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1940s

1940soral history

Jeff Seymour

Jeff Seymour was born in 1949 in Los Angeles, California. At the time, he moved from North Carolina with his wife and child to Dallas, where he has been a strong and important leader within Dallas's Jewish  community. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
August 3, 2015
1940soral history

Marilyn Pailet

Marilyn Pailet, born in 1941 in Dallas, has from a very young age exhibited interest in reaching out to the Jewish community, with her involvements beginning in high school. Marilyn attended Tulane University, where she met her husband, Harrell. Together Marilyn and Harrell have four sons in addition to loving grandchildren. Marilyn has been a very important member and leader in the Dallas Jewish community, with involvements in organizations, including Jewish Family Service, Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, and Congregation Shearith Israel, among many others. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
July 30, 2015
1940soral history

Harv Weisblat

Harv Weisblat was born in Dallas in 1945 and has been a very active member and supporter of the Dallas Jewish community with many different organizations and congregations. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
July 20, 2015
1940soral history

Jack Bell

The son of two Holocaust survivors, Jack Bell was born in Poland in 1944 in a little town on the German Polish border. After the war, he and his family lived in a suburb of Munich, Germany, but in June of 1949, Jack's family moved to Dallas and experienced a completely new lifestyle. After attending Hillcrest High School, Jack graduated from the University of North Texas and married his wife, Louise, the following day at Temple Emanu-El. Jack has been a financial advisor and stock broker for over twenty two years. He has deep ties to his roots and his family's past and has served as president at the Dallas Holocaust Center. There he feels he was able to merge the Holocaust Center with the second generation of Holocaust survivors. He has also served many other Jewish organizations in Dallas, including Jewish Family Service and its adoption committee. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
July 6, 2015
1940soral history

Harrell Pailet

Harrell Pailet was born in 1941 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended Tulane University for his undergraduate years and also for law school. He and his wife, Marilyn, married towards the end of Harrell's law school career. After completing law school, Harrell began his army service in 1964. Since his arrival in Dallas, he has served and supported the greater Dallas Jewish community as well.  Inspired by the actions of his grandparents, parents, and in-laws, Harrell, a practicing attorney, has become a prominent supporter of many charities in Dallas and its Jewish community. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.  
Bryan Cytron
June 30, 2015
1940soral history

Allen Mondell

Allen Mondell Army Reserve; Vietnam War Era Born in 1941. Raised in Baltimore, MD. Recorded in Dallas, TX, in 2014. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
Bryan Cytron
June 24, 2015
1940soral history

Marty Mintz

Marty Mintz was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1944. He has been a very active leader and supporter of Dallas's Jewish community. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
Bryan Cytron
June 24, 2015
1940soral history

Ynette Hogue

Ynette Hogue grew up in El Paso, TX but has made Dallas her home for many years.  She discusses her family history and her activities in the Dallas Jewish community. Click on the image to watch the video or click here.
Debra Polsky
May 26, 2015
1940soral history

Eileen Kreisler

Eileen Kreisler, born in Brooklyn in 1942, moved to Dallas with her family as a young girl. She has been a wonderful role model and active member of the Dallas Jewish Community. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
Bryan Cytron
May 13, 2015