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A. Goodman and Sons, INC. Matzah Bakery

Long Island City, New York

Date of Death: Mon. April 1, 1957 -



Source: Hapardes, April 1957

Photo Caption: Rebbe Menachem “Mendele” Dovid Chodorov. A. Goodman and Sons, Inc. was under the Rebbe’s kosher supervision, Credit: Yitz Twersky

Photo Caption: Letter typed by Albert Einstein to Erich Cohn of A. Goodman & Sons, thanking him for the unleavened bread, Source: Jonathan Zalman, The Scroll

Note:
In 1983, Manischewitz purchased rights to make matzah under the A. Goodman and Sons label


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Tags: General · New York · Pesach - Passover · Queens / L.I., NY

Isidore Bloch’s Matzo Bakery 86-88 Hester Street

Lower East Side, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. January 31, 1897 -



Photo Caption: Advertisement (January 31, 1897) for  Matzoth, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Advertisement (March 4, 1901) for  Matzoth, Credit: MCA

Bio Information: 
The Isidore Bloch’s Matzo Baker was located at 86-88 Hester Street on the Lower East Side of New York City.  It would appear, that in addition to being a partner, the bakery was under the supervision of  Rabbi Shlomo Mordecai Ziskind of Congregation Chevra Mikra Kodesh until his passing in 1898. Later the bakery was under the supervision of Rav Shmuel Tzvi Wein, Rosh Yeshiva at RIETS.
While the bakery was located on Hester Street distribution and sales were from locations on Eldridge Street and Grand Street.


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Tags: General · Pesach - Passover · Pre 1900

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 (1): 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 (2): 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

Photo Caption (3): Rabbonim headed by Rav Eliezer Silver of Cincinnati, gather to supervise a special run (chabura) of matzoh at Manischewitz Bakery in Jersey City, March 22, 1953. Credit: MAC
Rav Meir Cohen (mustache) can be seen standing directly behind Rav Silver.
Note: Please help us identify the rabbonim in the picture.

Photo Caption (4): Rabbonim headed by Rav Eliezer Silver of Cincinnati, gather to supervise a special run (chabura) of matzoh at Manischewitz Bakery in Jersey City, March 18, 1956. Credit: MCA
Note: Please help us identify the rabbonim in the picture.

Photo Caption (5): Rabbonim headed by Rav Eliezer Silver of Cincinnati, gather to supervise a special run (chabura) of matzoh at Manischewitz Bakery in Jersey City, April 7, 1957. Credit: IFJCAH
Note: Please help us identify the rabbonim in the picture.

 


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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


Passoever
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

Rabbi Shlomo Mordecai Ziskind

Rav, Congregation Chevra Mikra Kodesh, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. July 28, 1898 - Av 9 5658
Tisha B'Av



Credit: MCA


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Tags: Needs Repair · New York · Pesach - Passover · Pitkin Avenue Cemeteries · Pre 1900 · Queens / L.I., NY

Rabbi Shmuel Tzvi Wein

שמואל צבי ב"ר משה ארי' הלוי

Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon (RIETS)

Date of Death: Tue. November 12, 1918 - Kislev 8 5679



Photo Caption: Advertisement for Isidore Bloch’s Matzo Bakery bearing Rabbi Wein’s certification. Credit: MCA 

Photo Caption: Beth Din Kosher Certification signed by Rabbi Wein, Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Lass, and Rabbi Dovid Rodinsky, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America

Bio Information:
Rav Wein was a founding member of the Rabbi Isaac Elchonon Theological Seminary (RIETS) Smicha Board established in 1906. The other members were Rav Hillel Klein and Rav Moshe Zevulin Margolies. Rav Bernard Levinthal of Philadelphia represented the Agudath Arabonim.


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Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Pesach - Passover · Queens / L.I., NY

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