Category

1950s

1950soral history

Debra Polsky

Debra Polsky, Executive Director of the Dallas Jewish Historical Society, was born in New York in 1954 and moved with her family to Chattanooga, Tennessee, at the age of two. Debra moved to Dallas in 1989 for a job with B'nai Brith Youth Organization. Since then, she has profoundly influenced Jewish life in Dallas through her work with many different organizations. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
August 6, 2015
1950soral history

Beverley Katz

Beverley Katz was born in 1950 in South Africa. Beverley moved to Dallas in 1986, where she was an involved Jewish community member, before she and her family moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1998. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
August 5, 2015
1950soral history

Rabbi Howard Wolk

Rabbi Howard Wolk was born in 1952 in the Bronx and grew up in Queens, NY. His father, a cantor, was born in Poland and came over with his parents and siblings, while Rabbi Wolk's mother was born in Berlin and came to America with her parents and sister before the war. Rabbi Wolk moved with his family to Dallas, where he first became the founding Rabbi of Congregation Shaare Tefilla. He always has been and continues to be a strong role model and active leader within Dallas’s Jewish community and with many organizations, including Jewish Family Service and the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas. As proud parents of six children, Rabbi Wolk and his wife, Annette, have had a great impact on the community and have taught many. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
August 5, 2015
1950soral history

Jo Reingold

Jo Reingold was born in Dallas, Texas, and has been a highly active member of the Dallas Jewish  community, with many leadership roles in various organizations. From a very young age, she has valued community service. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
August 3, 2015
1950soral history

Janine Pulman

Janine Pulman was born in 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri. She has worked in many capacities to improve and build up the Dallas Jewish community, in which she is an active member and supporter. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
July 30, 2015
1950soral history

Charles Pulman

Charles Pulman was born in 1950 in San Antonio and moved to Dallas in 1977. He has been a crucially involved member and supporter of the Dallas Jewish community. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
July 30, 2015
1950soral history

Mark Kreditor

Mark Kreditor was born in 1958 in Long Island. A passionate man, he has been an avid fundraiser and supporter of the Dallas Jewish community. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
Bryan Cytron
July 29, 2015
1950soral history

Ivan Sacks

Ivan Sacks was born and raised in South Africa and moved to America in 1980. He has been a crucial leader in the Dallas Jewish community at large. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
July 20, 2015
1950soral history

Gerry Medow

Gerry Medow was born in 1953 in Johannesburg, South Africa, and moved to America in 1995. As a passionate man and a lover of Judaism, Gerry has made Dallas and its Jewish community his home. This video may only be seen with the permission of the interviewee at the DJHS office.
DJHS Admin
July 14, 2015
1950soral history

Brian Marcus

Brian Marcus, born in 1953, grew up in South Africa. He moved to America with his wife, Susan, in 1977, and has been an active member in the Dallas Jewish community among many synagogues and organizations. Click on the image to watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
July 13, 2015