699

Photo Caption: Rabbis examine freshly milled flour for Passover, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History
Note: Please help us identify anyone in the picture or the setting.

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Tags: General · Pesach - Passover

The Wittenberg Matzoh Co

Chicago, Illinois

Date of Death: Thu. April 1, 1937 -

Bio Information:
The Wittenberg Matzoh Co located at 1326 S Jefferson Street in Chicago, was founded c.1885 by Levy Wittenberg. It operated for many years under the Eat More Matzoh brad producing thousands of pounds of Matzoh each year. Eventually, it was put out of business by the ever modernizing Manischewitz Matzoh Bakery. In the early years, the kosher for Passover operation took place on the upper floors of the bakery. However, as they expanded Matzoh production was moved around the corner to Maxwell Street.

Photo Caption: At the Maxwell Street oven plant, 1937, Credit: IFJCAH
Note: Please help us identify the people in the picture.

Photo Caption: The Wittenberg Matzoh Co c. 1919, Credit: Mildred Wittenberg Malin


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Tags: Pesach - Passover

Warsaw Ghetto Matzah Bakery

Warsaw, Poland

Date of Death: Fri. November 15, 1940 -

Photo Caption: Matzah Retailer in the Warsaw Ghetto, Credit: MCA

Note: Please help us identify the location and setting of this picture. In addition, regarding the identification of the shop’s proprietor. 

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Tags: Holocaust Kadoshim · Pesach - Passover